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Are you an excel or PowerPoint wizard? If "no", what is the source of your consulting power?

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Ppt and excel were good skills to have in my 20s Now its all about problem structuring, influence and mgmt.

At mgr1 For excel get them a subscription to excelwithwayne.com. that site links to an excellent mba decision science professor who also happens to write excel books for microsoft. For ppt..slide:ology by duarte is a good boom

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OP you sound like a major douche

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Clicked link saw "vlookup" and turned my eyes away disgust. Get that amateur shit out of here, D1. Gross

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Youre going to make a great ppd you idiot

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OP Looks like you're only skill is to be an asshole. ✌️

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Chandoo.org

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My power is the magic of High Performance. And it is delivered daily.

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🎻🎻🎻🎻🎻🎻

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OP trying to compensate for their sub 150k salary

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WTF is this shit thread at 2am seriously OP shut up

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You're? For fuck's sake, D1

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Way to ruin a good thread, asshole

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Sorry, I'm with OP, even though you might think he/she is an asshole. I opened the link and saw the vlookup book....😩

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Banging your mom OP

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An army of minions.

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OP is def hammered right now

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Hell yea @A2

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I'm with you @d1.. Chandoo.org is excellent for excel tutorials..

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Any other good resources for Excel and PPT? Trying to help out a few analysts on my team...

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20+ years knowing what to tell YOU to put into Excel and PowerPoint...

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How many first year analysts here started as interns? What did you guys do to get those jobs?

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Hate conference calls that drag on for hours.

But once again not posting

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Yeah you're right. It cuts after two lines instead of expanding.

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Just moved to the city any job postings in the lab arena?

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Post for tests 2

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Living it up in the city.

Is it just me or do you guys also feel like glorified spreadsheets enthusiasts?

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Is the reason why you wanted to get into consulting the reason why you’re staying?

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Which brand has more impact on your eventual career prospects st 35-40, your consulting firm prestige or business school prestige?

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Oh 🐟 who is turning up at DU on the 20th?

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How easy is it to change industries? I've been in oil & gas for 3 years but I don't want my exit opportunities to be limited to that industry only as I don't particularly enjoy it.

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Anyone here work for Accenture Tech Strategy and willing to chat?

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Why are flights to LAX double the usual price the first two weeks of January?

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1 hr Uber ride and talkative Uber drive #FML

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Hey Fish! What is the best advice you received at the beginning of your consulting career and / or what you think new hires should know?

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