Case interview season begins

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It’s case interview season. Then, BBAM, time for case interviews. I interviewed at… Read More » The post Case interview season begins appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consultant case interviewSeems like students just got to school. Moving in, meeting a few people, and getting into an academic groove. There is one huge upside. You may have a job offer before Thanksgiving. Nothing like having a job lined up 6 months in advance.

25 great podcast interviews

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Interview podcasts. Here are my… Read More » The post 25 great podcast interviews appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Fun podcast podcast interviewsPodcasts are a win-win-win. 1) Great use of your time when you are running errands or mindlessly driving to/from work. 2) Free to download. 3) Access to hugely successful people giving you practical, fun, real advice. 4) Share with clients, friends, and family. Oh, let me say it again – they’re free.

Case interview advice from Bain

Consultants Mind

It’s consulting interview season which means well-groomed MBAs are sitting across small tables with consulting firm partners and senior managers in something called a case interview. For those readers from consulting firms – you know this fire drill – and probably remember it fondly like Marines who remember “hell week” Case interview advice. Consultant Bain case interview interview advice

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BCG Case Interview Tips

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Welcome to Part 4 of our ongoing video series – in today’s video, Jenny Rae highlights her Top 2 BCG case interview tips. If you missed the earlier videos, check out our McKinsey, Bain, and Top 3 overall case interview … Continued. bcg interview case interviews

Navigating the Case Interview

Tom Spencer

Along the way, every candidate will encounter the case interview. As monstrous as it may look, it is said that the case interview reflects the reality of day-to-day consulting. Case interview – what is it and why does it exist? There are various types of case interview.

Career tip: What is an informational interview?

Consultants Mind

Of the many things I learned in MBA, the “informational interview” is one of those gems that remains relevant a decade later. Information interviews. It is a win-win: The interviewee has the opportunity to be generous – with their… Read More » The post Career tip: What is an informational interview? Team informational interview networking

Bain Case Interview Tips

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We’re back this week with our one top tip for Bain case interviews. The post Bain Case Interview Tips appeared first on Management Consulted. case interviews

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McKinsey interview: Sheryl Sanderberg

Consultants Mind

Too many reasons to mention, but a good thumbnail will be this 9 minute interview with McKinsey here. The post McKinsey interview: Sheryl Sanderberg appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Sheryl Sandberg , COO of Facebook, is awesome.

Getting the Rest Right for Interviews

Tom Spencer

After mastering both fit and case interviews, the remaining parts of your consulting interview are the Intro and Q&A. So, candidates generally need to achieve two goals during the Introduction: Generate buy-in from the interviewers; and. Case Interviews case interview

Case Interview Basics

Tom Spencer

Cases are a tool used by interviewers based on a business scenario; they go beyond behavioural and background questions to assess the actual abilities of a candidate by replicating the steps of a consulting project. After the interviewer provides you with the context of the problem (usually starts something similar to, “our client “A” who is a toy manufacturer has recently witnessed a declining trend in its revenues for the last 3 years. Do not just repeat what the interviewer said.

Consulting Insights: Interview with Joe Timko from Ernst & Young- Part 1

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Top Consultant Spotlight: Interview with Joe Timko, Partner at Ernst & Young (Part 1) Joe’s past roles: Partner, Ernst & Young’s (EY) Strategy and Customer Practices Chief Strategy Officer – ADP EVP, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer – Pitney Bowes … Continue Reading. The post Consulting Insights: Interview with Joe Timko from Ernst & Young- Part 1 appeared first on Management Consulted.

How consultants interview clients

Consultants Mind

This week my team interviewed more than 20 people, everyone from VPs down to the analysts and clerks. The interviews were a gold mine of insights – especially since we were still in the early days of the project and … Continue reading → Consultant Best Practices Business Business Development Clients Communications Customer EQ Interview

Case Interview: Beyond Common Frameworks

Tom Spencer

And as more and more candidates start to use them frequently, it is harder to impress the interviewers. Hence, I would like to give you two secret models to help you delight your interviewers. Strategy related cases are not very usual during interviews.

All you need to know about the interview (Part 1: Overview and Fit Interview)

Tom Spencer

Now, to move forward, you have to understand and prepare extremely well for the interviews. This article will give you a helicopter view of the interview process, and then dive into one part of it. The structure of the interview process is surprisingly similar across firms.

Case interviews: Time to start practicing

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Case interview. If you are an undergraduate or MBA student who wants to get a consulting offer, you better do well on the case interview. If you ran a regression on consulting offers and good case interviews, the correlation would … Continue reading → Consultant case interview Consulting jobs Management consulting MBA Resources

Deloitte interviews Thomas Friedman: The Future of Work

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Just read a 5,000 word interview with Thomas Friedman here. The interview was conducted by Deloitte CEO, Cathy Engelbert, and John Hagel. The post Deloitte interviews Thomas Friedman: The Future of Work appeared first on Consultant's Mind.

Stress Interviews

Tom Spencer

In this post I look at the stress interview. If you’re interviewing for consulting positions, then you may be subjected to one. The aim of the stress interview is to put you under pressure in order to see how you will react and whether you can calmly defend yourself.

Interviews and Assessment Centres – Preparation is key to success

Tom Spencer

In this post, I will share tips on the case interview, assessment centres, keeping stress levels down, and staying motivated on your journey to land a coveted role in the management consulting industry. Though some may be interviewer-led (i.e.

McKinsey Case Interview Tips

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That’s why today, we’re bringing you the most high-level McKinsey Case Interview Tips we can. The post McKinsey Case Interview Tips appeared first on Management Consulted. case interviewsWhether you’ve been casing for months, or just started yesterday, it always helps to get some expert guidance along the way. What’s the one thing … Continued.

All you need to know about the interview (Part III: Case Interview Formats)

Tom Spencer

This post will mainly focus on introducing the case interview format, and an overview of several key formats that are typically used. No, there are different formats for the case interview, in other words different setups. The standard format is a one-on-one case interview.

Interview with Entrepreneur and ex-Deloitte consultant Carly Bigi

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We have the honor today to present an interview Jenny Rae did with Carly Bigi, an alum of Vanderbilt University and Columbia Business School and formerly of Deloitte Human Capital. consulting interviews

5 Soft Skills that are Critical in Consulting Interviews

Tom Spencer

As a result, the consulting firms want to see strong soft skills demonstrated in the interviews. Which ones will interviewers be looking for you to demonstrate? Below are three key traits that define successful communication in a case interview: Don’t ramble. This is another key skill that your interviewer is going to be looking for. In the case interview itself, the interviewer will be specifically evaluating your ability to lead yourself through the problem space.

All you need to know about the interview (Part II: Case Interview)

Tom Spencer

To start with, a short definition of the case interview is “a simulation of the beginning of a consulting project”. The case interview is usually 25 to 40 minutes in length. Next, let’s talk about the five main parts of a case interview. The interviewer’s intention is two fold.

Consulting Interview Question Types

Tom Spencer

There are six types of questions that you may encounter in the consulting interview: Behavioural interview questions; Guesstimate questions (aka market sizing); Math questions; Brainteasers; Factor questions; and. Management Consulting consulting consulting interviews

Kalypso Interviews & Culture

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KALYPSO INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. rounds of interviews, the first of which may consist of connecting with a recruiter for a phone screen. Next, you will be called in for a case interview, which will usually take place in front of a panel of interviewers. KALYPSO.

Need Help with the Fit Interview?

Tom Spencer

When it comes to consulting interviews, most people are fixated on the case interview. But, as an aspiring consultant, don’t forget that you will also face the Fit Interview! Fit Interviews can be very tricky because they require you to talk about yourself and your past experiences in a way that portrays you in the best possible light. This will involve having a short Skype call about Fit Interviews with someone who really knows his stuff.

Case Interview Foundations: 6 Types of Case Interviews

Management Consulted

Consulting firms rely heavily on case interviews to find the right candidate and, therefore, you should practice them – practice them well, start practicing them early (2-3 months prior to the interview), and then keep practicing them often. case interviews

Behavioural Interview Questions

Tom Spencer

In consulting interviews, the interviewer is likely to ask questions based on your résumé with the aim of understanding your skills and experience. Prior to the interview, review your résumé and answers to the most likely questions. (Source: Flickr ).

Consulting Interview Expectations

Tom Spencer

IN this post we consider some consulting interview basics: what to expect, what to wear, and what to bring. As a result, consulting interviews are a rigorous process designed to assess not only an applicant’s analytical skills but also their confidence and professionalism.

Infosys Consulting Interviews & Culture

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Thankfully though, we don’t have any recordings of their set… INFOSYS CONSULTING INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. Because Infosys’ focus is on the client experience, the interviewers want to leave no room whatsoever for internal discord. INFOSYS CONSULTING.

Case Interview Prep

Tom Spencer

Case questions form the cornerstone of the consulting interview, and reading this blog or reviewing the case prep resources listed below will not be sufficient preparation. but this won’t help you in the consulting interviews. Case Interview Workshop by Victor Cheng (Recommended).

Sample Behavioural Interview Questions

Tom Spencer

Behavioural interview questions are one type of question that you are likely to encounter in the consulting interview. For more information on consulting interviews, please download “ The HUB’s Guide to Consulting Interviews “ ]. (Source: Flickr ).

After The Interview

Tom Spencer

We have talked at length all year about consulting interviews, and in this post we provide three (3) thoughts on what to do after the interview comes to an end. Thank you email: It is a nice courtesy to send a short thank you email to your interviewer the day after your interview.

A.T. Kearney Interview & Culture

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KEARNEY INTERVIEW AND CULTURE. KEARNEY INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. The interview process at A.T. However, as a general rule, there are two rounds of interviews. Within the first round of your interview, you will participate in two sets of interviews. As a standard, in each interview, you will be asked to complete a short case study that measures your communication and problem-solving skills. consulting interviews

Advanced Consulting Fit Interviews – Video Overview

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Then you receive a call saying you’ve passed the first round and they want you to come in for an interview. Honestly, you successfully made it into one of the hardest interviews you’ll have in your life. If so, we’d recommend our Consulting Interview Prep service.

Consulting Bible Case Interview Guidelines

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Beyond our own interview experiences at McKinsey and Bain, we’ve conducted hundreds of hours of interview preparation (we served 600 clients last year alone!). The post Consulting Bible Case Interview Guidelines appeared first on Management Consulted Trust us, we’ve seen it all – the good, the bad and the very, very ugly. … Continued.

Gallup Consulting Interviews and Culture

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GALLUP CONSULTING INTERVIEWS AND CULTURE. SRI was founded in 1969 and its expertise in psychological research/interviews identified the “fit” of individuals is specific positions or roles in an organization. Bilingual Outbound Interviewer. Outbound Interviewer.

Simon-Kucher & Partners Interviews & Culture

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SIMON-KUCHER & PARTNERS INTERVIEWS & CULTURE. Just be sure to keep this in mind as you apply and go through the interview process. . SIMON-KUCHER & PARTNERS INTERVIEWS. Simon-Kucher has a fairly rigorous interview process.

How I Passed All My Consulting and Tech Case Interviews

Tom Spencer

Interviews were fast approaching and I knew I wasn’t on track. These insights led to a 100% hit rate at my consulting and tech interviews, which included BCG, Strategy&, AT Kearney, Amazon, Cognizant, and several boutique consultancies. What I discovered is that the interview outcome, a response of “We’re excited to tell you…” or “We regret to inform you…”, depends on just a few key factors. Everyone who walks into the interview should get those things right!

The 3 Secrets of a Successful Consulting Interview Suit

Management Consulted

Everybody knows you should dress conservatively for a job interview. A straightforward interview suit is the way to go, and that goes double for a management consulting interview. Suffice it to say, he knows a thing or two about dressing for a consulting interview.

Good interview advice

Consultants Mind

Was recruiting on Friday. This was on the wall of the business school’s career management center. All good advice I believe. Fun Consulting Consulting Career Management consulting

Top 3 Tips for Case Interviews

Management Consulted

The post Top 3 Tips for Case Interviews appeared first on Management Consulted. case interviewsWelcome back to Part 2 of our new video series! If you missed Part 1, where we do a video walkthrough of a case structure, you can check that out here. Today, Jenny Rae (ex-Bain) and Lisa (ex-McKinsey) share their … Continued.

Mastering the Case Interview

Tom Spencer

AFTER impressing interviewers with tales of leadership ability and applicable work experience, the hard part commences: demonstrating that you have the business acumen required for the job. Case Interviews Management Consulting case interview consulting Ernst & Young Advisory