Category Archives: Case Interview

Three Basic Interview Questions

Great article in Forbes, I feel it sums up what an employer is trying to discover about a candidate through an interview process: Three True Job Interview Questions Advertisements

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Dealing with a Bad Interviewer

One of the best blog postings I have read in 2011.  Highly recommend as I have been in interviews with five of the six interviewers Alison Greene highlights: http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2011/10/31/how-to-deal-with-a-bad-interviewer Enjoy!

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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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