2012

L.E.K. Associate Application FAQ for Australia

We are currently accepting applications for our Associate Program in Australia. Below, I’ve addressed common questions from undergrad and grad students about applying for L.E.K.’s Associate program in Australia.

Q:  When do applications for the Associate program in Australia close?
A:  Our applications close on Saturday 10th March 2012.

Q:  Where do I apply?
A:  Apply online at http://www.lek.com/join-lek.

4 Articles to Help You Excel in Your Job Search

Here’s the latest set of articles to help with your job search:

Harvard Business Review
Make a Good Impression in 30 Seconds

U.S. News & World Report
5 Tips for New Grads Entering the Job Market

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
Forbes

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.

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