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<br /> 2018<br /> Edition 17<br /> Consulting<br /> targetjobsconsulting.co.uk<br /> Jobs &<br /> internships<br /> Applications,<br /> CVs & letters<br /> Assessment days<br /> & interviews<br /> Skills most<br /> sought-after<br /> Case study<br /> interview advice<br /> Working lives<br /> Recruiters' tips<br /> Proud supporters of<br /> Incorporating<br /> ONE DAY<br /> AT BCG<br /> A BCG Story by Roberta,<br /> Associate, ”“‰”“”ʯˆŠ<br /> Ȫ Ȫ<br /> Researching recent economic trends in a developing nation<br /> Hashing out the detail of a client presentation with a teammate ”ʫŠŠ‡—Š†<br /> Delivering answers to our clients on what matters most to them<br /> Having dinner with my friends at my favorite restaurant<br /> Š”˜™”“”“˜š‘™Ž“Œ —”š•Ž˜†“Š–š†‘”••”—™š“Ž™žŠ’•‘”žŠ—ǀ‘‘–š†‘ŽʮŠ‰†••‘Žˆ†“™˜œŽ‘‘—ŠˆŠŽ›Šˆ”“˜Ž‰Š—†™Ž”“‹”—Š’•‘”ž’Š“™œŽ™”š™—ŠŒ†—‰™”—†ˆŠƽˆ”‘”—ƽ†ŒŠƽ—Š‘ŽŒŽ”“ƽ˜Šƽ<br /> ˜Šš†‘”—Ž<a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=1"> 2018 Edition 17 Consulting targetjobsconsultin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=2"> ONE DAY AT BCG A BCG Story by Roberta, Associate</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=3"> WELCOME F om the edito HOW TO GET HIRE</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=4"> Working as a consultant 2 CONTENTS Get</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=5"> 3 Get started In this section 4 Eig</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=6"> 4 GET STARTED 8 great reasons to choose </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=7"> 3 All degrees sought There is a strong numerical</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=8"> 6 GET STARTED How the consulting sector works </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=9"> Wherever there is an organisation looking </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=10"> 8 GET STARTED What will I earn? The salary and</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=11"> 9 How to get hired In this section 10 Y</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=12"> 10 HOW TO GET HIRED Your application action pla</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=13"> Winter · Now is usually the time to apply for </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=14"> 12 HOW TO GET HIRED Five steps to getti</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=15"> 13 HOW TO GET HIRED Know what consultin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=16"> One app. Hundreds of opportunities... Deliver</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=17"> HOW TO GET HIRED Which consultancy should you a</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=18"> 16 Find mo e tips on targetjobs.co.uk The initi</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=19"> GET THERE FASTER Some people know precisely wher</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=20"> 18 HOW TO GET HIRED Submit an outstanding appli</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=21"> Successful applications require equal measures </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=22"> 20 Cover letters A consulting covering letter mu</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=23"> Tips for a top CV Like your covering letter, CVs</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=24"> 22 HOW TO GET HIRED Seven ways to impress your </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=25"> 23 What NOT to do at your interview </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=26"> 24 HOW TO GET HIRED Impress your interviewers: </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=27"> Your interviewer wants you to solve the problem,</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=28"> Hubs of activity: all the answers to getting hire</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=29"> The TARGETjobs employer hubs will tell you... · m</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=30"> 28 HOW TO GET HIRED All about consultin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=31"> At Capgemini, for example, candidates are split i</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=32"> FIND WAYS TO OPEN MINDS, OPEN EYES AND OPEN DOO</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=33"> 31 Internships In this section 32 Con</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=34"> 32 INTERNSHIPS Consulting internships: how to g</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=35"> What can I expect from an internship? You'll star</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=36"> 34 · Demonstrate your initiative. If you have</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=37"> Undergraduate of the Year Take part in </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=38"> 36 INTERNSHIPS How I got hired as an intern at P</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=39"> INTERNSHIPS How I got hired as an intern at OC&C</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=40"> join.rolandberger.com </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=41"> 39 Working as Working as a consultant a con</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=42"> 40 WORKING AS A CONSULTANT What to expect when </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=43"> 41 STARTING OUT... Consulting isn't a 9–5 jo</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=44"> 42 A FEW YEARS ON... Choices have to be made t</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=45"> 43 A FEW YEARS ON... My good work/life balance</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=46"> 44 A FEW YEARS ON... A keenness to learn is m</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=47"> and stage at which it is at. They could include d</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=48"> 46 WORKING AS A CONSULTANT Your consulting care</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=49"> Currently I'm on secondment to a water </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=50"> 48 You could consider a masters degree or Ph</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=51"> Reg s e w h e e ve ob a e and save you adv e </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=52"> Delivered by TARGETre</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=53"> 51 A–Z of employers Index of employers Alf</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=54"> 52 Alfa We're Alfa. We're a fast-growing fint</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=55"> Arthur D. Little A brief introduction to Arth</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=56"> 54 The Boston Consulting Group At the Boston </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=57"> Credo is always looking for exceptional individua</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=58"> 56 Something about us Frontier is one of the larg</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=59"> About FTI Consulting: FTI Consulting is one of th</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=60"> 58 Javelin Group Join Javelin Group's Strateg</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=61"> International exchange programme L.E.K. offers an</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=62"> 60 Background and reputation · Type of business: </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=63"> NERA Economic Consulting NE</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=64"> 62 We're not like most consultancies. Our busines</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=65"> “What is the future of television? How much shoul</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=66"> 64 About Us Oliver Wyman is a global leader in ma</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=67"> Are you looking for a role where you can make a d</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=68"> 66 Parthenon-EY The first three weeks</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=69"> Roland Berger Roland Berger, founded in 1967,</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=70"> 68 How much a person achieves in life should not </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=71"> One app. Hundreds of opportunities... Deliver</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=72"> 70 Jobfinder Find out what these consulting empl</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=73"> Minimum UCAS points Graduates sought </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=74"> 72 Thanks to our contributors TARGETjobs Consult</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=75"> ‡ We are a strategy consulting firm serving </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2018 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6d324b62?page=76"> A future shaped like you. We're Alfa. We're a fa</a>