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<br /> targetjobs.co.uk/consulting<br /> <br /> From the editor<br /> HOW TO GET HIRED<br /> 2021<br /> Edition<br /> TARGETjobs Consulting has been<br /> helping graduates find their first jobs in<br /> consulting for 20 years. The coronavirus<br /> pandemic has certainly made 2020 an<br /> unusual one, with recruitment processes<br /> and even internships going virtual. It is<br /> difficult to predict, as we go to press,<br /> how the consulting sector will fare over<br /> the next 12 months, but you can be sure<br /> that we'll be here to help you show<br /> recruiters that you're the best candidate<br /> for the job.<br /> How can you ensure your application will<br /> get you to the interview stage? By<br /> reading our advice on pages 16–19.<br /> What key skills and competencies do<br /> consulting recruiters looking for in<br /> candidates? 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The salary and benefits you </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=11"> How to get hired 9 In this</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=12"> 10 Your application action p AUTUMN </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=13"> 11 lan WINTER Now is usually the time to </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=14"> 12 What are consulting recruiters lookin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=15"> Economic knowledge At RBB it is essential that g</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=16"> 14 5 things you need to think about when choo</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=17"> M </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=18"> 16 Submit an outstanding application Most consu</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=19"> 17 Mitigating circumstances Online sy</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=20"> 18 TOP TIPS TO HELP YOU WRITE THE PERFE</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=21"> 19 TIPS FOR A TOP CV Like your covering letter,</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=22"> 20 10 ways to impress your interviewers (the gene</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=23"> 5 Show enthusiasm You will certainly be asked wh</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=24"> 22 An introduction to case study interviews </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=25"> · `Take a moment to think about the Inte</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=26"> 24 All about consulting assessment centres M </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=27"> Group exercises These are designed to see how wel</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=28"> 26 Internships In this section 27 C</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=29"> 27 Consulting internships: how to get one and m</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=30"> 28 How do I make my internship a success</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=31"> 29 Former consulting interns offer their top ti</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=32"> We are the UK's student mental health chari</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=33"> Working as a consultan t 31 In this sec</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=34"> 32 ADVERTISING FEATURE Employer snapshot: managem</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=35"> ADVERTISING FEATURE 33 Employer snapshot: econom</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=36"> Sign in/register to: Organise your job search Get</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=37"> 35 What to expect when you start your consult</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=38"> 36 H lea N ow d consu ewton E I became a </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Consulting 2021 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b47eadef?page=39"> 37 And the most challenging? 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