I really would like to secure a consulting position with a tier one or two consulting firm, but I have found that 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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