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Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Denver, CO
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in February 2012.

Interview Details

3 phone interviews, one was highly technical. I was really glad I had technical reference materials handy for this part. Three on-site interviews were very intense, each 50 minutes long. They fed me lunch and said after lunch there could be more interviews after lunch. After lunch they said I was good to go and that was it.

Interview Questions
  • There were a lot of questions about specific people issues like difficult customers and handling disagreements in groups.   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
I asked if they could do a little better than the initial offer, they came back with more and it was done. Painless.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Irvine, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 months - interviewed at Microsoft in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    Best bring your A game, Microsof doesn't mess around when it comes to interviews. Even if you've made it to "finals days" you can still fail & many do. The process should feel more like a friendly discussion vs. an interrogation. You will be extensively questioned about your experience history.

    Interview Questions
    • What are some fundamental differences between Java & .NET?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Everything is negotiable including salary & title.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Irvine, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Microsoft in March 2008.

    Interview Details

    Half a day, consists of 4 1-on-1 interviews

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Straight forward, got a bonus for accepting a low-ball which was a mistake
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Five rounds with different focus areas like technology, programming, cultural fit.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Vellore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vellore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    It was a campus recruitment for intern position. First round was online round consisting of aptitude questions, software engineering and c output questions. Then shortlisted candidates were interviewed (tech + HR). Then final result was declared.

    Interview Questions
    • Just data structures questions were asked and only approach to the question was asked.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2 days - interviewed at Microsoft in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview had 5 1:1s. There was a general interview, followed by a deep-dive session. Then, there was a hands-on coding session. This was followed by interviews with the hiring manager and director.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2 months - interviewed at Microsoft in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    Microsoft has various sourcers looking for candidates through different channels, so even if you don't make progress with some of them, you may still be a great candidate to another - it all depends who their internal customers and hiring needs are at the time.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Tech phone screening from recruiter. Then more phone screening from 2-3 more people. Then in person interviews with about 5 people. 3-4 technical peers and 1-2 managers. Mostly are technical interviews maybe some whiteboarding, then they go into softskills.

    Interview Questions
    • Design an exchange solution based on this scenario....   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Microsoft in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    They asked about my experience, my interests and general questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    Although a very lengthy process quite amicable all through. Got through initial resume screening and was called by recruiter to verify the details mentioned on resume and was explained the interview process. Then had 1 telephonic interview - had to be canceled due to poor voice quality. Had second telephonic interview, then a 1:1 technical interview, followed by 1 more telephonic interview and then there was silence for a long time.

    Interview Questions
    • How did you convince a client technically when in a difficult situation?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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