Case Presentation Interview: New Style of Case Interview

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And the case interview has been a consistent staple in the consulting recruiting process. Some firms, however, use what’s known as the “case presentation interview” to test candidates. Management consulting is a decades old industry.

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 interview

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.

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. Case Interview

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

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.

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 Interview

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 interview

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.

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.

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.

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. What Is a Case Interview? What Should You Bring to a Case Interview?

Case Interview Math

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Case Interview Math is about analyzing data to help you create an informed recommendation to solve a case. Often candidates without business backgrounds or first-timers of case interviews misunderstand the whole concept behind the case interview math.

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 consulting

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. Treat your interviewer as a client ( Deloitte US Careers, n.d. ).

STAR Method: Should it be Used in Fit Interviews?

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Preparing for behavioral interview questions for consulting recruiting can be challenging. The post STAR Method: Should it be Used in Fit Interviews? consulting interviews

Humor in Case Interviews

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One issue that I would like your opinion on is to what extent humor can be a plus in an interview and where you would put the limit. I read in various sources that a touch of humor could help you in building a link with the interviewer, but in my opinion, it carries a lot of risk too. In one site providing a list with questions actually asked in interviews, I came across the following question: "What else would you like to be asked?". Some interviewers do this deliberately.

Structure of Three Case Interview Rounds

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It’s important to understand how your case interview rounds will be structured. The Case Interview has distinct rounds with different purposes – it’s a lot tougher to prepare if you don’t know what to expect. Case Interview

Case Interview: Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview

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You’ve just gone through a grueling case interview and there are a few minutes left before you part ways with your interviewer. The tables have now turned, and it’s your turn to put your interviewer on the spot. Case 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.

Improving Case Interview Presentation Skills

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I am writing to share a method I have been using for case interview preparation. As I listen to the LOMS cases, I stop the player at the end of each interviewer answer and record my own response, and then play it back. My Reply: I'm glad my materials have been helpful in your preparation, and thank you for sharing your case interview practice tip. To explain your reasoning out loud to an interviewer requires you to integrate these two normally distinct skills.

Nervousness vs. Confidence in Case Interviews

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I have been practising case interviews for over two months now, however, I always get a little tense when I am doing the cases. Please advise on how I could overcome the apparent nervousness and come across as calm during the other interviews. First, let me explain why the nervousness thing is a legitimate criterion for the interview. Go through my Case Interview Secrets free videos, Look Over My Shoulder ® recordings, practice with a friend.

Synthesis in Case Interviews

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What follows is an exchange of emails with a reader regarding synthesis is case interviews. Reader Email 1 of 3: Hi Victor, thanks to the LOMS program, I was able to learn just enough within a short time to pass my first ever case interview with McKinsey. I got the feedback from HR that overall I did very well, but need to practise more on synthesis in case interviews. It was an interviewer-guided case , so I was led down a particular branch of analysis.

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

Leadership Consulting Interview with Nick Craig: Podcast #76

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The interview process then starts and you have figure out who you’re going. Leadership Consulting Interview with Nick Craig: Podcast #76 is a post from: Consulting Success.

6 Fit Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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In my last blog post I wrote about how new grads can navigate interview season when they finally receive a consulting interview they’re excited about. Interview questions are commonly split up into technical, behavioural and fit questions. Where else are you interviewing?

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.

Roland Berger Interview Format

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What follows is an exchange I had recently with a CaseInterview.com student about his upcoming Roland Berger interview that he was told would be a presentation interview. I have a final round interview at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Detroit on Monday. The interview format at RB is similar to the Bain interview format; however, it will be a presentation instead of a written case interview. Below is an outline of the interview itself.

Navigating the Case Interview

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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.

Business Acumen in Case Interviews

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I have recently received feedback from my final round interviews at McKinsey, and have been told that they would like to interview me two more times because they were not clear on some of my case solving abilities. However, they felt that I was structured in my approach, and overall they were impressed with my general capabilities and therefore they wanted to offer me another chance to interview. Let me clarify using the terminology used by your interviewer.

Preparation for the Case Interview:  Math, Charts and Market Sizing

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A major portion of the consulting case interview tests your quantitative skills. So your interviewers want to know that you’re comfortable with math and have strong analytic reasoning skills. Here is a play-by-play of how you should approach a case interview: . Let’s face it.

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

Personal Experience Interview - McKinsey PEI

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At consulting firms like McKinsey, you will receive a personal experience interview (or McKinsey PEI). Sometimes an entire interview is devoted to these types of questions. Other times, you will receive 10 - 15 minutes of these kinds of questions before you get a case interview.

How to Dress for a Case Interview

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Case Interview Dress Code. I often get questions about the dress code in a case interview. I cannot thank you enough for providing: The free case interview preparation videos on your blog. your frequent "insightful" emails sharing interview experience of other candidates. two "breakout" sessions of interviewer-led group case solving. If I am lucky enough to be invited for an interview, I don't know if it would be appropriate for me to go with my ponytail.

BCG Interview Focus

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Recently I received a question from a CaseInterview.com student who was interviewing with BCG in Africa for a associate position about focusing on specific types of cases based on the location of the firm he was interviewing with (i.e. since he was interviewing in Africa he asked if he should specifically focus on new market entries, growth strategies since this would be the issues most prevalent to businesses based in Africa).

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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Identifying Key Drivers in a Case Interview

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Mastering this skill is not only important in a case interview but is arguably far more important after the case interview -- when you are doing real client work. which initially seems like the interviewer wants you to list as many reasons as you can think of that explains why XYZ is happening. This style of inquiry is fairly common in McKinsey interviewer-led cases. The second way this skill is assessed is in a case interview that's candidate led.