Monthly Archives: February 2012
Learn techniques to crack the case interview and what answers case interviewers are looking for during as you look for consulting jobs. No matter if you’re a seasoned consultant or are making a switch into the industry, the case interview is the one hurdle that candidates are least prepared for. Our presenter, a former McKinsey consultant, will discuss why consulting firms use the case interview, what case formats to expect, and how to best prepare. The majority of this workshop will be focused on deconstructing a real case where you will learn the right ways to do it. For more Continue reading
We are proud to announce that we have added another career expert to the Ivy Exec Resume Writing Team: Laura Hill.
Laura’s industry expertise includes financial services, especially capital markets and investment management; media/entertainment/internet; consumer products; and professional services. To see how you can work with Laura, click here.
Working primarily with senior-level executives, she helps clients optimize their careers through assessment, strategic planning, personal branding, and effective job search, including assistance with resumes, interviewing skills and negotiations. Her clients include C-suite executives, MBAs from top business schools, law firm partners and associates, and Wall Street professionals.
She received an M.B.A. in finance Continue reading
Orkun Oguz, North American Managing Partner
As part of Ivy Exec’s Spotlight Series, we interviewed Orkun Oguz, North American Managing Partner at Peppers & Rogers Group. Orkun has extensive experience in the design of customer-facing processes, the development of effective channel strategies and the establishment of platforms supporting those strategies. Under Orkun’s leadership, Peppers & Rogers is undergoing significant growth and establishing themselves as the preeminent consulting firm focused on customer strategy.
Ivy Exec: Thanks very much for taking the time to speak with me today. Your Continue reading
This article contains actual statements made during post-interview debriefings
Each time one of my candidates goes on an interview, I receive feedback about a client organization, their job opening, and the personal impression they create. I generally hear good things about my clients, but I am sometimes surprised to hear that they make a few very basic errors.
Most hiring managers think of interviewing as a chance to gather information about a new potential hire. They also recognize that they represent their organizations, and want to create a great impression with candidates. If you Continue reading
I spend a lot of time interviewing high quality candidates. Candidates talk with me about their executive job search, career progression, skills, experiences and personal lives. Usually, I am most interested in understanding what motivates a person. That discussion generally provides the most relevant information to screening and attracting excellent candidates for executive jobs. When you interview a candidate, you will need to balance both objectives in order to make a good hiring decision.
Normally, I spend about two hours total interviewing a candidate. Ideally, Continue reading