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Five mistakes students make during consulting season and how to avoid them

Hopefully we have convinced you by now that consulting is the place to be after B-school.  Great.  Now, we need to talk about the hard part – getting the job.

Before we discuss strategy and pitfalls, let’s drive home one important …

By Matt Thurman (MBA ’15) and Ryan Heider (PMBA ’15)
Matt Thurman (MBA ’15) and Ryan Heider (PMBA ’15)
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Why Are Tech Companies Hiring More MBAs?

Tech companies have been among the top MBA recruiters for some time now and are consistently ranked as some of the best companies to work for worldwide. But traditionally consulting firms like the big three of McKinsey, Bain and Boston …

By Matt Kefford
Matt Kefford
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The Three Most Important Things We Learned as Consultants

In our last blog post, we made the case for why consulting should be your first stop after B-school.  One of the core reasons is the unparalleled experience for a newly minted MBA.  You will see different industries and problems …

By Matt Thurman (MBA ’15) & Ryan Heider (PMBA ’15)
Matt Thurman (MBA ’15) & Ryan Heider (PMBA ’15)
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Why Consulting Should be Your First Choice Out of B-School

The consulting industry is the best place to begin your post-MBA career, full-stop. Other industries are likely “better” at maximizing a single metric (money, lifestyle etc.) but no industry offers the combination of benefits that consulting does. Let’s take a …

By Matt Thurman (MBA ’15) & Ryan Heider (PMBA ’15)
Matt Thurman (MBA ’15) & Ryan Heider (PMBA ’15)
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The Untold Story of COVID’s Dramatic Impact on Global Energy

The 2021 edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy was published last week, which means it’s time for my annual commentary.  This year’s release is the 70th anniversary edition; as always the Review is a must-read for anyone interested in the world …

By Mark Finley
Mark Finley
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The Purpose-Driven Supply Chain: A new vision for the future

Learn the 5 major organizational and economic shifts expected through 2025 that will require supply chain resilience and agility.

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By Gartner
Gartner
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Renewable Energy Boom Unleashes a War Over Talent for Green Jobs

Clean energy giants are finding a shortage of workers with the skills needed to support their ambitious growth plans.

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By Laura Millan Lombrana, Will Mathis, and Joao Lima
Laura Millan Lombrana, Will Mathis, and Joao Lima
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US electric vehicle push set to disrupt solar economics

Rapid electric vehicle growth boosts renewables’ potential but smart charging and vehicle-to-grid schemes will affect the revenues of solar and storage, experts told Reuters Events.

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By Neil Ford
Neil Ford
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E-commerce UX Design Tips for Design Success in 2021

In part motivated by the 2020 pandemic—in part as a response to increased industry-agnostic digitization, today’s direct-to-consumer brands are reconsidering the way they approach driving sales. A recent McKinsey report showed that 75% of today’s buyers and sellers prefer to …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Looking Ahead | The Social-Impact Sector in 2050

What does the future hold for nonprofits? Though specifics are hard to predict, social-impact organizations will likely play important roles in the coming decades; Rockefeller Center president Judith Rodin believes nonprofits will be seen as “an essential component of a …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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