Once you've decided that you definitely want to be a management consultant and have researched what you'll be paid and the hours you'll be working, you need to figure out which firms to apply to.
I divide consulting firms into 4 groups:
Once you've made it through the CV screen and aptitude tests, the next step in the consulting recruitment process is case interviews. To pass a case interview, you’ll need to demonstrate four key abilities that a management consultant needs (you'll also need to demonstrate 4 key 'softer' skills). These are:
You'll need to pass a CV (or resume) screen to land a consulting interview. My top 3 tips for building a CV that will do this:
I'm a ex-McKinsey London EM who recently left the Firm