5 Universal Qualities of a Winning Management Consulting Resume

Management Consulted

Your resume, simply put, is the platform through which your story is told. Based on our years of experience editing consulting resumes, we’ve identified the 5 universal qualities of a winning management consulting resume. When writing your resume, remember one thing: to look through the eyes of a management consultant. We’re sure you have put many hours into writing your resume and are personally attached to your beautifully crafted document.

Reader FAQ – “Designer” Consulting Resumes, Late Applications, and Plan Bs

Management Consulted

You’ve bombarded us with insightful questions about resumes, interviews, applications, and how to pick up the pieces and consider alternatives to consulting when you don’t make the cut. Q: I would like to know if you tailor resumes for consulting companies that are specialized in Brand Strategy & Design? We edit about 600 consulting resumes a year – so we see a LOT of resumes. We offer resume editing and interview prep.

How to Get a McKinsey Interview Through Networking

CaseInterview.com

I guess she noticed how much effort I was putting into doing my homework that she sent my resume to the head of Stanford recruiting and said, "You should really interview this guy." Long story short, my consulting resume was the very first resume received out of 400 Stanford applicants. Now fast forward to when resume screening happens. Guess whose resume is getting considered first? And I had a decent (but by no means stellar) resume.

Launch of The Consulting Bible – your secret weapon in today’s economy

Management Consulted

From salaries to travel, from boutiques to MBB, I’ve helped people understand the job, write the perfect resumes , and ace the toughest interviews. The 2/4 point structure for tackling resume questions – and how to use this framework for any fit question (pg.

How to avoid being blacklisted from consulting (or any other) recruiting

Tom Spencer

Send a Resume in the Cold Email. There are differing opinions on this, but the benefit of flipping a resume over as part of the initial communication (or including your LinkedIn in the signature) exceeds the risk.

MC on The Road – LA

Management Consulted

We spend a lot of time on the road here at MC, travelling to colleges and universities in North America and beyond, giving training and advice on resumes, fit interviews, case interviews and beyond. Ever wondered what it would be like to come with us? Well wonder no more! Last year on our trip to L.A. we brought our media team to along with us for the ride! Enjoy! The post MC on The Road – LA appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting bootcamp Uncategorized

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Use Whoever's On The Bench

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Ive been asked to "massage" the resume of various dead wood staff, adding my own bullet points to their skimpy skills. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, April 22, 2013. Use Whoevers On The Bench. Warming the Bench by LouisRiley.

An Unconventional Path: One Medical Student’s Journey Into Consulting

Tom Spencer

it doesn’t provide you with business acumen and healthcare policy fundamentals, nor does it prepare you for case and behavioral interviews, or teach you how to properly format a business style resume. Like most who find their way into medical school I was the prototypical student.

How I used cold emailing to land an internship in Mongolia

Tom Spencer

Leading up to the summer before my senior year of college I was searching through Google for my next travel destination when a pop-up ad directed me to a website about Mongolia, the land of nomadic culture and once the largest contiguous empire founded by Genghis Khan.

Management Consulted East Coast Tour – Fall 2015

Management Consulted

We kicked off our busy travel season with our annual East Coast Fall Tour to host events with consulting clubs from the University of Virginia, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, and Harvard Business School.

Coffee Chat – Career Advice from a Deloitte Consultant

Tom Spencer

Even though I didn’t know much about consulting at the time, I heard about the variety of work consultants get exposed to – different projects, different clients, opportunities to travel. Take your time to travel after school. Box Car Social on the Harbour front in Toronto, Canada.

From the Bench and Bedside to the Boardrooms (How to transition from academia into consulting, Part 1 of 2)

Tom Spencer

One of the hardest parts of the application process, especially for those coming from an academic background is putting together a strong business style resume. Below are a handful of tips to assist in transitioning your academic resume into a consulting resume: Keep it to 1 page.

Management Consulting in Canada

Tom Spencer

Along with the prestige, a career in consulting is alluring to graduates due to well-known tenets of the job including exposure to C-level executives from day one, frequent business class travel, complimentary fine dining, and extensive training and mentorship.

Management Consulted Goes to London (and Beyond)

Management Consulted

As if traveling across the ocean on the plane wasn’t enough, we felt it necessary to use as many forms of transportation as necessary…so we took a train up to Durham University. Another said, “I loved the elevator pitch, walk me through your resume, and hero stories.

Conversation with L.E.K. Consulting

Tom Spencer

The life of a management consultant is certainly a busy one and often involves travel. Tom: What is LEK’s travel model? For those teams that travel, typically they work on site from Monday to Thursday and return to the home office for Fridays.

Short blogging break plus thanks to readers

Management Consulted

Wanted to let people know that I’ll be taking a (very) short blogging break from today through Monday, as I am traveling and making it way home for the holidays. I offer a personalized consultation service – from re-writing your resume to simulated interviews/case studies to thorough Q&A. Get the Management Consulted email newsletter: We offer resume editing and interview prep.

7 Networking Mistakes to Avoid

Tom Spencer

When it comes to recruiting the three big criteria are: networking, application package (cover letter, resume, and transcript), and interview. DO follow-up on my replies and build with natural conversation (good topics to mention are sports, food, and travel).

Simon-Kucher & Partners Interviews & Culture

Management Consulted

Transportation, Travel & Tourism. Travel is unavoidable at Simon-Kucher. The average process starts with an initial phone call (15-30 minutes) covering your background (practice walking through your resume!), SIMON-KUCHER & PARTNERS INTERVIEWS & CULTURE.

F1Y Success Stories

CaseInterview.com

I followed your advice for cover letter and resume writing to every last word by filling gaps in my analytical work experience, getting a brand name on the resume and communicating concisely with a large amount of purpose behind each sentence and word I wrote. I skipped going out on weekends, traveling on fall break, just to focus on getting better at it. The stories below are from readers who have successfully landed their first management consulting offer.

Tour Recap – Day 7 (New York Consulting Bootcamp)

Management Consulted

Welcome…to the final day, the crowning achievement, of our 2013 8-day East Coast (we counted our final travel day too). As a part of the Bootcamp package, we currently offer our entire MC Book Bundle as well as a resume and cover letter edit to each person in attendance.

Why Consulting?

CaseInterview.com

Consulting also provides a powerful resume stamp of pedigree that makes many other professionals stand up and take notice. Just as a Harvard or Stanford on a resume catches people's eye, so does a McKinsey or Bain. The third challenge is coping with the additional hours and travel demanded by the consulting lifestyle. Sometimes, when struggling through yet another case interview practice , candidates might wonder: "Why consulting again?"

Top Consulting Firms

CaseInterview.com

While McKinsey, Bain, or BCG will probably provide the most powerful resume augmentation, every one of the top consulting firms carries a blend of size and prestige that can take you places. If you are interested in a career with a lot of travel, this could be a good place for you.

Short blogging break plus preview of what’s coming up at Management Consulted

Management Consulted

Hi readers: I hate to pause the blog train, but for the next few days I will be traveling and enjoying the last moments of 2008. I offer hands-on coaching sessions to help people break into management consulting and top business jobs – from re-writing your resume to simulated interviews/case studies to thorough Q&A. Get the Management Consulted email newsletter: We offer resume editing and interview prep.

Tour Recap – Day 1 (Georgia Tech)

Management Consulted

Our guidelines: 60 attendees minimum, you book the room, and we have an absolute blast for 2 hours together walking through our FREE Bootcamp Lite overview of Resumes/Cover Letters, Networking, Fit Interviews and Case Interviews. And…we’re back.

How to Transition to Management Consulting after Law School

Management Consulted

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. These are the professionals who will be reviewing your resume, cover letter, and application, and a recommendation from one of these consultants inside the firm will go a LONG way in securing a first-round interview invite.

Management Consulting versus Investment Banking

Management Consulted

Consulting compensates with perks that banking does not offer – from better travel allowances to more generous health and retirement packages. Travel. Consultants – depending on firm – travel anywhere from 25-75% of their time.

L.E.K. Strategy Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Aviation & Travel. To apply for the internship opportunities, you must submit a complete application consisting of a resume, cover letter stating geographic preference, and a copy of your transcripts online or at your school’s career service office between January 1st and the end of February. are the amount of responsibility Consultant level hires are given from the get go and the low amount of travel their employees do. With regard to travel requirements, L.E.K

Alvarez & Marsal Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

That being said, Alvarez & Marsal are still a prestigious and exciting firm, so working there will not look bad on your resume. While you can and should expect to travel a lot, they do try to keep travel regional, so you won’t be crossing time zones every 4 days. One thing that does come up pretty frequently is your resume. If you’re applying you Alvarez & Marsal and you want to get your resume up to the required level, grab a resume edit here.

Fool Me Once Or Fool Me All The Time

Martinka Consulting

Owner “perks” like cell phone, car, travel to conferences, etc. (as Misleading ads, inflated resumes, stories about high school athletic accomplishments (Glory Days as Bruce Springsteen called them), and many other things. On June 2, 2018 Jason Zweig’s article in the Wall Street Journal was titled, “ The Fanciful Alphabet Soup Companies Use to Fool You.”

The Top 8 Undergrad Consulting Majors

Management Consulted

A fun fact – Jenny Rae was an economics major at UVA, but famously decided to shave her head and travel the world after graduation (yeah, her parents were really proud). Having an impressive leadership item on your resume or showing membership in a fraternity or sorority will go a long way in dispelling any stereotypes about your social skills.

Analysis Group Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Having Analysis Group on your resume communicates a brand that conveys intelligence and a driven, high-performing nature. Among the many things Analysis Groupers can’t seem to get enough of are the work-life balance at the firm (although you should not be surprised if you’re working 16+ hours days as you approach important deadlines), the fact that you don’t have to travel as an Analysis Group consultant and the investments that middle and senior management make in their junior colleagues.

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The Consulting Myth

Tom Spencer

Not the benefits, not the travel, not the prestige. 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.

2017 Management Consulting Salaries for Undergraduates, MBAs/Grads, & Interns

Management Consulted

Travel Bonus: up to $3,750 (typically $3,000). If you have already decided that you want to break into consulting and want the best odds possible, take advantage of our world-class interview prep and resume prep services. 5 Universal Qualities of a Winning Management Consulting Resume.

Business Book Review: Start-Up Nation

Management Consulted

Dan lives in New York and has studied in Israel and lived, worked and traveled in the Arab World. We offer resume editing and interview prep.

Job Hub: Virgin Group Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

This group has a startling 300 companies in its portfolio in sectors ranging from travel, telecommunications, health, financial services, leisure, music, space travel, and renewable energy. The group’s travel-related operations, led by 51%-owned Virgin Atlantic Airways, are among its largest cash generators. When interviewing for a job at Virgin, you are required to travel at your own expense to interview with them.

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A Commercial Pilot’s 2-Year Plan to Break into Consulting

Management Consulted

Is my resume where it needs to be?” We’ve got your resume to go through, and as I gather you have a whole bunch of questions about consulting. Do you want to talk about your resume and your experience first, or do you want to talk about the questions that you have? Well, let’s just go through the resume and maybe that will lead into some of my questions. Commercial Pilot’s Resume. That whole story you just told me has to be on your resume.

Is Passion (at Work) Optional?

Joellyn Sargent

After all, who relishes doing expense reports, conducting performance reviews, or wading through endless resumes to find the perfect employee? Who enjoys dealing with taxes, regulations and troublesome travel? Meaningful Work, No Passion Necessary.