Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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- Accepted Offer
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks – interviewed at Hitachi Consulting (Pune (India)).
Three rounds of interview. One telephonic one face to face technical and one hr
Helpful (2)Accepted OfferPositive Experience
I had 5 interviews over the course of about a month. 4 phone interviews and 1 in-person. Each interview focused on prior experience but also ideas on how my previous experience could help solve business problems. My hiring manager was very honest about what I should expect (the good and bad).
- There were no unexpected or difficult questions. It was all very practical and to the point. Answer Question
No negotiations, the offer they gave was what I asked to receive.
Helpful (6)No OfferNeutral Experience
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Hitachi Consulting (New Delhi (India)) in July 2014.
I attended an off-campus drive recently. As it was an off-campus so the response was equally good, and the company officials were also overwhelmed with such response. The procedure included a written test, group discussion then a couple of personal interviews.
Round-1 Written Round
It included two tests - technical and verbal. Each test consisted of 50 questions, with 50 minutes for the verbal and 1 hour for the technical test.
The questions in verbal were very easy - like What is the full form of CV? yes, you read it correct! and etc..
The level of technical test was good. It included questions from C, C++, Java, DBMS, Cloud Computing, Big Data.
Out of 800 applicants - only 70 people were shortlisted for the next round.
Round-2 Group Discussion
Well 7 groups were formed of 10 candidates each and there were given a topic on the spot for discussion for about 12-15 minutes.
The topic was - How India is the land of great job opportunities as compared to various other countries?
The other topic, I could hear was - Salman Khan vs ShahRukh Khan.
A tip - before attending the drive, kindly acquire a piece of information about the number of offers the company is wishing to make. This will help you a lot in your preparation, as you'll prepare for clearing the rounds even if the cut-off goes high.
All the best!
- Output related questions from C, C++, and Java. The query building questions from DBMS. Answer Question
- No Offer
After submitting your resume online, there would be two round phone interviews and one on-site interview, the 1st round phone interview was with the manager of the department and another phone interview was with senior architect.within the team. Most of the questions were behavioral questions and some IT-related terms and solutions.
- Generally speaking, the interview questions were just the typical behavioral questions and some IT consulting concepts. It was not difficult to prepare for the interviews. Answer Question
- No Offer
I met them on campus for a Career Fair. I, then, went to my university career website and applied and was asked for an interview. The process was not too difficult. They held one-on-one interviews on campus. Not many questions were asked, mostly just asking about my resume.
- What are your top 3 accomplishments? Answer Question
- No OfferPositive Experience
I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at Hitachi Consulting (Seattle, WA) in October 2014.
I applied through the campus recruiting process. I did one 30-45min interview on campus with a senior manager. I then went to an all day interview at the Seattle offices where I interviewed with about 4 managers. I was taken out to lunch by 2 current entry level consultants. There was also a group portion where we were divided into small groups and responded to a business scenario to a group of potential "clients." The day was ended by a cocktail reception hour.
- Why are you interested in going into consulting? Answer Question
- Declined OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
interviewed at Hitachi Consulting in June 2014.
One-to-one interview, interviewer was a new consultant. The interview was basic behavioral questions, such as "tell me about yourself" and "why do you want to be hired?" The interview lasted for an hour, had only a few minutes to ask questions.
- Tell me about a challenge that happened unexpectedly. Answer Question
- Accepted OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through other source – interviewed at Hitachi Consulting (Hyderābād (India)) in October 2011.
had many levels of interview and most of the times the interviewer had no clarity on the demands of the role they are recruiting.i had 4 levels of interview and the question are not related to the role they are recruiting me for.
- Declined OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took a week – interviewed at Hitachi Consulting (Seattle, WA) in November 2014.
Applied on the university job board. Got scheduled for an on-campus interview for 45 minutes where I went over my resume and cool side projects. Since I came from an engineering background, some questions were about why I wanted to go into consulting. Mostly behavioral questions. The next round was a case question onsite and then a couple interviews onsite as well.
- Why do you want to go into consulting? What do you know about Hitachi? Answer Question
Reasons for Declining
Not that great of a reputation
- No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Hitachi Consulting (Hyderābād (India)).
Please do not go for this company interview. It was a hoax interview. HR called and scheduled a interview on weekday. I went and for formality sake they conducted interview with most easy questions and asked me to leave.
- There was no difficult question. Very basic questions 1 Answer
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