This article features the 7 most common reasons why people pursue consulting, with insights from over 30 interviews with my ex-colleagues and personal experience as an ex-McKinsey consultant.
Networking is a crucially important step in the management consulting preparation process. Who can I network with to maximize my chances – and where? How can I leverage my network effectively for an offer?
Management consultants often quit their job after 2-4 years. Some are attracted by offers with higher pay, more autonomy, or better work-life balance; others quit to get new experience and refresh their learning curve, or to pursue other long-term plans. And lastly, a few consultants quit to withdraw from consulting culture.