FTI Consulting
3.2 of 5 160 reviews
www.fticonsulting.com Annapolis, MD 1000 to 5000 Employees

FTI Consulting Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 01, 2014
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Consultant Interview

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Roseland, NJ (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting in May 2013.

Interview Details I applied through a campus interview posting at Rutgers Business School. I had a pre-screen phone interview and then an on-site interview with a manager and a director. During the on-site interview there was a case study writing samplt that was times for 25 minutes. Most of the questions were behavioral but some assessment of business terms and knowledge. I ended up being at the office for over 3 hours, got the job, and I am very happy.

Interview Question – There was a 25 minute writing prompt. The question was how would you approach a business problem and go about solving it. I gave the textbook 5-step approach answer, if you went to any decent business school then you would know what I;m talking about.   Answer Question

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Anonymous Employee

I applied through college or university and interviewed at FTI Consulting.

Interview Details On campus interview/phone interview which lasted about 30-45 minutes; majority of the questions were behavioral with one technical question. Office visit consisted of lunch with a couple of individuals and three 30-45 minute interviews, which covered behavioral, technical and fit questions.

Interview Question – Some case scenarios were asked during the technical interview.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation phase.

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Restructuring Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

Interview Details After the initial screening, I had to complete a case study before being brought in for 4 face to face interviews. I met with people the consultant level to a managing director and then had lunch with them as well as the other candidates.

Interview Question – Why would I hire someone from an accounting background when I could hire an MBA or a consultant with experience?   Answer Question

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Consultant Interview

Consultant

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

Interview Details Was originally contacted by a third party recruiter who put me in touch with the recruiter at FTI. Had the normal phone screen with the recruiter and then had another phone screen with a manager. Both were relatively straight forward and easy. I was then invited to the Chicago office where I met with two Directors. Both interviews went well. The next day, the recruiter contacted me and said the Director's really liked me, so she asked if she could contact my references as that was the last step before they give the official offer. After contacting my references, she extended me a verbal offer! She said she would send over the official (paper) offer the next day; however, I never heard from her. A few days later, I called the recruiter and she said they didn't have a project to staff me on that time, so they were going to wait a month before officially signing me. Never heard from her. A few months later, they ended up contacting a friend of mine for the exact same role. Not sure if they ever intended to give me a real offer, but if they didn't and they were merely stringing me along, they should have never asked to speak to my references as some of them were my coworkers. Also, don't make someone go through the whole process of leaving work and taking time off if you don't even have the capacity to hire them.

Interview Question – Give me an example of a situation where you exceeded your superior's expectations.   Answer Question

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Intern

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at FTI Consulting in June 2012.

Interview Details Found an employee's contact information online and asked if they had internship opportunities. Very welcoming and kind during interview. Asked about previous experience in Marketing and other job experiences in general. Wanted to get an idea of my skill set to see what I could contribute to the company. Asked about my long-term career goals.

Interview Question – Why should we hire you?   View Answer

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Senior Associate Interview

Senior Associate

Interviewed at FTI Consulting

Interview Details Interviewed with four directors and managing directors. Very informal and mostly just wanted to see if we got along. Once passing that they brought me in for a written test.

Interview Question – Essay test asking finance questions.   Answer Question

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Forensic and Litigation Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

Interview Details Got through the resume screen and then had 2-30 minute interviews with mid-upper level members of FTI Consulting

Interview Question – None, know why consulting, why FTI and the industry you're interviewing for   Answer Question

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Forensic and Litigation Summer Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

Interview Details Two first round interviews, mostly behavioral

Superday consisted of 3 interviews with directors and partners and a case study

Interview Question – How would you assess the financial health of a company?   Answer Question

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FTI, Forensic and Litigation Internship Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
San Francisco, CA (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

Interview Details Brief on campus interview, asked if I was proficient in excel and to describe my prior work experiences. Interviewer was professional, though arrived late to my interview (likely stuck in traffic, frustrating none the less).

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CME Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 days - interviewed at FTI Consulting in February 2013.

Interview Details FTI's website said first-round was behavioral/traditional interview questions only. My first-round was completely technicals - no behaviorals were asked. Honestly, it was my fault for not reviewing my technicals beforehand, but I was still disappointed that I was caught off-guard. I wish the interviewer at least tried to get to know me before he started throwing technicals at me.

Interview Question – terminal growth rate for a mature entertainment company   Answer Question

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