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Human Resources Consultants

Tips for Entry

Visit the Association of Management Consulting Firms’ Consulting Career Connection Web site ( for advice on networking, interviewing, and other aspects of the job search, as well as to access career development webinars.

Conduct information interviews with HR consultants, and ask them for advice on preparing for and entering the field. Visit the IMC USA Web site,, for a database of consultants (including those specializing in human resources). SHRM also has a member directory ( 

Become a college student member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Institute of Management Consultants USA (IMC USA) to access training and networking resources, industry publications, and employment opportunities.

Attend the SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition and other industry conferences to network and to interview for jobs.

Become certified by the National Association of Human Resources Consultants and IMC USA in order to show employers that you’ve met the highest standards established by your industry.

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