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The Home Depot
Manager of Finance was asked...November 9, 2011

If a customer asked you how much paint we sell in a year and you had to calculate it on a napkin during a meeting, how would you do that?

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I'd dip (dunk) that napkin in my glass of wine and ask the interviewer if that was close enough to the truth... Less

I don't understand why a customer would need to know this, nor is it their right/ business to know. And without knowing the cooperate policy, I would direct them to speak to a manager. (Now I'm curious what this scenario constitutes 'paint') Less

A lot

Goldman Sachs

Tell me about a time when you were working in a team and your opinion was challenged.

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I asked the team member to explain their opinion. No one is perfect, so keeping an open mind when listening to a team member’s response is key. There were times a team member could convince me they were right and other times when I could explain why my opinion may be the better option. Less


Tell me about a time when you received poor feedback on your performance. What was it and how did you handle it?


You have a Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and a Cash Flow statement. If you could choose two out of the three statements, which two would you choose and why?

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You can make the SCF from BS and IS

This is a straight accounting question. You can make Cash Flow from Balance Sheet and Income Statement, so BS and IS is the answer! Less

the balance sheet is showed all assets of companies and income statement is showed net profit and loss of companies and statement of cash flow is showed the movement of cash flow . Less

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D. E. Shaw India

If the rate of $/Rs. was 50 in december and in march it is 45, has the dollar appreciated or depreciated and what does this mean for Indian exporters?

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Dollar has depreciated. This is bad news for exporters because they earn in $ and for every $ they exchange in the bank, they will get Rs 5 less than what they used to. Less

Dollar has depreciated which makes the goods they purchase in India more costlier thus they avoid importing from India. Less

Its Exchange loss for Indian Exporters, as $ depreciated

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University of Sharjah
Finance was asked...February 25, 2019

can you speak both english and arabic?

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Only English



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The Profs Tuition

What kind of subjects are you looking to teach?

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I detailed my CV and what relevant subjects I could teach. Also went through my demo. Less

I wanted to teach Urdu

To implementing the policies and plans developed by the top managers

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FTI Consulting

If I had an analog watch and the time read 3:00 PM, and I wound the clock forward to 1 hour and 5 minutes, would the angle between the minute and hour hands be the same or not?

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No it won’t. At 3pm it is 90 degrees where as at 4:05 it is slightly more than 90 degrees Less

Shouldn't the question be worded, "...wound the clock forward BY 1 hour and five minutes..."? Less

92.5 degrees

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Questions relativement basiques : - Racontez votre parcours - Pourquoi Total ? - Pourquoi le contrat pro ? - Dans quel domaine vous voyez-vous travailler plus tard et dans quelle mesure ce poste pourrait vous correspondre ?

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J'ai total puisse que j'ai eu à travailler comme pompiste Toute personne rêve à travailler et avoir un contrat pro. Je n'ai pas un poste à choisir. Less

Nom Djengue Prénom Christian Âge 39 ans Nationalité camerounaise

- mon histoire est que je travaille dans ma propre entreprise créée depuis 1995 dans une pharmacie de gros. Ici, je fais la facturation de tous les articles qui sont/doivent être exportés ou importés de/vers notre pharmacie. Mais en raison de la pandémie d'aujourd'hui, c'est-à-dire du covid-19, mon activité diminue. - Je me vois travailler comme analyste de facturation plus tard car je travaille comme analyste de facturation depuis 25 ans c'est pourquoi je suis très expérimenté dans ce travail. Ce poste me convient très bien du fait de mes 25 ans d'expérience professionnelle et toujours. Less

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Bajaj Electricals

How can u contribute in our company as a fresher?

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By this many a times we as a inter come to know a lot of things n something even it benefits some of the things in which we are good to the company ! This is my thinking . Less

By helping u n paying most of the contribution in achieving the company goals n objectives Less

By getting involved with your excellent team.

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