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Is it better to go through a faang interview loop & possibly not get it, or practice and revise port/preso/interview skills to try a bit later? A recruiter for one of my dream companies reached out and said to let him know if I want to go through interviews. Their loop lasts 2-6 months. I just finished interviewing for 3 other companies and it was really intense. To complicate things, I have 2 offers + counter offer from my current company. Should I try for the faang now or wait? Thoughts?

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Is it good to apply to a company if you aren't planning on accepting a role? I like to keep up my interview skills and search the market, but if I interview at a company I may want to work for some day, will they see a past interview as good? Or what about if I reject an offer?

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I keep getting rejected by Big 4. I have had, no lie, 9 interviews with Big 4 firms as an Experienced Hire, from internal referrals, in the past 6 months. All with rejections. What's going on here? It seems I do not communicate that my experience is an exact fit for what they're looking for. I don't think my interview skills are bad. But I had interviewed for lower-tier firms and got in. What's going on here? Right now I do compliance, using data, at MUFG.

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I’ve always thought of myself as a good interviewer, but apparently the last 5 recruiters I’ve spoken with disagree. What are some resources I can leverage to improve my interview skills?

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Question: what made your resume stand out during your application process which eventually landed you the interview? Skills? hobbies? volunteer work? Target school? GPA?

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Looking to strengthen my case interview skills. Any one willing to casing with me?

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I used a referral to apply to some financial analyst roles. I like how recruiters are willing to personally decline you which opens a dialogue on criticism. I was given resources on improving resumes and interview skills. It seems my resume is in good shape according to the recruiter but I can’t seem to land an interview. Is there anything else left besides a referral and a good resume to get through? I feel like being from the east coast applying to west coast roles is a factor

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Any suggestions for talent development or career consultants for Big 4 alumni? Applying for positions at other Big 4 and accounting firms and would like an experienced consultant or group to look over resume, cover letter, practice interview skills, and make possible introductions.

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For non technical people, are interview skills extremely important?

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Hello FB, Recent grad here: I recently found out that the boutique strategy firm I was signed with is rescinding my analyst offer and I feel a bit lost on how to rebound into the industry. Any tips/recommendations on how to squeeze my way into a good firm during COVID? I was a case coach at my college (confident in my interview skills) and have a strong background, I just need to know how I can get my foot in the door during COVID while not in on campus.. any advice helps. Thank you

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Any recommendations for career coaches? Looking to improve interview skills, my pitch, and embarrassed to say, self confidence and morale.

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I'm looking to practice my remote interview skills. Would any of you be willing to fake - interview me? 🤔

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Need help/tips for interview prep. Been hunting for industry roles in Sales strategy for a few months now but haven't been able to convert. Reason-poor interview skills. Suggestions for resources/apps

I prepped an unemployed guy I had randomly met on a client with literally zero interview skills and taught how to prepare, answer, mock interviews etc. He got a full time offer from a big 4 ...

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Strategies for brushing up on interview skills while super busy. I feel like I have done terribly in my last interviews because I don’t have as much time to practice as I did after college.

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Does anyone have any resources they recommend for improving your resume/interview skills? Considering a professional resume rewrite.

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Do you think interviewing with no intention to leave is a waste of time or do you see that as a way to assess your market value and continuously polish your interview skills? Cont.

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