Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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- Accepted OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took a week – interviewed at BlackBerry (Sunrise, FL) in July 2010.
They called my phone and asked a coup,e of questions regarding experiences in software testing.
- Did you create any software tool for testing ? Answer Question
Helpful (1)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at BlackBerry (Mississauga, ON (Canada)).
1. Received email from recruiter to schedule an interview: she seemed very enthusiastic and organized 2. Phone interview with manager with tech questions (software based, the usual ones) 3. Phone interview with other manager about problem solving in general 4. Webcam interview (puke!!) with team members, mostly same questions as # 2 5. Assignment given: more technical questions, some problem solving questions 6. In person with manager and director to review assignment and discuss hobbies 7. Phone interview with VP to discuss career goals and hobbies 8. Receive offer, accept offer, do background check, submit paperwork, begin working. Total span was about 2 months from 1 to 8.
- How can you store extra information in a linked list without adding a new data member given that the memory is X byte aligned? 1 Answer
Not able to negotiate. My advice is not to be desperate and if you aren't happy, don't take it! Opt out of the bonus for an increase in base salary and ask for more OFFICIAL vacation.
- Accepted Offer
I applied through college or university – interviewed at BlackBerry.
Phone interview is easy where they ask you about yourself. Then second interview they ask some technical questions about the position you would be working on.
- What did you do about a problem you could not solve. 1 Answer
There was no negotiation because it was internship with fix offer.
Helpful (2)Accepted Offer
It was a co-op position, I applied through my university's career website. I had a 45 minute in person interview at RIM ottawa office. I was asked about my previous work experience. Questions were related to my skills on my resume and testing life cycle questions,
- Why testing ? Answer Question
- No Offer
Included a presentation followed by a questions on the presentation. Also included a logical question at the end of the interview
- None Answer Question
- No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 3 days – interviewed at BlackBerry in February 2013.
phone interview, very breif and informal
- how would you test online rating text feild Answer Question
- Accepted OfferEasy Interview
I applied through college or university – interviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)).
Applied through the school's co-op program. Had an hour long phone interview that was largely informal, with purely non-technical questions. Fairly easy and straightforward in my opinion
- Give an example of a difficult problem that you had to solve Answer Question
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
The process took 1 day – interviewed at BlackBerry in July 2010.
Two interviewers asked me questions on testing concepts, algorithm, and C programming question. The interviewer are nice.
- algorithm questions Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at BlackBerry in July 2010.
RIM hiring process for interns and co-op students usually consists of being interviewed at the campus(uni) or over the phone. Mine was conducted over the phone. Interview panel consisted of 3 people, 1 hiring manager who I'd be working under, 1 project manager and 1 other intern who I would be working with. General behavioral questions with some technical questions
No negotiations possible for internships at RIM
- No OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 1 day – interviewed at BlackBerry in June 2010.
Sat in room at RIM with one guy and a PA with the manager.
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