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In this interview with leading SAP Executive Recruiter Jeremy Sisemore and CEO of ASAP Talent Services, you’ll find out the elements of a resume and cover letter that he pays special attention to, the skills that are most important for SAP positions, and what specific advice he has for individuals starting their career in SAP, as well as those transitioning later in their career.
What skills are most important for SAP positions?
J. Sisemore: For functional roles, business acumen in a core business process (OTC, P2P, etc.) along with strong hands-on configuration skills and ability to work with and communicate effectively with the internal business executives is critical. Industry knowledge and/or strong technical skills in hot technologies may be important for many positions. For example: SAP S/4HANA, Simple Finance, SAP Security – GRC and AC10. Clients are looking and measuring your skills to see if you can not only do the current role, but help lead them into the future as well.
Read the entire interview with Jeremy in this free PDF.
For more excellent SAP career advice, keep reading in The Essential SAP Career Guide – Hitting the Ground Running by Tanya Duncan.
SAP is the world’s leading enterprise applications provider with software solutions for companies of all sizes and industries. Nearly 80% of Fortune 500 companies rely on SAP to run their inventory management, financials, human resources, purchasing, and sales business processes. There are numerous job opportunities for all experience levels and the right approach can fast-track your career. This book is written for students and professionals aspiring to start a career with SAP as a consultant or users. This second edition includes interviews with leading SAP professionals with diverse career paths.
This book covers key SAP career topics including:
Author Tanya Duncan is an experienced SAP Finance consultant with Deloitte Consulting. Her global implementation experience includes the energy, life sciences, and consumer products industries with deployments in North America, Asia, and Europe. She graduated from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI with a bachelor’s degree in management information systems. She is currently an MBA candidate at Pepperdine University. Tanya has been with Deloitte Consulting since 2011, and prior to that worked for Owens Corning, a Fortune 500 global building materials company. She lives in San Diego, CA with her husband, Joel, and poodle, Maddie.