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Post#211 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:53 pm by Travis Knight

ComboGuardCity wrote:After you make the GPA cutoff it doesn't matter. It matters how interpersonal and confident you are. You're just an intern. Think about it, they will have to be working with you for 8 hours a day. They don't want to hire someone who is not relatable.

Yea, this is the reason why I think I screwed myself over in a 2nd interview for a really good summer internship. I went in it too nervous and stressed out and over prepared for it. But I guess it was a learning experience. For that company, those internships and jobs were really competitive. There were like 14 people there with me interviewing from different colleges, not only for internships but for jobs too. And that company had about 3-4 other days where they interviewed other groups of people.

I have only done 4 interviews total while in college, two of those were with the company above. I got one part-time internship, so I guess I am 1 for 3. :lol:

DrKnick wrote:One thing about community threads, they're always about school and grades.

:lol: This one is for sure. When someone has other stuff to say, you do not get much responses. But you get so much advice with this thread relating to jobs, school and other things.
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Post#212 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:55 am by ComboGuardCity

21shumpshumpst wrote:
ComboGuardCity wrote:After you make the GPA cutoff it doesn't matter. It matters how interpersonal and confident you are. You're just an intern. Think about it, they will have to be working with you for 8 hours a day. They don't want to hire someone who is not relatable.

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Of course it matters. After you make the GPA cutoff congrats now you are in a pile of papers along with at least 20-30 other people on the low end. Now I am going to scan these pieces of papers without knowing your glorious interpersonal skills for key phrases. Then after I narrow these down to 3-5 I will bring you in. You think you are the only one with glorious interpersonal skills and confidence?

Those things matter in an interview but it is a just a part of an overall package.

I'm starting to doubt you work for a large company if that's how you think the interview process works.

This is the "blueprint" for all the major financial/tech/consulting corps:

1. Internal Databases (Feeder Schools & Referals)
2. Decent Resume + Requirements
3. Phone Interview or Candidate dinner
4. On Site Interview.

The HR department for the Goldmans, MC firms, Apple's are rather large and a phone interview is used to narrow down the candidates a lot more than a simple resume. Seeing as how Shipati goes to a decent 4 year school, I"m assuming he's applying through his school.
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Post#213 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:44 pm by Travis Knight

I thought what ComboGuardCity was saying is once you get in for the interview, your GPA does not really matter. It is up to you.

I thought what 21shumpshumpst was saying is do not just try to get the minimum GPA (3.00) because sometimes employers get much more applicants than expected, and they will up the GPA requirement to filter out applicants.
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Post#214 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:49 pm by 21shumpshumpst

ComboGuardCity wrote:
21shumpshumpst wrote:
ComboGuardCity wrote:After you make the GPA cutoff it doesn't matter. It matters how interpersonal and confident you are. You're just an intern. Think about it, they will have to be working with you for 8 hours a day. They don't want to hire someone who is not relatable.

Notsureifserious.jpg.

Of course it matters. After you make the GPA cutoff congrats now you are in a pile of papers along with at least 20-30 other people on the low end. Now I am going to scan these pieces of papers without knowing your glorious interpersonal skills for key phrases. Then after I narrow these down to 3-5 I will bring you in. You think you are the only one with glorious interpersonal skills and confidence?

Those things matter in an interview but it is a just a part of an overall package.

I'm starting to doubt you work for a large company if that's how you think the interview process works.

This is the "blueprint" for all the major financial/tech/consulting corps:

1. Internal Databases (Feeder Schools & Referals)
2. Decent Resume + Requirements
3. Phone Interview or Candidate dinner
4. On Site Interview.

The HR department for the Goldmans, MC firms, Apple's are rather large and a phone interview is used to narrow down the candidates a lot more than a simple resume. Seeing as how Shipati goes to a decent 4 year school, I"m assuming he's applying through his school.

Lol? Your statement was that after you make the cut off For gpa all you need to show is interpersonal skills and confidence. I said that only matters once you get the interview to get to that point of even a phone interview your resume will be screened with the 50 others that will pass the gpa threshold.

Even then the hiring manager which is usually vp level or above won't have the time or desire to go through even 5 resumes and have 5 phone interviews. What happens is hr gets 100 of these resumes . Checks for basic things to see if thu fit the criteria required for the job and passes along to the hiring manager the resumes that make hrs cut. Then the hiring manager will a lot of times share these resumes with the people in the dept who will work directly with this person and get their opinion on the resumes then he or she will look at those resumes and give their opinion. The hiring manager has to make the final decision as this person will count against their depts budget even if they won't work directly with them. They will then after 3 or 4 different people have looked at the resumes and made cuts SOLELY on resumes will they have screening calls where finally you can show your super duper interpersonal skills.

But of course you know better and I've never worked for a fortune 500 company or been part of this process. Rofl .. A+ for effort, try harder next time rofl
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Post#215 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:29 pm by ComboGuardCity

21shumpshumpst wrote:Lol? Your statement was that after you make the cut off For gpa all you need to show is interpersonal skills and confidence. I said that only matters once you get the interview to get to that point of even a phone interview your resume will be screened with the 50 others that will pass the gpa threshold.

Even then the hiring manager which is usually vp level or above won't have the time or desire to go through even 5 resumes and have 5 phone interviews. What happens is hr gets 100 of these resumes . Checks for basic things to see if thu fit the criteria required for the job and passes along to the hiring manager the resumes that make hrs cut. Then the hiring manager will a lot of times share these resumes with the people in the dept who will work directly with this person and get their opinion on the resumes then he or she will look at those resumes and give their opinion. The hiring manager has to make the final decision as this person will count against their depts budget even if they won't work directly with them. They will then after 3 or 4 different people have looked at the resumes and made cuts SOLELY on resumes will they have screening calls where finally you can show your super duper interpersonal skills.

But of course you know better and I've never worked for a fortune 500 company or been part of this process. Rofl .. A+ for effort, try harder next time rofl

When was the last time you talked to anyone from HR/Recruiting and how they conduct business? Big companies have now switched over to a multi-round process, which invloves an dinner that gets all the candidates together. They then narrow it down from 20+. They're recruiting in bunches at this point and then cutting down after seeing the candiates in person. This only applies to college recruits however.

I'm done with this topic because it doesn't really effect me either way. Stay Confident Shipati :lol:
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Post#216 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:57 pm by Subway Token

My mother owns her own recruiting firm, and I've worked with her a bunch of times. I can confirm, CGC. But it's not always the case.
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Post#217 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:36 pm by Subway Token

NetsFanCheryl is no more :D
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Post#218 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:08 pm by Knickstape1214

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Post#219 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:52 pm by ComboGuardCity

Paco, you're a mod. Change it back!
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Post#220 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:11 pm by Subway Token

Y'all mad.
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Post#221 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:30 pm by Travis Knight

Subway Token wrote:NetsFanCheryl is no more :D

NetsFanCheryl, we are all happy for you.

Subway Token wrote:Y'all mad.

Nobody is mad at you, NetsFanCheryl.
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Post#222 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:01 am by Subway Token

Who is this NetsFanCheryl y'all keep talking about?
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Post#223 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:04 am by Im Coming Home

Subway Token wrote:Who is this NetsFanCheryl y'all keep talking about?

Hey NetsFanCheryl.
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Post#224 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:48 pm by 21shumpshumpst

Subway Token wrote:Who is this NetsFanCheryl y'all keep talking about?

Sad part is I thought you were a girl all this time.
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Post#225 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:48 pm by 21shumpshumpst

Subway Token wrote:Who is this NetsFanCheryl y'all keep talking about?

Sad part is I thought you were a girl all this time.
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Post#226 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:16 am by cgmw

I appreciate the fact that most posters on this board are young as sh*t. But it's sad that there isn't a place for people with real problems/stories to post their personal sh*t.

I could tell some interesting ass stories here, but the only people who'd check it are all college kids with no perspective or anything interesting to say.

F*ck tonight was fun. Oh well.
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Post#227 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:38 am by Travis Knight

cgmw wrote:I appreciate the fact that most posters on this board are young as sh*t. But it's sad that there isn't a place for people with real problems/stories to post their personal sh*t.

I could tell some interesting ass stories here, but the only people who'd check it are all college kids with no perspective or anything interesting to say.

F*ck tonight was fun. Oh well.

Oh c'mon, college kids got perspective.

Post a way, I like reading funny stories.
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Post#228 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:56 am by cgmw

As you get older, you realize how hot hot girls really are. College guys are spoiled and think all ass is easy, all ass is hot as sh*t. It's ridiculous for single guys in their 30s to come on here and describe real life. This sticky is entirely about boring-ass college-age problems, not about the ridiculous....

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Post#229 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:06 am by cgmw

Edit: Wow, I need to stop coming on here drunk after hooking up with a girl.
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Post#230 Re: [Official NYK Board Community Thread] NSF
Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:01 am by Travis Knight

I went to the strip club last weekend.
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