Written by Kevin Gao, an Associate at McKinsey & Company. Prior to joining the New York City office of McKinsey, Kevin received his B.S. degree from Stanford University in 2006.
Background – I am on a 4-member team (manager and 3 associates). We are staffed on an operations turnaround project with a focus on personnel (read: reward the best employees, train… Read the rest
Written by Chantel, a Consultant at Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA). Prior to joining the San Francisco office of Kurt Salmon Associates, Chantel earned her B.A. in International Relations and B.A. in Spanish Language from Stanford University.
Client: Private equity firm evaluating the purchase of a mid-sized premium apparel company growing at 20%+ per year.
Timing: Day 5 of a 3-week… Read the rest
Written by Kate Unsworth, an Associate Consultants at OC&C Strategy Consultants (Outram Cullinan & Company). Prior to joining the London office of OC&C, Kate graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics in 2003 and a M.A. in Economics at New York University in 2005.
8:30am to 10:00am. It’s most often a fairly relaxed start to… Read the rest
Written by John Greenhough, an Associate Consultant at Accenture‘s London office. Prior to joining Accenture, John graduated from Edinburgh University with a M.A. degree in History in 2001.
10:30 am. The plus side of signing up for evening shifts is that I can come in a bit later which on a Monday is always very welcome. I work for Accenture and am currently… Read the rest
Written by Leslie Michaels, a Retail Banking Consultant at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Leslie earned her MBA from the Ivey School of Business at University of Western Ontario in 2005.
My entrance to the business world was not a typical one. Prior to embarking on an MBA I was a professional opera singer. Performance careers are very… Read the rest