Data Driven Recruiting (Part 2 – Invite-Only Events)

Tom Spencer

Welcome back to the data driven recruiting series! Please refer to the first article in this series for the first five findings and more details on the data sources and methodology behind the analysis.

What is the right response to a bad recruiting inquiry?

Killer Consultant

referencing my profile specifically), but the job is not a fit , recruiter does not seem interesting either: Personalized “thanks, but no thanks , glad to hear from you again when something more fitting (fill in what you’d like to see) comes along” email.

Fixing the Recruiting and Retention Problems in Britain’s NHS

Harvard Business

Hereafter, when we use the term “NHS,” we refer to NHS England, specifically – not the health systems in Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland.) One of the reasons for the current lackluster response is that the NHS is increasingly struggling to recruit and retain its health workforce. million on locum agency fees, and only £55,000 recruiting doctors.

Helen Lawson Williams on Smarter Data People Podcast

Consultants' Consultant

Click here to listen Some of the references that Helen Lawson-Williams and I speak about: The 70:20:10 formula: Exposure, Experience, Education, My “scrapbook” blog on the topic of Get what you want at consultantsconsultant.com.au

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Gender equality, employee experience and HCM compliance: the top-read posts of 2017

MBO Partners

Much attention has been paid to the study of bias (both conscious and unconscious) in the workplace, and many HCM leaders, including our own, predict that AI technology will play a larger role in removing unconscious bias in the recruiting and hiring processes in 2018.

Networking to Get McKinsey, Bain & BCG Offers

CaseInterview.com

I went through workshops offered by these firms and talked to numerous recruiters and consultants. My Reply: Congratulations on the BCG offer, and thank you for sharing the ups and downs in your recruiting process. So thank you for sharing the full history of your recruiting process. I remember when I went through recruiting, the people a year ahead of me who already had jobs never talked about the jobs they did not get -- only the one they did.

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Has the MBA become Redundant for a Career in Consulting?

Tom Spencer

Through going to many different networking events and information nights with different firms, I have learned that this fact is quickly told by recruiters. Jenny gives four main reasons why an MBA is a great foundation for a consultancy career: You’re making it easy for recruiters.

Better questions: get them to tell you what they don’t want to

Consultants' Consultant

Adam Grant’s reference-checking questions for recruitment give them forced choices between two undesirable qualities… I’m curious about whether this candidate is more likely to be… Too assertive or not assertive enough? Consultants Consultant: Here’s a great way to get people to tell you what they don’t want to.

Volunteer Consulting: The Ultimate Consulting Career Gut Check and Primer

Tom Spencer

Looking back, that experience significantly shaped my successful recruiting strategy and confirmed my desire to enter the consulting industry. I am referring to volunteer consulting programs formally organized via a graduate program. The clients won’t be household names.

Better questions: get them to tell you what they don’t want to

Consultants' Consultant

Adam Grant’s reference-checking questions for recruitment give them forced choices between two undesirable qualities… I’m curious about whether this candidate is more likely to be… Too assertive or not assertive enough? Consultants Consultant: Here’s a great way to get people to tell you what they don’t want to.

Part 1: How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Independent Consulting

Successful Independent Consulting

You can download the entire series as a reference guide here. Use keywords that recruiters and potential clients may use in their searches. Click here to download the complete series as a reference guide, Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile. .

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Part 3: Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile with Skills, Endorsements & Accomplishments

Successful Independent Consulting

You can download the entire series as a reference guide here. Here’s some sample text: Hi, I recently read that skill endorsements on LinkedIn really make a difference in how others perceive you, particularly recruiters and potential clients.

Consulting Cover Letter

CaseInterview.com

Even with memorable and unique qualifications, a recruiter may not be convinced that these skills will make you a good management consultant. Also, refer to this resource to identify the top five mistakes that applicants make when writing a consulting resume.

Tips from BCG New Hire

CaseInterview.com

After having succeeded at the Oliver Wyman recruiting for a job, I also got an internship offer with BCG (Germany), which I am going to accept. I think there are several reasons to my achievement: 1) Learning from my failure at Bain internship recruiting. It is that same "voice" you were referring to that they are referring to. What follows is a success story from a CaseInterview.com student who recently received a BCG internship offer.

Tackling the Case Interview

Tom Spencer

A common trademark in the consulting recruitment process is the case study interview. Public speaking is another useful skill, and one to start practising well before the recruitment process even begins. Reference List.

Why is my talent leaving?

Tom Spencer

Understanding the factors that drive employee turnover can allow management to retain valued talent, reduce the rate at which employees leave the organisation, and spend less money on recruitment thereby freeing up resources to invest elsewhere. References: Boushey,H.,

The Secret to Winning Top Talent in a Tight Market

Joellyn Sargent

Employees who love where they work know they can make their company even better by referring highly qualified candidates. Word will spread so you won’t have to work nearly as hard to recruit the stars you need to excel.

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The Secret to Winning Top Talent in a Tight Market

Joellyn Sargent

Employees who love where they work know they can make their company even better by referring highly qualified candidates. Word will spread so you won’t have to work nearly as hard to recruit the stars you need to excel.

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Networking How To – Building Your Consulting Asset File

Management Consulted

Before we get started, check out our core post on networking the “normal way” – at info sessions and through target school types of recruiting opportunities. You’ll use your asset file to gain access to recruiters, consultants, etc.

How to Develop a Case Interview Practice Routine

CaseInterview.com

I couldn't have achieved this without your emails, reference materials and the invaluable LOMS program. I only really started preparing for the case interviews a few weeks before the recruitment programs began. Below is a success story I recently received from a CaseInterview.com student about the success they had using a set case interview practice routine. I found the idea of a set practice routine very interesting for several reasons.

Pre-MBA Preparation for an Aspiring Consultant

Tom Spencer

I personally read books such as ‘Case Interview Secrets’ by Victor Cheng and ‘Case-In-Point’ by Marc P Cosentino, which I found to be useful references. It’s almost summer, and you have probably accepted an offer from your favorite B-School that you pursued for months.

7 Networking Mistakes to Avoid

Tom Spencer

When it comes to recruiting the three big criteria are: networking, application package (cover letter, resume, and transcript), and interview. I’m referring to a group of people gathered around the representative.

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

Management Consulted

Incrementally build the relationship through multiple communications, and have them refer you to others - thereby warming the start of that new relationship! Always speak to bankers/consultants , not recruiters, to get things done. ” Recession Recruiting.

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Conversation with 2020 Delivery

Tom Spencer

We give you all of the support that is required, and we recruit people who are self-starting, enjoy that challenge and are comfortable with autonomy. We recruit for experienced hires on a rolling basis. Tom: What does your recruitment process involve?

What Interviewers Look For

CaseInterview.com

Both of these qualities are needed to complement the quantitative analysis skills that you display during the case interview portion of the recruiting process. Many consulting candidates mistakenly reference only their workplace experiences for examples in a PEI, but don't limit yourself.

Job Hub: CHG Healthcare Services Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

If you’re ready to be a key player in helping drive the vision of “Putting People First” through this organization, you’ll want to begin by applying online, or – preferably – having a current employee at the level that you’re applying for refer you (for many of you, that will mean post-MBAs who have been at the firm for 2-5 years). Are you an employer, recruiter, or hiring manager?

9 M’s Resource Audit Checklist

Tom Spencer

In order to find out what these resources and capabilities might be, an organisation will want to carry out a systematic review; a process that might be referred to as a ‘resource audit’ The thing about auditing is that it tends to be quite a formal process, and you want to make sure that you don’t miss anything. How does the organisation attract, select and recruit new candidates?

AlixPartners Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

ALIXPARTNERS INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING . In keeping with what we’ve already said about recent graduates and AlixPartners, it’s worth noting that the firm does next to no recruiting through university campuses but instead mostly uses recruitment firms. Getting referred by a current employee is also a great way to get into the firm, so good networking can make all the difference here. ALIXPARTNERS CONSULTING.

Job Hub: Chick-Fil-A Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

In case you were wondering, the company’s current trademarked slogan, “We Didn’t Invent the Chicken, Just the Chicken Sandwich,” does indeed refer to their flagship menu-item, the Chick-Fil-A chicken sandwich. Your resume and cover letter has to impress the recruiters and you only have one chance to make an impression on a firm. Are you an employer, recruiter, or hiring manager?

7 Ways Your Employee Engagement Survey can Help You Win the War for Top Talent (or Not)

Peter Stark

Employee turnover can impact you with costs in recruiting, pre-departure costs, selection of new team members, onboarding, training and the overall loss of productivity. We thought the question was referring to other areas of management.”.

Advisory Board Company Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

THE ADVISORY BOARD COMPANY INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. For campus recruiting , the Advisory Board Campus targets a number of private and public universities in close proximity to its offices. THE ADVISORY BOARD COMPANY.

A.T. Kearney Interview & Culture

Management Consulted

1997 – First Global Prize, an annual business school case study competition for potential recruits, awarded. KEARNEY INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. No matter how long ago it was, or how small or short it was – it’s never okay to have nothing to refer to. Kearney recruits from only 4 undergraduate schools in America. Kearney recruits outside the U.S. KEARNEY INTERVIEW AND CULTURE.

Top 10 Consulting Firms in Washington, DC

Management Consulted

The Washington, DC office’s recruitment team hires highly intelligent people who start as great communicators but are trainable. When Accenture recruiters were hiring across various locations a couple of years ago, they were asked a few common questions which they found extremely interesting – so they brought them to top management. We just love bringing you good reads, and today our spotlight turns to top consulting firms in one of our favorite cities in the U.S.

How to Strengthen Your Reputation as an Employer

Harvard Business

In other words, what employees saw on a careers site or on their company’s social channels, or what they heard from recruiters, was often inconsistent with what they experienced when they joined the company. On the other hand, we found that employers who deliver on the experience they promise enjoy better recruitment, engagement, employee advocacy, and retention outcomes. The recruiting blog is now the second most popular among Cisco’s more than 50 blogs.

If Only It Was So Easy

Martinka Consulting

It appears the interviewer overheard at least some of the conversation, didn’t say anything, and then told the recruiter how she didn’t like that conversation. Yes, we can do reference checks but, as with the abovementioned job interview, we’re really not seeing inside the company. On May 25, 2017, the Wall Street Journal’s tech column was about how almost all of us have personal information exposed online, much more than we realize.

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Top Consulting Firms

CaseInterview.com

Robust training programs and fun company social life take the edge off hard work and long hours, but it’s “up or out” for consultants (“up or out” refers to the mentality that a consultant needs to reach a certain level in the company by a certain time or they could be let go).

Archstone Consulting Culture and Interview Tips

Management Consulted

Generally, weekly meetings with your manager are available and the atmosphere is collegial; many current and ex-employees reference how smart and friendly the people are that they have worked with at Archstone Consulting. ARCHSTONE CONSULTING INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. Let’s start from the top: the recruiting process is straightforward and the firm is good about answering all of your questions through the process. ARCHSTONE CONSULTING.