► Are we not too small for you?
► What experience do you have with our business area?
► What are the backgrounds of your consultants?
► Are you always successful in the projects you work on?
► How many of your customers reach their goals?
► Are you not too good for us?
► What are your payment terms?
► How can we integrate this in our existing structure?
► How much will you be around?
► Have you developed the model yourselves?
► How do you guarantee the results you talk about?
► What sets you apart from other consultants?
► Who do you work with within the organisation? - the entire organisation?
► Is it enough to work with only one area of operation?
► Shouldn't our managers already know this?
► Which firms are you interviewing with? How have you gone?
► If given an offer, how will you decide whether or not to accept it?
► What do you think are the differences between your current company and this firm?
► What do you think you'll add to this firm?
► Why do you want to work in consulting? And why this firm?
► What do you believe a consultant does? What would you consider to be the three most important qualities of a successful consultant?
► How is our practice different from other consulting firms?
► If I was to review your performance after six months, what do you think my evaluation of you would be?
► What is the most important thing that you have learned in the past year?
► What has been your biggest setback?
► What is it that you do?
► But what is it really that you do?
► How long does it take?
► Give me an example of a time when you had to make a split second decision?
► What is your typical way of dealing with conflict? Give me an example?
► Have you ever had to motivated others? Tell me about such an experience?
► Give me an example of a time when you used your fact-finding skills to solve a problem?
► Highlight your top achievements/ accomplishments?
► Describe a time when you were faced with a stressful situation that demonstrated your coping skills?
► Give me a specific example of a time when you used good judgment and logic in solving a problem?
► Tell me about a time when you had to use your speaking and presentation skills to influence a groups opinion?
► Explain a situation when you had to go above and beyond the call of duty in order to get a job done?
► Have you ever had too many things to do and you were required to prioritize your tasks?
► How would you go about advising a hypothetical client on commercializing a teleportation device that they have invented?
► Should I open Chick-Fil-A on Sunday?
► Should I put Wi-Fi on my airline?
► Our client is thinking of acquiring a company that makes a certain type of medical device; what do they need to consider in making their decision?
► Our client wants to enter the wine market; how should they go about doing so?
► Client X is deciding how best to enter a new market. They have a choice of buying an existing company, or developing the technology in-house. How would you think about advising them to make the best decision?
► How should a nuclear plant deal with waste products?(Hint: the same person who submitted this question told us that the answer involves heavy analytic calculation about the recycling of plutonium, various storage option with different cost structures, and recommendations taking into account various green initiatives and business risks)?
► An online brokerage is growing well but can't seem to reach their profitability goals; what could be going on?
► You're discussing a contemplated divestiture with the CFO of a large corporation. What are some of the points you'd want to make in considering how our firm can potentially assist him or her? What key themes would you want to hit on?
► Your client is a Fortune 50 aerospace and defense company interested in entering adjacent markets through organic or inorganic expansion. Which markets should she enter and how?
► How many airplanes leave from Boston's Logan Airport on Monday?
► How many light bulbs are there in Manhattan?
► What is the market size for a cancer diagnostic technology in the U.S.?
► How many passengers fly through LAX in a calendar year?