Interview Process

Interview Process

Tell us what you're all about

We’re looking forward to getting to know you and encourage you to take this opportunity to learn about our firm, the role and most importantly, our people. By the end of the interview, we hope you walk away with a sense of what it would mean to build your career at West Monroe.

Our core values set the tone for our unique culture, work environment, and the way we do business every day. This discussion is an opportunity for you to better understand what it’s like to work at West Monroe. We’ll share what it takes to be successful here and probe to see if what we’ve got to offer aligns with what you’re looking for in your career.

 

How we hire the best and the brightest

You’ll have a mix of structured interviews and conversations that help us understand how we can mutually contribute to each other’s success.

Aptitude

We hire for aptitude and potential: If you can think through net-new business challenges, deliver creative solutions to our clients and advise C-suite executives through career defining moments you’ll be successful at West Monroe. We look for people who are willing to roll up their sleeves execute as well as lead.

Values-driven

We take pride in being a values-driven consulting firm If you’re passionate about putting people first and learning from others who bring a different perspective than you, then you’ve come to the right place. If you want a company that prioritizes your career growth, mentoring and leading others, along with building the next generation of leaders, West Monroe is the place for you.

Collaborative

We look for critical thinkers and strong team collaborators: We evaluate how you have behaved in various scenarios to predict how you may address similar ones in the future. There isn’t a wrong or right answer, as the goal is to become familiar with your approach and thought process. The key is to be authentic and candid.

Skills and expertise

We look for our consultants to embody West Monroe’s Uncommon Blend – strong business consultative skills with experience in technology-based projects, or deep technical skills with a strong business acumen: We encourage you to flex both your broad technical knowledge and your strong functional consulting capabilities during a case interview.

FAQ: Here are answers to commonly asked questions

What should I wear?

This is an opportunity for you to put your best foot forward. We typically recommend that people dress business professional.

Do I need to bring anything?

If you’re going through a case interview, we recommend you bring something to write with and write on. Otherwise, coffee, water, La Croix, snacks, copies of your resume- we’ve got you covered! If you’re traveling in from out of town and need to bring your luggage with you, no worries—we’d be happy to store it for you.

Do I book my own travel for my interview?

No, we’ll get that all taken care of for you! Our travel partner, PANA, will reach out to book any necessary flights and hotels. Should the unlikely occur, they can also assist with any travel hiccups on behalf of West Monroe.

How do I get reimbursed for travel expenses?

You can submit all expenses through PANA and they will guide you through the process. If you still have questions, please reach out to your recruiter directly! Campus candidates will receive a travel stipend if traveling from out of town for the office interviews.

I’m a new mom. Do you have a mother’s room?

Congratulations! Most of our offices have a dedicated wellness room that you are welcome to use during your visit. For offices that don’t have a wellness room, we can reserve a private room for your use. Just let your recruiter know and they will make sure the space is ready for you.

What should I expect after my interviews?

Your recruiter will reach out to you after your interview with an update on next steps in a timely manner after debriefing with the team. We will be happy to address any questions you have during the process as well.

How do I get to the office?

Read detailed information here for each office, including an address and any necessary check-in info.

In the meantime, get to know the office you’ll be interviewing in. While all nine of our offices reflect West Monroe’s award-winning culture, each one also incorporates a little flavor from its local region.

I still have more questions!  Who should I reach out to?

Reach out directly to the recruiter you’ve been working closely with to learn more about the current opportunity.  If you have misplaced the recruiter’s contact information or need to get in touch right away, email recruiting@wmp.com.

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