I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ months - interviewed at PwC.
Interview Details –
I was referred to the company through a friend, initial contact was via e-mail by a HR Manager. Interview process consists of:
-Initial phone screen by HR Manager
-Phone interview with a senior associate
-2 face-to-face interview (1 at an external location due to interviewer's client engagement)
-Phone interview with a manager
-Phone interview with partner
Process took about 2.5-3 months total from first contact, the last few steps happened in a hurry, offer came a day after last interview. The interview themselves were all behavioral and about my experiences
HR Manager was in contact all through the interview process and was very helpful in coaching me every step of the way. Though initial communication was sparse, rest of the process was well guided.
Interview Question – Why or how do you think your experiences apply to consulting? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Salary is a bit on the low side (but not excessively low), especially for the region I am based out of, relatively speaking based on my experience and level of hiring.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 9 months - interviewed at PwC in October 2013.
Interview Details – I was an experienced hire from an employee referral. I had original phone interview with HR. They are basically the gatekeeper. They don't like you, you don't get in. Later had phone interviews with Manager, and two Directors. Lastly, had Interview Day at the office with two Managers, Director, and Partner. No case, all behavioral/technical stuff. Want to see if you're a good fit.
Interview Question – Why PwC? Why a career move to consulting? Do you know what we do? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Pretty much a take it or leave it. They have a pretty good idea what you're worth. A job at PwC isn't always about the money.
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC in October 2013.
Interview Details – First round 2 45 minute case interviews. Second round 4 interviews, 3 fit, 1 case. They took all the candidates and put them in a big room and they had us prepare a presentation on an aspect of a case that was provided beforehand.
Interview Question – Pretty standard Consulting fit and case. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at PwC in October 2013.
Interview Details –
This is for an experienced hire application. Overall the process was about three months long from initial application online to an open position. There were several two or three week periods in which I was not updated, it did not irritate me at all, I know it's a prolonged process. Initial phone interview with the recruiter followed up a few weeks later with an office visit, then about a month after the office visit an offer was made.
The office visit turned out well, the people I met with were pleasant and kind. Only my first interviewer of the three asked any tough 'emotional response' questions.
Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you had to re-evaluate your approach to something and how you eventually were successful. Answer Question
Reason for Declining – received a better offer from another big 4 firm. The other firm had an office atmosphere that seemed to be a better fit for me personally.
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in July 2013.
Interview Details – Interviewer made me very comfortable and provided me great feedback on my interview performance. He provided advice on other companies that I may be a fit for but did give me a positive indication that I was proceeding to the next level of PWC interviews.
Interview Question – Explain the type of operations support you have provided your employer Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC in June 2013.
Interview Details – Campus hire. Selected for case study, then phone interview with HR, followed by interview day with 3 people: Manager, Director, and Partner.
Interview Question – none, conversational Answer Question
Negotiation Details – no negotiation, focused on my last salary which i was foolish to share
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at PwC in April 2013.
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Pass through, not much of an effort
Recruiting really good, did not get the staff augmentation feel.
Great group of sellers
Interview Question – Not that difficult Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC in April 2013.
Interview Details – I was contacted and interviewed by two of the partners in the Firm.
Interview Question – They were generally questions about my resume. I was an experienced hire so I was prepared to answer any question regarding it. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I went through a recruiter so he negotiated for me.
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC.
Interview Details – Typical interview. Pretty simple and easy. Had a phone interview with Director. Second interview was in person with a couple of managers from different teams and lunch with peers. Interview was more about past experience, assessment of "fit", and behavior. No big technical Qs or case studies given.
Interview Question – None. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation really. Take it or leave it. Offered relocation money.
The process took a day - interviewed at PwC in January 2012.
Interview Details – Very impolite. He started by saying this would be a general meet and greet and would provide me the job description as well as a general overview of the company. Then he asked me if I was willing to travel to which I said yes. The second question was whether I had the required authorization to work in the U.S. I said yes, but after seven months would need sponsorship to stay in the U.S. He just cut short his interview there and then, without asking any other questions. Surely a company that earns $29 billion can sponsor potential hires.
Interview Question – Do you have the required authorization to work in the US? Answer Question
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