Consulting Bible Case Interview Guidelines

Management Consulted

The post Consulting Bible Case Interview Guidelines appeared first on Management Consulted Beyond our own interview experiences at McKinsey and Bain, we’ve conducted hundreds of hours of interview preparation (we served 600 clients last year alone!). Trust us, we’ve seen it all – the good, the bad and the very, very ugly. … Continued.

Consulting Networking: 6 Best Practice Guidelines

Tom Spencer

Hopefully, the 6 guidelines highlighted above will help you network more smartly while avoiding some common mistakes. One of the more memorable parts of the consulting recruiting process was witnessing people attempting to network with consulting firms. What stood out was that people didn’t seem to have a commonsense understanding of networking best practices. Consequently, I witnessed some networking maneuvers that were simply bad form.

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Marketing Guidelines for Professional Services Firms During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Prudent Pedal

I offer 6 simple marketing guidelines for professional services firms during the COVID-19 pandemic that will build your reputation—or at least protect it until it’s over. Follow these guidelines and you will achieve those goals. READ: The Purpose of a Leader 6 Marketing Guidelines for Professional Services Firms During the COVID-19 Pandemic 1.

Guidelines and Sample Policy on Nonprofit Political Activity

The Nonprofit Consultant

To explain the law and put my board at ease, I have gone through several sources to put together the following guidelines and policy for engaging in political activity. Policy and Guidelines for Political Activities [THIS ORGANIZATION] encourages all of its board, staff, volunteers, and clients to be active and informed citizens, and supports the individual capacity of all to execute their prerogatives as citizens. These guidelines cannot address every potential situation.

3 Guidelines to Protect Your Company from a Data Breach

1 to 1

While investigators sort through just how thieves compromised about 40 million payment cards and the information about 70 million Target customers, businesses must use this latest breach as a reminder to reinforce their standards that ensure their data stays safe. As important, they must develop communications preparedness plans to alert customers of potential threats. There’s more… To read the rest of this blog posting click here or visit www.1to1Media.com/weblog.

“Vision for Safety”: New Federal Guidelines for Self-Driving Cars

MishTalk

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will announce new autonomous vehicle guidelines later today. I will update this post when the guidelines are in, but one thing we know is automakers and testers will have an easier go of things under Trump than Obama. more…). Economics

Designing data governance that delivers value

McKinsey

Follow these principles to shift from a data-governance model of loosely followed guidelines to one that makes the most of digital and analytics. Digital Insights

When Consultants Should Facilitate, Coach or Train | Consulting.

Consulting and Organizational Management

Here are some guidelines for what roles to use and when. b) Guidelines for conducting general practices, for example, planning, evaluation, organizational change, addressing ethical dilemmas, use of capacity building approaches or developing learning plans. Library. Translate This. Home. Share » Connect » Blog: Consulting and Organizational Development. Library Blogs Home. This Blogs Home. Guest Writer Submissions. Policies. To Subscribe to a Blog. About. Feedback.

Independent Contractor Classification

Sales Hacker

An exploration of independent contractor tests and guidelines from the IRS, DOL, and individual states

10 bank fraud lessons of 2012

TRUSTID

With the demise of Caller ID and ANI, banking institutions need to take proactive steps to ensure they meet new authentication guidelines to better detect and stop fraudulent transactions before they happen. Banking Fraud ANI authentication guidelines bank fraud call center fraud Caller ID customer authentication FFIEC telephone fraud telephone security TRUSTIDAs much as we’d like to think that remote banking is safe, the reality is threats across all customer channels still exist.

How Should We Allocate Scarce Medical Resources?

Harvard Business

Three guidelines for policymakers and physicians making life-or-death decisions. Ethics Policy Health Digital Article

Dos and Don’ts: Networking and Marketing Your Consultancy on Social Media

MBO Partners

Follow these guidelines to appropriately use social media to market and grow your business

The technology imperative for life sciences

McKinsey

Here are ten guidelines for success. Digital disruption has reached the healthcare sector, and with it comes an imperative for life-science companies to retool core technology to remain competitive. Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

You Don’t Need to Meet Every Qualification to Apply for a Job

Harvard Business

Think of qualifications as a set of guidelines, not strict requirements. Job search Career planning Digital Article

The 5 Steps of the Consulting Engagement Cycle

Consulting Matters

” It is not an exact formula you need to follow but a guideline that helps you ensure that you can deliver excellence every time, with every client. Your marketing efforts have paid off. All of your activities on social media and doing speeches worked.

Should You Run A Webinar?

David A Fields

Are there specific guidelines for using webinars? A consultant sent me the following question: A vendor I work with has invited me to give a four-part series of webinars. The intention, of course, is to get more clients for me and for the vendor to get sales opportunities. Here’s the answer I gave the consultant: There are two approaches to webinars in the consulting business. One is the credibility/visibility webinar.

Gaining Robotics Advantage

BCG

These guidelines will help your company capitalize on the technology and gain a sustainable edge. Article Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Robots are poised to change the global business landscape. Article

Flex time has increased, so has burnout

Brimstone Consulting

Leaders need to act now to establish flex time and remote work policies and guidelines. While flex time is giving people a fighting chance at managing increased demands on time and the blurred boundary between work and home, in the absence of a clear policy and explicit guidelines, flex time can lead to burnout – fast. The need for a policy and guidelines. Once a clear policy and explicit guidelines are created, it is crucial to align the leadership team.

Turning indirect sourcing into a multimillion-dollar profit center

McKinsey

We highlight the case for change, and offer guidelines on getting next-generation, business-backed not-for-resale sourcing. Retail is facing massively declining margins and is struggling—and losing—against e-commerce. Our Insights

How organizations can make remote work a success

Brimstone Consulting

Throughout this transition period, there is also time to be planful by becoming familiar with the organization’s remote work guidelines and policies and learning the systems in place to support remote work. Remote work and hybrid work are the future of work.

Winning is Not Everything!

The More Clients Blog

If you follow these guidelines you’ll win in the right way. A famous sports quote is “Winning isn’t everything. It’s the ONLY thing.”. I’m rather ashamed to say that I’ve shared this quote many times. But this quote is not only wrong, it is malignant.

27% of parents plan to leave the workforce. This is a big deal.

Brimstone Consulting

Set Communication Guidelines. Establish clear communication guidelines and communicate them to the organization. For communication guidelines to be successful, leaders need to model the behavior – no weekend emails, no late-night emails.

Want To Be On The Leading Edge? Forget About It.

Markovitz Consulting

Although it would be nearly impossible for another company to copy Gore’s management structure, it’s very much within the capacity of a leadership team to create clear guidelines for the kinds of decisions people at each level of a company can make. Don’t be seduced by the siren song of the leading edge. While it’s a nice concept, it’s not nicknamed “the bleeding edge” for nothing.

Selling to Government: Understand the basic rules of engagement

Jacq Hackett Consulting

All public sectors have procurement guidelines in place for the myriad of services they contract. And this includes guidelines for contracting consultants. For example, if I put NSW Health procurement guidelines into the search terms, one of the first listings is NSW Health Goods and Services Procurement Policy. Public sector consultants are definitely in demand.

Selling to Government: Understand the basic rules of engagement

Jacq Hackett Consulting

All public sectors have procurement guidelines in place for the myriad of services they contract. And this includes guidelines for contracting consultants. For example, if I put NSW Health procurement guidelines into the search terms, one of the first listings is NSW Health Goods and Services Procurement Policy. Public sector consultants are definitely in demand.

UK Likely to Trigger Article 50 by Tuesday: Juncker Hopes UK Will “Re-Enter the Boat”

MishTalk

The EU has Prepared Brexit Guidelines. Brexit negotiations will start this month, most likely on March 14 when Prime Minister Theresa May addresses Parliament. Meanwhile, Jean-Claude Juncker is in fantasyland. Juncker Hopes the UK will Eventually ‘Re-Enter the Boat’. more…). Economics

Cash Flow Relief for Independent Consultants: the CARES Act & Other Ideas

Successful Independent Consulting

The SBA may roll out new guidelines over the next few days but it’s worth getting in line by applying now. We’re in an unprecedented situation because of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and the economic fallout has been drastic for many business sectors, such as travel and restaurants. For us as consultants, the effects are likely to be more gradual but our income will likely be affected.

How to Uncover the Root Cause of Poor Performance

Consulting Matters

Document Operating Guidelines. The most common go-to solution for any performance gap is to throw training at it. The truth is, while training is often necessary, it is NEVER sufficient. To move the needle on performance, you have to isolate the root cause to what is getting in the way. These questions are designed to help you get to the root of individual performance problems – which may or not not require training to solve. STEP 1: UNDERSTAND PERFORMANCE GAPS.

To an Analog Banker in a Digital World

Strategy+Business

The guidelines in this article can help banks make the transition to a world in which their customers meet them on the Internet most of the time What happened to recorded music is about to happen to retail banks. Only a few firms are ready for the next wave of online banking.

Getting Fit for Mergers and Acquisitions

Strategy+Business

Fit for Growth has special relevance in deals because it provides a set of guidelines that ensure the deal is being conceived and executed for the rights reason and in the right ways The approach we call Fit for Growth is a powerful discipline for improving performance that rests on identifying and developing differentiating capabilities, aligning cost structures with those capabilities, and organizing for growth.

SEO Goals in 2021

Kai Davis

Over to an excerpt from Google’s Search Quality Rater Guidelines: “For all other pages that have a beneficial purpose, the amount of expertise, authoritativeness, and trustworthiness (E-A-T) is very important. I’m speaking on SEO Simplified for Indies and Firms at ClientCon on October 13th.

How Tax Reform Affects Independent Consultants

Successful Independent Consulting

Everyone’s situation is unique, and no general guidelines exist yet. Adobe Stock photo #182517755 by nerthuz. Everyone has questions about the sweeping tax reform that became law at the end of last year. As a coach and champion for independent consultants, I went on a fact-finding mission to answer two important questions: Are self-employed consultants still better off being paid on a 1099 tax basis as a business or on a W-2 tax basis through a third party?

Validation

Alan Weiss

The usually listened to me, although not always, and I was consulted to approve or reject or amend their plans for anything from implementing performance guidelines to enhancing customer relationships. My heavy-duty, Fortune 500 career occupied about 25 years of my life (before I transitioned to entrepreneurs and professional services providers). I worked with the best of the best in many cases, and learned more than any formal education could ever provide.

Don’t bring your writing style with you

Jacq Hackett Consulting

There are proposals, issues papers, interview guides, strategies, background briefings, guidelines. There’s a lot of writing to be done as a consultant – it’s a core consulting skill. And a key deliverable of almost every project is a final report. No matter how effectively you have undertaken every other aspect of a project, if you fail to produce an excellent report, your client is going to be dissatisfied.

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Repair Regulations: Limiting Business Deductions

Women in Consulting

Purpose: These guidelines shall be observed by the management and staff of the company, who are directly concerned with the accounting and management of company-owned tangible property, in relation to all transactions related to the acquisition, maintenance, sale or other final disposition of such property. The guidelines are intended to be used for the company’s financial accounting purposes.

How to Uncover the Root Cause of Poor Performance

Consulting Matters

Document Operating Guidelines. The most common go-to solution for any performance gap is to throw training at it. The truth is, while training is often necessary, it is NEVER sufficient. To move the needle on performance, you have to isolate the root cause to what is getting in the way.

Enabling for More Effective Interviewing of Candidates by Employees

Gina Abudi

When interviewing candidates for a position in the organization, enable others in the organization to assist in the interviewing process by providing them some guidelines and training around effective interviewing. This is especially if you will use behavioral (or competency-based) interviewing techniques, as you will need to provide people with some background in how to [.]. Human Resource interview best practices interviewing candidates selecting candidates

LGBT Equality Consulting Firms in the US (2019)

QEmploy

These include LGBT metrics, evaluation mechanisms, diversity training programs, as well as gender transition guidelines. Also, gender transition guidelines with supportive restroom, dress code and documentation guidance is provided for employees. June marks the yearly celebration of Pride Month , where people all around the world unite to recognize the impact of the LGBT Community and celebrate diversity.

Don’t bring your writing style with you

Jacq Hackett Consulting

There are proposals, issues papers, interview guides, strategies, background briefings, guidelines. There’s a lot of writing to be done as a consultant – it’s a core consulting skill. And a key deliverable of almost every project is a final report. No matter how effectively you have undertaken every other aspect of a project, if you fail to produce an excellent report, your client is going to be dissatisfied.

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Coronavirus: Who Gets a Hospital Bed?

CaseInterview.com

During an MCI, the guideline changes to “do the most good for the most people.” The reality is that MCI rules focus on a simple guideline — “do the most good, for the most people.” Background: By day, I write and teach my students on CaseInterview.com about how to have a successful career. By night, I volunteer with my county as an emergency worker, search & rescue team member, and emergency medical responder. Much of my training is in mass casualty incidents.