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How to excel in a role you absolutely hate?Being a consultant means that sometimes we get staffed in a role which we absolutely dread. It could be a role with boring work, uninterested project or at some location which you hate going. It makes getting up everyday and going to work How do you overcome these mental obstacles and succeed... 1 year 11 months
What is working smart?Now days everyone says just working hard is not enough, you need to work smart. What is your defintions or secrets of 'working smart'? Especially as an analyst consultant? 1 year 11 months
IT consulting -> Top 5 MBA?Hi guys, I am wondering if any of you here or have heard of people moving from IT consulting (Accenture, Deloitte, IBM) and getting accepted into the top MBA school (HBS, Wharton, Kellog..etc)? Do people do this alot? What is the likelihood? The reason I am asking is because I want to move... 2 years 4 months
Your story of why you are doing consultingSome friends and I were talking about how important your story/motivation/passion for consulting sound like while you are networking or doing interview. A lot of times, recruiter really values your motivation or what drives you to pursue a career in consulting or the elevator pitch that you give... 2 years 6 months
Consulting traveling perksI have a question regarding to the traveling perks that consultants get to have when they are on project on client sites. Specifically I am wondering about IT consulting industry. If say you are from City A and you are flied to City B for project on weekdays, on weekend can you be flied to City... 2 years 6 months
Who has ever had a shot of alcohol before...Anyone wanna fess up? I am a bit nervous about a upcoming interview and I am wondering (though probably not going to do it) who has actually took a shot of whisky or vodka to calm themselves down? It would be hilarious if it actually helped getting the job. 2 years 6 months
Accenture PFI Interview PreparationHi guys, Thanks for everyone's help :) I got an interview with Accenture coming up and it is for a technology consulting position. I asked around I don't think there will be cases involved. However I am still a bit nervous on the Performance Factor interview and would like to have some practice... 2 years 7 months
How to make your resume "consulting-like...Hi guys, I am currently trying to revise my resume and trying to make it more "consulting" and less like I am targeting for an engineering job. I am targeting IT consulting positions in companies like Deloitte/Accenture so not exactly MBB or management consulting focused. However, coming... 2 years 7 months
What is wrong with this application?Hi guys, I know you must be thinking....this is yet another resume/cover letter post again....but I would really appreciate if someone can look over my application. I am trying to get ready for the next semi-recruiting cycle in January/February. I just graduated from an engineering master... 2 years 7 months
What are the chances of getting into Deloitte/...Hi guys, Just wondering what are the chances of getting into Deloitte/Accenture technology consulting with a Canadian GPA of 3.54 for engineering master program. I know it's a bit low..but what is the reality? My undergrad cgpa was even lower so I don't even put it in my application. I have... 2 years 8 months

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For both firms, there will be room to navigate...For both firms, there will be room to navigate between projects to find what you want to specialize in, though business need is also a factor. The sweet spot is the overlap between what you want to do and what the firms need. 1 year 10 months
I am actually on the same career path/plan as you...I am actually on the same career path/plan as you are. Tech consulting -> rebrand with MBA -> MC -> industry or start up. I mean if Technology consulting is not your ultimate goal, you want to take a look at which options gets you into better MBA school. I think they both offer very similar... 1 year 10 months
Vault's ranking is on management consulting if I...Vault's ranking is on management consulting if I am not mistaken. Accenture is very high up there in terms of technology consulting, implementation. Not just on size but also the qualities. 1 year 10 months
Another thing that I try very hard to do is to... Another thing that I try very hard to do is to figure out what someone really mean when they something... Lol 1 year 11 months
That is actually my planned path as well, IT...That is actually my planned path as well, IT consulting -> MBA -> S... 2 years 6 months
nice dude, mind share your story of how you got...nice dude, mind share your story of how you got the JPM offer? I am not too familiar with either of them, but if I were you, I would chose JPM for prestige and opportunities. 2 years 6 months
me too...thanks :) a lot i would really...me too...thanks :) a lot i would really appreciate it 2 years 6 months
I am quite interested as well. Would appreciate...I am quite interested as well. Would appreciate if anyone can share their knowledge 2 years 7 months
They always tell you to apply as many as you want...They always tell you to apply as many as you want. However I would pick only one, especially if the manager get to see your application profile (access to your other applications, CV, cover letters) 2 years 7 months
I think with your situation, it would be best for...I think with your situation, it would be best for your to get into MBA first and rebrand yourself. I am personally graduated from Electrical Engineering as well (UofToronto) and I find that it is near impossible for us to break into management consulting if we did not have enough extra curricular... 2 years 7 months