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Top-3 firms gathered for a panel discussion

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3 November 2014

InnerSquare has hosted a panel discussion with consultants from Bain, BCG and McKinsey. The panel was followed by networking drinks where the 70 early-career professionals in attendance were able to meet consultants and recruiters from these firms.

The key takeaways from this discussion include:

  • Top consulting firms are doing well and are recruiting very actively at the moment
  • Experienced professionals recruiting is an increasingly important channels for top consulting firms; they find that experienced candidates bring a variety of real-life experience appreciated by clients and useful on consulting assignments
  • Experienced professionals perform as well as MBA hires; the firms provide a range of training opportunities (e.g., mini-MBA) enabling new joiners to develop their business knowledge when needed
  • Consulting is a particularly compelling career choice for experienced professionals; it provides opportunities to develop core skills invaluable for any future business role, fascinating windows into the world of business across a wide variety of sectors and at all levels, and the chance to impact the most important challenges faced by the world’s leading organizations