Category: Interview

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The McKinsey phone interview

The McKinsey phone interview is a recruiting device that is employed in various offices across the globe or used for very specific roles. It is a crucial step for many candidates eager to kick-off their McKinsey careers. Currently, there are two types of phone interviews McKinsey is conducting, the phone case interview the phone personal…
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How to communicate in a case interview

Initially, most candidates I coach for McKinsey, BCG, and Bain struggle with communicating effectively during the case interview. In fact, their issues with communication hamper their performance. They could be brilliant in terms of their analytics and insights generation yet lack the effective tools to bring their points across. In this article, I want to…
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Consulting case interviews: a comprehensive guide

The consulting case interview is the biggest hurdle for candidates before their McKinsey careers, BCG careers, or Bain careers can take off. Top-tier consulting firms are consistently ranked as the toughest firms to get in for applicants and the case interview plays a big part in the evaluation process, besides the Personal Fit Interview. As…
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The McKinsey case interview (problem-solving interview)

The McKinsey Case Interview, also called the Problem Solving Interview by the firm, is arguable the hardest challenge for candidates on the journey to start their McKinsey careers. Forbes ranked McKinsey’s interview process as the most difficult across all firms globally and the case plays a crucial role in that evaluation, besides the Personal Experience…
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Case interview frameworks: how to structure a case in 2021

Structuring your approach is the first step in every case interview. Initially, the interviewer will tell you about the client’s situation and the problem they are asking you to solve. After playing back the prompt and asking clarification questions, you need to structure your approach and create a case interview framework. Getting the framework right…
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