Consulting

Welcome to Fordham University Gabelli School of Business’ Consulting Community! Here you’ll find resources such as blogs, events, and resources specific to Consulting to help you embrace your career and academic journey and explore Fordham’s career resources in one central space.

Consulting is the practice of helping organizations to enhance their performance, primarily by:  Increasing revenue, Reducing costs, Improving processes

Consultants work closely with their clients and provide recommendations based on structured and data-driven analyses.

They are hired to answer strategy-level questions that require extensive investigation both on market and client’s capabilities in a cross-functional manner.

The scope of work normally ends at providing actionable solutions or recommendations for their clients to follow.

 

What Interviewers Want to Know When They Ask You to “Describe a Time You Had to Make a Difficult Decision”

When you’re in a job interview, you’re likely to get asked questions that require you walk your interviewer through past experiences. “Describe a time you had to make a difficult decision,” for example, asks you to do this in a …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Respond to “Walk Me Through Your Resume”—and Get Your Interview Started on the Right Note

When you begin any job interview, your interviewer is likely to start the conversation with some sort of introductory question. Because of this, “Tell me about yourself” is one of the most common interview questions in any job search. But …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Stand Out at Virtual Career Fairs

It isn’t easy to stand out at in-person job fairs, and leaving a lasting impression with employers at virtual job fairs can be just as challenging. However, if you follow the eight tips below, you’ll have no difficulty making meaningful …

By Victorio Duran III - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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5 Tips for AI-Powered Interview Success

AI-powered interviews are quickly growing in popularity due to their ability to save employers time and money during the recruiting process. And if you’re apprehensive about your upcoming AI-powered interview, you’re not alone. In-person interviews can be nerve-wracking enough, and …

By Lerma Gray - Firsthand
Firsthand
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How to Write a Cover Letter Like Hemingway

The first episode of the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary Hemingway reveals where Ernest Hemingway’s famous writing style originated. Before the Nobel Prize-Winner wrote short stories and novels, he worked as a Kansas City Star reporter. The Star introduced …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
Firsthand
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