Hiring assessments for

Management Consulting Firms

Our Consulting Assessment Solution helps modern talent teams identify qualified candidates at scale that align with their unique roles and company culture.

Personalized assessments

HR teams at consulting firms need an efficient hiring process that identifies candidates at all job levels that align with both the role and company culture.

HighMatch’s personalized assessment solution includes independently validated measures that can assess a candidate’s for only those specific qualities that matter most in the role, using your preferred language.

Industry Snapshot

job growth rate in 2023 for management consulting

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Industry expertise

Management consulting continues to be a labor-intensive service, with heavy reliance on people for multiple functions, despite the industries they serve having already moved fully towards digitization.

HighMatch has 15+ years experience partnering with HR leadership at consulting firms. Our workplace psychologists know the qualities that influence success, and can build personalized assessments that create efficiencies and enable more effective hiring.

Measure anything, at any stage

HighMatch has a full suite of content capabilities, enabling our team to approach each role differently.

Our personalization process identifies those capabilities we need to employ to measure what matters most.

Each content capability is made up of independently validated measures that can be used in any combination and at any stage of the hiring process.

We Understand

Management Consulting Roles

Given the high stakes and the C-Suite stakeholders involved in a traditional consulting engagement, there’s no room for mistakes when it comes to finding the right candidates.

We have over two decades helping our consulting firm clients identify candidates for some of the most popular roles that exceed performance targets and align well with firm culture.

popular roles include:

  • Business Architect
  • Financial Consultant
  • Associate Consultant
  • Management Consultant
  • Business Process Consultant

Consulting Personality Traits

There are a number of personality traits that often align with success at management consulting firms, and are frequently requested by our clients.

Don’t see a trait you want to measure?
Connect with a Product Specialist today to learn how we can measure and report on any singular trait or ability you believe equate to success.


  • Adaptability/Flexibility: being open to change
  • Analytical Thinker: analyzing information using logic
  • Cooperation: displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude
  • Initiative: a willingness to take on responsibilities
  • Integrity: being honest and ethical
  • Persistence: persistence in the face of obstacles

HighMatch dashboards

HighMatch dashboards are highly personalized, from the competencies reported on to sections, measures, ranges and targets ~ even the look and feel can be tailored to your needs.

Features include:

  • Single Score: a single roll-up performance score
  • Custom Ranges: flexible, client-defined score ranges
  • Topic Scores: tailored topic scores for key sections
  • Answers Tab: easily review answers to questions
  • Action Tabs: email or call applicants with one click
  • Interview Guides: tailored question prompts
  • Development: recommendations for improvement

All content shown for each measure across all sections can be tailored to your needs, using your preferred language.

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sample candidate report

Consulting Cognitive Abilities

While not as exhaustive a list as personality traits, there are also several cognitive abilities that often align with success at management consulting firms.

Don’t see a trait you want to measure?
Connect with a Product Specialist today to learn how we can measure and report on any singular trait or ability you believe equate to success.


  • Spatial Visualization: Measures a candidate’s ability to hold, manipulate, and think about three dimensions in one’s mind

  • Numerical Reasoning: Measures a candidate’s numerical aptitude and their ability to interpret, analyze, calculate, and draw conclusions using numbers and data sets

  • Logical Problem Solving: Measures a candidate’s ability to draw accurate conclusions based on their observations and experiences
five star rating

“[HighMatch] is a great tool for assessing people for a specific job and working with others.”

Consultant, Management Consulting


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Consulting Skills

We approach skills testing differently than everyone else. HighMatch skills tests, powered by our modern, testing engine, are short and candidate-friendly.

They are also highly personalized, compiled by our team of workplace psychologists from a pool of components and tailored to measure what matters most in the role.

Skills testing is an important piece of the puzzle, however our clients often couple skills testing with other capabilities to ensure they are getting the full picture of a candidate.

relevant skills tests:

  • Microsoft Excel: A quick, mobile-friendly assessment designed to test a candidate’s knowledge of MS Excel

  • Microsoft PowerPoint: A fast, mobile assessment that tests a candidate’s knowledge of MS PowerPoint

  • Math Fundamentals: A short, fast skills assessment that tests candidate’s understanding of advanced math concepts

For larger organizations, HighMatch can also quickly create short, personalized and mobile-first skills tests covering topics like Financial Math and Business Writing, all powered by our modern, mobile-first assessment engine and tailored to your roles.

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