A resume is usually a one-page document highlighting the education background, experience, and skills of an individual which is submitted to an organization, for the purpose of getting a job. Every organization today requires skilled people and with the advertisement of opening in reputed firms, individuals immediately apply for it, making it tough for the recruiting team. A resume helps an organization in sorting out the best and potential talent for a specific job. The only next step after submitting a resume is to appear for a personal interview round. Hence, a resume is of prime importance for individuals to make their first impression on the employer.
Consulting resumes are generally considered as tough to prepare with focus on every minute part of the resume. Because of an elevated standard of the pay, a considerable number of applicants apply for it but only a few can make it to the interview and either one or two of them gets recruited. This article covers examples, formats, templates, and samples of consulting resume for your reference and knowledge.
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Individuals often complain about not being able to fit all the essential data about them in a one-page resume. The above file is a sample of consulting resume in PDF format available for download free of cost. It has a simple design but is well-off in content which reflects the professionalism of the applicant. The resume is divided into four main sections viz. education, consulting & analytical experience, extracurricular leadership activities, and technical skills & interest. It is a simple format and can be easily replicated in any content drafting software to be substituted with relevant data. The document has a default page width and is made in free fonts.
The solution to making an impactful resume is often uncomplicated things that one misses out. Any design which is orthodox or conventional according to you can be considered as unprofessional by the recruiter and can land you in trouble. This above file is a sixteen-page document titled Resume Writing for Finance, Consulting, and Business. It is published by the Middlebury College. The file emphasizes and highlights important things about a resume like a format, target, style & tone, key action words, and things not to be included in a resume. It also explains in detail about things to mention in the content part of the major five sections of a resume.
This file is a sample of a four-page long consulting resume format in PDF format. Such resumes were considered to be vibrant in the early ’90s because of the fact that it captures a considerable data. But with advancements in technology and an increase in the number of job applicants, it becomes difficult for recruiters to go through all the details of a four-page or two-page resume of all the candidates. Hence as a standard format one-page resume is considered to be perfect. Download this file as a reference for enlightenment and knowledge about the formats of the resume in early days.
A consulting professional who is engaged in a job that makes life and death decision for an organization or for the people who turns up to them for advice has a comprehensive resume. Such comprehensive resumes are permitted because of two main reasons. 1.) The number of applicants for such crucial job posts is always less than five because of the eligibility criteria and required skill set. 2.) It becomes essential for the recruiter to know about the projects and experience of the candidate in and out before hiring him/her for a crucial position. This file is a sample resume of twelve-page of a satellite communications engineer for reference.
The above file is a presentation by Andrew Green from Berkeley University of California presented in June 2016 and titled Transforming your CV into an effective resume and building an effective LinkedIn profile. It is a thirty-seven-page PDF file and can be conveniently downloaded from the above link. The presentation includes vital information on resume building and also includes details about the four basic formats of resume along with examples. It also focuses on consultant profile and things to focus on while preparing a resume. It also provides necessary guidance on adding information on the LinkedIn profile relating to one’s resume.
This file is a guide for building resumes on management consulting. Management consulting is one of its kind profession where an individual offers advisory services to the leaders of the non-profit organization, governments, and corporate. Such services are available in all most all sectors of business. Such consultants are hired by clients on the basis of industry-tested experience, practices, methodologies and proven expertise with work results. Hence it becomes important to communicate all these skills in a resume. This file provides a detailed analysis of management consultancy and provides useful tips & methods for building an effectual resume.
Are you confused about what is consulting? How does one get a job in a consultancy? How do one prepare for a case interview? Download the above file to find answers to all these questions. It is a fourteen-page PDF file with exclusive information on consultancy and topics related to it. The file includes in-detailed research on consultancy, its operations, job functions of consultants, and finally on resume building for a consultant job position. It includes case interview fundamentals and details on resume & behavioral based – question and answers in an interview.