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Stretch Yourself: 4 Career Development Tips

Once you’ve joined L.E.K., it’s time to take your career into your own hands! Guidance will be available, but in the end your progress comes down to being proactive. Here are four ways to help ensure that you are building your skills and taking steps to advance your career. 

Executive Insights: Strategy Activation with L.E.K.Partner Vassilis Economides

L.E.K. London Partner Vassilis Economides explains why businesses often fail to realize the benefits of their strategy and presents L.E.K.'s unique approach to strategy development and implementation: Strategy Activation.  Watch to find out more.

Participating in the Women's Network at L.E.K. Consulting

In this post, my colleague Victoria, a member of L.E.K. Consulting's Women's Network Leadership Committee, discusses the opportunities for both women and men within the firm's Women's Network, including the thought-provoking discussions in office-wide sessions, and smaller mentor group meetings. Starting with communication style, find out how Victoria is taking advantage of L.E.K.'s Women's Network. 

A 'Day in the Life' of an L.E.K. Consultant

My colleague, Jo, takes us through a typical day in the life of an L.E.K. Consultant. Jo works in our London office, but the consultant role is typical across our global office locations. 

From a Degree in International Studies to a Full-Time Associate

Most of my colleagues have backgrounds in business, economics, math, or engineering. I, on the other hand, graduated from Indiana University last year with majors in international studies and Spanish, a certificate in Political and Civic Engagement, and a minor in political science. Find out how I've translated that into management consulting during my first year at L.E.K.

Boston's Community Impact Committee's Homelessness Awareness Initiative

For the first quarter of 2016, L.E.K. Boston’s Community Impact Committee sponsored an initiative to raise awareness about homelessness in Boston. Read about some of our activities surrounding this initiative.

Closer by the Mile: How My Time at L.E.K. has Brought Me Closer to a Great Cause

Working in the world of consulting can at times be a long and winding road. Few of those roads however, are longer and more meaningful than the 162 mile road from Wellesley to Provincetown Massachusetts, on one incredibly important weekend in August. Learn about L.E.K.'s relentless drive to bring about impact--not just in casework, but in the community too

Case Study: Global Agribusiness Investment and Opportunities with L.E.K.'s Peter Walter

In our latest Executive Insights case study video, L.E.K. Managing Director Peter Walter discusses global agribusiness investment opportunities. Learn more about this growing space.

How to Determine Company Fit

My colleague David helps answer the question, "How do you know which firm is the right fit for you?" From what you want to do to how you want to do it, David lays out the answers to some common questions that arise for those considering a career in management consulting. 

The PPEs of College and Consulting

I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an interdisciplinary major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) – and no it is not three separate majors, just one. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the major, PPE is an uncommon major in the States but it is gaining momentum. It originated and was popularized at Oxford University [Fun fact: look up the degree of the current prime minister of the U.K. Hint…he’s a PPE graduate!]