Weirdest thing that happened in a case interview? I had to clarify to an interviewee that the US wasn’t the country with the largest population...
How would you answer Peter Thiel's interview question “What important truth do very few people agree with you on?”
First interview after a really long time and i bombed it. Feeling horrible. Looking for some positivity
My last project and horrible leadership left me with PTSD. Anytime I need to talk about it (staffing interviews, performance, etc.), I get anxious all over again. Has anyone dealt with this before?
Serious question for those who grew up very rich: barring major family drama - what do you say when you are asked an interview question about a time you overcame adversity?
Me: this is the first time I’ve actually interviewed anyone. The interviewee: so I popped your interview cherry! Me: 😳
My fiancée’s cousin graduated undergrad last year and I just found out they aren’t applying for jobs because they want to “give themself a year” to relax. I can’t help but feel this is a bad move cont
Is it normal that companies ask for a (scrubbed) sample of your work (decks, project mgmt excel sheets, etc) in the final stages of the interview process? I’ve had two companies ask me for this
Tips on how to have a positive/confident mindset? I’m a high performer, but I mentally struggle with staying positive/not getting anxious in high stress situations (exec pres, interviews, etc.) ...
Currently have a good WLB with 30-40 hr weeks. Have an MBB interview scheduled. They’d probably give me only 20% bump as I’m already in top band. Is MBB worth the hype that I have to sacrifice my WLB?
Has your wife ever been jealous of your career success? Made it through final round interviews at two firms in the same week. Wife has been acting a bit weird since I told her. She first tried to ask
Them: I regret to inform you that you have not been selected for the interview. Me: YOU COULD’VE HAD A BAD BITCH😭😭😭
I had an interview at a company where there is only one person of colour and <5 women in leadership. CHRO is putting out fires and doesn’t have time to make it a top priority yet but wants to.
Doing my first case interview. I would greatly appreciate any tips/suggestions and prep/practice resources!
2 YOE out of UG and applying for Level 2 roles at other firms💫. Good idea to include bullets on resume highlighting experience managing? I have a few, but would need to swap out higher impact items...
Very weird watching a presidential candidate explain/defend management consulting in a NYT interview. Even some questions about federal contractors! Maybe people will stop asking what my job “means”
Any motivational tips on how to keep going? Have been rejected by several final rounds and other interviews since August. I've truly been using feedback to improve and trying my best to be better.
Everyone I know that landed an on-site interview for this firm received an offer within ~2-3 days, but I haven't heard anything back. Have I been ghosted? Not sure what's going on.
How important is brand recognition when you start a career in consulting? Just started out of undergrad last year at at a “low tier” firm and enjoy the people a lot, but considering applying (cont)...
Case study interviw next week. Any material I could quickly cram? Been a while. Pressed for time on current engagement so I need something to get me up speed in a day or two over the weekend? Thanks!
I’m doing interviews and all these people - all with less than 5 YOE - have 2 page resumes. None have more than 3 distinct jobs, and one has a half page “summary” section. Has this become a thing?
My team has been 2yrs working mostly from home. I’ve come to value it a lot. If I interview around, is it a bad look to mention that? Curious how that’d be perceived. In M&A due diligence FWIW.
Does anyone at Marakon mind talking about a role in New York? I saw an opening and am considering applying but would like to understand the culture and work more.
Interviewing with a small boutique firm right now. They just assigned me a 5 page essay due in 7 days for the next round. Is asking for total comp range for the position now OK?
What do you guys typically write on resumes about your consulting experience if most of the work was done under NDA? How much do you disclose? Both on paper and in person during interviews?
Is it true that you have to do case interviews for industry jobs when moving from consulting to industry?
When do recruiters usually follow up after an interview? Interviewed on Friday and haven't heard back. Too soon to follow up?
I have a case interview in a couple of days. I have not done one in a long while. What's the best way to prepare?
If you had a week or less to prepare for strategy consulting interviews, what would you do? Looking for very tactical answers here, TIA.
Anyone familiar with Slalom’s regional delivery team? How’s your experience been? I’ve been interviewing and was hoping to get some insights on the group.