I’m sorry to hear on your experiences. It would be great if you could clarify your situation at the moment. Are you a fresh graduate or did you already have several years of professional experiences?
The CV screening assessment metrics might be different depending on these conditions.
For example, the firms would look at 4 primary parameters on a fresh graduate profile:
- Academic achievements: a combination of GPA, academic accolodates (e.g. dean list, awards, etc), research publications
- Extracurricular involvements: leadership in various organizations (within or outside of educational institution), social service, or other events / programs; extracurricula achivements (e.g. in sports, arts, entrepreneurship, etc)
- Professional experiences: for fresh grads, this often refers to internship experiences
- For all experiences above, it is very helpful if you have international exposure towards multiple countries (displayed your flexibility in adapting to different cultures, as consultants are likely to be assigned to projects in different regions, they even need to adapt to different company culture in a single country).
If you have post-academic professional experiences, then similar metrics will apply, however, much more emphasis will be placed on your professional trajectory. The firm will evaluate if your traiectory is in lone with the expected trajectory of a consiltant at similar tenure. This is often the more difficult part for a professional profile. Unless one is more senior with known expertise in a particular industry or function.
I hope this explanation helps.
Feel free to DM me if you have further questions or require help. Coming from the region myself, I am able to relate on your challenges.