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Consultancy Careers Fair – only two weeks left
In the last 7 days alone, over 300 candidates have registered to attend this October’s Consultancy Careers Fair, a management consultancy and IT consultancy careers fair that is now running for the 3rd consecutive year. read more
Accenture donates $1.5 million to help entrepreneurship in Africa
Accenture continues its ongoing consulting support of the Canada-based charity's mission. read more
IT consultants flock to new site
The Top-Consultant team this week celebrated the successful launch of, which in July alone attracted almost 11,000 IT Consulting candidates looking for positions in the UK market. read more
GSA awards $50B Alliant GWAC contract for IT services
Largest ever GWAC will provide federal agencies access to integrated IT solutions. read more
IMG names senior VP for consulting division
Chris Goodman will help lead IMG Consulting's worldwide business development activities. read more
Hitachi Consulting managing VP named to top 25 consultants list
The ranking of Tamra Chandler, managing vice president for Global Solutions and People for Hitachi Consulting, marks the third year in a row Hitachi Consulting has made the list. read more
Accenture expands capabilities in strategic management consulting with new acquisition
Accenture has agreed to acquire George Group, a privately held consulting firm specializing in helping companies and governments enhance their performance through strategic process improvements, accelerated innovation and streamlined operations. read more
CSC names chief information officer
Interim CIO for the past 10 months officially appointed to the post. read more
Consulting recruitment spree becoming more targeted
The last years have seen a dramatic growth in hiring targets at many of the world’s best-known consulting brands. read more
Atos Consulting appoints new Partner in healthcare practice
Atos Consulting, the business consulting arm of Atos Origin, has added a new partner, Sunil Patel, to its healthcare team. read more
Accenture reports record Q3 revenues
Accenture reported strong financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2007, ended May 31, with record net revenues of $5.08 billion, a year-over-year increase of 15 percent in US dollars and 9 percent in local currency. read more
Accenture to invest $250 million to expand technology consulting capabilities
Accenture said it will invest more than $250 million over the next three years to expand its technology consulting capabilities. read more
Consultancies' career website among top 30 in the US
Deutsche Bank awarded Top US Corporate Career Website in the US. read more
Consulting employers race to secure the best stands at the 2007 Consultancy Careers Fair
A staggering 47 organisations have already signed up to meet consulting candidates at the 2007 Consultancy Careers Fair, taking place on 12th October at The Barbican in London. read more
Dan O'Regan appointed Lead Procurement Partner at Ernst & Young
Dan O'Regan has joined Ernst & Young UK as the Lead Procurement Partner in the Business Advisory Services practice. read more
New MCA awards for consulting stars
The Management Consultancies Association has launched the Consultant of the Year Awards in association with The Sunday Times. read more
Accenture named to DiversityInc's “Top 50 Companies” list
Accenture has been named to DiversityInc's “Top 50 Companies” list in recognition of the company's significant dedication to diversity. read more
New consulting supplement to appear in The Times
As the market for consulting candidates becomes ever more fiercely contested, consultancies have been investing in print media as a means of supplementing the recruitment results being achieved from online jobs boards and traditional recruitment agencies. read more
BearingPoint and PA Consulting take the lead in thought leadership
The global thought leadership ranking for consulting firms, White Space, has undergone a dramatic reallocation of the top positions during the first quarter of 2007. read more
MCA report shows structure of UK consulting market
Our management consultancy columnist, Mick James, this week looks at the new MCA report, which for the first time, segments member revenues by firm type. read more
Accenture launched new training program for its IT workforce
Employees will earn application developer and application designer certifications from Accenture and MIT MIT's Professional Education Programs office. read more
Accenture wins contract from Korea's fourth-largest bank
Hana Bank chooses Accenture to manage initial phase of next-generation banking system transformation. read more
Two winners in UK ICT supply battle
New research from Kable shows that Capgemini rose from seventh to fourth place, while HP shot up from thirteenth to fifth place in the rankings of top suppliers to the UK public ICT market. read more
Atos Consulting wins top prize at MCA Awards for Balkans Justice Programme with DFID
The awards aim to identify the best case studies in each of the 10 categories, where organisations, in the private or public sector, have achieved a significant improvement in performance with the assistance of management consultants, either in-house or external. read more
Perot Systems cited as North American applications outsourcing leader
Perot Systems Corporation was recently cited in a report by Forrester Research as a Leader in the North American applications outsourcing market, with strong offerings and strategies. read more
Accenture wins Vodafone contract
Vodafone has appointed Accenture to assist in the implementation of a global ERP system. read more
Small teams doing big things
Our management consultancy columnist, Mick James, this week talks to Molten Joint MD Irene Molodtsov about the firm's "careful, careful" growth strategy. read more
Atos Consulting appoints new partner to join public sector team
Atos Consulting announced the appointment of a new partner, Parry Jenkins, to join the Public Sector team in London. read more
Sun Life picks Accenture as preferred vendor
Accenture has signed a master services agreement with Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, a member of the Sun Life Financial group of companies, becoming a preferred vendor for application development and maintenance services to Sun Life Financial. read more
Consultants driving change in the public sector
Implementing the government's change agenda has created enormous amounts of work for the consultancy industry, which has been called upon to implement change projects on an unprecedented scale. read more
KPMG is back in the game
Our management consultancy columnist, Mick James, this week talks to Alan Downey, chief operating officer for KPMG Risk Advisory Services, about the firm's return to consultancy. read more
Accenture raises full year forecast on improved demand for consulting
Quarterly profit rose for the company as revenue increased on higher demand for its consulting and outsourcing services. read more
Accenture sets the pace in fast-growing consulting sector
Accenture has always set the pace in the consultancy marketplace since it began life as Andersen Consulting. read more
IT firms jostle with strategy firms for intellectual high ground
Who would have thought ten years ago, that the likes of Accenture and IBM would be ranked alongside McKinsey in terms of the quantity and quality of their "thought leadership" – the intellectual high ground of consulting. read more
MCA elects new president
Vice President of global IT services company elected President of the Management Consultancies Association. read more
Canada's leading position as a business destination being eroded
Other countries are making business-friendly reforms and some have caught up with Canada during the last few years, according to an Economist Intelligence Unit study sponsored by Accenture. read more
Accenture accelerates digital media capabilities with acquisition
Accenture acquires Paris-based Digiplug to serve the media, entertainment and communications industries. read more
Big Four make a comeback in thought leadership
Big Four firms have rebuilt their consulting practices and this group is once again a force to be reckoned with, as evidenced in their thought leadership performance, according to a new report, which evaluates thought leadership published by the top global consulting firms. read more
Women execs say gender is still biggest hurdle to career advancement
Women say their gender still plays a key role in limiting their achievement in the workplace, according to a research report released by Accenture. read more
Consultancy Careers Fair – details of 2007 event released
In 2005 there were 41 exhibitors. read more
Consulting Special in the Evening Standard reaches 855,000 potential hires
February 27th saw the publication of a new quarterly “Consulting Special” section in the Evening Standard, the result of a partnership between and the London newspaper. read more
Accenture gives $1.5 million to Aidmatrix to support expansion of global relief network
Grant to help Aidmatrix deliver urgent aid to people in need more quickly, efficiently. read more
Xchanging sponsors Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race
Xchanging, a provider of business processes outsourcing services, once again will be the official sponsor of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race in April, the epic clash of two of the best-known and most prestigious universities in the world. read more
HR firms show lacklustre performance in thought leadership
Corporate culture and values, the role and future of human resources and leadership development are all issues which concern clients but a new report has found that there is comparatively little material written about them. read more
HR firms show lacklustre performance in thought leadership
Corporate culture and values, the role and future of human resources and leadership development are all issues which concern clients but a new report has found that there is comparatively little material written about them. read more
Do strategy firms still lead the thinking?
The intellectual high ground of management consulting or ‘thought leadership’ has traditionally been held by the strategy firms. read more
buyingTeam shortlisted for global outsourcing award
buyingTeam is the only procurement specialist to have reached this stage. read more
Hitachi Consulting promotes names new VP for Microsoft service line
Hitachi Consulting, the business and IT consulting company of Hitachi, Ltd, continues to expand its leadership capabilities nationally with the promotion of Microsoft solutions expert Drew Naukam to vice president, Microsoft Strategic Service Line. read more
Accenture opens new delivery centre in Brno
Brno is Accenture’s sixth centre operating in Central and Eastern Europe. read more
Accenture and AIG Europe sign 10-year BPO deal
The agreement, which aims to maximize operational efficiencies and enhance services, will be implemented in several European countries starting initially with France. read more
What will be the competitive edge in 2007?
Our management consultancy columnist, Mick James, this week makes his predictions for the management consulting industry in 2007 and says that we have an exciting year ahead of us. read more
Accenture scholarships to help junior college, community college students
Scholarships will help up to 20 students seeking bachelor’s degrees in high technology and business. read more
CSC completes transfer of authority for UK NHS work
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) said that final agreements were signed on January 8 to transfer the UK National Health Service (NHS) Connecting for Health program work in the North East and East of England, previously awarded to Accenture, to CSC. read more
BearingPoint appoints Ed Harbach as president and COO
Harbach has more than 28 years of experience in the management and technology consulting industry and retired as a managing partner and member of the leadership team at Accenture. read more
PAC: Top players on the European IT services market in 2006
The IT services market has been recovering – but the leading providers have been recording mixed results, according to analysis from Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), the market research firm. read more
Mercer HR Consulting names new Asia leader
Rajan Srikanth, 44, has joined Mercer Human Resource Consulting to head the Asia region and to lead Mercer's Human Capital Advisory Services (HCAS) in Asia. read more
Pacesetter Management Consulting promotes Partner, adds Principal
Judy Rienzo promoted to Partner and Mark Philhower joins Pacesetter Management Consulting as Principal. read more
Accenture: Managers say majority of information obtained for work is useless
UK and US middle managers say information on competitors is easier to find than that on other parts of their own organizations. read more
Accenture reports record quarterly revenues
Accenture reported strong financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2007, ended November 30, with net revenues of $4.75 billion, an increase of 14 percent in US dollars over the same period last year and above the high end of the company’s previously stated expectations. read more
Accenture in top position in worldwide HR outsourcing market
Accenture is positioned as the worldwide leader in human resources business process outsourcing (HR BPO) services, according to the IDC Leadership Grid: Worldwide HRO Market report. read more
ING finalizes contracts with team of IT service providers for outsourcing of workplace services
Accenture, Atos Origin, Getronics and KPN sign ING final outsourcing contracts totalling €750 million. read more
Accenture donates $600,000 to aid Hurricane Katrina victims
The donation in consulting services and cash will aid the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations, a resource cooperative. read more
Accenture to develop SAP retail system for Rautakesko
The solution will boost the growth of retail stores and standardise their operations in the increasingly international Rautakesko. read more
Management consulting and the media
Our management consultancy columnist, Mick James, this week breaks a New Year’s resolution to outline the template media reports use in slagging off the management consulting industry. read more
Accenture is now as much in the market for industry experience as anyone else
Our management consultancy columnist, Mick James, this week talks to Angus Wildblood, a partner in Accenture’s Financial Services group, about the group’s differentiators and how they are shaping its recruitment strategy. read more
Accenture takes lead in system integration
As the systems integration market in 2005 had its strongest year since dot-com boom, Accenture has become the new market leader. read more
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Have you ever had a lousy experience of working with a management consultancy recruiter? Or recently been impressed by the calibre of headhunter who’s assisted you? Or perhaps you’ve just been active in the jobs market in the last 12 months and would like to see how your experiences compare with those of other consulting candidates?

That’s why we undertake a comprehensive survey of management consultancy candidates every year, aimed specifically at uncovering i) changing trends in the consulting recruitment space and ii) the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the suppliers serving candidates looking for a UK consulting job. read more
Systems integration market has strongest year since dot-com boom
Competitive landscape continues to evolve among top ten players, IDC research reveals. read more
Accenture to run London 2012 back office systems
The London Organising Committee for the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games has selected Accenture to run its 'back office' systems. read more
Capgemini acquires Kanbay; says Q3 organic growth up 13.5%
Capgemini is buying IT services company Kanbay International, boosting its Indian presence. read more
Billetts Marketing Sciences – a niche consultancy with a success-story to tell
Our management consulting columnist, Mick James, this week talks with David Bridges – CEO of the specialist consultancy Billetts Marketing Sciences. read more
Travel and transportation consulting veteran joins Diamond as partner
Diamond Management & Technology Consultants said Julian Sparkes has joined the firm as a partner. read more
Accenture named "Consulting Market Leader" by CRM magazine
Accenture has been awarded CRM magazine’s top 2006 "Consulting Market Leader" award, marking the fourth consecutive year that the magazine has recognized Accenture’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) practice. read more
Accenture selected for Toronto fare card project
Accenture has been awarded a 10 year contract, worth $250 million CDN, to design, develop and implement a seamless fare card system for public transit in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). read more
Accenture reports 51% increase in fourth-quarter profit
Accenture reported a 51 percent increase in fiscal fourth-quarter profit, while many analysts expressed relief that the company withdrew from the money-losing NHS contract without suffering any penalties. read more
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