McKinsey PEI: Personal Experience Interview

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If you interview for McKinsey, you may come across the McKinsey Personal Experience Interview (PEI). The McKinsey PEI is a separate behavioral portion of the interview process on top of standard behavioral questions you can expect to see.

30+ McKinsey presentations

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Curious what a McKinsey presentation looks like? Please find links to 30+ McKinsey presentations which are publicly available online. I selected the ones which as less than 10 years old have more than… Read More » The post 30+ McKinsey presentations appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consultant McKinsey McKinsey presentation PowerPoint

McKinsey Case Interview: 4 Things You Never Knew

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The McKinsey consulting case interview – there are so many things to become familiar with in McKinsey consulting interview prep. The post McKinsey Case Interview: 4 Things You Never Knew appeared first on Management Consulted.

CNBC 16 min video on McKinsey & Company

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Recently read The Firm: The Story of McKinsey, by Duff McDonald (affiliate link). Before I do a write up, please find a 16 min video by CNBC which highlights some of the strengths (reputation, history, alumni, 17,000 over-achiever consultants), and controversies (Enron, Valeant, MIO, South Africa) In the end, McKinsey excels at what it does. The post CNBC 16 min video on McKinsey & Company appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consulting McKinsey

McKinsey PST: Complete Prep Guide

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The McKinsey Solving Problem Solving Test (or McKinsey PST) sounds scary when you don’t know much about it. The post McKinsey PST: Complete Prep Guide appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews consulting interviews McKinsey Case InterviewAfter all, it’s a test created by some of the smartest people at one of the most competitive firms in the world. … Continue Reading.

McKinsey Case Interview Preparation Resources

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McKinsey, Bain, and BCG: 3 Things They Look for in Consultants

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McKinsey, Bain, and BCG look for specific traits in consultants. McKinsey, Bain, and BCG look for something different in consultants than other … Continue Reading. The post McKinsey, Bain, and BCG: 3 Things They Look for in Consultants appeared first on Management Consulted.

Review of 39pg McKinsey Presentation

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McKinsey & Company do great work. Let’s dissect a McKinsey presentation. What are some key elements of a McKinsey presentation worth following? I have physically seen a dozen or so from clients who had McKinsey-ites passing through their halls.

McKinsey: How big is the gig economy?

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McKinsey & Co published a very authoritative 148 page study here (3.8Mb pdf) arguing a fairly simple (perhaps obvious) fact; the number of people freelancing is larger than you might think (20%+) and growing quickly. We all know ex-consultants, Uber drivers, photographers, web-sign designers, caterers, eBay arbitragers, mortgage attorneys, and real… Read More » The post McKinsey: How big is the gig economy? Uncategorized Gig economy McKinsey

McKinsey Quarterly: The perils of bad strategy

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Richard Rumelt, UCLA professor, outlines 4 common ways that companies often fool themselves into a bad strategy in a McKinsey Quarterly article here. I would argue that that many organizational “strategies” are… Read More » The post McKinsey Quarterly: The perils of bad strategy appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consultant bad strategy McKinsey Quarterly StrategyLike anything valuable, good strategy is rare.

McKinsey Global Connect

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Having recognized this, McKinsey is launching a brand new event – McKinsey Global Connect. The post McKinsey Global Connect appeared first on Management Consulted. It’s no secret – a majority of the growth multinational companies (and consulting firms) are experiencing is directly attributed to their work in emerging markets. This … Continued. consulting recruiting

McKinsey Report: Thriving in the New Abnormal, NA Asset Management

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In fact, they… Read More » The post McKinsey Report: Thriving in the New Abnormal, NA Asset Management appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Learning asset management McKinseyThe global asset management business is huge.

Pass the McKinsey Case and Still Get Rejected

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You get to your McKinsey case interview. Every few years, firms like McKinsey do an analysis of their performance review process and link it back to their recruiting process. In one of these internal analyses, firms like McKinsey discovered that the consultants that clients liked the least, often had perfect performances during their case interviews years prior. For McKinsey specifically, this is called the “ Personal Experience Interview.”.

McKinsey interview: Sheryl Sanderberg

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Too many reasons to mention, but a good thumbnail will be this 9 minute interview with McKinsey here. Yes, is not your typical person – her CV looks like the gold standard – Harvard, Harvard Business, McKinsey, chief of staff to the Treasury secretary, Google, then COO of Facebook.

Networking to Get McKinsey, Bain & BCG Offers

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I applied to nine firms, and I had networked heavily with the four major players here in Germany, which are McKinsey, BCG, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants (which are huge here!), However, I got invited by all top firms (McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Berger)! I got seven job offers in consulting (McKinsey, Bain, Oliver Wyman, LEK, Monitor (since acquired by Deloitte), ATK -- and I canceled my Booz final round), but I could not get past BCG Round 1!

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CIA hires McKinsey; $10M for a reorganization project

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If there is any question that management consultants are hired to do difficult projects, look at this – McKinsey & Company will help the CIA reorganize and restructure here. Apparently, the plan is for the CIA to go from a functional structure … Continue reading → Consultant CIA McKinsey organization

5 Tips for McKinsey Case Interview

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McKinsey Case Interview Tips gives you wisdom that will help you get a McKinsey job offer! Case interview prep can be tough, but in this video Jenny Rae describes specifically what you need to do in your McKinsey interview. The post 5 Tips for McKinsey Case Interview appeared first on Management Consulted. Take … Continue Reading. Case Interview case interviews

How to Get a McKinsey Interview Through Networking

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I wanted to send you a quick note on how I have been able to secure a McKinsey interview , despite not knowing anyone in consultancy. Whilst writing my thesis on [ A topic related to economics in Islamic Countries ], I desperately sought the "World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report", co-authored with McKinsey & Co. Why don't I just contact McKinsey?" The report was co-authored by a McKinsey partner who is based in the UAE.

Interview Process and Preparation - McKinsey, Bain, BCG

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Following is a success story from a student that interviewed with four firms and got offers from both McKinsey and Bain. As of yesterday, an offer from McKinsey has been added to that one. Naturally, I am excited about having offers from these two exceptional firms, and I have decided to go and work for McKinsey. I have a finance background and I did my interviews with Roland Berger, BCG, Bain and McKinsey after graduation.

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BCG Careers vs Working At Bain or McKinsey

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BCG careers are distinctive vs competitors Bain and McKinsey. The post BCG Careers vs Working At Bain or McKinsey appeared first on Management Consulted. Consulting Firms consulting recruiting management consulting McKinsey ConsultingIn this video, Jenny Rae focuses not on Bain Case Interviews like in some of our other videos, but on culture- what’s it’s like to work for Boston Consulting Group. What … Continue Reading.

McKinsey Solutions: Disruptive innovation

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There is a recent a Harvard Business Review podcast interview with Clayton Christensen (of the Innovator’s Dilemma fame) and Dominic Barton (global managing director of McKinsey). They give a half … Continue reading → Consultant Consulting Data Innovation Management consulting McKinsey Management consulting is changing. Don’t take my word for it.

How McKinsey Partners Solve "Cases"

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There's a joke within McKinsey on how to solve a case. Blog McKinsey career strategy career success networkingHere's the case: A client is considering entering XYZ market segment because their core market is shrinking. What do you do? Candidate / 1st Year Consultant: "My hypothesis is they should enter the market. For that to be true, four key factors must be considered. These include.". Partner: "That sounds like 1 engagement manager and 2 associates for 5 months." End of case.

Big Design: McKinsey & Company buys Lunar

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It’s not surprising that McKinsey & Company bought a design company. Accenture bought Fjord, a … Continue reading → Consultant Consulting Design Management consulting McKinseyDesign is popular. Many consulting firms are branching out with acquisitions in areas which were once considered non-core. Deloitte has picked up a few digital agencies.

McKinsey gets phase 2 on NY jail project for $7M

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Apparently, McKinsey was hired in 2014 to put together a roadmap to help reform the NY prison system for $1.74M. The head of McKinsey’s first project was counting pieces of chicken for KFC’s chicken nugget box after all. McKinsey interview: Sheryl Sanderberg.

McKinsey Case Interview Tips

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That’s why today, we’re bringing you the most high-level McKinsey Case Interview Tips we can. The post McKinsey Case Interview Tips appeared first on Management Consulted. Whether you’ve been casing for months, or just started yesterday, it always helps to get some expert guidance along the way. What’s the one thing … Continued. case interviews

Bridge to BCG, McKinsey Insight, Bain AIC 2019 application deadlines

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Bridge to BCG, McKinsey Insight, Bain AIC Overview Attention Advanced Degree Candidates! Yes, that means you PhDs, JDs, and MDs – Bridge to BCG, McKinsey Insight, and Bain AIC application 2019 deadlines are now published! The post Bridge to BCG, McKinsey Insight, Bain AIC 2019 application deadlines appeared first on Management Consulted.

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McKinsey Careers vs working at Bain or BCG

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McKinsey Careers differ from working at Bain or BCG. The post McKinsey Careers vs working at Bain or BCG appeared first on Management Consulted. Listen to the video and get important insights from the professional team of ex-MBB consultants at Management Consulted.

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Bain & Company Careers vs Working at McKinsey or BCG

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Bain & Company careers are different versus competitors BCG and McKinsey. The post Bain & Company Careers vs Working at McKinsey or BCG appeared first on Management Consulted. Jenny Rae explains to us, not about Bain Case Interviews like in some of our other videos, but on culture. What it’s like to work for Bain & Company. … Continue Reading.

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McKinsey’s managing partner interview – failing to make partner twice

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For those interested in management consulting – Dominic Barton is a name you will recognize – the managing partner at McKinsey & Company. This interview with him is a 1,500 word read, but … Continue reading → Consultant Consulting Consulting Career Management consulting McKinseyBasically the chief of the chief consulting firm.

McKinsey: 20% of CEO’s job can be outsourced

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The market has a wonderful way of arbitraging work (thank you Adam Smith) to the least … Continue reading → Consultant Consulting Consulting Career Management consulting McKinseyRoutine work is going away. It always has been. Technology as old as the wheel, letter typeset, and the cotton gin have freed people from mundane and repetitive tasks.

Lisa Bright shares about her McKinsey Career

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We have a special treat for you, as our very own interview coach Lisa Bright joins us to share about her McKinsey career. Glean from Lisa’s experience as she shares how she broke into The Firm from a non-target school in Ohio, the nature of her projects while at McKinsey, and how she decided to leave McKinsey when the time was right. Have questions about breaking into McKinsey? Without further ado, here’s Lisa sharing about her McKinsey career.

McKinsey Problem Solving Test - Example Question and Correct Answer

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An example of this is the McKinsey Problem Solving Test which evaluates your data sufficiency skills (among others). In parts of the McKinsey Problem Solving Test, you are given a bunch of data and some possible conclusions. Below is an actual data sufficiency type question that a McKinsey Partner in the Los Angeles office asked me when I interviewed there for my final round. For more information on the McKinsey PST and how to prepare click here.

New Darden dean is ex-McKinsey

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… Continue reading → Consultant MBA McKinsey UVA UVA Darden is a strong business school known for its case study method. Like Harvard, UVA uses this method to teach everything from finance to ethics. Over the course of 2 years, the students have more than 600 cases. Yes, it’s rigorous.

Review: McKinsey- Digital America’s Tale of the “Haves” and “Have Mores”

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McKinsey published a 120 page report on the digitization of America here (2.6Mb). McKinsey shows in the graph below that over a 20 year time frame, the profit margin of non-financial industries grew from 5.6% Here is where McKinsey makes a bold prediction.

McKinsey 7 S Model

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What to Expect and How to Prepare for a McKinsey 2nd Round Interview

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The big difference between the McKinsey First and Second Round is in the second round you'll be expected to lead the process. In terms of preparation, the general feedback from those getting offers is the Look Over My Shoulder ® examples are extremely reflective of the dynamic of cases in McKinsey Rounds 2 & 3 (same feedback for BCG and Bain). Blog Getting The Interview McKinsey Case Interview Articles case interview frameworks mckinsey interview process mckinsey second roun

Business Book Review: The McKinsey Way

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Today, we continue our series of book reviews with a look at The McKinsey Way , a book written by a former Associate at McKinsey, Ethan M. Rasiel, who is also the co-author of The McKinsey Mind. Does The McKinsey Way deserve that lower rating? Surviving at McKinsey.

MBA Internship Application Deadlines for McKinsey, Bain, and BCG

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The post MBA Internship Application Deadlines for McKinsey, Bain, and BCG appeared first on Management Consulted. Can you believe it’s already November? MBA first years: it’s crunch time! All top firms have released MBA internship application deadlines, and we’ve aggregated the relevant dates and links in one convenient location for you here, so you know exactly when you … Continue Reading.

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Fast Math: Quant Skills

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Fast math. Whether you majored in Economics, English, or History, you will be expected to be comfortable with math during your consulting case interviews. To be more specific, you’ll need to be good at fast math. If math isn’t your … Continue Reading.

Quora: What is it like to work at McKinsey?

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I have never worked at McKinsey. It’s on Quora, and it … Continue reading → Consultant Career Consulting Interview Management consulting McKinsey Quora Yet, I have 10+ credible reference points and 10,000 words of interview-worthy comments written by previous employees. Is this an ebook that you purchase for 99cents on Kindle?