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Deloitte Interview Questions in San Jose, CA

Updated Oct 31, 2014
Updated Oct 31, 2014
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    Business Tax Services Full-time At SAN Jose Office Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Deloitte in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Went to first round interview. Check in with the receptionist, then went to the conference room to wait to be guided by a buddy to the interview room. Be nice to everyone cuz anyone you get in touched will be asked their feelings about you.

    Small talk, I was asked the name of the place where we had the preinterview social the day before. First the employer introduced himself, then I did following that. Since I don't have any tax related working experience, questions are more about items on my resume including coursework (what the course is about), academic projects, thesis, extracurricular activity (the local tax conference I attended). Some general questions are like" why choose Deloitte", "why choose tax,"" what I expect to be in career five years from now."Prepare some question you want to ask the employer about either the company or the employer as an individual. The whole process is more like a free conversation, you can ask questions any time after you finished the previous topic. Remember to get a business card and send thank you letter right after interview and as soon as possible.

    Interview Questions
    • Have you ever taken a leadership role before and how do you lead to make achievement.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Audit Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Deloitte in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    one first round on campus. Get accepted to the second round. The day started with light breakfast and presentation from partner. two back to back interview. then office tour and lunch. Got the offer after three hours from one of my interviewer.
    Deloitte is very fast in giving out results, including initial screening, first round and second round.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview Details

    Applied on campus, two on campus interviews on one day. One based on behavioral and the other one is casual.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Audit Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Deloitte in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Smooth and organized interview process. Interviewed with 3 managers/partners for 30 min each. All 3 interviews were conversation based and the interviewers were very down-to-earth and easy to talk to.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked to talk about myself and why I want to work at Deloitte. I was also asked questions regarding my prior job experiences.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Audit Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview Details

    The whole process from the start of sending in your application and first round interview is almost 2 weeks, 5-6 weeks if you move on to second rounds. Deloitte is very fast on sending out there approval to come in for an interview or if you didn't get it. Instructions on registering are clear-cut, although tedious compared to my past experiences.

    You will be invited to a social night to meet the firm, and the following day will be your interview.

    The partners were very nice, making there way around to each group at the social night to introduce themselves, and overall made a great impression. The younger staff seemed nice and welcoming as well, but that welcoming vibe sort of diminishes when you come to see them in the front lobby pre-interview. I give the younger staff the benefit of the doubt that they could have been nervous for hosting the first time, but overall, there was a significant change in their attitude, regardless if you met them before or not.

    My interview was pretty straight-forward and nothing unexpected that you can't prepare for. After the introduction and ice-breaking comments, my interviewer seem to didn't want to open up after that. It was cut-and-dry business talk about the firm and work you will be doing. Very informative but not interesting when my goal was to try to understand about the culture and learn more about her. At one point, she started playing with her hair, possibly looking for split-ends?

    Overall, seems like a great company, although my interviewer was nice, I was not impressed based on what she did as it left a bad impression for the firm.

    Interview Questions
    • A lot of time you will be working with groups, and there might be a member that is hard to work with.. give an example and how you dealt with it.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview Details

    Two back to back 30 minutes first round interview. One focus on behavioral and other one is conversational.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Audit Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Deloitte in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Three interview Process

    On-Campus Interview: Interview was with a Director. I think it was a fit test because aside from pretty standard behavioral questions, the interview focused on our experiences that led us to where we were respectively and our goals moving forward. The interviewer did scrutinize my transcript so be prepared to explain blips and dips in grades.

    On-site Interview with Manager & Partner: Separate interview but they were both very nice and welcoming. Walked them through my resume and then it became conversational. One focused more on the required questions as opposed to the other but both made it easy to talk to them.

    Interview Questions
    • "If there is one thing you want me to know about you by the end of this interview, what would you want me to know?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Audit Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Deloitte in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Basic behavioral on-campus interview that led to a superday at the firm. During the superday I was interviewed by 2 partners and shown the office and taken out to lunch by a relatively new hire. Overall great experience, they notified me with a few hours after the interview to let me know that I got the offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Just general behavioral questions. Nothing unexpected.
      - Walk me through your resume
      - Give me your 30 sec pitch
        Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Tax Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Deloitte in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview was on campus, it was pretty simple, they had prospective full timers who attended our university greet us. The interview consisted of a 1:1 interview with a current partner at Deloitte. The interview itself was pretty normal, I was asked some simply behavioral questions, such as why Deloitte, why did you choose your university. How you handle deadlines, and to describe a time where I was working in a group where I took leadership and what was the outcome of the situation.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Deloitte in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was not bad. There are three interviews: One with the recruiter, one with a manager, and one with a principal at your desired office. Deloitte looks a lot for personality in addition to grades. Try to stand out and meet as many people as possible. Network your way to a job!

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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