Came from a developer background. What are some business books that can help me get better on the functional consulting side? Have nearly zero formal business education.
Notice there are so many people with debate experience in consulting. Kinda impressed. Any highly recommended books related to debate or communication in general?
What books to read to learn consulting frameworks/implementation approach about: 1. Tech Strategy development 2. Enterprise Architecture development 3. IT Op Model development 4. Tech ROI analysis
What skills to study / learn that are relevant to M&A or Strategy consulting? Have been studying a lot of valuation, econ, strat, finance, M&A. Books / courses / topics you recommend?
What are some good books or training resources that would help one excel in the consulting world?
Friendly late 20s woman fish here who hasn’t been feeling good enough to be in consulting or run a business. I don’t know what’s going on but even with all of my accomplishments I feel worthless. I’m in therapy so I’m sure there’s a rainbow somewhere but I’m wondering if anyone else has felt like this and what you’ve done to get past it? I’ve thought of reading more books on my craft and doing affirmations but I’m like internally smh at everything.
Suggested books or resources to learn more about strategy consulting? Different analysis, acronyms, etc.
Wealth of experience working in the Bay Area with pre ipo clients going through funding/ working on pitch books etc. My hometown has a growing tech scene but little funding. Was thinking of parlaying these experiences and starting a bit of a consulting operations to connect the two Anyone with insight on how I might go about doing this? Would love to chat!
Hi ladies! Question for you all: do you have any tools/books that you recommend for career planning? Now that we are in QT and not traveling I would like to sit down and try to get more focus and clarity on what I want out of my career and beyond. Prior to consulting, I was involved in non-profits, professional development networks, etc. and that has dwindled due to the adjustment in consulting and would like start developing myself that way. Any recommendations? TIA.
Hi, I am going through a few books on consulting and one thing which seems to be given a lot of importance is market sizing. What is the importance of this? It seems to me that unless it is a new product; existing competitors, long term contracts, monopolies etc would make this result unreliable at best and misleading. Can someone help me understand this?
Anyone have a consulting services sales training they recommend taking? Or books to read?
Is anyone running a small nonprofit on the side in addition to consulting? I am planning to start one to carry out some of my passion work. (Any books, courses, places to start?)
About to start my first PM job! Any tips to be prepared and ramp up quickly? Books to read, courses to take, etc.. any tips are appreciated! Currently in ops consulting. No tech background.
Trying to get a 45 y/o sibling in to consulting (was an entrepreneur prior in the restaurant industry). No college degree but willing to bust his but to learn. Books/online courses recommended pls
Question from a newbie consultant - What are some good online courses/ books to improve consulting skills?
I’m looking into exiting consulting and moving into product management. Picked up a few books to read. Would a PM certification provide a lot of value? Any other tips are appreciated! Thank you.
Top 10 books to read about consulting life ?
Any recommendations on books/podcasts (and other sources) about CM? Not just to expand technical skills but also soft skills and external consulting?
Friday thoughts on Strengths vs weaknesses: I have been told that I am solid in quant, but need development on the creative side of things - brainstorming, strategic frameworks, maybe even writing. If this situation can be improved, what should I do? books or videos or exercises? This doesn't seem easy to tackle at all... If this just reflects how I am like, does it mean I'm not fit for consulting in the longer haul (looking at SC, PM max)? Or perhaps I should focus on DD type of consulting?
I have some shoulder pain and it’s affected my ability to workout for a while. That is starting to affect my work, health, etc. Any suggestions for a good way to exercise w/pain like this? Cont.
McKinsey & Company Is it considered negative if I present my framework for too long (~ 6 mins) in the case interview?
Received a referral from a McKinsey Associate for a BA role. Applied about a week ago through the referral portal for it, just curious as to how long it takes to hear back and if a referral even guarantees a screening call? Thanks for any help in advance! McKinsey & Company
Dealing with Deloitte Immigration is equal to dealing with any DMV office. How about your firms - EY, KPMG, ACN, BDO et al?
Been on the bench for 2 weeks. Internal strategy role for a year was offered to me. Should I take it?
Any 🐠 have experience with, or have considered, Cornell's 1 year MBA? Already have a masters, 6yrs consulting, but would like an MBA so the shorter time is appealing. Also looking at Insead
I'm a young software developer working with one of the FAANG but I keep hearing that fintech companies pay Software Developers more. What should I learn if a wanted to move to a Software development role in a Fintech company? In all my previous SDE roles (intern/entry level) I've always had to understand the domain of the projects so I'm thinking about upskilling as I'm not looking for entry level jobs anymore.
I am trying to grow my Classroom library. What are some good children’s books with both Spanish and English text?
Does anyone run any side businesses/side hustles? Trying to find something for myself and looking for inspiration of your success stories! Also feel free to add lessons learned! Thanks :)
After second round of interview, the recruiter said we are in holding pattern and there is some delay. What does a "holding pattern" in recruiting process at EY mean?
My wife is telling me to start looking for a new job now and I prefer to wait until after the 3 - 4 month parental leave when my kid is born in late July. Her position: You’re not likely to find what you want for several months so you should start looking in May. What does everyone else think?
How’s the Royal Hawaiian Resort? Thinking about redeem 5 nights there. Worth it? 20000 points per night .
Started taking prenatal vitamins , ubiquinol and vitamin D. Been doing this for a month to prep to get pregnant. Breaking out like crazy for 3 weeks now. Are these linked?
Considering moving and the two options are Chicago or NYC. Assume identical comp. Any thoughts on one versus the other? I’m leaning towards Chicago as of now — good blend of big city with decent COL.
Friend interviewing for Account Manager role at EY, any tips for the final in-person interviews? Thanks
Half of this bowl a couple months ago: “But Sweeeden!” https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/07/business/sweden-economy-coronavirus.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage
D 🐡Posted in comp sec but didn't receive any info, what's salary range for manager in GTS global? Is it way less than consulting? For Dallas + will they know ur current comp somehow? To low ball
How does it make sense that the children are going to school while most adults here have not started going back to work yet? If it’s COVID related still, it’s not consistent.
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