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    HIG Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Alvarez & Marsal.

    Interview Details

    Group case interview

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    none
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Alvarez & Marsal in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview first folowed by in person interview in their offices

    Interview Questions
    • If you are prepared for the lifestyle/demands of a job with a consulting firm,   View Answers (2)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Alvarez & Marsal in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    I understand that my qualifications might not meet A&M's selective standards, but my interviewer who is a senior director at the firm berated me and questioned every detail of my resume. He is a very knowledgeable and experienced consultant who has worked in large consulting firms before, but that does not give him the right to lecture me and to give me a life lesson. A&M is one of the most prestigious consulting firms in the world, but I did not feel happy after the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • "Ask yourself if you are really interested in consulting."   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Alvarez & Marsal in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    Initial interview: Technical, included a written exam and multiple rounds from various different levels in the group. Included review of previous client work, level of comfort in front of clients, and a few case interview questions regarding how I would behave in hypothetical situations in front of a client.
    MD interview: Summarized long term goal, asked for my own objectives, and went over the compensation model.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you run a bankruptcy project as the entitiy's administrator?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I did not pursue negotiations. I was looking to leave my current employer more than they were looking to grow their practice. In the end it worked out very well for me as I was able to make a name for myself relatively quickly in my immediate group, and the compensation has followed.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Alvarez & Marsal in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    At the time of my interview, I had only heard of the firm through a friend who worked there. I put in my application as a backup, but was blow away by the opportunities the firm has to offer its employees.

    Do: Your homework about the partners you will be interviewing, the fields they work in, and what that work entails. Also, unlike some firms it is encouraged that you have real conversations during the recruitment and show personality.

    Don't: Ask questions that can be found on the front page of the website and avoid asking to many generic questions. Alvarez prides itself on hiring inteligent people who can solve complicated questions.

    Positives: Friendly people, great offices, very competitive pay, great opportunity for advancement
    Negatives: The firm is young so some of the kinks are still being worked out with in the recruitment process.

    Interview Questions
    • How much should you charge to wash all the windows in our building?   Answer Question
    • What is your greatest weakness, and your answer can't be a positive (such as too hard of a work, caring too much, etc.)   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They are willing to negotiate if you bring the right qualities to the table. However, realize that they aren't going to move too much because their compensation packages are already quite competitive.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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