Source One Attends DePaul University's Consulting Night
Last week, Source One attended an evening for students interested in consulting hosted by DePaul University's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. We had the opportunity to meet with young professionals who are new to the industry and curious about what a career in consulting entails. While we received a variety of questions, we chose the most common to respond to for others who may also be interested in learning more about consulting at Source One.

What does Source One do?
Our firm is comprised of experts who provide a variety of sourcing, procurement and consulting services. While we offer auditing, benchmarking and category management services, our capabilities expand beyond the average consulting firm's proficiency. Through a unique strategic sourcing approach, we assist clients with cost reducing efforts for their supply chain, as well as other areas of their business. The Source One team includes established professionals with specific expertise in implementing substantial sourcing and procurement initiatives across diverse industries.

What is the role of a consultant at Source One?
The members of our consulting team offer a long list of services for clients to deliver results, by providing decision support, identifying opportunities for cost reduction, developing RFPs and executing strategic sourcing strategies. With each different project for every unique client, comes new tasks depending on their specific needs. There are opportunities for consultants of a variety of concentrations, whether your focus is on IT and Telecommunications or MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations), Source One has departments with experts of each specialty.

What types of skills should I have?
Every successful consultant has strong analysis and research skills, usually developed from early on in their career. Conducting analysis and other tasks performed through Excel is an area where prospects should be more than familiar. Consultants act as change agents, and possess the leadership skills to direct a team with strong presentation and communication skills.

For more detailed reviews of our services, case studies, and information about Source One, visit our website at You can find a full list of available positions with extended descriptions at
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