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What do you look for in an interviewee when conducting case interviews?

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I look for: structure, communication, confidence (but not arrogance), ability to deal with curve balls, analytical horsepower and polish. So everything.

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Dude if you have nothing to add here then leave since this clearly bothers you

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I’m not an interviewee and I have looked it up. I’m just curious what people here have to say.

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And I got into Kpmg didn’t I? Clearly I can do a case interview but I have only ever done one

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Kpmg asks for case interview?

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Lol. I wish you well.

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Not an interviewer I mean

Thank you em1

Can you expand upon what you would consider structured vs not structured?

Ability to structure a problem clearly and appropriately and able to articulate why (I.e, hypotheses driven). Must be MECE. I'd advise looking at case books and sources.

^ Ahem. Exactly.

IBM grow up and get out. You act like a 10 year old on Xbox

Structuring and communication

OP, sorry if I hurt your feelings. All joking aside try to do some real prep. Good luck.

Yeah because someone from ibm can hurt my feelings lol

...so getting to the right answer also helps

Lol there isn’t always a right answer A1. That’s not the point of a case study

Right. So maybe a better way of phrasing that is that there are a whole lot of wrong answers. Avoid those.

Also...there's still usually a right answer. And it's never a bad thing if you get to it.

I killed our case. Read case and point

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