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The Top 10 L.E.K. Articles of 2011

We’ve examined a number of issues that have been impacting business leaders during the past year. And below I’ve listed the 10 most popular articles and reports that we published in 2011. Read on and share your feedback!

1) How Strategic Opportunism Creates Luck
Bloomberg Businessweek
Abstract:  Why private equity firms made a fortune off of Snapple after efforts by big corporations fizzled.

L.E.K. Summer Internship Application FAQ

I spotlighted three reasons why you’d get a lot out of spending a summer with us in my last post. Here, I’ve addressed common questions from undergrad and grad students about applying for L.E.K.’s summer internship program.


3 Reasons to Choose L.E.K. for your Summer Internship

The right summer internship can provide you with invaluable management consulting work experience. Our nine-week summer internship program gives undergrad and MBA students real-world experience as integral members of a case team. We also provide a healthy dose of formal training, as well as opportunities for you to get to know our consulting staff and management through planned social events. The three main program benefits are:

Alumni Spotlight: Janet Lewis Matricciani Brings Famous Landmarks to Life with Multimedia Tours Co.

Many  former L.E.K.ers are doing truly amazing things since they left management consulting, and we’ll be highlighting some of them in this blog. Janet Lewis Matricciani talks about leading a company that provides audio & multimedia tour solutions to some of the most famous sites in the world, including the Taj Mahal and The National Gallery in London. –The L.E.K. Advisor

6 More Articles to Help Advance Your Career

I’m back with six new articles that have good tips to help you with your job search and your career.

1. Can Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin Really Get You a Job? (Infographic)
By Business Insider

2. Millennial Career Check: Do You Know Your Boss's Boss?
By Forbes

3. Job Seekers: Get HR on Your Side
By Harvard Business Review

The L.E.K. Difference: Selecting the Right Key to Your Future

There’s a lot to consider when deciding which road to take in your career. Believe me, I know. When I was in your shoes, I wanted to be on the professional fast track at a company that was a good fit. For me, that meant looking for a company where I could see myself growing, and it also had to have a truly collaborative culture.

I made the decision to be part of the L.E.K. family many years ago and I’ve never looked back. And I wanted to share a few reasons why I enjoy coming to work every day, and I think that you will too:

5 Tips for Igniting Your Job Search and Career

Here are a few new articles that I think provide some pretty good advice for your job search and bolstering your career. Enjoy!

1. Genius, Genes and Gusto: How Passions Find You
By Psychology Today
Overview: Celebrate your genetic diversity; follow your unique interests.

Why L.E.K.? – Consultant

Consultants talk about the work and culture at L.E.K. Consulting.

What Life is Really Like as an L.E.K. Associate

Associates across the globe share their experiences about working at L.E.K. Consulting.

6 Articles to Direct Your Career and Job Search

I’m back with this week’s roundup of articles that I think have some pretty good advice about the job search and managing your career.

1. Competitive Job Market? Train Like a Boxer.
By Brazen Careerist
Overview: How to throw punches that will help you land a job.