PageGroup Consultant Interview Questions

Updated Mar 23, 2015
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Consultant Interview

Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
No Offer
Average Interview
No Offer
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PageGroup (Dallas, TX).

Interview

Extremely long process, well over 2 month process for a basic entry level position. Over 10 hours of in-person interviews, which was fine but did not result in an offer.

Interview Questions

  • They really want great sales people, but the type they can train. I was excited to do the process, but by the end I was discouraged about the lack of confidence I felt.   Answer Question

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at PageGroup (Boston, MA) in May 2012.

    Interview

    Met informally with a person in 1 practice then was referred to a consultant in a practice consistent with my background. Made it to the next round, interviewed with 3 people, a Managing Director, a manager, and a consultant. Very informal and disorganized process. I was never given a job description. I was told to expect a 45 min to 1 hr. group interview in the final round and instead was kept for over 2 hours meeting with 3 different people. I will not say anything derogratory, except to say that the comments on the job review page about the managers being rude, etc appear to be true based on my impression and experience

    Interview Questions

    • If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?   1 Answer
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at PageGroup (New York, NY) in July 2010.

    Interview

    Positive but challenging. The interview process will test you skill set and will power. Demonstrating your ambitions to succeed is critical. They look for driven people and who are competitive.

    Interview Questions

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at PageGroup (New York, NY) in January 2008.

    Interview

    Met with 3 people the first day. Basically try to put you in pressure situations to see how you think on the go. Mostly straight forward, ask you how you would bring in business, mostly seeing if you can think the way they do. Second round is same, 1 to w people.

    Interview Questions

    • How would get a job from XYZ company?   1 Answer
    • Are you commercial?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I didn't negotiate, I believe you can though and people have done so successfully

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at PageGroup (London, England (UK)) in March 2015.

    Interview

    I initially contacted my Consultant about roles they were recruiting for after a discussion I was asked if I wanted to look at working with MP. I was then set up for an initial interview with my new manager which was about me and what I wanted to achieve but also about what I wanted from a company, it was a good opportunity for me to gain insight into the company too. I then had an interview with an associate director and regional director which was a little more intense with questions that were a lot more to the point and put me on the spot, a few were personal, however to be a consultant you will be put on the spot so this, if anything, was good practice.

    I was then invited back in for a review of a personality in sales test review and 2 role plays one was sales based and one recruitment, my advice would be to really take the criticism on board and think outside of the box with creativity and show that you are coachable.

    The final stage was to meet with the MD of UK Sales which was a discussion around me as a person with some really in depth questioning around me personally, which I enjoyed, working at a few companies where people haven't really understood me as a person this was great to see someone looking to see what drives and motivates me from my history and me today.

    Interview Questions

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    interview with team manager first, and director for the second interview. Sometimes you will also need to meet with the senior consultant in your team first. They will ask you soem question like why you are interested in Micahel Page

    Interview Questions

    • Will you consider to work at Micahel Page in your whole life?   Answer Question
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Delhi (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PageGroup (Delhi (India)) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Just an informal conversation not a tough one.They go through all the responsibilities in your current role and previous role,strenghts and weaknesses, how you can adapt to their crazy madness etc

    Interview Questions

    • Strenghts and weaknesses
      how did your day look like in x company?
       
      Answer Question
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at PageGroup (Shanghai, Shanghai (China)).

    Interview

    4 rounds of interviews, including a role play game

    Interview Questions

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at PageGroup (Gurgaon, Haryana (India)) in February 2012.

    Interview

    Interview process consist of a group discussion followed by a group exercise. Both the stages were elimination round. The selected candidates have to go through an interview round with the senior most people.
    I would advice just be yourself. Be organized and disciplined in your thoughts and show them. Prove that you have a good convincing and inter-personal skill. If u can, the interview and otehr process are a cake walk for u.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    Got an another better offer

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at PageGroup (Mumbai (India)) in January 2012.

    Interview

    Really fun experience but be on your toes!

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    they are fair and know the market better than you

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