I really would like to secure a consulting position with a tier one or two consulting firm, but I have found that...
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most postings for consultants require full implementation and lifecycle experience, with at least two years of consulting experience. My drawback is that it's very hard for me to secure a position to gain the necessary experience. I would like to know if my plan to take the training at my own expense is a waste of time, or will it indeed enhance the opportunity for interviews. I really need some unbiased advice from professionals in the field, I would appreciate any information or direction you could provide for me.
As you can see, I often advise people to take a "gradual" route to breaking into SAP. It takes longer, but the advantage of this approach is that instead of coming off as junior level "SAP wannabe," you can move into SAP-related jobs from a position of strength, leveraging your overall skills and background. I do like your end goal of getting into SAP CRM, and I hope you get there.
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