In the Spotlight with Greg Pappas, Managing Director at Berkshire Partners

Charles Aris CEO Chad Oakley and  Senior Practice Leader Ashlee Wagner sit down with Greg Pappas, a managing director and head of the portfolio support group at Berkshire Partners. 

Greg Pappas is a managing director and head of the portfolio support group at Berkshire Partners, where he has served for the previous nine years. Prior to Berkshire, Greg was a senior partner for 12 years at The..

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Why Q4 is the perfect time to seek your next opportunity

by Jody Karavanic Senior Practice Leader at Charles Aris Inc.

October signals fall in full swing, a run on holidays, and the beginning of the last three action-packed months of the year. It’s also the beginning of the fourth quarter of the fiscal year for most organizations – a time when many strategy consultants push pause on any thoughts of leaving consulting and sit tight until the..

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How to recruit Bain, BCG and McKinsey management consultants

by Steven StewartVice President at Charles Aris Inc.

If you’re in a position whereby you’ve recently tried to hire a Bain, BCG or McKinsey consultant for your team or organization, you know that we are in a candidate-driven market – the likes of which we’ve not seen since 2007, maybe even 2000.

So how do you attract such a highly sought-after candidate in an ultracompetitive market? Here are..

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Are Bain, BCG and McKinsey still producing general athletes?

by Jody KaravanicSenior Practice Leader at Charles Aris Inc.

I recently had a career discussion with a consultant at one of the Big Three strategy consulting firms about his future track within the firm. He had a decision to make, given the growing trend in which consultants can choose among multiple paths as they develop and move up in their firms. As top consultancies adapt to meet the..

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