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Berkshire Hathaway Overview

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Omaha, NE
10000+ employees
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Company - Public
Investment Banking & Asset Management
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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Berkshire Hathaway is where Warren Buffett, the world's third-richest man (behind Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and Warren's good buddy Bill Gates), spreads his risk by investing in a variety of industries, from insurance and utilities to ... Read more

Berkshire Hathaway Reviews

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Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett
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    Current Employee - Salesperson in Pasadena, CA
    Current Employee - Salesperson in Pasadena, CA
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    I have been working at Berkshire Hathaway part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very happy with the support and assistance provided by Berkshire Hathaway. Form management to staff, a first class organization. Very lucky they accepted me

    Cons

    In the industry itself, none

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing it

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Berkshire Hathaway Interviews

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Berkshire Hathaway (San Francisco, CA) in October 2011.

    Interview

    After phone interview with hiring manager, invited to face-to-face with the team. Several 'what-if' scenarios presented having to do with interactions with subject matter experts. I believe they were interested in diplomacy skills. Technical skills tested via example of output from database and question "How would you frame your script to pull these results?". Also quizzed on expertise with requirements gathering and documentation, test methodologies, data warehouse concepts. Group of five people on interview panel. Not stressful; relaxed environment.

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Berkshire Hathaway Awards & Accolades

  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2009
  • Top 200 of the Global 2000, Forbes, 2009
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