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Maven Wave Partners Interview Questions

Updated Jul 17, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)  

    Lead .NET Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Maven Wave Partners (Chicago, IL) in February 2016.

    Interview

    Initial phone screen by HR, technical phone interview, on-site interview with HR, another developer, a Principal and a product manager. Everyone was very friendly and knowledgeable, willing to answer all questions. The only problem I found is that they never, ever called or emailed afterwards with feedback. I left voice mails for HR and emailed with no response.

    Interview Questions

    • Fairly typical interview questions about experience, technical skills, how I would react in certain situations.   Answer Question

    Maven Wave Partners Response

    Mar 9, 2016 – Recruiter

    We are very sorry that you felt your experience was negative. HR does their very best to set clear expectations prior to, and after, all interviews. If there was not an immediate update with where... More


  2. Helpful (4)  

    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a week. I interviewed at Maven Wave Partners.

    Interview

    Interviewed onsite with HR manager and one of the partners of the firm. One onsite interview no phone interview.The partner asked me if I was married, had kids and/or lived in the area. This was not difficult to answer just, surprising that a partner would ask questions of this nature. Never once did he ask me how I could do my job, but was more concerned with my personal life than ability to do the position.

    Interview Questions

    • The HR manager asked me what was the most difficult situation I came across and how I dealt with it. The partner stuck with personal questions, nothing work related.   1 Answer

    Maven Wave Partners Response

    May 8, 2015 – Recruiter

    Maven Wave does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. All qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and selection... More

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Maven Wave Partners (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    Interview with 3-4 other consultants and managing consultants. Possibly interview with client as well


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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Maven Wave Partners (Chicago, IL) in January 2013.

    Interview

    Was very smooth and easy

    Negotiation

    Not able to negotiate.


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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Maven Wave Partners (Chicago, IL) in January 2012.

    Interview

    The interview process can be quick or fairly lengthy. It all is derived from needs at the client engagements. With that said, the firm is always trying to find good talent to keep the pipeline of quality professionals solid. So my experience was fairly standard in that we met a few times over a couple months to make sure the firm and I matched well. Then when the right client opportunity was presented, I was ready to take the job.

    In other situations, there is an immediate need and the entire interview process can be completed in a couple of days.

    Interview Questions

    • This is highly dependent on the role be applied for and individual interviewer. However, in general we look for strong business consultants who have supporting tech skills, or vice versa. So depending if you are a 'business major' or a 'tech major' be prepared to answer very detailed questions in your respective area of expertise.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    The firm is very fair when it comes to negotiation. They understand that it doesn't do any good to hire someone on that is unhappy with compensation. This is just a recipe for issues down the road. That being said, the firm understands current market value of roles.


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    Senior Principal Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Maven Wave Partners (Chicago, IL) in February 2011.

    Interview

    For key client facing positions in management consulting practice area, had to interview with each of the Partners. Interview questions ranged across client experience, familiarity with technology enablers and how business can be transformed by technology. Typical key concepts found in interview questions: Portfolio Management, Value Management, Business Case Development, Operational Consulting, SDLC, Program Management and Project Management. Experience in consulting back office functions and managing fast growth company questions also were asked.

    Interview Questions

    • If you could go back in time and change one job and its experience, what would that be.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Very transparent and open. Very fair.


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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Maven Wave Partners (Chicago, IL) in January 2011.

    Interview

    Standard interview started with a recruiter followed by several phone interviews with various levels within the company. I found the phone interviews to be mostly standard experience based interviews with little challenge. I ended the process with a face 2 face interview with one of the senior partners. The recruiter ended up discussing an offer however I declined based on the cultural fit of the company.

    Interview Questions

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    S S E(Senior Software Engineer) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mani Majra, Chandigarh (India)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Maven Wave Partners (Mani Majra, Chandigarh (India)) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Pathetic, worst, have never seen such a bad interview process.. even after clearing all rounds they kept on hold for around 2 months and never heard back from them

    Interview Questions

    • They wanted you to know all technologies but less salary   1 Answer

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    Senior Technical Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chandigarh (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Maven Wave Partners (Chandigarh (India)).

    Interview

    Telephonic scheduling of interview. Call for screen interview. Call for technical interview, call for another technical interview followed by HR interview and confirmation.

    Interview Questions


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