P1- ERP is the basic stuff, there is no end to the ever-evolving technology world and the role offers many other challenges in the technology domain Suggestions: Try to make the interview a friendly conversation, interact with the panel as much as you can within the limited time. If you are being grilled too much, know when you should say “I don’t know”.
78 | P a g e CASE BOOK Preparations: 1. CV: The first and foremost important thing is to prepare about your CV. All the points that you have mentioned in the CV should be at your fingertips. Any question can be asked from your CV. I prepared all the points in my CV thoroughly with an eye on every minute detail. 2. HR Questions: The personal questionnaire released by Placement Committee gave a good idea of the basic HR Questions and that sufficed for the interview preparation 3. Case Practice: Through various case books available like Case In Point 4. Specific Sectors: I briefly learned about the latest developments in some sectors and also the important terms and jargons. 5. General Awareness: Read newspapers and surfed websites to remain aware about the latest and important news around the globe. 6. Read about the firm through various sources and about the job description. Interview Experience: • Group Discussion The group discussion was more of a case based activity. In my group there were 8 members. All of us were given a case to read. Two minutes were given to read the case and then 20 minutes were given to discuss the case and prepare a presentation on a piece of chart paper. At the end of 20 minutes the current panel went out and a different panel came in. The team had to present the case presentation to the new panel which was then followed by Q&A. Our case was about a FMCG company which had more than 100 product and market presence in more than 50 countries including BRICS. The company had plans to become marked leader especially in BRIC, but were facing some serious issues such as rising overhead costs, indirect costs, decrease in earnings per share etc. The company had a traditional ERP system in place. The CFO wanted to go for an advanced ERP system and he had to pitch for the same to the Board of Directors. The case had 3-4 specific question that were supposed to be answered. Deloitte S&O Educational Background Mechanical Engineering SRM University Academic Record ( 88.4%, 77.6%, 83.72% ) Work Experience Tata Motors 46 months Experience: 21 Interview Verdict: Converted
79 | P a g e CASE BOOK • Interview : I had only one round of interview. My interview was purely CV based. I was asked different questions, with most of them being purely from my previous work experience. There were some HR questions like your biggest achievement and challenge in Tata Motors etc. Then at the end I was asked questions like why consulting and why the particular firm.
80 | P a g e CASE BOOK Preparations: 1. Prepared using case in point. Used the basics mentioned at the start of the book and then using the cases after that for practice.
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