Background Note | HBS Case Collection | April 2000 (Revised October 2002)

Career Strategies and Tactics in Professional Service Firms

by Ashish Nanda, Thomas J. DeLong and Scot H. Landry


Presents suggestions for ensuring a good start in a professional services career.

Keywords: Personal Development and Career; Performance Expectations; Performance Effectiveness; Customization and Personalization; Practice; Valuation; Performance Evaluation; Business Startups; Competency and Skills; Learning; Talent and Talent Management; Management Skills; Consulting Industry;


Nanda, Ashish, Thomas J. DeLong, and Scot H. Landry. "Career Strategies and Tactics in Professional Service Firms." Harvard Business School Background Note 800-375, April 2000. (Revised October 2002.)