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    I have been working at Board of Innovation full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - interesting & dynamic bunch of international people
    - ambitious mission & inspiring vision & clear open communication
    - awesome company culture and atmosphere, the best ever
    - fast-paced and challenging environment

    Cons

    - tough to maintain my preferred work/life balance

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Board of Innovation Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Board of Innovation in September 2018.

    Interview

    Challenging yet friendly recruiting process. Multiple rounds:
    1) initial video call, kind of screening
    2) case presentation through video call
    3) logical/reasoning test
    4) assessment day made of different exercises - from empathy test to 'find the contact info of XYZ executive in a few minutes'.

    It resembles top consultancies' recruitment process, but with a more innovative and creative approach. 7-10 days in between rounds, very quick 'yes/no' feedback after each session to get to the next step, plus an overall, more articulate feedback at the very end. Some parts - like the business case and online test, require preparation. Everything was done through video conference calls, as I lived in a different country. That was not the ideal medium, especially for assessment activities; however, it all went very smoothly from a technical pov, and still managed to establish a friendly vibe with the interviewers even through the screen.

    Why BOI stands out (not from the competition only, but from basically any other company I've ever applied to):

    * They wanted to make sure I would be the best fit for them AS MUCH AS making sure they would be the best fit for me.
    * Got the chance to try out what a day on the job would actually look and feel like. And hence make a very well-informed decision on my professional future.
    * Met lots of different potential future teammates, who were willing to dedicate time answering any question I had. And they really felt like bullshit-free answers.
    * It's about CV, education, past experience, personality, ambition... EVERY aspect mattered and was taken into consideration + thoughtfully assessed (in a human way). Especially culture and cultural fit.
    * Sweet spot of high professionalism AND friendliness.
    * Felt straight away that innovation & human-centered design are not just buzzwords, but principles adopted even in their HR and organizational structure.

    What can be improved:
    - Flying international candidates to Antwerp for a Junior/Intern position is not the most cost effective solution for the firm. But from a candidate perspective, it would have been of great help, at least for the assessment day/final stage.
    - Concerning the logical/reasoning test, it would have been useful to have a mock-up or some exercises beforehand.

    (Offer turned down as a mix of professional and personal life-related choices led me to another company and country at the moment. Very hard decision to take. Looking forward to applying here again in the future, and get another shot at working with what really came across as a special team and firm)

    Interview Questions

    • Business case: recommend next steps for startup, after reading a short intro on company facts, value proposition and goals achieved so far.   Answer Question
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