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Successfully Transitioning to Management Consulting as a Second Career – Mark Haas and Ivy Exec
Mark Haas, President of Research and Organization Management
What could be easier than leveraging your technical skills, industry experience and contacts by becoming an independent management consultant? Logically, this would give you greater flexibility, interesting projects and compensation. Practically, however, this transition is neither easy nor obvious. Management consulting requires a specialized set of skills and behaviors and Continue reading
Akira Hirai, Founder and CEO of Cayenne Consulting
Ivy Exec recently interviewed Akira Hirai, Founder and CEO of Cayenne Consulting. Cayenne Consulting helps entrepreneurs put their best foot forward when they reach out to venture capitalists, angel investors, bankers, and other sources of capital. Cayenne’s primary focus is the preparation of leading-edge business plans, pitch decks, and financial forecasts, supported by thorough market and competitor research and analysis, time-tested strategic and tactical planning, and critical review of key assumptions.
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This post comes from Marquis Parker, a contributor to Ivy Exec
The email below is from one of my visitors who was seeking advice on how to transition to a Big 3 Consulting firm (i.e., McKinsey, Bain, and BCG) in an Analyst role as an experienced hire. Consulting firms usually hire Analyst-level talent directly after school, so the move that this reader is targeting can be a tricky one. I know a few people who have done this, so I definitely have a few ideas on the topic.
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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Nevin Kamath of The Case Coach
As recruiting season gears up, I’ve heard from consulting hounds the following question: “What makes a resume get into the “pass” pile versus the ding pile?” I’ll try to flesh it out in the following set of posts. I start here with some guiding principles…
PRINCIPLE 1: KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE
When I was screening resumes for my consulting firm, it was usually on my 3rd or 4th day on the road. I scanned them fast, because it Continue reading