I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in April 2009.
Interview Details – it was very simple and casual, i met with my (potential) manager -- interview lasted about an hour and the next week I got an offer. This was several years ago and seems to have changed significantly. I was also recommended by a current employee. This is the fastest way to get a job here, find someone you know who works there and have them submit your resume.
Interview Question – The most difficult question is about the Bloomberg culture. Be upbeat, talk about doing whatever it takes and show that you want to be a part of a team. The culture and values are the #1 reason they hire people. If the interviewer doesn't think you will be a good fit then you wont get the job. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – The negotiation phase was pretty simple. I told them what I wanted and what I was currently making and they increased my base by about 10% but highlighted all the "free benefits" (that has changed as you now pay a nominal fee for healthcare costs).
The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in September 2011.
Interview Details – Multiple interviews.
Negotiation Details – Rough
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in May 2010.
Interview Details – Very simple behavioral questions that you would find on any other interview (i.e. teamwork, previous internships/jobs, classes, organizations, etc). Threw a curveball with "Tell me what's going on in the news right now," but I was prepared to answer since I read the Wall Street Journal everyday (recommend the same for everyone).
Interview Question – Tell me about what's going on in the news right now Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in May 2009.
Interview Details – took a long time to wait for a reply.
bloomberg screened thousands of candidates that might be a possible reason.
group interview in first round.
1:1 in second round.
Interview Question – what is your weakness? Answer Question
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