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The Nomadic Developer: Surviving and Thriving in the World of Technology Consulting by Aaron Erickson

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CHAPTER FOURGETTING IN: TEN UNSTATED TRAITS THAT TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING FIRMS LOOK FOR

MOVING FROM THE world of university into the actual world can be shocking. When you get close to the end of your high school career (at least in the United States), you go forth, take a test, such as the SATs, and get a number that represents the sum total of your accomplishments. Depending on how you do, you might be able to leverage that score into getting into the college of your choice. Sadly, there is no comparable test you can take when you get past that point in your life.

Getting into a consulting company depends on factors that are much more subjective and, frankly, not always as fair as the selection criteria for your getting into college (and that ...

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