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Consulting Networking: 6 Best Practice Guidelines | Tom Spencer

One of the more memorable parts of the consulting recruiting process was witnessing people attempting to network with consulting firms. What stood out was that people didn’t seem to have a commonsense understanding of networking best practices. Consequently, I witnessed some networking maneuvers that were simply bad form. I thought I had buried those amusing memories in my past, but this summer students have been seeking to network with me, and so now I’m experiencing some of these less than optimal networking tactics from the other side. Hence, I thought it would be helpful to highlight 6 pieces of tactical guidance for networking with consulting firms.

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