A CV is one of the most crucial components of any job interview; that one piece of paper is a gateway for a recruiter to understand your professional background and achievements in a short span of time. CVs are particularly important for Consulting jobs, where firms like McKinsey, BCG and Bain are looking for specific information to gauge if you're the right fit for the role. Despite the importance of this document, many of us inadvertently make errors in our CVs that can lead to a less than positive impression or worse: rejection. So what are these errors and how can you fix them? How do you build a CV that can dazzle any Consulting recruiter? In this unmissable video, an actual Consultant shares the ultimate CV building tips and tricks that can land you your dream job.
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InsideEdge With Akshaykumar Sirsalewala: Post-MBA Careers In Consulting
Crisp suits, meetings with CXOs, travelling, big paychecks, and a steep learning curve are all the things that come to mind when you hear the word 'Consulting'. It is one of the most glamorous and desired jobs in the corporate world, and one of the highest paying as well. That would explain why a career in Consulting is the top pick for MBA students at India's leading IIMs and other business schools.
The world of Consulting is as enigmatic as it is glamorous. What does a Consultant really do? How much do Consultants make in a year? Which Consulting firms are the best to work with? What is the work life balance in a Consultant's life? Which b-schools do McKinsey, BCG, and Bain (MBB) hire from, and in what numbers? To answer these questions and go beyond a superficial understanding of the Consulting domain/industry, you need to hear from someone who has been in the thick of it - an actual management consultant.
This is why we bring to you Akshaykumar Sirsalewala who is an IIM Kozhikode alumnus currently employed with one of the giants of the Consulting industry! Through a series of weekly videos, Akshay will explain everything that you need to know about the reality of careers in Consulting. He will talk about how you can build a CV for a Consulting job, how to prepare for Consulting interviews, and will also bring to you real Consulting interview experiences.
That's not all: these video series will also go in-depth into other desirable post-MBA careers as well! Stay tuned for more videos in the InsideEdge series.
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