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For this year’s Top 25, we received some 400 nominations recognizing consultants from some of the largest enterprise firms right down to others at the smallest niche firms, all doing exceptional work.
The nominations focused on growth, expansion,
new markets, new disciplines and new directions.
Gone was all the talk of cost cutting, restructuring
and doing more with less. Growth was the name
of the game, not bringing clients back from the
brink of disaster. That’s a welcome change; let’s
hope that trend sticks around for a while. The 2013
Top 25 Consultants are a distinguished group, for
sure. So much so, in fact, that we’ve assembled a
Special 38-page section, beginning on Page 10,
to highlight their accomplishments. A.T. Kearney’s
new Managing Partner Johan Aurik highlights a
distinguished group of the very best the
profession has to offer.
Last month, the
industry’s top small
and niche firms gathered
at the W Chicago City
Center to celebrate the
accomplishments of the
profession’s best small
firms at Consulting
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Organized retail in India has been a grand success. The increase in
income across the population contributes to the substantial increase
in the disposable income of the Indian consumer, says Harshdeep
Rapal, Senior Manager with HCL Technologies.
FOUR MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT RECRUITING
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J. James O’Malley, Partner, Executive Search & Workforce Planning
Practice Leader at talentRISE, has been developing HR and talent
acquisition solutions for global consulting firms since the mid 1990s.
Jim addresses four widely held misconceptions about recruitment.
ENSURE WINNING BIDS
Revenue growth is a top priority for 1 in 2 firms, according to a
recent IDC study. Yet bid preparation often takes billable consultants
away from billable work, says Claus Thorsgaard, is Executive Vice
President and General Manager, Professional Services of Deltek.
They have gone down from 2012
They have gone up from 2012
They stayed about the same