Have you ever been stumped by a question like "Tell me a little bit about yourself?"
Dude, come on! That's interviewing 101. It gets so much harder than that. We've already established that interviews for jobs on Wall Street can be like a punch in the face. But guess which industry gives the toughest interviews?
According to recent interview candidates, the answer is: consulting.
Job site Glassdoor.com dug through more than 80,000 interview ratings that people had shared on its site and came up with the top 25 hardest companies to interview with.
Consulting firms dominated the list, with seven out of the 25 being consulting firms. In fact, the top five were all consulting!
“I’m not surprised to see consulting firms on the list,” said Samantha Zupan, director of corporate communications at Glassdoor. “They do case-study presentations. Their job is about thinking through those challenges.”
McKinsey & Companycame in at No. 1 with an interview difficulty rating of 3.9 out of 5, 5 being the hardest. Next were Boston Consulting Groupwith a rating of 3.8, and Oliver Wymanat 3.7.
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