What are Behavioral Interviews?

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Behavioral interviews are a key component to the case interview. Yet, if you’re just starting your interview prep journey, you might be even asking, “What are behavioral interviews?” ” Or, “How do you pass a behavioral interview?”

Virtual Case Interview

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Doing a virtual case interview has become likely in the post Covid-19 world. They actually weren’t uncommon before, for remote candidates, but now a lot of firms are doing case interviews virtually. The post Virtual Case Interview appeared first on Management Consulted.

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3 Main Types of Fit Interview Questions

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The fit interview is like a behavioral interview for the consulting industry. Within that, there are distinct fit interview question types a candidate should be aware of. Today, we’re sharing about 3 types of fit interview questions.

No Case Interview Experience? Start Here

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A question we frequently get from readers is, “Where should I start if I have no experience with case studies or case interviews?” The post No Case Interview Experience?

Case Interview

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Case Interview Prep Guide. Lots of case interview practice.” The post Case Interview appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews consulting interviews management consulting McKinsey Case Interview mckinsey interviewAsk any consultant, and they’ll have their own take and probably a few tips. “Be Be More Structured” – that’s the most famous tip. There’s another zinger. “Be good at mental math.”

Case Interview Basics

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Case Interview basics. There are seven major areas of preparation and knowledge that you must master to crush your case interview and get an offer from a top firm like McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The post Case Interview Basics appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews consulting interviews McKinsey Case Interview mckinsey interview

Case Study Interview Questions and Answers

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One of the most challenging aspects of case interviews is that once you are provided with the problem, there are an infinite number of ways the case can go. The post Case Study Interview Questions and Answers appeared first on Management Consulted. bcg interview Case Interview case interviews consulting interviews consulting questions management consulting McKinsey Case Interview mckinsey interview new consultant

Case Interview Glossary

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The idea is, if you were to discuss industry consolidation in a case interview, you would have an intuitive and conceptual idea of what typically happens in these situations. What general business concepts (not necessarily case interview concepts) do/did you find confusing?

McKinsey PEI: Personal Experience Interview

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If you interview for McKinsey, you may come across the McKinsey Personal Experience Interview (PEI). The McKinsey PEI is a separate behavioral portion of the interview process on top of standard behavioral questions you can expect to see. The post McKinsey PEI: Personal Experience Interview appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview

Case Interview: Complete Prep Guide

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Simple cursory research about the management consulting industry and how to become a consultant will quickly reveal that something called a “case interview” is an important part of the process. The post Case Interview: Complete Prep Guide appeared first on Management Consulted. Accenture Bain Bain Case Interview BCG Booz Allen Hamilton Case Interview Consulting Case Interview consulting interviews deloitte consulting KPMG McKinsey Case Interview McKinsey Consulting

Case Interview: Complete Prep Guide

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Simple cursory research about the management consulting industry and how to become a consultant will quickly reveal that something called a “case interview” is an important part of the process. The post Case Interview: Complete Prep Guide appeared first on Management Consulted. Accenture Bain Bain Case Interview BCG Booz Allen Hamilton Case Interview Consulting Case Interview consulting interviews deloitte consulting KPMG McKinsey Case Interview McKinsey Consulting

Interview-led Case Interview

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Two extremes of interview format that you will encounter are candidate-led case interview and interview-led case interview. We have learnt about candidate-led case interview in previous article. Today, I will focus on the other: interview-led case interview, which is often used by Mckinsey & Company. The post Interview-led Case Interview appeared first on Management Consulting Prep. Case Interview General

Case Interview Video Conference – Top Tips

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To consulting firms, face-to-face interviews are always the best way to make a final decision on a candidate. The post Case Interview Video Conference – Top Tips appeared first on Management Consulted. business consulting Case Interview case interviews consulting interviews management consulting McKinsey Case Interview mckinsey interview

Practice Case Interviews: How To Prepare The Right Way

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Practice Case Interviews are one of the most important parts of successfully preparing for a management consultant interview. The post Practice Case Interviews: How To Prepare The Right Way appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview Consulting Case Interview consulting interviewsIf you’re looking to land a spot at one of the top consulting firms, you’re going to have extremely difficult competition. Other… Read Article.

Consulting Interview: 4 Types of Consultant Fit Interview Questions

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Though the case interview is the most important aspect of management consulting recruiting, don’t overlook the consulting fit interview. The post Consulting Interview: 4 Types of Consultant Fit Interview Questions appeared first on Management Consulted. Case InterviewThis is how consulting firms assess how you’ll interact with a Fortune 500 CEO client. After all, firms do not hire … Continue Reading.

Case Interviews via Video Conference

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Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to handle case interviews via video conference. While video conference case interviews weren’t unheard of before, they are much more common right now. Today, I’d like to cover some of the things about the case interview process itself that you will want to handle differently when it is done via video conference. It allows the interviewer to see and hear you clearly. Connecting with the Interviewer.

McKinsey Case Interview: 4 Things You Never Knew

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The McKinsey consulting case interview – there are so many things to become familiar with in McKinsey consulting interview prep. The post McKinsey Case Interview: 4 Things You Never Knew appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews consulting interviews management consulting McKinsey Case Interview McKinsey Consulting mckinsey interview new consultant

Case Interview Video

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If you are looking for a video that shows how a real case interview is carried out, or even you want to understand the fundamentals of case interview, this article is what you are looking for. The post Case Interview Video appeared first on Management Consulting Prep. Business Intuition for Case Interview Case Interview Fundamental Case Interview Resources

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Case Interview structure

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That’s right…interview season is here! For many of you, learning how to structure your approach to a case is the most challenging part of the entire case interview process. The post Case Interview structure appeared first on Management Consulted. case interviewsIt’s crunch time. You’ve been practicing so much that your structurer … Continued.

Interview Season for New Grads

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It is easy to put a lot of pressure on yourself during interview season, especially when your classmates are receiving interviews for firms you’re interested in. This blog post is mostly about what to do when you receive an interview at that firm you’ve been eyeing for some time. One of the best pieces of advice I received during interview season is to remember that your interviewers are, in fact, regular people. On the day of the interview….

MECE Framework: Case Interview Example

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In this article, we will cover how to utilize MECE in a case interview setting. The post MECE Framework: Case Interview Example appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews consulting interviewsThe Mutually Exhaustive Collectively Exhaustive (MECE) framework is an important problem structuring principle that consultants use to organize data efficiently and comprehensively.

Case Interview Examples: Master List

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The case interview is the biggest challenge consulting candidates must overcome to receive an offer. The post Case Interview Examples: Master List appeared first on Management Consulted. Case InterviewMost aspiring consultants are coveting an offer from the likes of McKinsey, Bain, BCG, and Deloitte. Though some are blessed with the innate talent to … Continue Reading.

Case Interview Tools

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When I am contacted by candidates who have made it through the case interview process with a successful offer, often I get emails like the one below with tips for those still interviewing. On few occasions I met people who did 0 practise cases and got into top firms , and couple times I met people who did 70+ cases and didn't get any offers despite interviewing with multiple firms. Both are very important for successful case interview.

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Case Interview Examples

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Where to find case interview? The post Case Interview Examples appeared first on Management Consulting Prep. Case Interview GeneralMust-be this article.

Case Interview: What To Wear

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What to wear to a case interview should not be overlooked! The post Case Interview: What To Wear appeared first on Management Consulted. Case InterviewWe actually get a fair number of questions about this. When you think about how many applicants consulting firms get, and how many they actually give offers to, you … Continue Reading.

BCG Interview: How To Shine

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BCG interviews are unique in several ways. Find out 4 specific things that you can do to shine at your BCG case interview. The post BCG Interview: How To Shine appeared first on Management Consulted. bcg interviewNo, we’re not talking about the usual things like case timing, case structure, or case math. We’re … Continue Reading.

Introduction to Case Interviews

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If you’re applying to a consulting firm, be ready to get acquainted with case interviews. Almost all consulting firms include the case interview as part of their recruitment process. Even non-consulting firms are utilizing case interviews as part of their process so you don’t want to be blindsided. What Is a Case Interview? In a case interview, your interviewer will present to you a series of hypotheticals with made up clients, situations, and business problems.

BCG Interview

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I received an email the other day from an F1Y (future first year) who recently got an offer following his BCG interview. I asked him to describe the interview format he experienced and make some suggestions for others who will soon be going through the BCG interview process. While that interview process within a firm will sometimes vary from country to country, I think 85%+ of what this F1Y shares is applicable to others applying to BCG, and 70%+ is applicable to other firms.

Tackling the Case Interview

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“Case study interviews put you in the driver’s seat: you’re given a real business problem to work through and solve. A common trademark in the consulting recruitment process is the case study interview. The case study is designed to mimic the work management consultants do for their clients and therefore showing the interviewer how the applicant might perform for the firm ( The University of Sydney, 2019 ). Treat your interviewer as a client ( Deloitte US Careers, n.d. ).

Case Interview Books

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In this article, I have synthesized a comprehensive list of all must read case interview books for every management-consultant-to-be. The post Case Interview Books appeared first on Management Consulting Prep. Business Intuition for Case Interview Case Interview Fundamental Case Interview Resources

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. The post BCG Case Interview Tips appeared first on Management Consulted. bcg interview case interviews

An interview with Austan Goolsbee

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“The countries that prioritized health not only had better health outcomes, they had better economic outcomes too.”. Public & Social Sector Insights

3 Tips for Written Case Interview

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The written case interview, a fearsome adaptation of the regular verbal case interview. The post 3 Tips for Written Case Interview appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews management consultingIt can strike fear into the hearts of interviewees, especially if you’re so close to landing an offer. Never fear! Management Consulted gives you step by step … Continue Reading.

5 Tips for McKinsey Case Interview

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McKinsey Case Interview Tips gives you wisdom that will help you get a McKinsey job offer! Case interview prep can be tough, but in this video Jenny Rae describes specifically what you need to do in your McKinsey interview. The post 5 Tips for McKinsey Case Interview appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews

Case Interview Example – Capacity Change Framework

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I've had several requests to provide an example of a case involving the Capacity Change Framework as described in my case interview frameworks article. I did 60+ case interview questions and never saw this case even once. From an interviewer's point of view, this make this kind of case a bad one. Most case interviews you will see do not involve consumer markets. is really where the actual case interview starts (you didn't think it would be this "easy," did you?).