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Updated Aug 13, 2014
Updated Aug 13, 2014
111 Interview Reviews

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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Hitachi Consulting in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone call with practice talent acquisition followed by technical phone screen. Then on-site interview with hiring manager and several members of the team. Team interview is typical round about one on one interview with architect, consultant and PM. Many technical questions, some good and discussion provoking, some pretty shallow or just factoid types. Code writing exercise, checking someone else's code, looking for errors and some diagramming, architecture and design elaboration, proving your point, behavioral and situation questions.

    The process was a bit chaotic and not well organized, but people were nice.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing really, if you know your field, you should be good. Otherwise, don't bother.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Salary

    Declined Offer
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Hitachi Consulting in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed as a part of their campus recruiting process. They invited me for their info session when I spoke to them at the campus career fair. They made decisions about whom to interview at that info session and the first round interviews were held a week later. There were two interviews half an hour each and they asked typical behavioral interview questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Unexpected question: What do you do to have fun? Tell me something unique about yourself so I will remember you.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Hitachi Consulting.

    Interview Details

    Basic Phone scree followed by 2 onsite with Managers and later one on site with VP. Process took approx. 4 weeks.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing out of the blue. If you know your stuff that's on your resume and they brought you in for that reason, all questions are geared toward the technology you are knowledgeable in.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Minimal
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Consultant II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Hitachi Consulting.

    Interview Details

    Contract to hire, so no problem for me.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Hitachi Consulting in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Process consisted of 3 phone interviews- 1 Sr Mgr, 1 Director, 1 VP and a face-to-face w/ a VP over about 3 week period. Initial feedback was the preliminary discussions had taken place with the formalized process to happen soon. Never hear back. Repeated efforts to contact the firm were unanswered. They reached out to me initially, so I would consider it one of the most unprofessional interviews I've had.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked about specific experiences I've had. Was a bit unexpected b/c I had met the interviewer in person prior and discussed my CV.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Hitachi Consulting in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Started with an on campus interview followed by a second round of interviews. The second round of interviews was a full day. The morning session consisted of multiple behavioral interviews with management as well as a case interview. The case interview was more strategic and less financially based. The night session was a team case question followed by a presentation.

    Interview Questions
    • Question about solving a business problems with pirating of their content. Whether it was worth it to pursue lawsuits, send letters, etc.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Technical Architect Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Hitachi Consulting in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Great communication and planning before the interview, and they seemed very keen. They offered to skip the first interview and went straight to a technical challenge, which was relatively straight-forward if you know your stuff. Their office in a great location on the London Riverside (although the numbering system is crazy, so don't panic if you pass buildings numbers 1, 6 and 3 in that order!). The people came across as very friendly in person. Unfortunately after the interview their communication has been abysmal, with absolutely no contact afterwards.

    Interview Questions
    • The interview mainly consisted of many different "guess what I'm thinking of" or "say the magic phrase" type questions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dallas, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Hitachi Consulting in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    The process was two phone interview, one by a recruiter and one by a "technical person" then an in-office interview with three employees (one at a time)

    Interview Questions
    • The unusual question was what blogs I had IDs on and had I ever been published.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Hitachi Consulting.

    Interview Details

    I got my first interview from a recruiting event on campus. From there I was asked to attend second round interviews in the office. It was a series of 4 interviews, starting with a manager, then gradually moving up and ending with an interview with a VP. There were no case questions, just behavioral ones. Afterwards, all the interviewers//interviewees went to lunch.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Hitachi Consulting.

    Interview Details

    1. Submitted resume at Career Fair
    2. On-Campus Interview
    3. In- House rotational interview in Irvine

    Interview Questions
    No Offer

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