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PwC Director Interview Questions

Updated Oct 22, 2014
Updated Oct 22, 2014
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Director Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
Application Details

I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC.

Interview Details

Long and needlessly complicated process but they did get through it on their time table. Professional HR personnel but getting the interviews lined up proved to be difficult. They admitted that I was probable overqualified but that did not matter on the pay side of things.

Interview Questions
  • They made an offer, expected no counter offer and wanted an exceptance within a 24 hour period. I told them I had other offers as well and was very open and honest.   Answer Question
Reasons for Declining

I had other and better offers

Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for PwC

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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very long and laborous. Need to limit the amount of interviewers and time to interview. There were many people met with and they did not have a solid understanding of the position or what my skillset entailed. Need a deeper dive in to the interviewers qualifications.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Typical process whereby you meet with a few Partners and an HR Manager

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    experienced rcruitment and then formal onboarding

    Interview Questions
    • why are you leaving your place of work   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Recruiters were not very knowledgeable or responsive

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at PwC in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with a few Directors. Met in person with Managing Director and finally Partner. Process was quick if you know your stuff and people.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    As an experience hire, I was recruited directly from a partner of the firm and went through a multi-step interview process. I first met with the recruiting partner. Then I had a meeting with five partners an directors in the office. I then had a meeting with the practice leader who would be my supervisor. The entire process took a couple months.

    Interview Questions
    • Some of the interviewers asked canned questions which tend to be difficult, but are predictable. Be prepared state what you perceive as your weaknesses, and when you were asked to solve a problem or provider leadership.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at PwC in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    The procecss took some time to schedule. One the face to face interview was conducted, I received an offer within a week.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe the action and impact of one of the most significant projects.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No. I was not able to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Director 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 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Since I was applying for a Director position I had to go through five different interviews with five different partners. All of the interviews have been done by phone (since I was oversea at that time) and I also used a recommendation letter from my partners in the old home office.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you think you will do business development given that you do not have any relationships in this market ?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Not able to negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Getting in as a Director is extremely difficult unless you are bringing in tangible book of business

    Interview Questions
    • How do you intend to develop $5M in sales in the next couple of years   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Do not negotiate on salary - may be on location and sign on bonus.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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