Consulting Exit Opportunities

Interviewed with PayPal, Netflix, JPM, Citadel, Wayfair, WeWork but bombing interviews...most are behavioral with light case questions. My resume is solid but I need interview help ASAP. Any tips?

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Another thing is posing the “why are you leaving consulting” as a positive rather than a negative. Like “I want true ownership for the success of the brand rather than short term engagements that don’t allow the depth and focused attention Im really looking for”

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Try to prepare a solid list of situations that you can present. Use the STAR framework to make it work.

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You should not go wrong when you say consulting travel was too much on you, they understand that. In case of why wayfair, tell them you are better than amazon and ikea.

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Don’t just apply to jobs you aren’t interested in. Find a true area you’re interested in and it’ll be easier to show your skills

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C1: Yup! That’s the second part of my canned answer - moving from advisor to owner and that being core to development.

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Right...I need to figure out where I am failing haha

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I am not advancing beyond round 1 for any of these positions

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My weaknesses: Why this company? Why do you want to leave consulting? I think my answers seem too canned. I obviously do research beforehand based on the company, position and team

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Most of these are headhunters showing up in my LinkedIn so not sure if referrals are needed?

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C2 - good point! Re Wayfair: it was a salary decrease and a relocation so I wasn’t super jazzed about it NewCo1: You are right. While these are awesome companies, I need to actually apply to stuff I am interested in doing.

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