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A Day in the Life as a Management Consultant in Melbourne

I hope that this blog post will help bring some clarity to the elusive question – what do management consultants actually do on a day-to-day basis? As an Associate Consultant each case can involve a variety of tasks, some of which include conducting primary and secondary research, crunching numbers and managing some of the junior associates on the case.

3 Articles to Enhance your Job Search on LinkedIn

Social media continues to play a growing role for corporate recruiters and savvy job seekers. These three articles provide great tips for using LinkedIn for your job search.

5 LinkedIn Tips for Career Success in 2012
CIO Magazine/InfoWorld

Lamisa P. Shares Her Summer Intern Experience at L.E.K.

Today I am a manager in L.E.K. Consulting’s London office, but my L.E.K. career started as a 2008 summer consultant in Boston – my first foray into the corporate world! I was a practicing ER physician before going to B-school, and let’s say I was really nervous about everything – my first day, my first case, my first presentation!

4 Motivational Articles to Help You Reach Your Goals

The New Year is a great time to try new strategies that will help you reach your career goals. Here are four articles to get you on the right track. 

A 7-Step Process to Achieve Your Goals
Harvard Business Review

14 Easy Ways to Get Insanely Motivated
Inc. Magazine

3 Ways Your Attitude Will Determine Your Career

Life as a Management Consulting Intern

Alex B. shares his experience as an MBA-level summer intern at L.E.K. Consulting.

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