It’s that time again — Wall Street interview time.Since the Street is in such pain, acing these questions is more important than ever.
That’s why we’ve gone through our files to find questions that stick in people’s heads.
These questions get remembered because they tend to trip people up, whether it’s because they’re hard, they’re surprising, or because they’re something interviewees forgot to look over before the big day.
So take a minute to think about these. It’s worth saving yourself the embarrassment.
Lisa Du also contributed to the reporting of this piece.
See below for the full question, but it boils down to — what do you do when you've really screwed up?
'You, the new guy, get tasked with bringing 3 copies of a deck to a client meeting. Being the forgetful dunce you are, you drive to the meeting place only to realise you forgot to pack that in the car. Meeting's in 5 minutes, you've got no time to jet back. What do you tell your MD?'