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What Skills are Needed to Become a Successful Management Consultant

In this video, my colleagues describe what skills you should have in your toolkit to become a successful management may not realize that you already possess many of them. 

Do More With L.E.K.

One of the best parts about L.E.K., in my opinion, is the vast array of experiences you get in a short period of time. In this post, I'll dive into why. 

You Have the Job. Now What?

As you drop your signed offer letter into the mail box (or, more likely, click “Submit” on the digital form), it occurs to you that it’s finally official: you’re going to be a consultant!  Now what?

L.E.K. Boston Makes an Impact at the Greater Boston Food Bank

Twice a year, the Community Impact Committee in the L.E.K. Boston office gathers L.E.K.ers to volunteer at the Greater Boston Food Bank. Just last week, several volunteers made a huge impact for the food insecure in New England. 

Why L.E.K.?

There are many great things about L.E.K., including the quality of the people, the impact we have on clients and the career progression we offer our staff. Watch this video to find out what awaits you at L.E.K.

Beyond Academia--Putting my Ph.D. to Real, Practical Use at L.E.K.

I’ve just finished my first two weeks here at L.E.K. and I can say with full confidence that I am where I am supposed to be. Around year three of my Ph.D. at Caltech, I started realizing that academia was not for me...

A Day in the Life of a First Year Associate

No two days as an associate at L.E.K. are ever truly the same. Coming up on the end of my first year, I just wrapped up my 14th case, and all of them have offered a view into vastly different industries across various sectors of business.

Read my colleague John's post detailing a (more-or-less) typical day in the life of a first-year associate. 

Life as a Life Sciences Specialist: An Insider Look

So, you’re doing great science, with all the ups and downs that come with great science. You could keep on as a researcher or a practicing physician. But something in you drives you to seek teams to join, fast-paced projects to complete, and maybe even to think about business. If this sounds a bit like you, you might want to consider joining L.E.K. as Life Sciences Specialist (LSS).

An Inside Look at L.E.K.'s Five U.S. Offices

One of the many things that makes L.E.K. unique is the relative ease with which you can transfer between offices. I just transferred to the San Francisco office after spending just over two years in L.E.K. Boston. Read my blog post about the five U.S. offices and the industries most practiced in each office. You can see videos on each office as well, to better acquaint yourselves with the culture at each location.

Added Value Through L.E.K.'s Women's Network

During my two years in the L.E.K. Boston office, I have attended numerous events and discussions hosted by the Women's Network, which is led by a committee of women in both the consulting and non-consulting areas. Women of all tenures and seniority levels participate in both formal and informal Women's Network gatherings, leading to both fascinating dialog and practical advice-sharing.