Business Analytical Skills
Give me an example of a time when you used your fact-finding skills to gain information needed to solve a problem. Then tell me how you analyzed the information and came to a decision, if applicable. What course(s) did you take in your program that strengthened your analytical skills? Give me an example of a project or exercise you completed, focusing on the analytical component. What tools do you use on the job currently to aid you in quantitative analysis? Talk to me about the percentage of time you currently spend on the job dealing with analytical reports, analyses, and comparisons.
Tell me about a recent project that was primarily numbers-oriented. Walk me through your procedure and thought processes. Give me an example of a project that relied heavily on quantitative analysis. Describe a specific accomplishment that demonstrates your analytical skills. Give me an example, which demonstrates your ability to use a variety of approaches in your work. Let’s assume that you are given an assignment, which requires a different methodology, than you typically use.
Have you ever experienced this type of situation? How did you go about completing your work? Tell me about a difficult problem you solved for a client. Tell me about an assignment in which you knew you had little previous experience to apply to its completion. What strategy did you adopt to complete the assignment? Give me an example that demonstrates your ability to manage a client’s billing and budgets. Give me an example of your ability to work within a client’s budgetary constraints.