Ah, the case interview. It’s what separates the wheat from the chaff, the men from the boys, the future CEOs from those destined to forever toil as analysts. But case studies are divisive, and not dissimilar to marmite - while some simply can’t get enough, others are left with a bad taste in the mouth.
There is no question in my mind that committing to a consulting role in one of the top tier strategy consulting firms will set you up for a very fruitful career no matter if you progress right through to Partner or decide to pursue a role in the industry after reaching manager level. However, if it is the money that matters, going down the Partner
For SMEs, it can seem as if they’re constantly playing David to larger companies’ Goliath. Even when these businesses are offering great service to their customers, bigger rivals can continually have the competitive edge.
Even if you have not had first hand experience of buying an assignment from MBB, everyone knows they are deemed to be expensive. This being said, some feel the peace of mind they receive when tackling business critical matters is well worth the money.