5 Travel Hacks as a Deloitte Consultant

Management Consulted

Consulting is known for its business travel – so much, in fact, that it’s hard to describe your work in the industry without mentioning the constant flights and hotel nights. The post 5 Travel Hacks as a Deloitte Consultant appeared first on Management Consulted.

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Travel, Training and Mentorship

Tom Spencer

Three significant aspects in the life of a management consultant: travel, training and mentorship. Travel. When it comes to travel, different consulting firms have different policies. Management Consulting consulting formal training mentorship travel

Why Travel and Living Abroad Prepare You for Consulting

Tom Spencer

Have you ever felt guilty about travelling extensively? Have you ever wished that the money spent traveling could somehow pay dividends? Well, I believe it can pay dividends, so you shouldn’t feel guilty about your past and future travel.

The Growth of the Consulting Industry in the Nordics


The Nordic consulting industry has experienced a drastic increase in previous years. This astounding growth rate in the industry is ignited by the digital transformation and technological advances. This may be seen as a positive and negative for the consulting industry in the Nordics.

Travel and logistics: Data drives the race for customers


We analyzed data from 15 European countries to better understand emerging travel industry technology and customer needs in the travel and logistics sectors. Insights on Travel, Transport & LogisticsWhat can companies in this space do to respond to shifts and sharpen their digitization strategies?

How Smart Speakers Are Poised to Reinvent the Travel Industry

Harvard Business

Travelers with an Alexa device at home can book a car rental or hotel through Expedia and Kayak. On many fronts, artificial intelligence-powered smart speakers and apps seem poised to become the world’s virtual travel agents. If consumers start turning regularly to smart speakers for their travel needs, they could end up interacting less and less with traditional airline, hotel, and even online travel agency brands. A voice-enabled travel era.

The (ongoing) trouble with travel distribution: Customer experience


The industry’s rapid evolution continues unabated. To profit through this turbulence, leaders must focus on what really matters—the customer. Our Insights

Impact of Low Health Literacy on the Healthcare Industry

Tom Spencer

As the American health system continues to find ways to improve care and do so at a lower cost, one of the most costly aspects for the healthcare industry is high administrative costs due to low healthcare literacy.

B2B Salespeople Need to Act More Like Travel Agents

Harvard Business

Consider what’s happened with travel: With the explosion of internet travel sites in the 2000s, consumers took charge of their own travel, and travel agencies hemorrhaged business. According to the travel and leisure marketing firm MMGY, the use of travel agents increased by 50% from 2014 to 2015. Because consumers, overwhelmed by information and inundated with choices, are again turning to travel agents to take the work out of travel planning.

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Will long-term transformations threaten the consulting industry’s ability to hire top graduates?

Tom Spencer

Graduates flock to the consulting industry for the opportunity to work on interesting cases, get experience across a variety of industries, and build a valuable professional skill-set.

Mythbusters: The Management Consultant Edition

Tom Spencer

Management Consulting career development career progression consulting industry sectors stress teamwork travel varietySo you’re interested in being a management consultant? Great! But what is it that they actually do? If you’re still not sure of the answer then read on, as I bust the myths and reveal the realities of what it truly means to be a “management consultant”.

IoT Disruptions in 3 Industries and What You Can Learn From Them

Tom Spencer

In this article, you will learn about three industries in which IoT disruptions are likely to have a major impact. the government has integrated IoT technology into the trucking industry to prevent truck divers working overly long hours.

Kim Ramko, Principal, Southeast Health and Life Sciences Industry Leader at EY

The Source

Kim Ramko’s travel schedule has been pretty hectic recently, even by her standards. Not long after, Ramko moved into a systems analyst role, travelling frequently and conducting training for business users on finance systems, working alongside EY.… It’s July 3rd 2017.

The Reason Air Travel Is Terrible and So Few Airlines Are Profitable

Harvard Business

Why is the airline industry so terrible? This benefits customers – both the high-end customers being chased by incumbents, and the low-end or middle-market consumers being served by disruptors — and the industry at large. Which brings us back to the airline industry.

Distraction or disruption? Autonomous trucks gain ground in US logistics


As logistics goes digital, profound changes are coming to industry structure, operations, and profits. Insights on Travel, Transport & LogisticsIn the first of a series, we examine the impact of autonomous trucks.

Taking on airlines’ toughest challenges


Aviation is still an enormously demanding industry. Insights on Travel, Transport & LogisticsThis speech from a procurement summit touches on airline profitability, new approaches to cost cutting, and treating procurement as a valued partner.

Industry-Academic Partnerships Can Solve Bigger Problems

Harvard Business

In a country where academia and industry usually tread separate paths, it’s unusual to see the two innovate together. IIT-Madras and SGRI are researching scientific principles of sound travel to help muffle noise in highly occupied areas, such as company cafeterias and open office areas.

Can Anyone Stop Amazon from Winning the Industrial Internet?

Harvard Business

Just the announcement that Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, and Jaime Dimon will be entering the health care space has sent shock waves for industry incumbents such as CVS, Cigna, and UnitedHealth. It also puts a fundamental question back on the agendas of CEOs in other industries: Will software eat the world, as Marc Andreessen famously quipped? This is the world of the Internet of Things (IOT) and the Industrial Internet. The Challenges for Industrial Giants.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Consulting Industry Theme of the.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Consulting Industry Theme of the Day: AGONY. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, November 18, 2008. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 4:07 PM. 1 comment: Kevin. Have you seen the Consulting postcard from the Despair series? I use it on the About Me page of my blog. January 8, 2009 at 3:41 AM.

Advanced analytics in hospitality


Digital technologies are creating value and rearranging roles in the travel industry. Here’s how industry leaders are profiting from the change. Our Insights

How an Airplane Laptop Ban Would Expose Company Data to Espionage

Harvard Business

Millions of global travelers are anxiously awaiting the answer to this question. Aside from another terrorist group disrupting world-wide travel operations at a cost of hundreds of billions of dollars , the other big winners from an increased ban could be foreign intelligence services. million people, earning an average salary of $152,868, traveled to Europe on business in 2015. businesses each year through economic and industrial espionage.

Despite the Fact that the Consulting Industry is Crap at the Moment

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Despite the Fact that the Consulting Industry is Crap at the Moment. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, November 6, 2008. This is really kind of cool - no matter who you voted for. Headlines From Around the World. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 3:08 PM. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Crazy Consultants. were type A (who, us?);

Introducing Michelle Joyce, My New Director of Events!

Melissa Agnes

Michelle has been in the professional speaking industry for two decades – she has an amazing reputation both as a speaker agent and a professional speaker coach. Melissa's Speaking and Travel

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Blockchain Will Transform Customer Loyalty Programs

Harvard Business

Loyalty programs have proliferated across travel, retail, financial services, and other economic sectors. See More Videos > See More Videos > All loyalty programs are vulnerable to a blockchain revolution, but the travel industry is perhaps the most at risk. In some cases, travel loyalty program points differ by journey component (flight, car rental, hotel, dining), leading to fragmented point collections. Marketing Technology Travel Digital Article

Cracks in the ridesharing market—and how to fill them


To boost miles traveled, the industry will need new solutions, including smarter design. For all of its remarkable growth, ridesharing is still far from ubiquitous. Our Insights

Favorite 5 Consulting Articles of 2018

Management Consulted

This past year, millions of you came to us for consulting interview help, insight on the consulting industry, consulting travel tips, and more. Thank you for continuing to make Management Consulted the world’s most read website on all things consulting. … Continue Reading. The post Favorite 5 Consulting Articles of 2018 appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting news management consulting

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Reluctant Prospect? 10 Reasons to Hire a Consultant

David A Fields

Coast through just one industrial park in New Jersey and you’ll pass Alberts Organics ($25 million)… VWR International ($4.4 Okay, I made up Pinochle Paradise but the other two are there along with 170 other establishments of myriad sizes and industries.

Airbnb Is Facing an Existential Expansion Problem

Harvard Business

” But how many travelers can “live there” before Airbnb accepts that it has become a vehicle for mass tourism, and that its users are tourists, no more and no less? Like other parts of the tourist industry, Airbnb has become a double-edged sword. HBR STAFF.

How Service Companies Can Earn Customer Trust and Keep It

Harvard Business

More hospitals are using checklists to remind clinicians of essential patient-safety steps before doing medical procedures, a practice borrowed from the aviation industry. Customer service Operations management Branding Hospitality Travel Digital ArticleBeing perceived as unreliable or unfair is a sure way for a service company to lose the trust of its customers.

It’s High Time Airlines Got Personal


Thanks to digital innovators such as Amazon and Netflix—not to mention travel industry disruptors such as Uber and Air-bnb—consumers’ expectations are on the rise. In one recent survey, more than 85% of travel consumers said they value personalization.

Recruiting versus reality

Tom Spencer

In this post, I explore the other side of the value propositions presented by consulting firms during the recruiting process: “You will be exposed to a wide range of problems and industries”. Few other professions can offer similar exposure to industry leaders so early in your career. “A

Casual Apparel Outperforms High-End Fashion


In the wake of the recent financial crisis, the global fashion and luxury industry established a solid record of extremely strong value creation. More recently, however, the industry’s performance declined somewhat—a trend that has continued into 2016.

Seth's Blog: Hoarding information

Seth Godin Blog

Seths most personal book, a look at the end of the industrial economy and what happens next. Ask a travel agent. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo. Death and Taxes, 2014. The opposite of anxiety. Stoogecraft.

Picking Among Consulting Offers

Tom Spencer

Travel. Although consulting is traditionally thought of traveling Monday to Thursday, that does not always have to be the case. Some firms are a mix of both whereby each office has teams that travel regularly and teams that don’t as they have a mix of clients.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: What is a "3-4-5 Consultant"?

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

So it is with "3-4-5", an important but opaque term of art in this industry. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, July 22, 2013. What is a "3-4-5 Consultant"? There are many terms in consulting that just sort of seep through our consciousness without needing to be defined.

Seth's Blog: Self service requires information, which requires design

Seth Godin Blog

Seths most personal book, a look at the end of the industrial economy and what happens next. Consider travel as an example: If you've arranged the flights on the monitor in order of flight time , not destination, requiring me to stop and take out my ticket, you have failed. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates.

Is Consulting For You?

Tom Spencer

Many people go into consulting with a plan to gain a few years of experience and then apply for B-school or pivot into industry or entrepreneurship. One of the reasons that many applicants are attracted to the consulting industry is that consultants travel with work. Travelling sounds like fun, but travelling for work can be a double edged sword. (Source: Flickr ). Management consulting is a nice perch, but it is not for everyone.