Management Consultant

Status:
Consultant
at Mercer

Group/Division/Type: Management Consulting

City: Toronto, Canada

Interviewed: March 2011

Overall experience

Positive

Difficulty

Average

General Interview Information

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

2-3 months

Interview Details

What did the interview consist of?

Phone Interview1 on 1 Interview

Please describe the interview / hiring process.

You need to do your research into the industry as well as know what their competitors are up to. You have to have strong Microsoft Excel skills. You should demonstrate the ability to work well clients, work well in a team, and show examples of having done this. You should know modeling. Be polished, and expect to meet with several individuals from the bottom level to the top level. You may meet with up to four different people in a day. There may be a phone interview / screening before being invited for a first round interview. Then you may have one or two in person interviews. Know why you want to work in consulting and know what are your 2 and 5 year goals. You may have to do an Excel test. Be comfortable with excel functions.

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