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Consulting careers advice

If you’re motivated to improve companies and excited by the idea of problem solving and intellectual challenge, consulting could be the career for you. Consultants are brought in when an organisation wants to generate a competitive advantage, maximise growth or improve business performance. With the right role, there are plenty of opportunities for travel and the chance to work with a diverse and like-minded group of people. It’s a popular career choice and competition for vacancies can be fierce. Here you’ll find guidance on the skills and experience you’ll need to get hired, plus advice on the application process, including the case study interview.

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