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Hardest interview you guys had? Have heard a few horror stories

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Had a German McK director at my final round tell me I'd completely missed the central point. Still got hired so

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A boutique partner (before I got my current gig) ran me through 30 minutes of mental math. I bombed almost every question. It was bad.

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Amazon interview after college (many) years ago... I bombed so badly I might have blacked out for a while

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@ EY Another white male named CEO of a firm who’s really “investing in diversity” 🤔🤔

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