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    Is there much point in emailing places you haven't heard from? I'm assuming it means a rejection but it's kind of a poor way to go about it.
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    (Original post by Michael XYZ)
    Is there much point in emailing places you haven't heard from? I'm assuming it means a rejection but it's kind of a poor way to go about it.
    Give it another week then email, there's still a LITTLE time.
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    I urgently need the UBS number for UK careers? Anyone know it? I have looked everywhere.
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    (Original post by chanchan)
    GS IMD Offer
    Was your interview on the 1st or 2nd of Feb?
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    (Original post by twinkl)
    Was your interview on the 1st or 2nd of Feb?
    1st
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    (Original post by milanftw)
    just talked to BAML
    got interview on thursday
    (corporate treasury)

    they said it would be a competency based interview

    any advices, tips would be really appreciated as i am a bit new here

    thx in advance
    Lol, was this from your second application?

    I don't have tips. Good luck!
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    (Original post by a10realmadrid)
    I urgently need the UBS number for UK careers? Anyone know it? I have looked everywhere.
    here is their email: [email protected]

    No idea about number tho
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    (Original post by erklam)
    They extremely stick to the competency questions. The way she started was something like: So, we have these 6 (or so) competencies and I will be asking you about these. (http://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/student...etencies.jhtml) >>Here they are.

    She indeed said that: Now, I'm going to ask about your competency to lead and contribute to team success"..."now we will move onto another area, demonstrating courage and integrity".
    So, as you can see, it is all competency questions. But is also ONLY these. So don't prepare questions like weaknesses or strengths as they are unlikely to ask those. Instead, read these and answer them. Get at least two examples for each, she asked two integrity questions from me. They ask the questions that are on their website word for word! So, really no excuse if you cannot give an answer.

    Also, I really didn't feel I did well overall but what I did well was that I stopped talking when I was done with the story. Do NOT keep on rambling about stuff-simply stop when you feel you're done. There is gonna be an awkward silence for a shorter or longer period but do not worry about it. Stop speaking. Period. Don't think of it as an awkward silence. You should have the feeling of : "yes, I know what I'm doing, and I'm done with this story. Your turn, dear recruiter, say something." Keep my word for this. I don't know what else if not this technique got me into this programme

    They didn't ask any questions about PwC (that's not usually the case). She only asked: "What is your understanding of the programme you are applying to". It is an interesting way I think to ask this question. Also, commercial awareness-wise, she simply asked how I keep up-to-date with the news. I just told her I get the free Financial Times from my uni and I just subsribed for the Economist. That's it. They didn'y even ask a specific piece of news, even though I had some good ones prepared:P

    Good luck lemme know if you have more questions.

    Wow...Thank you so much for your help and congrats once again on the offer! You have a good outlook on the awkward silences... I will attempt not to ramble . Really appreciate your advice!
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    (Original post by milanftw)
    thank you miml yeah, it was from a 2nd application, good memory there!
    told you it was a good idea although I can be sometimes a bit unorthodox, my employers usually appreciate that quality

    keep this one in mind for your future applications, it is a pretty good "exploit", and increases your chances vastly

    btw thx for the reply and good luck with your applications

    i hope someone who had xp with baml would see my post
    anyway.. i genuinely enjoy interviews, so it np i guess.. just wanted to increase my chances
    They'll **** you up at the phone as they will ask you why there is another, rejected person with the same profile.
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    So how many pple here with a GS offer?
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    (Original post by mazeltof)
    So how many pple here with a GS offer?
    Got one for Sec an hour ago and just got the email through
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    (Original post by bella.lake)
    Got one for Sec an hour ago and just got the email through
    An hour ago? Cool, HR are working outside normal hours!
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    (Original post by bella.lake)
    Got one for Sec an hour ago and just got the email through
    When was your interview 1st or 2nd Feb?
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    (Original post by mazeltof)
    So how many pple here with a GS offer?
    Have you heard back?
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    (Original post by twinkl)
    Have you heard back?
    unfortunately not! getting worried
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    (Original post by TomasK)
    An hour ago? Cool, HR are working outside normal hours!
    not at all, HR always work until at least 6 at banks!

    (Original post by twinkl)
    When was your interview 1st or 2nd Feb?
    2nd
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    Not looking good for those who applied to IMD or SEC given that offers have been sent out
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    (Original post by bella.lake)
    not at all, HR always work until at least 6 at banks!



    2nd
    Now really getting worried.
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    (Original post by bella.lake)
    not at all, HR always work until at least 6 at banks
    I love how you state that as fact when you've probably never worked in HR of a bank, you've probably only ever asked application questions of HR whenever you've been speaking to them, and i doubt you've actually met HR from every bank to be able to say that every bank HR ALWAYS works until at least 6pm.
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    So I'm assuming I won't get an offer for GS then as IMD offers have already been given out ?
 
 
 
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