Uber Is Finally Realizing HR Isn’t Just for Recruiting

Harvard Business

It suggests that Kalanick initially saw the HR function as a means of recruiting staff to support fast growth. All of this indicates that Uber leaders prioritized immediately useful services like recruitment over, for example, legal compliance systems, audits, and leadership development. In fast-growing organizations, HR is designed and staffed to deliver the “services” that are most visible to the leadership team; that usually means large-scale recruiting.

How Geography Affects Where Elite Consulting Firms Recruit

Harvard Business

Research has shown that attending an elite university can make or break a student’s chances of being recruited by the best firms ( whether or not that strategy makes sense for firms ). Why not just recruit the best students from all the top schools in Pennsylvania?

East Coast Speaking Tour: Recruiting In A Down Market

Management Consulted

We’re scheduling a trip to the East Coast next week to speak at schools about recruiting for finance and consulting. Some of the topics we’ll discuss include: What you can do to enhance your chances of breaking into finance and consulting in a poor economy.

Nail Your Marketing Message in Your LinkedIn Profile

The More Clients Blog

Uncategorized Business Business Finance business to business Economy important online tools John Nemo LinkedIn management consultant marketing next online courses Patent Attorney Personal Chef Recruitment social media Social networking services tax preparation specialist Webinars World Wide WebYour marketing message communicates to the world what your business is about. And your LinkedIn profile is the perfect place to both develop and spotlight your most focused marketing message.

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The Top 8 Undergrad Consulting Majors

Management Consulted

Finance – A Finance degree not only shows that you’re proficient in math, but also implies you’re inquisitive and like to get to the root of problems. To be specific, a degree in finance shows that you not only know the numbers, but can communicate them in a way that is easy to understand. To be successful in Finance and consulting, you don’t need just intelligence, but personality also. consulting recruiting management consulting

Dinged From MBB Consulting Firms – Now What?

Management Consulted

If you are an undergrad who has been turned down for a summer internship at MBB, going in to finance is your next best bet. In addition, having a finance internship under your belt shows that you’ve got the necessary quant skills to succeed in consulting. If finance doesn’t really excite you (and let’s face it, we don’t blame you), landing an internship at a brand-name company should be next on your list. consulting recruiting

Consultant Ninja: What to put on a consulting resume (part 3 of a.

Consultant Ninja

In my years of being involved with MBA recruiting, Ive never been able to hire a former special forces operator, but Ive been dying to come up with the right reason. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman. Wednesday, December 10, 2008. What to put on a consulting resume (part 3 of a continuing series).

Live Networking Seminar with Mergers and Inquisitions – Learn How To Get Your Foot In The Door Anywhere

Management Consulted

After our recruiting talks from last year, this is our first live discussion. If all goes well, we’ll expand the format to other topics (eg, conquering interviews, editing resumes, experienced hire recruiting).

Disruptive Startups Get Funding More Easily, but Less of It

Harvard Business

To answer this question, we recruited 203 participants with previous investment experiences for an online experiment. Entrepreneurial finance Venture capital Digital ArticleGina Pricope/Getty Images.

Networking 102: It’s Never Been More Important – And It Truly. Does. Work.

Management Consulted

How do you maintain and continue to develop a network with recruiters, Analysts, MDs, etc. If you work overseas, how do you get to America in both office, transfer, and general recruiting networking?” Finance-Specific Networking. What do you think about non-finance work graduate school, then transitioning through an MBA? What about PhD to MBA to finance?”. ” Click here for my answer to a reader question on how to use LinkedIn for recruiting.

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You’ve been rejected from all consulting jobs. What’s next?

Management Consulted

Practice will only help for future interviews or next year’s recruiting cycle. Explore alternatives such as grad school, finance, and entrepreneurship. If your heart is still set on management and strategy consulting, the best thing you can do is recruit for jobs with the best combination of brand recognition and skill-development. Important disclaimer – don’t get a masters degree just for recruiting purposes.

6 Ways You Can Prepare for Consulting Right Now

Management Consulted

Have you missed the undergraduate recruitment window? 4) Get a job in finance, but not personal finance (financial advisory consulting or in an internal finance department of a company). Here would be 3 bad ideas: 1) Go into a field that seems related (financial services) and do something that doesn’t use the same skill set – like personal finance, working in a mortgage brokerage, or retail bank.

Startups That Seek to “Disrupt” Get More Funding Than Those That Seek to “Build”

Harvard Business

While investors allocate significantly more money to disrupters, that capital is potentially being deployed less efficiently due to heightened costs associated with recruiting, onboarding, training and severance. Entrepreneurship Disruptive innovation Entrepreneurial finance Digital ArticleHBR Staff.

The Top 5 Reasons why an MBA will help you break into McKinsey

Management Consulted

1) You’re making it easy for recruiters. McKinsey recruits MBA candidates for 2 reasons. #1, 1, it’s easy – they’ve set up a recruiting system that’s super efficient for them, targeting the best schools, and #2, the success ratio from target MBA programs is higher, meaning they have to spend less time and money on finding candidates they want. When you’re an MBA candidate at a target school, you’re already part of the recruiting pool.

2 Years of Networking Results in Consulting Job at PwC

Management Consulted

I then took another internship in finance with Merrill Lynch. I also explored other areas of finance and ultimately decided that I wanted to give investment banking a shot. This was a pretty ambitious goal considering no banks recruited from my school.

CV and Cover Letter Basics

Tom Spencer

The recruiter will be looking for evidence of: Strong academic performance. Relevant technical skills, e.g. software, finance, economics. (Source: Flickr ).

3 ways financial advisory consulting bests strategy consulting

Management Consulted

Financial advisory firms recruit from a broader set of schools. They are masterful recruiters with big budgets to entertain prospects, so if you’re interested in the field, check them out – just go in with your eyes wide open.

So you want to be a consultant …

Tom Spencer

It’s now January, and as the MBA internship recruitment season shifts into full gear, here are some tips from someone who went through the consulting recruitment process last year. Happy recruiting!

What are interviewers from consulting firms really looking for?

Tom Spencer

So maybe you’ve gotten to the second round, maybe you’re still waiting to hear back, or maybe you’re hoping to interview again in the next recruitment cycle.

2016 Top 10 U.S. MBA programs for Management Consulting

Management Consulted

If you’re from somewhere else on the planet, want to stay somewhere else on the planet, or especially if you want to speak French, be on the lookout for our upcoming article on the Top 10 International MBA programs for Management Consulting (spoiler alert – one of them accounts for the maximum number of consulting recruits WORLDWIDE, especially across top firms, and more than any U.S. Deloitte is a major recruiter on campus, along with the MBB firms.

Job Hub: Culture and Jobs at Google

Management Consulted

Founded in 1998 by current CEO Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google recruits top talent from the best schools and companies across the globe – in fact, they are one of the only firms that works hard NOT to hire consultants and has built an internal consulting powerhouse. If you onboard with Google doing strategy, you could find yourself working on mergers & acquisitions, operations, or even corporate finance in different business areas.

Job Hub: Intuit Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

Today, Intuit’s expanding portfolio serves customers in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore and India, making it easier for small business owners and accountants to manage their finances, offering localized, desktop and online versions of their products. You’ll start off the interview process with a recruiter phone screen; the call will usually last about 20 minutes and will mainly consist of you walking the recruiter through your resume.

Oliver Wyman interview preparation: the inside story

Management Consulted

And, of course, their claim to fame, Financial Services , is broken down into even more practices including: Finance and Risk. Corporate and Finance and Advisory. Corporate Finance and Restructuring - supports investment decision making through restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, project finance, and post-merger integration. For Consulting roles, Oliver Wyman recruits in 60 top schools all over the world.

Job Hub: Starbucks Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

You can generally bank on at least 3 interviews which typically consist of connecting with the recruiter for a phone screen, followed by a phone interview, then an in person interview with either a panel or the hiring manager. . Starbucks recruiters are known to be nice and honest, so make sure you reflect the same qualities. . Are you an employer,recruiter, or hiring manager? 28% of Management Consultants Pursue Finance.

From the Bench and Bedside to the Boardrooms (How to transition from academia into consulting, Part 1 of 2)

Tom Spencer

Make sure you take time to find who the recruiting contacts are for your region of the country or even your specific school and be comfortable reaching out to those individuals. Introduction.

HR’s Role in Building High Performance Organizations

Confessions of a Consultant

Back in my GE days, the Finance Director was skeptical about the merits of the HR function which he labeled the ‘Health and Happiness Department.’ The Devil looked at her and smiled: “Yesterday we were recruiting. Ensuring HR adds real Value.

Strategy Consulting – Reflections on the First Six Months

Tom Spencer

I hate to admit this, but I wish I had taken more finance and accounting classes in school. There are two pieces of advice I often give: You should enjoy the campus recruiting process overall (networking, case prep, informational interviews, etc.).

Analysis Group Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Stacked full of big-brained folks, most of Analysis Group’s 600+ staff hold advanced degrees in law, economics, finance, accounting or business. ANALYSIS GROUP INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. About half of Analysis Group’s recruitment come from its presence on various campuses, with another large portion coming from online applications. ANALYSIS GROUP CONSULTING. Today, as we continue our firm profile series, we’ll be looking at Analysis Group.

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Networking 101: We Spill The Beans On How To Network Your Way Into Any Job. It’s Finally Live!

Management Consulted

Always speak to bankers/consultants , not recruiters, to get things done. “How about for people who do not know consultants or even finance people? ” Recession Recruiting. Click here for more on recession recruiting.

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Job Hub: Boeing Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

Boeing Shared Services Group : Responsible for the recruiting and supporting Boeing offices worldwide, you can thank these guys and gals for offering the hands on support that allows you to thrive in the workplace. Boeing is generally willing to negotiate your wages within reason, so know your worth ahead of time and be confident if you need to discuss pay grades with your recruiter. 28% of Management Consultants Pursue Finance.

2015 Management Consulting Salaries – Undergraduate, MBA, Interns and More

Management Consulted

We’ve published new consulting videos , planned speaking tours to aid students and experienced hires for consulting recruiting, and created several surprises just for our MC subscribers. Welcome to our Consulting Salary post – the kickoff to 2015!

Seabury Group Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Then, underneath three of these sub-subsidiaries are, you guessed it, more subsidiaries, such as Seabury Airline Planning Group LLC and Seabury Maritime Corporate Finance LLC. That being said, pay is very competitive; in fact, Seabury Group’s engagement cost rates are as high as those from top strategy firms, but comp can be higher because they spend much less money on the sales and recruiting processes. INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. SEABURY GROUP CONSULTING.

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FTI Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

FTI Consulting has 5 areas of expertise, but excels in Forensic & Litigation Consulting and Corporate Finance/Restructuring. Corporate Finance/Restructuring. FTI’s Summer Internship program has met with great success for the company and is fast becoming their main source for full-time recruitment. Students at the graduate and undergraduate levels simply submit their resume through their campus career center or the FTI website if they do not actively recruit on campus.

Bridgespan Non-Profit Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Bridgespan offers a wide variety of online LinkedIn groups for networking purposes, ranging from role based groups including operations and finance, to general networking, to groups designed for those who have transitioned from a for-profit to a nonprofit career.

Welcome All Future Management Consultants – Favorite Posts, Link Roundup, and Reader Questions

Management Consulted

Everything from recruiting to lifestyle, daily work to client relationships. Berkeley undergrad who received Navigant and FTI Consulting offers – our interviewee shares insights on recruiting from a large public university , and his thoughts on the relative merits of Navigant Consulting and FTI Consulting. Is there a bias in recruiting, if I can still do the standard on-campus recruiting, against people who have already graduated as opposed to current students?”

Pre-MBA Preparation for an Aspiring Consultant

Tom Spencer

By this time, I assume you have a rough idea as to whether you are aiming for general consulting, specific function-related consulting (such as finance, marketing, or supply chain consulting) or industry specific consulting (such as healthcare, technology, or human capital).

Top 10 Consulting Firms In New York

Management Consulted

As usual getting into McKinsey is tough, but it’s even tougher in NYC – with many target recruiting schools nearby and hundreds of aspirants swarming to locate in NY, it’s a highly competitive office. In the NYC office, they are open to hiring into Associate Consultant and Consultant full-time positions from top tier universities and leading business schools but focus specifically on Northeast Ivies as their core recruiting base.

How to Balance Work and Life in Management Consulting

CaseInterview.com

This was not a deliberate choice, but I had the interest in the sector, I wasgood in certain aspects related to the finance industry, I liked my colleagues in that sector, and they and my clients liked me a lot. And finally, how good are you at recruiting clients to do the work for you? I recruited four clients to do the analysis for me. Is it possible to balance work and life as a consultant? Yes, I think it is, but you can't always manage it when you want to manage it.

NERA Economic Consulting Interviews – Moving Up in a Down Economy

Management Consulted

The firm advises government divisions, law firms, and major global corporations on governmental regulation (like anti-trust rulings), public policy implications, public, competitive forces, and private financing. Finance: Bankruptcy, Consumer Protection in Financial Services, Financial Institutions and Banking, Financial Risk Management. . They usually want to see that you have relevant coursework and experience in areas like economics, stats, accounting, and finance.

Job Hub: CHG Healthcare Services Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

Are you an employer, recruiter, or hiring manager? 28% of Management Consultants Pursue Finance. Today we highlight tremendous business analyst and post-consulting leadership jobs at CHG Healthcare Services. CHG Healthcare Services is a Utah-based company that has been ranked as high as 3rd in Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Companies to Work For. With 30+ years of staff legacy, they have a reputation for putting People First and functioning from a strong set of core values. Enjoy!