Case Interviews via Video Conference

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 Study Samples: Video Examples With Answers

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Case Interviews via Video Conference

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 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

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

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. The good news is that, with proper interview training and practice, you can successfully navigate this labyrinth. Recently we’ve released multiple free videos to help you prepare for the consulting interview process. Ready to watch the videos?

Consulting Fit Interviews 101 Video Overview

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” The question is in the forefront of interviewers’ minds throughout your whole interviewing process. In fact, if you nail the case interview, but are unable to convince them that you’ll be a good fit with the firm, you won’t be hired. Because of that, it is essential to prepare for fit interviews. The following 4 videos will help lay a strong foundation for answering fit questions during a consulting 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. To watch a video … Continue Reading. 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.

How to Build Chemistry with the Interviewer

Tom Spencer

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.

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

Case Interview Glossary

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?

How to Guide an Effective Conversation with Buyers: Video

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So you are going to conduct the interview. Now, when you’re conducting that interview, do you let the employee just run wild and guide the conversation or prospective employee? ” So, if you’re not asking those questions, if you’re being too hesitant and you’re letting the buyer really kind of run the interview or the conversation, you’re not going to get the information that you need. Consulting Videos Consulting Sales Sales Conversation

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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

Networking 101 Video Overview

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In 9 out of 10 cases, especially if you are an experienced hire or come from a non-target school, having a contact inside a consulting firm will make the difference between getting an interview or not. In the following videos, we give a basic overview on networking basics – specific to consulting. By the way, want to be notified when we release new YouTube videos about consulting?

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Case Interview Tools

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.

BCG Interview

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.

Case Interview Example – Capacity Change Framework

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?).

8 Example Case Interview Questions

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.

BCG Interview Focus

Recently I received a question from a 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).

Roland Berger Interview Format

What follows is an exchange I had recently with a 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.

Case Interview Preparation Time

One of the most common questions I am asked is how much time is needed to prepare for case interviews ? They apply to MBB , have no idea what the industry is about, much to their surprise get an interview, and then for the next 72 hours they are Googling " what is management consulting.". Perhaps this is you, and your likely interview dates are weeks or months away. Do you prepare now for the case without knowing if you will get an interview?

McKinsey Case Interview Preparation Resources

McKinsey Personal Experience Interview. McKinsey Personal Experience Interview. McKinsey Interview. McKinsey Interviewer-Led Format. McKinsey Interview Format. McKinsey Interview. McKinsey Interview Process. McKinsey Interview Questions. McKinsey Case Interview Practice Resources. McKinsey Case Interview Math Practice. Interviewer-Led Format Prep Tips. McKinsey Interview Prep Tips. Interview Advice.

Consulting Interview Questions

You can perform better in a consulting interview by having an upfront preview of what types of questions might be thrown your way. Consulting interview questions about pricing ask for the optimal price -- or way to determine the optimal price -- for a given product or service. When these numbers materialize, interviewers often want you to calculate a breakeven volume (or the volume necessary to reach pre-determined business goals) and determine if such a volume is achievable.

Top 3 Tips for Case Interviews

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Welcome 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. The post Top 3 Tips for Case Interviews appeared first on Management Consulted. case interviewsToday, Jenny Rae (ex-Bain) and Lisa (ex-McKinsey) share their … Continued.

Bain Written Case Interview

I recently was sent this question from a student looking for advice on how to prepare for a Bain Written Case Interview. I was just wondering if you had any advice on how to practice or attempt to answer/structure a written case interview study that I will have to tackle for a final round Bain interview coming up soon. And the creating the six slides to present to the interview is equivalent to the "synthesis" examples also in Look Over My Shoulder ®.

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Consulting Firms 101 Video Series

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In this video series, we compare the firms using 6 different metrics: Branding/prestige. Interviews. Hope you enjoy the videos. If you have any questions or if there is a topic you’d like us to create a YouTube video about, e-mail us. :). There are 3 different tiers of consulting firms – Top 3 Firms, Big 4 firms, and Tier 2 firms – and there are pros and cons for working at each level. Curious to know what they are?

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Is Consulting Right For You? Video Series

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These consulting firms usually look at 2 main things when considering whether to interview you: your education and your experience. The following videos outline what the firms are specifically looking for when it comes to education and experience and lay out action steps you can take if you don’t yet have what they are looking for. We hope you enjoyed the quick videos. The Ultimate Management Consulting Interview Prep Guide. Is consulting right for you?

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A.T. Kearney Interview & Culture

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KEARNEY INTERVIEW AND CULTURE. Kearney inspiring Vision 2020 video here. 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.

Management Consulting Interview Stress

As an avid follower of your teachings in LOMS and principles on case interviews in general, let me share what I think are the 3 biggest reasons for getting an MBB offer. I strongly believe that it's not about what you know going into the interview. And that's exactly what case interviews are like. Members get access to 6 hours of video tutorials on case interviews , the actual frameworks I used to pass my interviews, and over 500 articles on case interviews.

Monitor Interview

I'm glad my case interview preparation and case interview practice materials were useful. For others who might be reading this, I want to point out the new articles I have on the Monitor interview process that were not available previously: Monitor Deloitte Written Case Interview. Monitor Deloitte Group Interview. Monitor Deloitte Role Play Interview. Monitor Deloitte 2 nd Round Interview. Monitor Deloitte Interview.

Humor in Case Interviews

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.

Bain Interview Format

In this email he describes the Bain Interview Format and the preparation, he did that led to the offer. I also add my commentary at the end elaborating on the Bain Interview Format and give some more tips on preparing for a Bain interview. I don't have proper words to thank you for all your e-mails, materials ( Case Interview Secrets and LOMS ) and overall spirit of a great guy helping others hit their #1 career target.

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BCG Interviews: U.S. vs. Europe

A question I am often asked is what is the difference between a BCG interview in a European office vs. a US office? My response is that the consulting case interview process in Europe is more similar than different when compared with the U.S. In Round 1, I see a lot more variation in the cases with some offices in some firms going with more of pre-structured type of case interview. Some offices will use a telephone screening process before the first in-person interview.

Personal Experience Interview - McKinsey PEI

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. Despite the emphasis I and others places on the case interview, it is important that you be prepared for the more general interview questions that are based on your consulting resume.

Bain Interview Success

What separates your exposition about applying frameworks to case interviews (and life really!) Your video presentations made amply clear where a particular line of questioning is supposed to take you (what purpose drives the particular analysis), which dramatically changed how I approached cases. I think one thing I'll point out about the case interview frameworks on my site is they are NOT primarily intended to help one pass case interviews.

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Nervousness vs. Confidence in Case Interviews

I have purchased the LOMS program, and I must thank you, for the videos have been immensely useful. 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.

Accenture Conflict Management Interview Question

I received this question from a student that was preparing for an upcoming interview with Accenture about a specific conflict management interview question that Accenture asks. Below is the question as well as my response on how to approach and prepare for this type of interview question. Members get access to 6 hours of video tutorials on case interviews , the actual frameworks I used to pass my interviews, and over 500 articles on case interviews.

Having Flexibility in Case Interviews

Reader's Email #1: I have been practicing cases for management consulting case interviews for more than a month using your videos and on your Look Over My Shoulder ® program. [ I received this email nearly a month ago, so in total this person has been practicing for nearly two months before the final round interview. but a little weak when it comes to the quantitative side, or the basic algebra problem they will always ask during the interview.

Tips for Case Interview Mastery

By the time you master the case interview, will you have any interview opportunities left? 2) Those who are a good fit, but their learning curve timing vs. the number of interview opportunities available were in conflict, and they ran out of time before they finally reached mastery level. I continue to feel that the best practice approach to case interview preparation is to use a 50/50 combo of Look Over My Shoulder ® and live practice with a partner.

Improving Case Interview Presentation Skills

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.