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Was laid off from D recently and have been interviewing primarily for strategy roles. Curious for any advice converting in final rounds. I have been through several at this point and not gotten the offer. Received very positive feedback from the teams about my performance but in each case they said it was very competitive and ended up going with someone with slightly more direct experience. Tough to go through several 6+ week multi round processes and not convert. Any help or advice appreciated!

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Just lean forward and say “look, you know I’m the right person for this job. You know it and I know it. So let’s let HR in on our secret and let’s do this!”


Practice cases. For your prior projects practice saying the Strategy component out loud. Is it growth strategy, org strategy, what is it?


I think this is solid advice. Make it clear your experience is in developing specific strategy.

Strategy people are a bit snobbish and look for these words and phrases.


I say 50% case performance and 50% connection/luck


Why do u think u were let go from D.?

What Portfolio and market offering.?

No I am serious.

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