As demand for consulting improves, consulting leaders are becoming increasingly worried they won’t have as many consultants as they’ll need to meet future demand. And they have every reason to be concerned.
Partners are sharing with me that they’re already finding it harder to recruit consultants and are asking “Is it just me, or are other firms facing the same challenge?”
There is indeed a real staff problem emerging. And, for the foreseeable future, the profession’s talent shortage is likely to get worse.