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    How Bain Interviews Are Changing

    Bain is making drastic changes to their interview process. In this article, we explain these changes, explore why they are happening, and how they will […]

    • Everything You Need to Know About the Recruitment Process for McKinsey, Bain and BCG

      With a typical hire rate of less than 1%, interviews with top consulting firms such as McKinsey, BCG and Bain are some of the most […]

    • How to Write a Resume to Land an Interview at the Top Consulting Firms

      In this article, we walk you through the three most important aspects to think about when preparing your resume for McKinsey, BCG, Bain or other […]

    • How to Join a Top Management Consulting Firm as an Experienced Professional

      We’ve helped hundreds of experienced professionals receive coveted job offers from McKinsey, BCG, and Bain. If you’re an experienced professional considering a move to consulting […]

    • How Selective are Bain, BCG and McKinsey Through the Application Process

      McKinsey reportedly receives more than a million applications per year and hires less than 1% of them. The Top 3 consulting firms are among the […]

    • Consulting vs Start Ups

      Working in a startup is increasingly seen as a competitive alternative to working in strategy consulting at top firms like McKinsey, BCG and Bain. It’s […]

    • The Reality of Work-Life Balance at BCG, Bain and McKinsey

      You’ve probably heard that a job in consulting at one of the top firms is no walk in the park. In this article, we outline […]

    • Is a Career in Management Consulting Right for Me

      If you’re considering applying to top consulting firms such as McKinsey, BCG, or Bain, then you’ve likely wondered if you’re the kind of person that […]

    • The Difference Between Generalist and Expert Roles at Top Management Consulting Firms

      Top consulting firms like McKinsey, BCG, and Bain are increasingly hiring specialized consultants who have experience in a specific industry or function. This is most […]

    • What Working at McKinsey is Really Like

      If you’re considering a career at McKinsey and want to know more about what it’s like to work inside the strategy consulting giant, this article […]

    • What it’s Like Being a Woman at McKinsey, Bain or BCG

      If you’re a woman considering joining a top consulting firm such as McKinsey, BCG or Bain, you may be wondering how the work of a […]

    • What Makes McKinsey, Bain or BCG Different from the Big 4

      In this article, we take a look at how the top consulting firms (McKinsey, BCG and Bain) compare to the “Big 4” (EY, PwC, Deloitte […]

    • What Makes Bain Different: An Inside Look at the ‘Bainie’ Culture

      When researching potential consultancies you’re considering applying to, it’s important to understand and compare the different cultures each firm offers, so you can choose the […]

    • How to prepare for Financial Services case interviews

      Case interviews have been a long-standing feature of the interview process of many financial institutions. This article was written by Wasim Tahir, a former Oliver […]

    • The Top 5 Reasons Why People Fail at Consulting Interviews

      As headhunters who have prepared 500+ candidates for interviews at Top 3 firms we’ve seen too many great candidates fail in interviews despite having everything […]

    • How to Prepare for a Case Interview at a Top Consulting Firm

      Case study interviews at top consulting firms like McKinsey, BCG and Bain are no easy ride, but you can give yourself the best chance of […]

    • How to Talk Through Your Resume in a Consulting Interview

      In an interview with BCG, Bain, and occasionally in the final round at McKinsey, you can expect to be asked a simple (but often challenging!) […]