interviews

It’s been two months since I graduated from business school, and I still have one month before I start my new full time job.  During this pre-employment period, I have not used my alarm clock once.  I play a lot of tennis, binge watch television shows, and even took a two week trip to Europe.  ... Continue Reading >>
You can network with tons of people, have the most amazing resume, and even write a world class cover letter, but at the end of the day all of those factors are just precursors to an interview.  Once you step into the interview room, all of that prior recruiting investment for your dream job will ... Continue Reading >>
The key to preparing for behavioral interview questions is to ensure that you have proper coverage for all of the core behavioral question types.  To put it another way, you want to make sure that you have a story that applies to every question your interviewer might ask.  What you really want to avoid is ... Continue Reading >>
If the fact that I run an Excel blog wasn’t a dead giveaway, I clearly have somewhat of an obsessive compulsive nature.  I try my best to channel this into positive behavior and an interview preparation checklist was one of the outputs.  Having a checklist of items and knowing that I was as prepared as ... Continue Reading >>
It's the start of recruiting season here at UCLA Anderson and you can definitely see signs of it every time you walk by the Parker Career Center.  Half of the first-year MBAs are wearing a suit any given day.  They show up for their interviews several minutes early and line up in the waiting room ... Continue Reading >>
One of the most daunting aspects of the MBA experience is sitting though a case interview.  Anyone in business school recruiting for a consulting or strategy role must go through this rite of passage before getting one of these coveted positions.  The case interviewers have full control in this setting: while some may choose Continue Reading >>
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