Advanced Consulting Resumes – Video Overview

Management Consulted

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. We: Share consulting resume formatting tips. Tell you straight up what we highly recommend you avoid on your consulting resume. Bust some seriously pervasive myths on consulting resumes.

Consulting Resume 101 Video Overview

Management Consulted

Ever wonder what MBB, the Big 4 firms, and other firms like Accenture or Oliver Wyman are looking for in a consulting resume? During recruiting season, consultants review 100s of resume at a time. Because of the overwhelming size of the applicant pool , your resume has ~10 seconds to make an impression. 2) Insight into precisely what reviewers are looking for in your consulting resume. What is a Consulting Resume? The 3 Types of Consulting Resume Reviews.

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Advanced Consulting Resumes – Video Overview

Management Consulted

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. We: Share consulting resume formatting tips. Tell you straight up what we highly recommend you avoid on your consulting resume. Bust some seriously pervasive myths on consulting resumes.

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

CaseInterview.com

For almost any professional job, applicants are required to provide a resume and cover letter to demonstrate their qualifications. Your resume is one of the most important documents during the application process, as it acts as a summary of your education, experience, and skillset. In the consulting world, your resume is even more important. The resume screening step is where most applicants are eliminated. So, what goes into writing the perfect consulting resume?

Top 5 Consulting Resume Mistakes by Ph.D’s, Postdocs, and Other Advanced Degree Holders

Management Consulted

5 Resume Mistakes Advanced Degree Holders Should Avoid At All Costs. All power to you for your impressive brain, but all those brains don’t mean your resume is good. But if you’re one of the chosen few who can solve a Rubik’s Cube in 6 seconds, should you make it a featured section of your resume? 2 – Assuming “we accept academic resumes” = Free for all. For top level consulting firms, a business style resume is a must.

Networking 101 Video Overview

Management Consulted

In the following videos, we give a basic overview on networking basics – specific to consulting. How your networking effort will affect the way your resume is reviewed. By the way, want to be notified when we release new YouTube videos about consulting? Networking and the Consulting Resume Review. Email templates that will get you responses – whether it’s your first time emailing a Monitor recruiter or asking a Bain consultant for resume help.

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Advanced Networking For Consulting – Video Overview

Management Consulted

In the following videos, we will expand on the basic networking strategies for consulting. That concludes our public video series on networking. Email templates that work – whether it’s your first time emailing a Monitor recruiter or asking a Bain consultant for resume help. This is the second installment of a two-part overview. If you haven’t already gone through the first part , we recommend you start there.

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On Resumes, an Upper-Class Background Benefits Men but Not Women

Harvard Business

Economics & Society VideoWorking-class men got the fewest callbacks.

The Importance of a Consulting Cover Letter

CaseInterview.com

As a former consulting resume and cover letter reader for McKinsey, and someone who has reviewed thousands of applications, I have noticed an interesting trend. Most cover letters stink, and many resumes emphasize the wrong things. Between the two, the cover letter is more important for the simple reason that if your cover letter does not do a good job, your resume is either never looked at all or is only glanced at, rather than read thoroughly.

Elite Performance - What It Really Takes

CaseInterview.com

And I wanted to let you know about a new video I recently put together titled The Top 5 Consulting Resume Mistakes. Just like there are many misconceptions (that I've hopefully since clarified) about how to perform well on the case interview, there are also a number of misconceptions about what an excellent consulting resume looks like. This video helps clarify the top 5 misconceptions and mistakes aspiring consultants make on their resumes and is worth watching.

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.

PARADE Method

CaseInterview.com

The PARADE Method (tm) is an approach to answering resume-oriented job interview questions. It can be used by candidates to prepare concise and powerful answers to commonly asked consulting resume questions. Members get access to 6 hours of video tutorials on case interviews, the actual frameworks I used to pass my interviews, and over 500 articles on case interviews.

The Big Brand Name Employer

CaseInterview.com

Could you prioritize them (given that other things being equal since now I only care about the value that it could contribute to my future consulting resume )? The brand value should no longer be the determining factor, as they truly are equal enough to get someone to actually read your resume. Members get access to 6 hours of video tutorials on case interviews , the actual frameworks I used to pass my interviews, and over 500 articles on case interviews.

Personal Experience Interview - McKinsey PEI

CaseInterview.com

Despite the emphasis I and others places on the case interview, it is important that you be prepared for the more general interview questions that are based on your consulting resume. The important thing to realize is that consulting firm interviewers ask resume-based questions differently than employers from other industries. in particular, Project ABC that you mentioned here on your resume or cover letter.".

Case Interview Advice from Another McKinsey New Hire

CaseInterview.com

So if you have such experiences, but you don't include them in either your resume/CV or consulting cover letter , I think that is a big mistake. Also, if you have such experiences, and you include them in your consulting resume , but don't emphasize them in your cover letter, that too is a mistake. This is what they are looking for both in the leadership case question , resume and consulting cover letter.

7 Reasons Why Your Clients Aren't "Getting It" When you Talk and Write About What You Do

Consulting Matters

Related Tutorial Video: "How to Clarify Your Ideal Consulting & Coaching Client". And Google also liked my article and video on silo-busting and rewarded me with organic search to my website.

The Wider Implications of COVID-19: the Changing Nature of Work

Tom Spencer

The pandemic changed this dynamic with professionals jumping on video calls from make shift offices in living rooms, studies, and bedrooms. Businesses have rapidly adopted fundamental changes to work practices like remote working, video conferencing, and the mode of client service delivery.

29 Best Personal Websites 2020 (And Why They Have Them)

Tsavo Neal

Your website is your resume, your business card, your store, your directory, and your personal magazine. I created my website zubymusic.com as an official hub for my various projects including my music, live events, podcast, videos, book and merchandise. Personal websites.

How to Build a Consulting Website

Consulting Matters

For many consultants and coaches - both new and seasoned - they see their website as nothing more than an online brochure or resume. It's not going to be your online resume. I get, for example, with you, cause watching this video, I get how much you need this business to succeed.

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Learning more vs leveraging what you know

Tom Spencer

There are plenty of YouTube videos, blogs, and book summaries that can help you get a surface level knowledge of various topics. As a bonus, this exercise will also help you craft stories for your interviews and could help you sharpen your resume by using more technical terms.

Friday Fusion: August 21, 2020

Tsavo Neal

What are the best formats for a resume? Here’s the resume format I used to earn my first job in tech as a product manager in 20 days — as a History major, nonetheless! See the original PDF of my winning resume here: [link] ).

Friday Fusion: July 17, 2020

Tsavo Neal

My personal website is also my resume — anyone can Google my name and learn what I do. Writing a compelling personal story, sharing your past work, testimonials, downloadable resume, publishing new ideas in a blog. As a freelancer, how do you list your profession on LinkedIn?

Case Interview Success Rates by Round

CaseInterview.com

The first step in the application process where cuts are made would be the Consulting Resume and Cover Letter Screen. get an awful lot of resumes out of the blue -- but historically they. When I was at McKinsey , the preference was to have alumni of a particular institution screen resumes and CV's from those institutions. So Harvard MBA alumni would screen Harvard MBA resumes, PhD alumni would. what's impressive on the resume and what's not.

How to get a case interview

CaseInterview.com

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 Resume That Will Get You the Interview. Your resume is even more important in the consulting world than in any other profession. Your resume needs to show all of these skills. The resume screening step is where most applicants are eliminated.

McKinsey Offer from Top 200 University

CaseInterview.com

I got in touch with her, she had me add my GMAT (770; I should have had it on all along) to my resume , and got me in touch with the recruiter. First, the top firms DO favor BBNs ( big brand names ) on the resume. In this case, this individual did not have any BBNs on his resume. The online application works well when you have BBNs on your resume. Because the candidate was already in the "statistically not worth interviewing" resume pile.

LEK Interview Cover Letter

CaseInterview.com

Your videos and posts on the case interview process gave me an excellent introduction to consulting interviews, and I could not have found a more comprehensive site detailing the work, life and opportunities of consulting. For you, I wanted to point out that recently, I revised and added new online tutorials and articles on how to write a consulting cover letter and what employers look for in a consulting resume. The Ultimate Guide to on How to Write a Perfect Consulting Resume.

Networking to Get McKinsey, Bain & BCG Offers

CaseInterview.com

I read Marc Cosentino's Book ( Case in Point ), and I watched your videos (unfortunately, LOMS wasn't available yet). I did the same for resume questions, i.e., I tried to structure my answers to questions like "Why our firm?" What you have to realize about this role of reading consulting resumes and cover letters is this. Keep in mind, this is the mindset of the resume screener as he/she finishes the cover letter and starts to read the resume.

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More on Networking to Get a Consulting Interview

CaseInterview.com

I suggest you network with anyone within a management consulting firm regardless of whether they are involved in recruiting or consulting resume screening. As someone who has reviewed thousands of cover letters and resumes (which by the way is a very, very, very, very painful process because every cover letter seems the same. I am often asked by readers if networking will really help them obtain a consulting interview or if it could affect them negatively.

BCG International Offers

CaseInterview.com

Your videos are by far the clearest and the most helpful in aceing the case interviews. The person never returned my call and passed along my consulting resume to the McKinsey recruiting coordinator instead. A resume attached to an in-person conversation or a face is more meaningful than an anonymous resume or CV. These success stories come from readers who landed offers to work at international BCG firms.

Projecting Situational Gravitas

CaseInterview.com

For those of you that have my course on how to write an effective cover letter or resume, you’ll recognize the importance of highlighting “Big Brand Names” in your communications. Notice the video clips of me appearing on live national television. One way to project situational gravitas is to establish your credibility early in a relationship.

Bain Job Offer from Non-Target School

CaseInterview.com

I also found a lot of value in the LOMS materials that I purchased after going through the Case Interview Secrets videos. After reading your article on CVs and resumes , I set my sights on getting a big name employer since I didn't have any work experience or a big name school on my resume. In your case, you've demonstrated that a path for non-target, non-brand name employers on resumes does exist.

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Improving Confidence

CaseInterview.com

Hint - I used the exact same principles I suggest you use when writing a strong cover letter or resume. For more info on resume writing, see my video on the top 5 mistakes candidates make in writing resumes.). To access the video, just click this link: Case Interview Confidence with Roger Love. Members get access to 6 hours of video tutorials on case interviews , the actual frameworks I used to pass my interviews, and over 500 articles on case interviews.

Keep Calm (and practice self-care)

Kai Davis

Expect the business-, marketing-, and freelancing-focused letters to resume on ~Friday. A great free option is YouTube’s Yoga Videos ( [link] ). I’ve started to use <glo.com>, which offers unlimited access to yoga and pilates videos for $18/month.

GameStop, Robinhood, & Reddit

CaseInterview.com

GameStop is a business that sells video games via physical retail stores, typically located in shopping malls in the United States. In addition, similar to how movies are delivered via internet streaming, many video games are bought, sold, and delivered entirely over the internet.

From Creative Industry to McKinsey Offer - Experienced Hire

CaseInterview.com

My Reply: Given your background, there are two things I would suggest: Make sure your resume emphasizes your quantitative analysis and math skills. You can find more information on this at: caseinterview.com/consulting-resume. Members get access to 6 hours of video tutorials on case interviews , the actual frameworks I used to pass my interviews, and over 500 articles on case interviews.

How to Build Chemistry with the Interviewer

Tom Spencer

Even if you are interviewing over a video call, there will still be some time to verbally exchange words before the actual interview questions kick in. Reading Time: 4 minutes. You can generally tell whether you did well in an interview based on the connection you built with the interviewer.

BCG Offer vs. AT Kearney Offer

CaseInterview.com

From a prestige factor, BCG is the better name to have on the consulting resume , particularly if you are early in your career and you do not have another big brand name employer preceding ATK or BCG. In general, there is an unusually high value to having a big brand name, prestigious employer on your resume early in your career -- where it has the highest leverage impact on your career. Question: Thank you very much for your daily emails and for the website.

Better instincts

Seth Godin Blog

Make predictions about what's going to happen next, who's got a hit, what designs are going to resonate, which videos will go viral, which hires are going to work out. If you want to have better instincts about hiring, sit in with the HR folks or volunteer to help a non-profit you care about do screening of incoming resumes. "Go with your gut," is occasionally good advice.

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. Members get access to 6 hours of video tutorials on case interviews, the actual frameworks I used to pass my interviews, and over 500 articles on case interviews.

Black Belt Supreme 2017 Closes May 31st!

Management Consulted

Black Belt Supreme includes 6 live webinars (recorded for later viewing if you’re doing something important – like working), access to all 6 of our e-books, all of our online video bootcamps (if you’re a BBD), and 1:1 access to Black Belt Supreme case partners. Do I have to complete my resume/cover letter edit right away? For the last 4 years we’ve been running our popular Black Belt interview training courses – with tremendous success.