Looking to head overseas? Before COVID, international assignments (or re-locations) were a reward for consultants -- a chance to stimulate their intellectual muscles in unfamiliar terrain. When it comes to international assignments, McKinsey remains the firm to beat, holding the top spot despite posting lower scores. The same applies to remainder of the Top 5, where each firm lost .01 of a point or more. The only real change is Roland Berger, which replaced Bain in the Top 5.