If they want you to do consulting as part of your interview, they can pay.
This is how I feel as well. I emailed them saying basically this: that I would be happy to prepare the presentation for my standard consulting rate. We’ll see what they say.
This is what we do in our hiring process.
We give the candidate 3 options:
This sounds fun, please interview me lol
Honestly, I have found that companies that offer a slew of offerings like this are usually have some of the best workplace cultures.
I definitely feel like we do. The tech team is remote and it’s still early-days in building team culture (company is around 18 months old), so we have a lot of challenges ahead.