Monthly Archives: June 2011

Case Interviews – #4 Closing

You have reached the point in the case interview where you have put forth your best analysis of the scenario, worked through the calculations, evaluated options and now need to close the interview.  When closing the interview, it is crucial … Continue reading

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Case Interviews – #3 Talk It Out

Case interviews can be a stressful experience as one is usually given a detailed scenario and, in some instances, charts and other data to quickly evaluate in order to answer a question.  The information dump in itself can be overwhelming … Continue reading

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Case Interviews – #2 Asking Questions

Case interviews require a candidate to listen/review information about a situation and work through the data to offer and evaluate possible solutions.  If you have never been part of a case interview, you can view one on McKinsey’s career site: … Continue reading

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Case Interviews – #1: What is the Real Question?

Over the past couple of years, case interviews have grown in popularity, even with employers outside of the consulting and financial industries.  This type of interview allows the employer to see how a candidate processes information, approaches a problem, works … Continue reading

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Companies with the Most Difficult Interview Process

Recently, Glassdoor.com conducted a survey of its members concerning members’ interviewing experiences at various companies.  They were asked to rate the difficulty level of their interviewing experience as well as their satisfaction at the company.  Interesting – difficulty interviews led to … Continue reading

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WKRP in Cincinnati

Growing up, I used to watch the sitcom, “WKRP in Cincinnati”.  It had a catchy theme song that began, “Baby, if you ever wonder…wonder, whatever became of me?”  At the end of the song one hears, “…baby, think of me … Continue reading

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Career Ending Mistakes

CNBC’s Executive Career Blog recently shared the following entry.  To read the original post: http://www.cnbc.com/id/43340406 Top 10 Career-Ending Mistakes and How to Fix Them CNBC.com | 09 Jun 2011 | 12:15 PM ET by Suzanne Bates, an executive coach and … Continue reading

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