EXAMPLE STRATEGY CONSULTANT RESUME: HOW TO STRUCTURE YOUR RESUME TO RETURN TO A PREVIOUS CAREER TRACK
Example Strategy Consultant Resume Project Brief
This example strategy consultant resume is unique for a few reasons. This senior-level marketing manager/director had recently earned her MBA from a prestigious university and wished to return to her previous career path–the consulting work she had done early in her career.
How do you handle a situation like that in your resume? The preferred reverse chronological format buried all her previous work history as a consultant on page 3. The hiring manager will never even get that far, will they? The answer is that yes, they will. But only if you focus the resume so that it is clear it is a strategy consultant resume. For example, writing a powerful summary section that calls to the front and showcases all the most relevant consulting experience, even though that is from he early career. That is precisely what we have done.
Also note that we haven’t just called out relevant strategy consultant qualifications and traits. Her profile is very specific and includes examples to “prove” and illustrate her claims.
This example strategy consultant resume also shows a powerful technique that can be used if your references have written referrals. We’ve used sidebars in this resume that highlight some of this client’s most impressive referrals, which we strategically selected to call attention to some of the most important selling points.
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