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New Associate - Management Consulting Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at PwC in March 2014.
Interview Details Interview process:
-First Round Telephone Interview (approximately 30 min.)
If you advance to the Assessment Day, you should expect the following major activities:
-Cognitive Test (20 min.)
-Group Case Study (45 min.)
-Second Interview [telephone or in-person] (approximately 1 hr.)
-Office Tour (approximately 45 min.)
-Networking Event (approximately 1 hr.)
Interview Question – Tell me about how you develop your personal brand? Answer Question
Audit Associate Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC.
Interview Details 3 INTERVIEWS
1. Behavioural with Senior Associate
2. Behavioural with Manager
3. Conversational with Partner
The interview process is straight forward. Questions are pretty generic. They ask you questions regarding leadership, teamwork, challenges you've faced. Its important to know your resume inside and out always.
Interview Question – All straight forward behavioural questions Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Set salary.
Intern Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC in April 2013.
Interview Details phone interview and onsite interview offer right away. flawless process. referenced from my acquaitnance and helped me a lot preparing questions. Good experience. it took only 2 weeks for whole process
Interview Question – what is your dream? Answer Question
Tax Associate Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through an employee referral and interviewed at PwC.
Interview Details Knowing someone will help make it easier to get into the company as it is largely based on word of mouth. Having prior experience can help or coming from another Big 4 company.
Audit Senior Associate Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at PwC
Interview Details usually have a phone interview, then a person interview.
they will take you out to lunch and this is a sign that you're in the company
it is very easy going even thought you meet managers and partners along the way
be yourself. they look for fit
Interview Question – None, this is a very simple interview Answer Question
Associate Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in September 2010.
Interview Details - 3 Part Interview with Staff, Manager, and Partner
- Interviewers focus was on Teamwork, Excellence, and Leadership (respectively)
Interview Question – Most difficult questions were with respects to my achievement (or rather, underachievement) of a certain grade point, and explaining why I would still be considered a valued addition to their work force. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Straight forward; they provided a standard contract - which typically is the same between all Big Four firms - and I accepted
Undisclosed Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at PwC.
Interview Details I'm trying to remain as anonymous as I possibly can, but I should share my experience as a heads up for others.
I had a panel interview, then got a call 4 days later that I was the chosen candidate Two hours later the offer was withdrawn (no fault of my own really, they just decided to go with someone "internal"). I did not do anything crazy, like quit my current job or anything, and I was not upset that I did not get the job, I just thought that the way they handled it was extremely unprofessional.
Interview Question – I expected all the questions I was asked. Answer Question
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