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  1. Helpful (119)  

    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at PwC (San Francisco, CA (US)) in November 2010.

    Interview

    The interview was quite basic. it consisted with an informal meet and greet with a "buddy" for the day and then it was a series of four, more or less, behaviorally based interviews: two partner interviews and two manager / director interviews

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you faced an ethical dilemma in the work place. Who was involved? How was it resolved?   3 Answers

    Negotiation

    yes. they always low ball the initial salary. I was offered a much lower offer for a city that is much more expensive to live in that I was initially looking at.. they were helpful and understanding.


  2. Helpful (47)  

    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at PwC in January 2016.

    Interview

    Fairly straightforward process. I was told about this opportunity through an employee referral. Their system is 2 phone interviews followed by an in person interview with a case study. I had both of the phone interviews, which i felt went pretty well but in the end wasn't offered a position.

    Interview Questions

    • An example of a time you dealt with diversity in a team setting?   2 Answers
  3. Helpful (21)  

    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at PwC.

    Interview

    Recruited on-campus for first round interviews. Got invited back to travel to a central office for Super Day, which consisted of an interview with 1 case study and 2 behavioral interviews. Overall smooth process.

    Interview Questions

    • Why PwC, questions about my resume   2 Answers

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at PwC.

    Interview

    On campus basic fit questions. Know your resume and the business in the first round. Second round is more situational questions that can get a little tricky at times but as long as you have though through your experiences ahead of time, you will be okay.

    Interview Questions

    • How has your experience made you a good fit for this role?   1 Answer

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    Consulting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at PwC (Tampa, FL (US)) in July 2011.

    Interview

    Snobby culture. Interview standard. Review background and listen to them talk and talk

    Interview Questions

    • How did you motivate your team   1 Answer

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    Consulting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at PwC (Boston, MA (US)) in September 2010.

    Interview

    I had 3 phone interviews, the 1st one was with the HR which consisted of basic questions the other 2 were with managers which were 30min and 15min long. The 4th round was at the Boston office where I had to meet 7 people which included 2 Partners, 1 Director. It was interactive and all of them were very easy to talk to.

    Interview Questions

    • Mention an incident where you faced a problem with a team member?   1 Answer

  7.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at PwC in March 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was professional and efficient. I interviewed with six partners all of which I found to be professional, emotionally intelligent and focused. They all wanted to find the right fit for me so they asked very good questions and were attentive listeners.

    Interview Questions

    • Typical questions about my background and what I wanted to do that would interest me professionally.   2 Answers

    Negotiation

    Straight forward. They made me an offer which I accepted.

  8. Helpful (6)  

    Corporate Tax & Legal Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at PwC.

    Interview

    online assessment, than interview with second online assessment

    Interview Questions

    • Why corporate tax and not physical person tax   1 Answer

  9. Helpful (4)  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at PwC (Pittsburgh, PA (US)) in February 2011.

    Interview

    3 personal interviews. Rounds consisted of resume walk through, behavioral interview and on-the-spot mini-case type questions

    Interview Questions

    • Describe the best project you have worked for.   2 Answers
    • Describe one difficult team situation you have faced and how did you face it ?   2 Answers

    Negotiation

    Yes if you have relevant industry/academic experience


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 8 weeks. I interviewed at PwC (San Francisco, CA (US)) in October 2011.

    Interview

    Signed up via my university's career fair. Offered an interview about a month after the applications were submitted. It was a 1:1 behavioral interview with a director at the office. Second round began about three weeks after the first round, and was the same, except I interviewed with a partner and manager, each 1:1, with the interviews revolving around behavioral questions and examination of my resume. Extended an offer two weeks later, which I accepted over the phone with a partner.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time where you were working with a team and things were not getting done. What did you do to fix this, and how did you go about implementing your strategy?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation involved. I was extended an offer over the phone and promptly emailed the details of the offer, which I accepted.


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