Imagine getting high grades in school and practicing 30 case interviews with intense mental math just to become a glorified administrative assistant on a PMO work stream
How do you all structure your resumes? What are key words that you use when applying to other consulting firms?
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: 😳
Hey 🐠 - I’m early in my pregnancy and interviewing bc I’m afraid of being laid off soon. How can I find out from the firms I interview with whether they have minimum tenure requirements to qualify for paid maternity leave (e.g., need to be at firm 1 year before qualifying)? Obviously, this is the most important benefit for me and I will not be revealing my pregnancy during the interview process. Anyone been through this and have any advice? TIA
I heard my teammate interviewing for another company in the next conference room... ...turns out it’s the same company I’m interviewing with later today. Let the hunger games begin!
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 the absolute worst interview experience and just need to vent tonight. I interviewed at this tech company in SF and I am currently based out of NY.
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.
Does Deloitte really have Fight Clubs? I’ve read several posts referencing “being prepared to fight”...currently interviewing there btw
Do you mention in interviews ("why are you looking for a new job" questions) that you've been laid off? Good way to navigate this question?
I am interviewing for companies i am not interested in just for practice. At what point do I let them know i am not interested? After final round? After getting an offer?
HR at Fortune 500 company asked me for a salary target then told me it was ridiculous and we shouldn’t move forward and I agreed. 3 weeks later same HR rep asks for time slots for interviews with the
What are some good responses to the interview question: why do you want to leave your current firm?
Case Study question: Who has the higher probability of getting Coronavirus? My friend who takes NYC subway everyday for work or me who flies Mon-Thu from NY to CLT every week?
If I interview you and you don’t ask me good questions, other than “what are next steps” and “when can i start,” then it’s clear that you dont want this job.
Best excuse to take a half day for an interview and show up after lunch on Friday? They’re already suspicious that I’m interviewing elsewhere.
Managers if you find out/suspect that one of your consultants is actively interviewing elsewhere, how likely would you be to just ask them to leave?
Rejected from job today after 5 rounds of interviews. Any self esteem or confidence I had is now shot. Happy Friday 😥
M and F 🐠 - Pantsuit or skirt suit to interview? Hair up or down? Help! I haven’t had an interview since undergrad.
Is it fine to mention the client name when asked about your latest project ? Or in any behavioural question? Giving interview next week and need help in preparation. This laid off thing is giving me more anxiety day by day. I have finally gathered strength to get back and started preparing again. Any help is appreciated.
I just want to say yes to all the young ones I interview because I know how much it sucks looking for jobs when you lack experience 😞. As long as you’re eager to learn, I believe you can become great
Got laid off a Big 4 consulting firm due to "performance not up to the mark". Looking for ideas on how to answer this question in job interviews... "Why did you leave the firm XYZ"?
If moving to Houston, what is a good area to move to if you are a young single person, it is not too close to the suburbs, and close to bars/ restaurants? Making my post-pandemic plan.
How much do you spend a day on food when you’re traveling? Do you expe se everything including coffee?
Alt traveling in a couple weekends to Vancouver! What are people’s must do’s? I’m usually happiest walking around / exploring neighborhoods & window shopping, w some good meals too :)
Schools aren’t all bad... my school is a small school and (esp. for NYC) it’s an absolute gem! What’s positive in your school?
I’ve done networking calls before but have never been successful. What’s a good way to build relationships with MDs, SMs & Managers? How can I get them to involve me in any plus ones that they have?
What type of schedule do you have in your school library? In your opinion should the elementary library be on a fixed, flex or combination schedule? This question is for classroom and library teachers
Going to business school in the fall and looking at non-consulting options to have more of my personal life back. Which 6 figure jobs post-MBA would consist of a stable 40ish hour work week?
Does anyone really care about what they do (audit)? I honestly have zero f*cks to give anymore but my co workers seem so serious about it.
Booking cheaper hotel a little further away and then Lyfting to client site. Is that ok? (still cheaper then local hotels this week)
Have you ever countered a raise you were given? Meaning you asked for more than the increase the company gave you. If yes, how did that end up for you?
What's your #1 New Year resolution? Mine is to own a social life outside of work. Taking applications for new friends now.