FTI Consulting Interview Questions

Updated 16 Sep 2014
Updated 16 Sep 2014
120 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

54%
35%
10%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

44%
23%
19%

Interview Difficulty

3.0
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

Candidate Interview Reviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

    Interview Details

    Was originally contacted by a third party recruiter who put me in touch with the recruiter at FTI. Had the normal phone screen with the recruiter and then had another phone screen with a manager. Both were relatively straight forward and easy. I was then invited to the Chicago office where I met with two Directors. Both interviews went well. The next day, the recruiter contacted me and said the Director's really liked me, so she asked if she could contact my references as that was the last step before they give the official offer. After contacting my references, she extended me a verbal offer! She said she would send over the official (paper) offer the next day; however, I never heard from her. A few days later, I called the recruiter and she said they didn't have a project to staff me on that time, so they were going to wait a month before officially signing me. Never heard from her. A few months later, they ended up contacting a friend of mine for the exact same role. Not sure if they ever intended to give me a real offer, but if they didn't and they were merely stringing me along, they should have never asked to speak to my references as some of them were my coworkers. Also, don't make someone go through the whole process of leaving work and taking time off if you don't even have the capacity to hire them.

    Interview Questions
    • Give me an example of a situation where you exceeded your superior's expectations.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Financial Communications Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Sent off CV and Covering Letter, then had a telephone interview, was personal questions mainly nothing difficult, few questions about the company, who their competitors are. lasted 30 minutes, got told I had a 2 week position within the week

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing difficult, just read up on the company and have some 'give me a time when you...' prepared, make them a bit interesting and show that you took ownership of a task   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interviewed with four directors and managing directors. Very informal and mostly just wanted to see if we got along. Once passing that they brought me in for a written test.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  4. We want your feedback – Is this interview information helpful to you?  Yes | No
  5.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Roseland, NJ (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Roseland, NJ (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied through a campus interview posting at Rutgers Business School. I had a pre-screen phone interview and then an on-site interview with a manager and a director. During the on-site interview there was a case study writing samplt that was times for 25 minutes. Most of the questions were behavioral but some assessment of business terms and knowledge. I ended up being at the office for over 3 hours, got the job, and I am very happy.

    Interview Questions
    • There was a 25 minute writing prompt. The question was how would you approach a business problem and go about solving it. I gave the textbook 5-step approach answer, if you went to any decent business school then you would know what I;m talking about.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    Panel interview with 2 directors. Ran through

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Not right role

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Forensic and Litigation Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

    Interview Details

    Got through the resume screen and then had 2-30 minute interviews with mid-upper level members of FTI Consulting

    Interview Questions
    • None, know why consulting, why FTI and the industry you're interviewing for   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Forensic and Litigation Summer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

    Interview Details

    Two first round interviews, mostly behavioral

    Superday consisted of 3 interviews with directors and partners and a case study

    Interview Questions
    • How would you assess the financial health of a company?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    FTI, Forensic and Litigation Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

    Interview Details

    Brief on campus interview, asked if I was proficient in excel and to describe my prior work experiences. Interviewer was professional, though arrived late to my interview (likely stuck in traffic, frustrating none the less).

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

    Interview Details

    Writing sample and three back-to-back interviews. Everyone was extremely nice, so the interviews weren't too bad.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a co-worker who wasn't doing his/her fair share of the work. What did you do and what was the outcome?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Intern- Forensic and Litigation Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

    Interview Details

    Two back-to-back 30 minute interviews, each with two consultants from the local branch (4 interviewers total). One interviewer was an analyst and the other was a senior consultant or director. All behavioral questions and really laid back interviewers. I felt very comfortable considering it was my first interview

    Interview Questions
    • What is a mistake you have made, and how did you fix it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

See What FTI Consulting Employees Are Saying

 Current Senior Consultant in Bogotá, Bogota (Colombia)

Pros: “Excellent Managing Team, Top clients and great experience” Full Review

Worked for FTI Consulting? Contribute to the Community!

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates who said that their interview experience was positive, neutral or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.