Case | HBS Case Collection | April 2000 (Revised March 2015)

The First Six Months: Launching a PSF Career

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


Presents two situations: 1) two graduating MBAs from Harvard Business School compare and contrast their strategies for getting off to a good start in consulting, and 2) a junior consultant has to deal with difficult feedback in his very first performance review.

Keywords: Personal Development and Career; Planning; Practice; Strategy; Performance Evaluation; Adaptation; Consulting Industry;


Nanda, Ashish, Thomas J. DeLong, and Scot H. Landry. "The First Six Months: Launching a PSF Career." Harvard Business School Case 800-373, April 2000. (Revised March 2015.)