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What firms do you think do the best job of staffing wherein you're able to get off the bench easily have the most flexibility in choosing projects outside your team?

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Only people who worked at many different firms can give a meaningful answer here. So I'm out.

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I heard any MBB is really good about staffing

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Not Accenture

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Emphatically not Deloitte

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I think big 4 are terrible. MBB seem to have a much better approach to staffing.

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We staff globally. In less than two years at McKinsey, I've worked on projects on four continents and chosen every project myself (i.e., I was never forced to work on one)

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Living the dream McK1, do you guys have a job database to pick projects from?

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@BCG1: I had tried to specify that, but ran out of space. This was targeted at people that have moved around a bit. ATK, LEK, OW, etc. or anyone else want to weigh in? If you're interested, upvote for visibility.

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I think it depends on your network, I haven't had trouble staffing and have been on various engagements.

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