Insider Tips for Landing Consulting Internships

If your career goal is to enter the consulting industry, you know that consulting internships are the best way to build relevant skills and learn more about the field. But given how competitive it is to land a consulting internship, …

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What Consulting Careers Are Right for Me? Quiz

Consulting can be an elusive, confusing field, but when you break it down, it’s about people with expert knowledge advising others. Consulting careers are typically impactful, lucrative, and even rewarding roles where you can apply knowledge to help solve problems.

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Who’s Hiring? 9 Organizations Hiring for Nonprofit Development Jobs

For many nonprofits, securing the financial resources and support necessary to operate is one of their biggest and most important challenges. The development professionals who do this work—through fundraising, event planning, and grant writing—are skilled at cultivating relationships with donors …

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The Best EMEA and APAC Consulting Firms to Work For in 2023

We at Vault-Firsthand are pleased to announce our annual Rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For in EMEA and Asia-Pacific. The Consulting Rankings highlight the best firms in these regions across more than 40 categories and include the …

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Making the Leap to Entrepreneurship

Three former corporate executives who migrated to the start-up world share their stories and tips.

By some estimates, three start-ups are born every second. Disruption and the rise of the gig economy explain only part of this start-up mania. A …

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5 Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

Throughout my years in business, I’ve made plenty of “mistakes”—although I firmly believe there are no mistakes, only learning experiences. I’ve also picked up a few tips along the way. They’ve helped me to succeed in founding and running several …

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What Is Management Consulting?

Companies utilize management consulting services to get advice on a variety of strategy and organizational issues. Consultants use their expertise and experience to help these organizations resolve complex business problems. 

Management consulting is an esteemed field that includes both strategy …

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Day in the Life: Process Manager, Environmental Sustainability

9 AM: Arrive at the office to check emails and voicemails from my team and partners. With a meeting set for next week with our buildings and procurement partners, we must determine this week what we want to achieve as …

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A Day in the Life: Product Manager

Below is a typical day in the life for Henry Leon, 24, a product manager at L’Oreal. Henry manages the production of Revitalift and Age Perfect creams.

9:00 AM: I tend to get in around nine and get my computer …

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6 Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid

There is some truth to the old adage, “a mistake is just an opportunity for growth and learning.” A minor error can usually be seen as a lesson on what not to do, so don’t be afraid to mess up now and …

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