3 Big Reasons Why Liberal Arts Students Make Great Consultants

A liberal arts education refers to college studies that provide general knowledge and develop intellectual ability. It is a well-rounded education that goes beyond career prep in a narrowly defined field to give students the foundational skills of critical thinking, quantitative analysis, writing, and speaking that tend to serve graduates well in diverse fields of human endeavor. …

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From the Windy City to the Twin Cities – Transferring within West Monroe

Since starting my career at West Monroe Partners in June 2013, I always imagined I might transfer to another office – I just didn’t think it would happen this soon. On April 1st, I officially joined the Minneapolis office. After 21 months at our corporate headquarters in Chicago, it was time for me to start the next chapter of my personal and professional journey.…

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Managing the Campus Recruiting Supply Chain

Managing the Campus Recruiting Supply Chain

When people hear the term “supply chain management”, many envision the typical diagram consisting of suppliers, manufacturers, distributers and retailers all working in conjunction to efficiently provide a product or service to the consumer.  Although companies typically use concepts in SCM to optimize their supply chain operations, firms can also use similar methodology in order...

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What’s Your Personal Brand? Manage Your Brand for Career Success

 “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” – Dr. Seuss This inspirational quote from Dr. Seuss reminds us of the importance of being ourselves. This lesson from childhood applies to personal branding in the workplace today. In this blog post, part 1 of a 2 part series, I share my personal branding experience and explore the need for managing...

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Global Service Fellowship Program | A Journey for Gender Equity In the Workplace

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.” — Sheila Murray Bethel Packing two suitcases of clothes and random items from my Chicago apartment, I embarked on my Global Service Fellowship Program (GSFP) adventure on Thursday, September 11th.…

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Q&A: Day in the Life of Two New Technology Consultants

This blog serves to give potential recruits the perspective of being staffed on a first project and working with the Microsoft SharePoint 2013 platform. Kyle Coronel and Will Watkins, two recent college graduates, have been with West Monroe Partners since early August 2014, and they recently finished phase one of implementation for their first project.…

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From College to Consulting

As a recent graduate from the University of Washington, the last seven months have been highly influential not only on myself as a person, but on my career as well. During the first four of the past seven months, I participated in a consulting internship for West Monroe Partners, transitioning to full-time upon graduating.…

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Recruiting the Next Generation of Talent? The Insurance Industry Challenge

I consider myself lucky to have the opportunities and challenges that I have faced over the past 14 years working within the insurance industry. Like most insurance professionals the industry was not something that I thought of or even considered coming out of college. Given that fact, I’ve pondered how can the insurance industry proactively attract the top talent for the next generation?…

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West Monroe Partners Named one of Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2013!

West Monroe has been named one of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2013! The report ranked West Monroe Partners 4th among 35 midsize companies evaluated. This is the fourth consecutive year West Monroe has ranked as one of the best places to work in Chicago. On the heels of a substantial growth year, to continually be recognized by our people as a best workplace is a testament to our...

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The importance of social responsibility

The foundation for strong social responsibility starts by hiring passionate individuals and creating a culture that supports and rewards such activities. That’s what we’re trying to do at West Monroe. At the end of 2011, we launched our “1+1+1 Program,” a corporate social responsibility initiative through which we donate one percent of our time, one percent of our “treasure” and one percent of...

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