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What to consider when selling a career opportunity to a top strategy consultant

 

by Ashlee Wagner
Senior Associate Practice Leader at Charles Aris Inc.

In today’s candidate-driven career marketplace, a fair amount of selling is needed when trying to attract a management consultant to your organization in any capacity.

This is especially true for those consultants who are passive (as opposed to active) candidates – and the majority of candidates we recruit here at Charles Aris are professionals not actively searching for a job. They…

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Agribusiness Q&A with Charles Aris executive recruiter John Bennett

 

Gain insight from Charles Aris practice leader John Bennett, who recently discussed his agribusiness recruiting practice and the state of the industry with Charles Aris marketing associate Joe Metts:

Joe: You joined Charles Aris in 2009 with a background in manufacturing, biotechnology and broadcast media. What led you to pursue the agribusiness industry as the foundation of your recruiting practice within the firm?

John: My journey into agribusiness started with one…

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Four simple steps to hone your interview skills

 

by Heather Porter
Senior Associate Practice Leader at Charles Aris Inc.

Interviewing is difficult – especially when you don’t spend much of your time doing it. When people ask you to tell them about yourself and your career, it can be tough to know where to begin, what to share and what’s going to be most relevant to them.

Striking the proper balance between style and substance is key to a successful interview. You’ve accomplished a lot and you might…

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How heavily should you weigh industry when making a career change?

 

by Ashlee Wagner and Beverly Holmes
Executive recruiters at Charles Aris Inc.

Each year at Charles Aris, we reach out to more than 15,000 current and former management consultants from top-tier firms such as Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, and The Boston Consulting Group. One common answer we hear in response to the question “Why did you join BCG?”, for example, is that “the firm provides a great generalist toolkit, and I like the idea of…

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Three questions to ask when considering a private equity opportunity

 

In her latest video blog on CharlesAris.com, Private Equity and Portfolio Manufacturing & Supply Chain
senior practice leader Sarah Becker offers her expertise on three questions you should ask in evaluating
a private equity opportunity.

 

 

To learn more about her and the Portfolio Manufacturing & Supply Chain recruiting practice at Charles Aris, call Sarah Becker at 336-378-1818, extension 9147, or email…

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