The Growth of the Consulting Industry in the Nordics


It can, however, be a challenge to recruit internationally due to different law regulations, tax regulations, permits, language barriers and simply some consultants not wanting to relocate. Future Trends. With technology evolving at its current level, the recruitment process will be more efficient and effective in regard to the matchmaking process. Most consultants in the Nordics are willing to travel 1-2 hours to and from work every day. Growth at its Finest.

An Ex-Consultant’s Jump into the Start Up World

Management Consulted

He co-founded MobileSuites, an app that puts travel concierge services and hotel information at your fingertips, and which you can (and should) find and sign-up for here. Jenny Rae interviewed him to hear about his journey from Yale, how he knew he wanted to be in management consulting, his recruitment process (and why he chose Altman Vilandrie over Oliver Wyman), his decision to leave management consulting and the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. *.

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4 Ways Cloud Computing Impacts Business Success

Tom Spencer

One key benefit of doing so is that it is allowing smaller firms to recruit globally and build virtual teams of experts who come together to complete client assignments on a per-project basis. Companies providing cloud technology services have started to capitalize on this trend by providing cost-efficient and dependable tools that enable or support communication. In her spare time, Riya always enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling.

5 Soft Skills that are Critical in Consulting Interviews

Tom Spencer

Most consulting firms are wrapping up their recruitment process for this year and offers have been sent out. There are structural reasons for this, which stem from the trends shaping the industry. He’s also an avid traveller with passion for FinTech, marathon, and blogging. The hard skills help you do the analysis, but once you’ve got an answer, you need client buy in. To get client buy in, you almost always need exceptional soft skills.

A.T. Kearney Interview & Culture

Management Consulted

1997 – First Global Prize, an annual business school case study competition for potential recruits, awarded. Keeping up with the constantly evolving digital world can be tricky for companies – learning how to decipher the trends, keeping up with innovations and implementing it into their existing systems can be overwhelming. Each company faces substantial challenges in the every evolving face of marketing due to consumer trends and industry dynamics.

Top Consulting Firms

However, they tend to have an intense lifestyle with lots of travel, face-to-face engagements, and long hours as a result. If you are interested in a career with a lot of travel, this could be a good place for you. Hours, though flexible, can still be long, and travel is a weekly reality. Most reported diversity factors have been on a positive trend since 2016. KPMG has made work-life balance a leading attraction in its recruitment efforts.

FTI Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Continuing their trend of high profile clients and cases, FTI assisted in the bankruptcy cases of Enron, WorldCom and Adelphia Communications. FTI began a new trend of rapid, global growth. FTI’s Summer Internship program has met with great success for the company and is fast becoming their main source for full-time recruitment. It also means that interns are at times required to travel and interact with FTI’s clients. FTI CONSULTING INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING.

ZS Associates Firm Profile

Management Consulted

Travel & Transportation. But the trend – based on the firm’s academic history – has also been that employees would exit to study further to get perhaps an MBA or Ph.D. ZS offers its employees many opportunities to travel to its international locations; however, be open to working nights and early US mornings with teams across cultures and geographies such as India. ZS ASSOCIATES INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. ZS ASSOCIATES. Welcome back!

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2017 Management Consulting Salaries for Undergraduates, MBAs/Grads, & Interns

Management Consulted

This has led to a proliferation in the recruitment of data scientists, software specialists, and engineers as consulting firms develop their digital practices, thereby offering wider avenues for those hoping to break into consulting. As management consulting firms prefer to recruit the crème de la crème , who are currently in high demand in the US, these firms must pay the premium by offering high compensation packages. Travel Bonus: up to $3,750 (typically $3,000).

Gallup Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

The firm created a new method to track customer satisfaction and trends. Gallup focuses on workplace and customer trends, and the consulting practice provides solutions for hiring, leadership, strengths-based personnel development and employee and customer engagements. Unlike other firms, there is not that much traveling necessary – because Gallup conducts so much primary analysis, they are relying less on internal data for client firms.

Conversation with Vivaldi Partners Group

Tom Spencer

Tom: What is the firm’s travel model? Tom: Does Vivaldi Partners Group use the case interview as part of its recruitment process? We see a large significant trend of people coming back to the company after spending some time away. I was grateful for the recent opportunity to talk with Heather Tortorello, the talent growth director at Vivaldi Partners Group.

6 Ways to Change Your Organisation: A Menu of Choices

Confessions of a Consultant

There were a number of constraints… Simple Roadmap : The project had both organisation and HR elements, including strategy creation, revising the structure, recruitment impacts and so on. Are there emerging trends (threats or opportunities) that we need to be mindful of? Some of the German discount supermarkets are now travelling this route.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: is it just me.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Girls who are hospitable and who have flair to serve people with the best fun services have been recruited by the New York escort agencies thus satiating every pleasure need of clients. Maybe you hope to find cheap airfare in the local newspaper's travel section. Finding the cheapest plane tickets is difficult because travel agents and Internet websites use the central reservation systems that are updated periodically throughout the day. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

IBM Consulting Interviews: Navigating the IBM GBS Maze

Management Consulted

IBM was founded in 1911 and has a rich history of ingenuity, deep convictions, premier research and development, and trend setting. Travel and Transportation. Travel to client locations are required. IBM GBS INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. IBM Global Business Services (GBS). The history of IBM GBS is one of our very favorite business stories of all time, and one that reminds us that even the most enormous, boring and troubled companies can re-invent themselves.

Interview with Steward from A.T. Kearney Shanghai – Life as a Consultant series

Management Consulted

In my spare time, I enjoy basketball, observing original stuff and hit trends in China. While for internship (which is recruited every summer), we’re actually hiring MBA candidates who have previous work experience in a certain industry and want to branch into the consulting territories after graduation (pay is comparable to senior analysts). What is the recruiting process like in China? This is the second post in my “Life as a Consultant” series.

Why consulting?

Management Consulted

“I am competitive in nature and always give the best in whatever I do and my passions include photography, travelling and embracing new cultures and languages. Consultants get to travel quite a lot and meet different kinds of people and this makes them diverse and enables them to have insights, which others can only strive for. The perks were fantastic – travel to new locations, work in different industries, client pays for the travel.

Undergrad Bootcamper Breaks into McKinsey Chicago

Management Consulted

I basically said that I wanted to learn more about consulting, and I wanted to see if consulting was right for me, and I just wanted to get an insider’s view of what their lifestyle was like, and what their recruiting process was like. I pushed to the second and third level insights and really tied insights back to implications or trends that are going on right now. So if you wanted to take some time to travel, then you would have the opportunity to do that, right?

How Some Companies Are Making Child Care Less Stressful for Their Employees

Harvard Business

These are the very same cities where employers struggle to recruit and maintain skilled talent. These first-person narratives expose not only trends but also consistent concerns and challenges affecting parents as they return to work. Dina Bakst, founder of New York–based A Better Balance , is an advocate of making schedules predictable and avoiding telling employees at the last minute that they need to stay late, come in early, or travel on short notice.

How Living Abroad Helps You Develop a Clearer Sense of Self

Harvard Business

In today’s increasingly globalized world, more and more people are choosing to live, work and study abroad —and this trend appears to be a good thing: social science studies have shown that international experiences can enhance creativity , reduce intergroup bias , and promote career success. In the first study, we recruited 296 people online, half of whom had lived abroad for a minimum of three months, and half of whom had not. Fabien Butazzi/Unsplash.

The First Wave of Corporate AI Is Doomed to Fail

Harvard Business

Back in the late 1990s, the internet was the big trend. A few years later they were caught napping when online upstarts disrupted industries such as music, travel, news, and video, while transforming scores of others. This all leads to the question of how best to recruit the resources for these efforts. Artificial intelligence is a hot topic right now. Driven by a fear of losing out, companies in many industries have announced AI-focused initiatives.

Getting an Intricate Operation Back in Sync

Harvard Business

Service increasingly was hit or miss, and Forbes Travel Guide issued a preliminary rating that would have docked the restaurant a star. Revenue was trending down, which would affect our year-end bonuses. In the case of the recruiting issue, we made faster hiring a competition, rewarding individuals and teams that showed the best results. Before I became general manager of The Beverly Hills Hotel, I held the same position at another luxury hotel up the coast.

CEOs Face Off Against Trump (or Not)

Harvard Business

Within hours of President Trump ordering a 90-day halt on travel to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries, CEOs — primarily in the tech industry — began criticizing the new president. ” In the reactions to the travel ban, Toffel sees nuance in exactly how CEOs are voicing their disapproval of the policy. A Twitter user misinterpreted the tweet as a move against taxi drivers, who’d briefly stopped service to protest the travel ban.

The Most Attractive Cities to Move to for Work

Harvard Business

Despite the current political headwinds blowing against globalization, companies continue to recruit talent from around the world and talented people continue to want overseas work experience. Put another way: greater financial freedom in a location could help ex-pats work around some lifestyle restrictions by offering more recreation, more travel, bigger and safer housing in better neighborhoods, and so on. Cat Yu for HBR.

The H-1B Visa Debate, Explained

Harvard Business

The H-1B Visa Process The H-1B visa was established, as part of the Immigration Act of 1990, to let companies recruit trained foreign workers (with at least a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent) to work in “specialty occupations” for which there are few qualified local candidates. Being able to recruit globally is supposed to help tech powerhouses like Facebook and Amazon find the talent they need.