Hi, would anyone be available to critique my resume? Also, I want to get out of consulting, but an absolutely horrible at selling myself because I don’t think I’ve done anything in my 3 years here. Does anyone have any good books that may help me with this?

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I could help but which segment of consulting are you into? Just so you get help from someone with relevant background.

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I can help with the resume bit i do have some PM & Change management exp. Cant be of much help with the book recommendations though

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Walked thru my B-school library today...I noticed a "Consulting" section...it was just 20ish books but cool to see. I graduated in 2006. Were "consulting" related classes at your school?

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