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How do you all think about allocating space to different work experiences in resume. 2 years at MBB post mba and 5 years in finance and tech prior to mba. I currently have 60-70% work experience section devoted to my work post MBA and the rest prior to MBA even. Does that seem reasonable? Just got into recruiting game and trying to understand best practices

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A resume is an advertisement, not a history book. Use the space as you feel best markets yourself. Good luck with your search.

It depends on what role you’re applying for and what’s most relevant - e.g., if you’re applying for a role in tech and have very little consulting experience related to tech, you should be highlighting that portion of your pre-mba experience more

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