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PwC Consultant Interview Questions

Updated 2 Dec 2014
Updated 2 Dec 2014
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Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Interview Details

There are 5 parts.The first one consists on introduce your CV and seem to be a good candidate, the second part constist on an english test, then a gruop work, and two other personal interviews.

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    There were three interviews. The first one was Group Dynamics, the second and the third one were with the SM and Director, respectively. They are very upfront, serious and ethical about their interview process. They ask you about your ambitions, your future projects, why are you worth working there, the full works...

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if a specific client asked you an opinion on a subject you don't fully grasp.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I answered a job add on LinkedIn, after which I was contacted for the 1st interview (this was about 2 weeks after sending in my cover letter and CV). Before the 1st interview, I had to take three online aptitude tests: one consisting of numerical, logical and verbal reasoning, and two focused on personality type (PAPI tests- one ipsative, one normative). At the first interview I was given feedback on the first test (verbal/logical/numerical reasoning), whereas, regarding the PAPI test, I was told they would not give me feedback, but rather compare their experience of me to the results that were still unknown to me. 1st interview was generally experiential, and to see if the chemistry was there. 2nd interview was a business case/presentation I had to prepare a few days in advance, and present to a partner, HR manager and a subject matter expert.

    Interview Questions
    • I prepared very thoroughly for the experiential part (use the STAR format and focus on concrete examples of your achievements!) as well as the business case, so nothing unexpected as such came up. The subject matter expert did ask me some questions on my thoughts on certain potential issues related to the context the case took place in, but I simply and confidently admitted that my knowledge of the field/concept did not extend that far (they seemed to respect that).   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation as such. I was offered a salary a little lower than what I had proposed, due to the fact that they are paying for a business graduate diploma worth over DKK 110,000.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madrid (Spain)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madrid (Spain)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at PwC in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Contacted via job ad on their website, received a call after a week for group exercises, did HR interview on the same day (approached me as i left the group exercise), first partner interview one week later and second partner interview the day after that - job offer within the week.

    Interview Questions
    • Not difficult as such, but the people in the group exercise were all top notch and it was quite a good session - i felt. All in all they like seeing that you're confident and able to negotiate.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The interview was. Talked to manager for 30 minutes in mostly a conversation

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Written test in English, Numeric and Verbal intelligence; case study, related to the department you applied for; interview with a partner of department you applied for

    Accepted Offer
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    campus ph secreen, flwon for company inetrview, met 5 people, 1 hr each, Veyr professional. No drilling or grilling. Very firendly people, very courteous, Nice impression. Very hard working group fo people.

    No Offer
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milan (Italy)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milan (Italy)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    With a phone call the HR specialist invites you in the office for an interview. Before the formal interview you have to complete an enghish test and a technical test. Once finished this part you are involved in the formal interview with the responsible of your future team. He/She asks you some questions about your personality and your area of interest of the business. That is a way to know you. After several days you could receive a job offer!

    Interview Questions
    • The questions depend on the responsible of the interview process. However I was asked not unexpected questions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santiago (Chile)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santiago (Chile)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Initial Communication: I sent a message to one of the managers through Linkedin to get an Interview. He replied and suggested an interview with him and the general manager. I also made someone from PwC USA to send a good reference.

    First Interview: I talked to these 2 managers to see where I could fit best in the company and they decided that I should get a second interview with another Manager

    Second Interview: I talked to the operations Manager and it went really good, so he sent me to the psychological Test

    Third interview: An interview with the psychologist... No numerical test as I expected, just typical personality tests

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process starts with an Online Assessment (Verbal and Numerical test), Followed by 30-40 mins of Telephonic Interview. If you clear the telephonic round then it will be Consulting Technical Interview with senior level (Director). The final will be Selection Event and an interview with Partner level during later stages.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical Interview - Commercial knowledge and experience is critical to demonstrate   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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