Consulting Cover Letter: Ultimate Guide

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The cover letter is often undervalued because it is misunderstood. A good management consulting cover letter can give you a small edge over other candidates, particularly because firms use it as a writing sample. consulting cover letter

Consulting Cover Letter

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11 Tipsfor thePerfect ConsultingCover Letter with an Example (2019 Update). Between a resume and cover letter , most job applicants will tell you that the resume is more important. Your cover letter can make a big difference when applying for a management consulting position.

CV and Cover Letter Basics

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Top consulting firms receive thousands of applications per year, and so your cover letter and CV form a crucial first step in your application that will determine whether you secure a first round interview. How to Create a Killer Cover Letter. (Source: Flickr ).

5 ways to give your consulting cover letter that special something.

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More on Networking to Get a Consulting Interview

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I am often asked by readers if networking will really help them obtain a consulting interview or if it could affect them negatively. I suggest you network with anyone within a management consulting firm regardless of whether they are involved in recruiting or consulting resume screening. Then in your cover letter, you tell the reader how much networking you've done, who you have met, what you have discovered and why you like the firm (be specific).

Preparing for Your Consulting Application

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First things first, your consulting application is the most important part of the recruitment process for two reasons. The HR person will look at your Resume, Cover Letter, and Transcript and decide whether you are qualified to attend a first round interview.

Facing Rejection from Consulting Firms

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Facing rejection from consulting firms is an emotional topic especially with the time and effort candidates put in preparing for the case interview. I recently received this question from a reader about being rejected from all of the consulting jobs they applied for, here is the question and my response to dealing with not getting the offer. I applied at the top consulting firms , and was rejected from MBB (I was not even offered interviews with them).

Straight Talk: 30 things I told aspiring consultants today

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It is interview season for consulting firms. People are writing up cover letters, fine-tuning their resumes, and practicing their cases. ” – Albert Einstein Do the homework about consulting and the […]. The post Straight Talk: 30 things I told aspiring consultants today appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consulting Consulting process

Management Consultancy 101: How to navigate your first application

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So you’ve decided you want to be a management consultant? The first step is always the hardest and sadly the most important, so here’s my guide on how to tackle your first consultancy job application. What I did first was research what a consultant actually does and the skills required.

5 Steps To Securing a Consulting Internship

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Few internship schemes are as competitive as those offered by top management consulting firms – for many good reasons. And even if you find out that consulting is not for you, the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired will be highly appreciated by any employer around the world.

Understanding Firms’ Selection Criteria

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Before starting your application journey, the very first thing is to understand the recruitment process and selection criteria of those management consulting firms. During Step 2 and 3, you will usually receive 2-3 rounds of management consulting interview modules.

Free Resources to Help with Your Consulting Application

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Are you applying for consulting jobs, or thinking about it? We have taken the time to put together 14 consulting resources that you can download right now for free: Putting Your Application Documents Together. Guide to Management Consulting. How to Create a Killer Cover Letter. Template Cover Letter. Management Consulting consulting applications consulting resourcesApplications can be time consuming, and really difficult.

Welcome to new readers plus a few questions answered

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Thanks to Marquis first and foremost, who is both a fellow Stanford grad and fellow ex-McKinsey consultant. He regularly blogs about management consulting and MBA issues and has sensible, smart advice for just about everything career-related. For my new readers, here are some recommended and popular articles for you to browse: Management Consulting and the Consulting Industry 101. Day in the Life of a Management Consultant (client version).

Free Resources to Help with Your Consulting Application

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Are you applying for consulting jobs, or thinking about it? Fortunately, we have taken the time to put together 14 free consulting resources that you can download right now: Putting Your Application Documents Together. Guide to Management Consulting. How to Create a Killer Cover Letter. Template Cover Letter. Applications and Interviews consulting applications consulting firmsApplications can be time consuming, and really difficult.

Advanced Consulting Resumes – Video Overview

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Recently, we released a video series on Consulting Resumes 101. Today, we continue where we left off with advanced tips to help guide you as you craft and edit your consulting resume. In the following videos, we take a deep dive on consulting resume specifics. consulting resume

Consulting Applications

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ARE you an aspiring consultant with an interest in pursuing a career in the management consulting industry? Breaking into the management consulting industry is extremely difficult, and so with this in mind we have produced a number of free consulting resources to improve your chances of success. University careers services and consulting clubs are often an invaluable source of information about consulting firms and application deadlines.

Conversation with L.E.K. Consulting

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Consulting. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and analytical rigor to help clients solve their most critical business problems. Is it possible for consultants to transfer between offices within Australia or internationally?

Advanced Consulting Resumes – Video Overview

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Recently, we released a video series on Consulting Resumes 101. Today, we continue where we left off with advanced tips to help guide you as you craft and edit your consulting resume. In the following videos, we take a deep dive on consulting resume specifics. consulting resume

Advanced Consulting Fit Interviews – Video Overview

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You’ve done all your homework on the firm, networked your butt off, and crafted the pristine consulting resume and cover letter. Recently we’ve released multiple free videos to help you prepare for the consulting interview process. Why Consulting?

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Gaining Consulting Contacts

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AS an aspiring consultant, the purpose of networking is to gain industry contacts, learn about your target firms, and obtain names that you can use in your application cover letter (e.g. “I There are various ways to gain contacts prior to sending out your consulting applications.

2017 price changes at Management Consulted

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Thanks to your support and loyalty, Management Consulted is the #1 resource for consulting news and prep in the world. We’ve had the pleasure of supporting hundreds of clients who never thought they had a shot at consulting land offers at their dream firms. Black Belt Interviewer will go from $1600 to $1800, and will no longer include Excel for Consulting, the Resume and Cover Letter Bootcamp – Online, and Networking for Consulting.

3 Ways Management Consulting Applications Differ from Traditional Ones

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If you’ve been around the management consulting industry for any amount of time at all, you know how different of a beast it really is to conquer than nearly any other industry. That’s not to say it’s not worth it: we happen to believe that consulting is right for almost anyone, and the cross-functional experience and skills building is unmatched in any other part of business. But how do you do that when you’ve never applied for a consulting role before?

3 ways financial advisory consulting bests strategy consulting

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In our last post, we discussed 5 major differences between 2 prominent types of consulting. Find it here: 5 reasons to choose strategy operations over financial advisory consulting. 1) An honest assessment says that your qualifications are not up to par for strategy consulting.

Management Consulted Goes to London (and Beyond)

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For our last major tour of the year, we started our crazy adventure in Philadelphia – joining all the wannabe consultants at Wharton’s annual Consulting Club Conference (featuring Jenny Rae as wannabe suitcase model). Anyone feeling lost in the crazy world of consulting?

The Consulting Myth

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The first piece of advice I was given when I started my Master’s in Management at London Business School was to beware of the mirage of consulting. applying to consulting began to seem like more of a rite of passage than a genuine attempt at forging a professional path.

Writing the Perfect Consulting Resume: 4Tips toWriting Your Resume with an Example.

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For almost any professional job, applicants are required to provide a resume and cover letter to demonstrate their qualifications. In the consulting world, your resume is even more important. A management consulting resume is different from your standard resume.

How to Transition to Management Consulting after Law School

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Lately, we’ve been hearing the same question from more and more law students – How do I transition to management consulting after law school? Consulting offers a better experience at a comparable pay scale. Generally speaking, a lawyer’s workload is more narrow and less diverse than a consultant’s; add that in with little to no travel and minimal exposure to different industries, and many lawyers are looking for a change.

Student consulting – it does more than deliver

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Student consulting would seem to most students as an obvious first step towards a career in consulting. However, Sam Smith has recently argued in the post ‘ Student consulting – Does it deliver? It gives you an insight into consulting.

How to get a case interview

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What you will learn: Learn how to market yourself through your resume and cover letter so that you will get the interview. Topics Covered: How to Write a Resume That Will Get You the Interview. How to Write a Cover Letter That Will Get You the Interview.

5 reasons to sign up for a Management Consulting Bootcamp (registration now open!)

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Have you been waiting for that big break; the prime opportunity to get a jump on your consulting career? Management Consulted is taking consulting bootcamps on the road – live and delivered straight to you. What is a Management Consulting Bootcamp?

Bridgespan Non-Profit Consulting Interviews and Culture

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Founded in Boston, MA , and containing the heart and DNA of consulting industry giant Bain & Company, Bridgespan is the key non-profit consulting firm in today’s consulting industry. Bridgespan Employees: 15-60 Consultants. Strategy Consulting.

How to compensate for poor grades

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Are you keen on management consulting but have poor grades? If you have poor university grades, you may face an uphill battle getting an interview at a top consulting firm. You can highlight your most impressive work experience in your cover letter. (Source: Flickr ).

Conversation with IMS Consulting Group

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I recently had the chance to talk with Stephanie Green, Manager of Talent Acquisition for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at IMS Consulting Group. If you have an interest in life sciences, either through your studies or previous work experience, then IMS Consulting Group could be the perfect place to enhance and grow your career. Tom: IMS Consulting Group was ranked in the Vault Consulting 50 and focuses exclusively on life sciences offering a range of services.

L.E.K. Strategy Consulting Interviews and Culture

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CONSULTING INTERVIEWS & CULTURE . Consulting. A global consulting firm founded in London, England in 1983 and containing the heart and of Bain & BCG, L.E.K. CONSULTING. Consulting Website: www.lek.com. Consulting Headquarters: London, England . Consulting Employees: 1000+. Consulting Locations: 14 countries, 21 offices. Consulting Chief Executive: Iain Evans. Consulting Engagement Cost: $400K. CONSULTING LINKS

Tour Recap – Day 7 (New York Consulting Bootcamp)

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Despite all we’d seen and done on our tour already, Sunday was the biggest day of the whole tour – our 8-hour Consulting Bootcamp at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. Thank you all for joining us on this throwback tour journey – and thank you all for making Management Consulted what it is.

Networking to Get McKinsey, Bain & BCG Offers

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Management Consulting Networking Success Story: I just want to drop you one additional thank you e-mail, as I heavily relied on your preparation sources throughout my interviewing journey (and the corresponding case interview preparation). I applied to nine firms, and I had networked heavily with the four major players here in Germany, which are McKinsey, BCG, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants (which are huge here!), Now the first time I read this letter, I read it very carefully.

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3 strategies to apply for U.S. consulting jobs from European business schools

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based consulting firms. And for good reason: the San Francisco Bay Area is the tech capital of the world, and almost every consulting firm and Fortune 500 client is based in the U.S. consulting jobs from European business schools? There are a few things you can do now to position yourself for a consulting job in the U.S. offices of consulting firms won’t typically take international interns, other types of companies aren’t always as strict.