A consulting firm is often outsourced by a company to address or find a solution to a specified need or problem. The idea is that a company will find it more viable to outsource and use a consultancy to facilitate their needs. It is one of the few industries that provides individuals with the ability to interact with various sectors of business.
A wide open industry that allows various professionals and individuals to work within it.
Popular companies in this industry:
McKinsey & Company
Bain & Company
The Boston Consulting Group
Check out the following films:
Office Space: Classic movie about working in a corporate environment - includes scenes of outsourced Human Resources Consultants used to retrench individuals from a company!