Landing a job in the tech field can be difficult, especially if you shooting for jobs at major companies like Facebook or Google. In fact, if you are applying to Facebook, you will be put through a series of targeted coding questions on the spot. So whereas some companies may give you a coding test that you … Continue reading How To Prepare For A Coding Job Interview
Question: What do you see as the proper role/mission of… …a good (job title you’re seeking); …a good manager; …an executive in serving the community; …a leading company in our industry; etc. TRAPS: These and other “proper role” questions are designed to test your understanding of your place in the bigger picture of your department, … Continue reading How would you answer this question in your interview?
The first part (say 10 mts. of the 45 mts. slot) of the interview is typically used for a “behavioral” or “experiential” conversation. The interviewer is judging you on likeability and “fit” (the reason why it’s also called a fit interview). (S)he is assessing whether what it will be like to work and travel with … Continue reading What is Behavioral Interview?
Your impressive résumé and excellent networking may get you the interview, but they won’t get you the job. Consulting firms know only too well that the résumé is at best a two-dimensional representation of a multi-dimensional person. And, while your networking efforts will give somewhat more of a glimpse into your dynamic personality, they want … Continue reading The Interview Process
First and foremost, create a good résumé. Highlight achievements, not titles or job descriptions. Also, use action-verbs and consulting-language while describing your achievements. Consulting firms are looking for smart, articulate people who have demonstrated leadership & professional achievement, and are fun to be with. As the Career Management Center, and the school in general, would … Continue reading Getting the Interview
The human mind is wondrous. It starts working the moment you are born and doesn’t stop till you encounter a case-question. Jokes apart, acting or “cracking” the case is the key to success in a consulting interview. The “case” is typically a business situation or problem in search of an answer. Your interviewer explains the … Continue reading Case Interview