Episode 425. Chad Oakley on The Consulting Job Market

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June 4, 2021


Chad Oakley is the president and CEO of Charles Eris, which is one of the top executive search firms in the United States focused on recruiting management consultants. In this Q & A episode, he shares insights and answers questions that consultants have always wanted to ask about the job market. 

Key points include:

  • 09:37: The current state of the market for consultants
  • 15:18: Areas that are in demand now and will increase in demand
  • 21:49: Applying for a salaried position after working as an independent consultant
  • 33:34: The best way to interact with retain search firms