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Founded in 1984, Oliver Wyman is a global management consulting firm that helps companies improve performance in different sectors including automotive, energy, finance and education.
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There are three main interviews with Oliver Wyman: conversational interviews, case study interviews and the Fit Interview. It’s a good idea to understand the format of these and practice questions and answers beforehand.
Conversational interviews can be 1:1 in person or via a video call. They focus on your personal background and interests. It’s also a chance to ask questions and learn more about Oliver Wyman.
The firm is keen to see your interest in their business and get to know your career aspirations better. Be prepared to talk about:
- Your accomplishments
- Previous work and personal experiences
- Hobbies and interests
- Career goals
Make sure to have some thought-provoking questions to ask about Oliver Wyman too, as you will want to show passion and interest, which might help you stand out from other candidates.
Case study interview
The key to success in the case study interview is to think of the interviewer as a client that you are working together to help. The “client” or interviewer will present a problem that you need to help come up with a solution for.
The best approach to follow is to:
- Pinpoint the issue
- Break it down
- Pick a strategy/approach
- Analyze the issues
- Use numbers
- Make a recommendation
The Fit interview is an opportunity to assess how much of a cultural fit you’d be at Oliver Wyman. This interview involves 1:1 with senior members of the team you’ll be joining. The interview is approximately 30 minutes.
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