Consulting is one of the most competitive job functions in business. The analytical skills required are extensive and candidates must also possess strong communication skills to compete in this industry.
Case interviewing is the main method for selection used by recruiters in consulting. Case interviews allow recruiters to see how you think and solve complex problems. The focus is more about the thought process you use to answer the question rather than the correctness of the answer.
Based on Vault’s annual consulting survey:
Watch national speaker and author, Marc Cosentino present on his best-selling book, Case In Point.
Marc Cosentino has 25 years of experience with case questions. He has written more than 100 cases, while coaching, preparing and training more than 100,000 students and alumni. He has written three books involving cases and consulting. Cosentino has given workshops to students at a number of colleges and MBA programs and has held training sessions for career services professionals. He has consulted with and designed cases for private sector firms, government agencies and nonprofits.
Webinar: Log into UB Career Connector. Go to Get Advice and use the single sign on. Then go to the Video Library | Advice Topics | Career | Case Interview | Mastering the Case Interview
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