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Company & Industry Research

The Career Development Office offers resources for researching the companies and industries that align with your career goals.

Featured Articles

How to Navigate a Midlife Career Change: Step-by-Step Guide

A midlife career change can be challenging, but it might also be the best decision you ever make. Many mid-life professionals find themselves in declining industries like newspaper publishing or cable television and realize that the grass is greener in …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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The Difference between Strategy, Implementation, and Tech Consulting

There are many different types of management consulting, and with this come a myriad of misconceptions. Three of the most common types of consulting are strategy, implementation, and tech consulting. Do you know the differences between them?

We’ve heard of …

By Management Consulted
Management Consulted
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Case Interview: Complete Prep Guide

Simple cursory research about the management consulting industry and how to become a consultant will quickly reveal that something called a “case interview” is an important part of the process. It is not hard to find reasonable – but basic – advice …

By Management Consulted
Management Consulted
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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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Startup Funding Stages You Should Know About

A startup demands much more than just a great idea. It demands a lot of time, discipline, dedication, and most importantly, funding. A 2016 British Business Bank Survey highlights the fact that more than 60% of startups require external funding …

By Arsalan Sajid
Arsalan Sajid
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