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.

Bain Full Case Interview Example

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Listening to Bain full case interview examples can really help one prepare for their own case interview. The post Bain Full Case Interview Example appeared first on Management Consulted.

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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 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. It allows the interviewer to see and hear you clearly.

The real advantage of case interview preparation

Tom Spencer

Consulting case interviews require lots of preparation. Consequently, if you want to be well prepared for your case interview, you will probably have to expect 1-2 months of intense preparation, after which it is not yet certain whether you will receive the job offer.

Issue Trees Are Dead- In Virtual Case Interviews

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The post Issue Trees Are Dead- In Virtual Case Interviews appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview Consulting Case Interview consulting interviews

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

When to Seek Help from a Coach for Case Interviews

Tom Spencer

It seems like coaching is a necessary part of the consulting interview prep process and without it you don’t have a chance of getting an offer. A coach ultimately should help to improve your performance, be it on case interviews, fit interviews, or any other topic.

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. The post Case Presentation Interview: New Style of Case Interview appeared first on Management Consulted. bcg interview 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. bcg interview Case Interview case interviews consulting interviews consulting questions management consulting McKinsey Case Interview mckinsey interview new consultant

Do’s and Don’ts of Case Interviewing

Tom Spencer

Interviews are difficult – they involve researching the company, preparing for informational interviews, and practicing behavioral questions. If you are aiming for a consulting internship or full-time job, there is also an unavoidable hurdle you will need to jump – case interviews.

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

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.

Market Sizing Case Interview Questions

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It is a classic case interview question, in which a candidate is asked to make an estimate. Like all interview questions or tasks in consultancy, ask questions at the start. An interviewer is likely to jump in and highlight your mistake if you are otherwise doing well!

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. It allows the interviewer to see and hear you clearly.

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

Meghan Markle Oprah Interview

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A part of me can’t believe that I’m actually going to write about the Meghan Markle interview with Oprah. However , for some reason I can’t quite articulate, I decided to watch the full interview. Invariably, interviews like this end up becoming a battle of narratives.

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

How to Build Chemistry with the Interviewer

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You can generally tell whether you did well in an interview based on the connection you built with the interviewer. You have probably been in situations where an interview felt uneasy and awkward because of a lack of chemistry with the interviewer. Reading Time: 4 minutes.

The Case Interview’s Big Brother: The Case Competition

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As most aspiring consultants know, one of the major hurdles in landing a job offer is the case interview. While the case interview will likely not disappear anytime soon, it fails to represent a consultant’s day to day work. Interviews case competition case interview

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.

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 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.

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?

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

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.

Ask these Six Questions in a Case Interview

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One of the most difficult tasks in a case interview is to ask the right questions at the beginning of the case. Sometimes candidates even ask questions just for the sake of asking questions to give the interviewer the impression that they know what they are doing.

Interview Season for New Grads

Tom Spencer

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….

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 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.

How to prepare for case interviews

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Case interviews can be a hurdle or stepping stone at the beginning of your consulting career. The interview tests your problem solving ability, communication skills, composure and interpersonal skills. Within the interview you need to act like a consultant.

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.

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.

How to Interpret Charts During Case Interviews

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So, a few minutes into your case interview, the recruiter slides a chart across the table and asks what you can tell from that particular exhibit. Hence, I would like to share some best practices for tackling these charts during a case interview.

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

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.