Tip 6: Correct dataIntroduce correct data to the statements in each of the sections.
Clear data provides a comprehensive chronology of your actions for the HR manager. It is also a great contribution to the structure of the CV and a way to create an overview on different experiences you have.
Information that you can include into this section include: GPA, awards, scholarships, grants, and dissertations/theses
. If you do not have any relevant experience in consulting or work experience, this section will be your main presentation of relevant skills and experiences as a candidate.
In this section, include 2 to 4 experiences
that are most relevant for the position. Support each of the experiences with 3 to 5 bullet points
, starting with the action verbs. If you have previous work or consulting experiences, put this section before the education.
To develop this section, you may include 1 to 3 relevant achievements
that will show your key consulting skills. These experiences must be supported by 2 to 4 bullet points
Some of the possible achievements:
- Leading a University Club;
- Leading Role in a Political party;
- Building an app / website / physical project;
- Being invited as a speaker to a conference.
Additional skills and interests
This section covers your languages
, IT skills
, and any other relevant activities
. If you are planning to include IT, consider showing your knowledge about Python, R, Java, HTML, CSS, and other programming languages. Hobbies are not crucial and can be added if you want to enhance your CV.
Some of the examples are:Languages
: English (Native), Hindi (Native), German (Advanced), Spanish (Basic).IT skills
: Python (Advanced), Java (Advanced), HTML (intermediate).Interests/Hobbies
: Golf (since 10 years), hiking, opera singer (since 6 years).
This is a step-by-step checklist that you can use to create your perfect CV. . Aim for clarity and coherence, so the HR manager will have more reasons to invite you for the interview. And remember, there is no room for perfection!Dream of joining a consulting firm? Contact us and get the consultation free of charge!