CryoLife Interview Questions

Updated Apr 18, 2015
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    Microbiologist Technician I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at CryoLife.

    Interview

    2 interviews, first one was a pre-lim "get to know you" interview. Second was more specific and with 4 other people, and a test had to be taken. It was overall very easy if you came prepared, and the people interviewing were easy to talk to, kind, and helpful with any questions you may have.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    Lab Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kennesaw, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at CryoLife (Kennesaw, GA) in September 2014.

    Interview

    I was called by a recruiter and went in to interview with 2 supervisors then shown around the facility. Was called back in order to have another interview with direct supervisor and was explained the routine of the position. I was hired on a week later.

    Interview Questions

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    Declined Offer
    Declined Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at CryoLife.

    Interview

    Long process, There is a personality/skills test that you must take in order to even be allowed for the interview. Once that is completed then an interview is scheduled.

    Interview Questions

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    Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at CryoLife.

    Interview

    The process is a little long with a profile test that can scare many candidates away.

    Interview Questions

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    Lab Aide Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kennesaw, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at CryoLife (Kennesaw, GA) in December 2013.

    Interview

    I applied online and was called without notice several weeks later for a phone interview. I was in the middle of something when they first called, but they were happy to schedule it for a few hours later, when I had time. After that, I had an in person interview with HR and took a series of tests that took about an hour. The knowledge questions weren't particularly difficult, but some of them were timed, and the personality test seemed fairly standard. A week after that, I had an interview with a supervisor, which included a tour of the facility, and then another with two upper management people. During the background check and reference portion (which took a couple of weeks), they gave me an opportunity to provide another reference when one of my original ones proved to be unreachable.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your 3 greatest weaknesses? How well do you multitask?   Answer Question
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    Lab Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at CryoLife.

    Interview

    The company did not respond at all to online job applications. I had to drop off my resume personally before I got any further.

    When HR did decide to discuss a job opening, they told me about a different job than the one I was applying for. So when I went in for the interview it was a little confusing at first. I didn't tell my interviewer the HR got it mixed up, I just winged it and got the job.

    Interview Questions

    • It wasn't a difficult question, but I was unsure how to respond when the Manager told me I would have to be able to work with the Supervisor. Little did I know at the time it meant, "the supervisor is impossible to get along with, and you will have to get along with him."   Answer Question
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    Entry Level Lab Position Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at CryoLife.

    Interview

    Initial interview was with HR followed by the skills and personality tests. I think they weed out most people there. The tests are designed to eliminate people who are lying about themselves so you have to be sure you are consistent. I didn't find the skills test very challenging. One tested visual accuracy with a which picture matches this one kind of test. Another was selecting whether or not 2 numbers matched. I could see that portion being tough if you have minor dyslexia problems.

    Interview Questions

    • The questions were fairly standard. I always find it challenging to answer the "give us an example of when you did...." questions. Just prepare for those!   Answer Question
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    I'd Prefer to Remain Anonymous Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at CryoLife.

    Interview

    I was hired within a month of applying.

    Negotiation

    No need to. Happy with the offer.

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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kennesaw, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at CryoLife (Kennesaw, GA) in July 2012.

    Interview

    Online application. Call back 1-2 months. Interviewed on the phone with HR/recruiters. 1 week later had interview with HR and then the hiring manager of my division. 1-3 weeks received job offer. LONG PROCESS

    Interview Questions

    • Most questions were job related.
      Unexpectedly was asked about any books that I was currently reading.
       
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    Negotiation

    They seemed very open to negotiation.

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    Bde Itern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Declined Offer

    Interview

    tell about yourself
    your interest area
    ready to handle pressure

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