I applied through college or university - interviewed at IMF in November 2012.
Interview Details – 2:1 interview
Interview Question – case interview, assuming you face an emerging market country, they would like to have a fiscal deficit as 3.5% next year, what would you say to them? Answer Question
Interviewed at IMF
Interview Details – 4 rounds: 1st with HR, 2nd with staff concerns more technical questions; 3rd on-site panel interview; 4th 90 min exams of Excel
Interview Question – How do you understand data management? Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at IMF.
Interview Details – Interview was a panel. They asked me how good I am with econometric software. I was getting my PhD while applying, so it was not difficult. They had doubts about whether I will stay for the whole year or not. I already have worked with them earlier, so they did not ask too many skill questions.
Interview Question – What was the most difficult program you have ever wrote. What will keep you motivated in this job? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Usually no salary negotiation. But I negotiated the start date.
I applied through college or university and the process took 3 days - interviewed at IMF in May 2011.
Interview Details – at the first time ,i got the interview in the school,the employer asked me some questions but not importance,she told me came to her office next time.then i didn't pass because i couldn't speak cantonese.
Interview Question – why work for us? Answer Question
I applied through other source and the process took 2 months - interviewed at IMF in December 2008.
Interview Details – Two rounds: first with the HR department, then with a panel.
Interview Question – Usually case-based. For example, a country runs into economic crisis, and how to set the policy mix right. Answer Question
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