How I Got A Job In Consulting Using LinkedIn (Vol 2/4) ✍️
This is a continuation to my first blog about amping your LinkedIn profile, if you haven’t read through and attempted to update your profile, this blog about expanding your network will not be effective. You can find the first blog here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-i-got-job-consulting-using-linkedin-vol-1-sidhant-ahluwalia-/
One of the reasons Linkedin is my favorite social media network is because it runs on connections and connecting with new people. I recently crossed 12k connections, out of which I knew only about 500 before getting on Linkedin. …
How I Got A Job In Consulting Using LinkedIn (Vol 1/4) ✍️
After spending a significant amount of time in understanding the Linkedin algorithm, I successfully got my job on Linkedin in 2019. Since then I’ve been reached out by recruiters (not the robots) from firms including Accenture, Deloitte, McKinsey, Indeed, Microsoft.
Before getting a job using LinkedIn you need a few things to work out in your favor, the first being that you need to have an optimized profile.
Focus on these 3 things
This is your sales pitch, think of this as the book cover you wouldn’t open…
A number of people were interested in learning how I landed a job in consulting shortly after my summer internship during my junior year in college. I was able to shortlist a few things that really stood out in my application.
It’s a bit difficult to describe the various implications of consulting. From my understanding, tech consulting is advising clients to undergo technological transformations to improve operational efficiency and productivity through the use of technology. Consulting, in general, is working with client cases to propose solutions that would solve the challenges faced by the client. …
To begin with, I’m not a nerd, I’m not a valedictorian, I’m just another college student with a dream to make a living after graduation. Over the next 5 to 10 mins, I’m going to take you over my story of what I did in college to make the most of my time. Below are 8 steps I took to get to where I am today and I by the end of this I hope to inspire you to find your steps to make a successful college career.
Learn a handy skill
Over the summer of my sophomore year in…