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I am interviewing at a top tech firm and have been told I need to take a 45 min excel assessment. Has anyone taken something like this/does anyone have prep advice?

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"Watch me use shortcuts to make these data pretty"

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Are you interviewing with Uber?

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Wow wtf are you going to do for 45 minutes lol

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Top Tech Firm? Excel Assessment??? Really?!

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What the hell. They are in for a show to assess a consultant with excel. Btw, deloitte net has few excel courses if you are interested in something 'formal'

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Those assessments are all pretty simple, just know how to do Vlookups, Pivot Tables, and write formulas. You should be fine

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If it is Amazon, OP, you're in for a world of hurt. There's nothing but long hours there. This gauntlet is just the beginning :(

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Exactly...

Yep. Really.

I'm not so not their analytics test

Most folks don't know the stuff EY1 mentions. They ask their friend Google, and forget. Those tests are great. I wish we had them to source people to projects. Would be great to know didn't know align left in PowerPoint.

Thanks EY1!

Excel is fun I'd love that. Last interview I had the technical part was run by an old friend of mine so we just org charted the whole time - he knew I was consummate in Excel.

It's Amazon. They seem to be doing this for every position.

Robert Half Tech lulz

It isn't Amazon :). But any other insights on the assessment would be helpful.

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