Associate

Status:
1st Year Associate
at
Group/Division/Type: Real Estate
City:

New York, NY
United States

Interviewed: November 2011

Overall experience

Neutral

Difficulty

Very Difficult

General Interview Information

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Other

Length of Process

Less than 1 month

Interview Details

What did the interview consist of?
Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Please describe the interview / hiring process.
It started off with numerous phone interviews with a few members of the team covering different but related areas of the team (they covered different aspects but the position was working with each so they all needed to speak). The first was a general discussion about my history and track record and a view of my insights into the firm, what and how I would help the group etc... Then since he liked me I had another call with a higher up manager to discuss similar aspects. The third started off with a case study that involved answer a few questions provided and based on a set of various data points provided to analyze (It was given to me and had to be completed over night with a follow up discussion on it the next morning). I believe I completed it successfully and they liked my view and thoughts but doing it over night and fitting it in during my hectic work schedule was the hard part. I didn't end up Getting this position maybe because it was shooting for a position at a solid higher level up and would need to relocate but it was helpful overall and I eventually got a position with a big move up at another and better firm.

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