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.

Bain Case Interview: How to shine

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The Bain case interview has its’ own nuances and slight differences in focus. Not understanding these differences from McKinsey or BCG case interviews could mean the difference between landing an offer at a top firm, or not. Bain, like all management … Continue Reading. The post Bain Case Interview: How to shine appeared first on Management Consulted. Case Interview case interviews

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Podcast Interview on 401(k) Plans and Behavioral Finance Trends

Steve Shu Consulting

This interview is geared toward defined contribution plan sponsors and those closely related with this segment of the market (e.g., retirement income, wealth management). Thanks to Rick Unser for having me recently on his 401(k) Fridays podcast.

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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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.

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

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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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 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

McKinsey interview: Sheryl Sanderberg

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Too many reasons to mention, but a good thumbnail will be this 9 minute interview with McKinsey here. not the consultants, bankers, and managers in corporate America who just happen to be women. I read an email that was written to a successful woman manager who I know.

8 Example Case Interview Questions

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Here's a list of Case Interview Questions that I've received as a candidate. Keep in mind the interview format (especially for McKinsey) has evolved since the time I went through it as a candidate. While many of the sample case questions are from the McKinsey interview , they are equally applicable for Boston Consulting Group, Bain or any of the other top consulting firms. Check out our Privacy Policy below for details on how we protect and manage your submitted data.

Navigating the Case Interview

Tom Spencer

The journey to management consulting has many pitfalls that a candidate needs to navigate. 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.

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.

Managing Overwhelm

Jacq Hackett Consulting

Here are my five tips for managing these and similar problems in your business so you can avoid getting overwhelmed: Tip one: Don’t be afraid to go back and renegotiate terms when timeframes shift because of an issue that’s beyond your control. Last week I had to set up telephone interviews with around 30 key informants for a project – all of them very senior, very busy people. There are days as a consultant when things are going wonderfully.

How to answer, “Why consulting?”, in an interview

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”, in an interview is a must have skill for any prospective consultant. The question is so common, you can pretty much take it to the bank that you’ll hear those words from the person interviewing … Continue Reading. ”, in an interview appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting interviewsHow to answer, “Why consulting?”,

Kalypso Interviews & Culture

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Kalypso’s day-to-day operations are run by George Young (Chairman), Mick Broekhof (Founding Partner, Head of Kalypso Europe), and Bill Poston (Founding Partner, Managing Director). Intellectual Property (IP) Management. Portfolio and Pipeline Management (P&PM). KALYPSO.

What are interviewers from consulting firms really looking for?

Tom Spencer

So maybe you’ve gotten to the second round, maybe you’re still waiting to hear back, or maybe you’re hoping to interview again in the next recruitment cycle. Regardless of whichever bucket you fall into, it always helps to see things from the interviewers’ perspective.

Case Interview Foundations: 6 Types of Case Interviews

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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

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

Infosys Consulting Interviews & Culture

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Even though it sounded too good to be true at first, after running the numbers over and over again, they managed to show Infosys that they could become cheaper, faster and better than others in the field. Transformation Program Management. Customer Relationship Management.

Good interview advice

Consultants Mind

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

A.T. Kearney Interview & Culture

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KEARNEY INTERVIEW AND CULTURE. Headquarters: Chicago, IL Employees: 3,200 Locations: 58 offices, 40 countries Chief Executive: Johan Aurik, Managing Partner and Chairman of the Board Revenue: $1B Consulting Engagement Cost: $400K. 1935 – Tom Kearney becomes managing partner. Named fifth-largest broad-based multidisciplined management consultancy in the U.S.; Kearney back to its management team. Since its management buyout in 2006, A.T.

Case Interview Success Rates by Round

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I was recently asked by a reader what the average applicant success rate is at each round in the case interview process. McKinsey would interview anyone graduating from those programs for no other reason than they got admitted into those programs. After the resume and cover letter review stage we move on to the rounds of interviews. You could interview 20 - 30 people who looked really good on paper, interview.

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.

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.

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. It is up to you to engage management and come ready to work.

Top 3 Tips for Case Interviews

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

The 3 Secrets of a Successful Consulting Interview Suit

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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.

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.

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.

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).

What Are The Best Management Consulting Books?

Steve Shu Consulting

The Pyramid Principle:Logic In Writing and Thinking (for managers & consultants especially) by Barbara Minto. developing knowledge and skills specific to managing both consulting practices and different organizational structures.

KPMG Consulting Interviews and Culture

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” Explaining the tag line in a company statement, KPMG marketing officer Tim Pearson said, “The emphasis on clarity – not simply knowledge management or insight – in our brand advertising campaign strongly differentiates KPMG in the increasingly crowded business advisory arena and articulates KPMG’s business strategy.” Business Process Management. Change Management. Talent Management. Manager. Senior Manager.