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Fiserv Position: Senior Managing Consultant
Location: London, United Kingdom
Status: Got the job
First contact   Off campus, I was approached
 
Interview types   - Interview over the phone / Skype / remote
- Interview in the company offices
 
How did it all come along?   First approach via Linkedin, couple of phone calls and interviews over the phone. Finally an assessment day at company's premises including several 1-2-1 interviews, tests and case studies.
 
Most difficult part / question?   Length of process: duration between first contact (linkedin) and my first day at work was was over a year.
 
Main hurdle to get the offer   - Not applicable / I got the offer
 
Preferred skill-set and personality traits  
Hard Skills: Broad experience in the particular field/industry.
 
Soft Skills: Already proved in previous job(s) that you can be successful. E.g. building and maintaining relationship with new clients over a long period.
 
Personality: Convincing and/while being yourself.
 
PricewaterhouseCoopers Position: Consultant Mergers & Acquisition Services
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Status: Got the job
First contact   Off campus, I was approached
 
Interview types   - Interview in the company offices
Prepared an A4 paper on how I could add value to the team
 
How did it all come along?   I was called by a friend who worked their and suggested that I apply.
I sent a CV which my friend presented to the partner.
I was requested to prepare an A4 on the value that I could add to the team, potential sectors and clients that I may target.
After an interview with the Partner of the M&A practice, I met with 2-3 other consultants, and was later hired.
 
Most difficult part / question?   None
 
Main hurdle to get the offer   - Not applicable / I got the offer
 
Preferred skill-set and personality traits  
Hard Skills: Strong Commercial drive
Solid network
Finance skills
Broad perspective
 
Soft Skills: Language
Investigative
Detailed
 
Personality: Stature
Stress resistant
Drive
 
Johnson & Johnson Position: Brand Manager
Location: Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Status: Got the job