Articles for consultants to watch trends, improve strategy, and manage the lifestyle
They are often hired by clients to provide an outsider’s view, a fresh perspective, unburdened by the politics, cynical attitudes and prejudices that are ingrained with tenured client employees.
When making the decision to apply for a position in consulting, candidates struggle to choose between a big firm and a small boutique. It is a highly personal choice that will impact the course of your career in major ways. Graduates and experienced hires will take in account 5 main factors. Understanding those is key to influence a candidate’s decision to join your firm.
Here are the top 6 aptitudes that great consultants cultivate
Many consultants make the same mistakes over and over when delivering business proposals. It’s time to boost your conversion rate and turn every business proposal into an actual project. Here is what you need to keep in check.
Follow this guide and you’ll be taking the right steps toward making your practice solvent and able to meet its commitments with no trouble.
Consider the following guidelines to make your meetings truly efficient.
Every cloud has a silver lining and every change presents an opportunity to evolve. The financial crisis has presented new hardships and difficulties, and while the demands of your job may be different now, your work remains as important as ever. Take an inventory of your current client list and prospects (otherwise known as a pipeline) and consider their viability as future clients
Consulting is renowned for two things: The long working hours required on the job and constant traveling away from home. Despite that, a recent study by the Management Consultancies Association amongst new hires reported that consultants are those most satisfied with their job.
The economic downturn has caused lots of companies to call into question their business tactics and pricing strategies. While reconsidering marketing practices may make good sense, you should not significantly change your pricing.