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How to Use ‘Deliberate Practice’ to Become an Expert and Boost Your Career

by Vibhu Sinha | June 10, 2021

Only the right kind of practice makes perfect. Here's how to use the "deliberate practice" method to significantly boost your skillset—and grow your career.

Top Vault Consulting Firms Discuss Diversity & Inclusion

by Vault Consulting Editors | June 01, 2021

Partners at three of Vault's top-ranked consulting firms speak about their firms' DEI programs and the importance of diversity in the workplace.

How to Learn Like a Management Consultant

by Vibhu Sinha | May 04, 2021

Here is a four-step learning method widely used by consultants that anyone, in any industry at any level, can use to learn something new.

This Year, McKinsey Aims to Welcome More New Colleagues Than Ever Before

by McKinsey | April 12, 2021

Learn how McKinsey, Vault's Best Consulting Firm to Work For in 2021, aims to hire more new colleagues than ever before this year.

How to Problem-Solve Like a Management Consultant

by Vibhu Sinha | April 05, 2021

Here are four mental models for effectively solving business problems like a consultant.

Top Vault Consulting Firms Celebrate Women's History Month

by Stephan Maldonado | March 25, 2021

In this series of videos, women at top-ranked consulting firms speak about how their firms support women in the consulting industry and beyond.

5 Video Interview Tips That Will Set You Apart from the Pack

by Vibhu Sinha | March 05, 2021

Here are five essential tips that will help you ace your video job interviews—and set you apart from other candidates.

How to Identify the Ideal Management Consulting Firm

by Vibhu Sinha | February 17, 2021

The management consulting industry, with its entire gamut of industry specialization and functional capabilities, offers more than meets the eye. Here are the five criteria to consider that uniquely apply to the management consulting industry.

Why Blue Matter Is Different from Other Consulting Firms

by Blue Matter Consulting | February 11, 2021

If you’re a consultant who’s looking for your next big career move—or if you’re thinking about a career in consulting—then you’re probably doing a lot of research. Learn what makes Blue Matter different from other firms.

Vault's 2021 Ranking of the Best Consulting Firms in Europe and Asia-Pacific

by Stephan Maldonado | January 19, 2021

We're thrilled to announce the release of our annual rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For in Europe and Asia-Pacific America for 2021! See who's No. 1 around the world.