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Happiness rating is 65 out of 100
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Interviews at KPMG

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at KPMG.

Interview experience

Based on 358 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 352 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 328 interviews
About a month

Interview process at KPMG

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 6.

Interview process length
About a month
25%
About two weeks
24%
About a week
20%
More than one month
20%
About a day or two
12%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
78%
Phone call/screening
66%
Background check
45%
Group interview
28%
Written test
14%
Least reported steps
Other
3%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at KPMG

  • It was very piecemealed. Right away you can feel the competitiveness between the partners for talents. Choosing the right partner/leadership will make or break your career there.
    Shared on September 11, 2019 - Financial Management Associate - McLean, VA
  • It depends on the position but it is fair.
    Shared on November 7, 2018 - Associate Director, Talent Acquisition - Philadelphia, PA
  • Phone interview with a recruiter and then in-person with hiring manager.
    Shared on October 13, 2018 - Finance - Montvale, NJ
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Interview questions at KPMG

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How am i going to assist/ serve them efficiently
    Shared on January 1, 2018 - Intern, Business Development - Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • They wanted to know about me and how I thought my skillset could contribute to the firm.
    Shared on October 3, 2017 - Senior Representative Production of NDPPS - Dallas, TX
  • Why would you be hired? Because I love to understand companies through financial aspects, I can adapt to most environments, I love team's workAre you ready to work hard? of courseWhat would be your …
    Shared on September 12, 2017 - Senior Legal Auditor - Salustro-Reydel SA - Paris

Interview tips at KPMG

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)74%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)25%
  • They didn’t have a dress code1%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)0%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at KPMG

  • Do not go there everything on the tech side is being outsourced
    Shared on November 21, 2019
  • Do the homework about the firm
    Shared on November 19, 2019
  • Be honest, clear and specific
    Shared on November 18, 2019

The first interview at KPMG

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me30%
  • Employee referral23%
  • Campus placement18%
  • Other11%
  • Other online job site7%

How candidates received their first interview at KPMG

  • KPMG found me on LinkedIn
    Shared on September 27, 2017 - Senior Associate - McLean, VA
  • KPMG contacted me through LinkedIn.
    Shared on September 27, 2017 - Senior Associate - McLean, VA
  • KPMG tends to prefer referrals and someone I had worked with in the past referred me for the global architecture role.
    Shared on July 12, 2017 - Manager Architecture / Associate Director - Montvale, NJ
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