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How to develop legendary interview skills Tell me about yourself: have 2 to 3 selling points that will make you stand out Research the industry and company Clarify your selling points and reasons you want the job Prepare for common interview questions Line up your questions for the interviewer Practice, practice, practice Score a success in the first five minutes Get on the same side as the interviewer Think positive and close on a positive note Bring a copy of your resume to every interview\ Make the most of the “Tell me about yourself” question Speak the right body language Be ready for “behavior-based” interviews – scenario-based questions or situational questions Send thank-you notes Don’t give up Case interview are strange - Case interviews feel unnatural and unintuitive to everyone at first try - The only way to get better is through practice. - Practicing your case interviews will help you in the long-run. Case interviews almost always follow a similar structure
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Unformatted text preview: 1. The interviewer will give interviewer will give you a prompt. a. “Our client is a struggling retail business. How should they go about increasing profits?” b. “Our client is a multinational telecom company thinking of expanding into China. Should they do it?” 2. Repeat back your understanding of the case for confirmation. a. Ask high level clarification questions if needed. 3. Pause to build out your MECE (mutually exclusive collectively exhaustive) framework. MECE is a principle used by management consulting firms to describe a way of organizing information. The MECE principle suggests that to understand and fix any large problem, you need to understand your options by sorting them into categories that are mutually exclusive and exhaustive. My friend has a hotel. How much would you pay for it? Profit = Revenues - ________________ Costs_ Rooms → Food & Bev → Facilities → Events → Other ⇊ (Price/room per night) ⇊ (rooms occupied per night)...
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