Strategic planning involves making decisions to allocate time, money and focus in the present to achieve an outcome in the future. Resource constraints make strategic planning necessary and useful. If you had unlimited funds, people, and time to invest, you don’t need strategic planning. You would simply decide to pursue all options simultaneously without any [...]
In this episode of the CaseInterview.com podcast, Victor addresses a question about preparing for a case interview vs. over-preparing and appearing “rehearsed" to an interviewer. Victor provides specific tips for preparing sufficiently without becoming formulaic in your case interview prep.
In this episode of the CaseInterview.com podcast, Victor tackles a question about how much case interview preparation is needed on your own before investing in professional coaching. He lays out a plan for preparing for consulting case interviews with specific activities you can do to ace the case interview, and covers at which point case coaching is [...]
In this episode of the CaseInterview.com podcast, Victor answers a common listener question about how to decide whether to pursue a career in investment banking vs. a career in consulting. Victor shares the factors that are important in making this crucial decision.
When it comes to both your personal life and professional life, your peer group profoundly impacts... well, everything. Your peers influence whom you socialize with, who becomes members of your professional network, what socially-derived expectations you do or don't have for yourself, and the filter by which you consider all life decisions. If you want [...]
Episode 1: In the inaugural episode of the CaseInterview.com Podcast, Victor responds to questions from a top 10 MBA student going through the consulting recruiting process. Questions that Victor answers in this episode: Is it preferable to come up with a MECE issue tree that is as broad as possible, or more narrow? When an [...]