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As consultants we’re used to “stretching” our experience in certain areas to sell work, and then learning those areas quickly. How much do you stretch your resume and skills when interviewing?

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I am more honest type of guy because I don't want to get fired after leaving the Firm and beg to come back but its just me.

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My policy is to never lie on the resume. The interview is a two way street. I need to know if the job is right fit for me or not as well so I am completely honest and no stretch. Don’t want to be frustrated due to expectation mismatch later. I do make it clear I’m raring to learn though.

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I follow the advice of Ghostbusters: "If someone asks you if you are a god, say yes."

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Sometimes it’s less about stretching and more about rethinking the experiences you’ve had and presenting them in the most compelling way. Be super self-reflective, because sometimes the things you think are important and impressive actually aren’t. Also, and this should be obvious, but you should have a resume tailored to the specific job and company you’re applying to. Spending the time to deeply understand the job requirements, and illustrate that you’ve got them across the board, opens it up for a more compelling conversation during the interview

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“Why yes, [my name] has performed an unassisted open heart surgery and piloted a space shuttle on the same day"
- My PPMD during orals

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i’m the opposite. i’m pretty honest, and if the question is ambiguous, i often slightly downplay my experience, or at least get super specific as to what exactly i have experience doing and what the last thing i did was in that area

My morals and standards have been built based on the companies I worked for: Start-up, Top 3 bank, Top 3 consulting firm.

Now, how you perceive it, is up to you!

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How easy/difficult it is to change base location in SAP. I interviewed for a position where I have given preferred location as gurgaon but I was offered a position in Bangalore . It's a good role and i have really less experience so I didn't want to let go of the opportunity. I want to know how easy will it be to change location to Gurgaon as my husband and inlaws are really unhappy with the decision and might force me to lose this opportunity.
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