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Job Seekers Guide for Consulting

Creating lists of consulting firms with databases

Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory
Part of "Gale Library Directory"
Click "Abstracts and Indexes" Click "Advanced" Select "Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory" Use pulldown menus to narrow search geographically (ex: country, province, area code)Use the "Keyword" menu option to narrow by industry (ex. "renewable energy")Click "Search"

Additional Resources

NACCB Canada membership directory
Pension & benefits consultants (Benefits Canada directory)

Industry Reports

Check IBISWorld for consulting reports for various industries. 

Industry & Career Overviews
Firsthand (Registration required)
Click "Guides"
Click "Consulting guides"
Choose relevant consulting industry guides

Industry Magazines and Rankings

Consulting Magazineincludes top firms to work for, fastest growing firms, top 25 consultants, rising stars, and women leaders in consulting rankings. 
McKinsey Quarterly (Free registration required)

Case Interview Prep

Available in Firsthand - Vault Guide to the case interview (Registration required)
Click "Guides"
Click "Interviewing guides"
Click "Vault Guide to the Case Interview"


Most of the titles below are three day loans due to their popularity.

Case in point: Complete case interview preparation
Available in the MHL CC HD 69 C6 C72 2020 (11th edition)
Case in Point: Case Competition. Creating Winning Strategy Presentations for Case Competitions and Job Offers. CC HF 5718.22.C67 2017
Case Interview Secrets: a former McKinsey interviewer reveal how to get multiple job offers in consulting.  Available in the MHL: CC HD69 .C6 C43 2012
Crack the case: How to conquer your case interviews
Available in the MHL: CC HF 5549 .5 I6 O347 2007, New edition: CC HD 69.C6 O378 2015. 
The McKinsey Personal Experience Interview Toolkit: How to (really) master the McK PEI, 2nd edition. CC HF 5549.5.I6 S7 2014

Additional tips: Check the company's website for case interview prep materials. 


Association of Professional Canadian Consultants

Canadian Association of Management Consultants

NACCB Canada