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Dow Jones Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 9, 2014

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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Marketing Interview

Marketing

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Dow Jones.

Interview Details – Fast paced and friendly but a little disorganised/ ad-hoc.

Interview Question – What do you know about this role? (A tricky one considering you're still interviewing for it...)   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Officer Interview

Officer

Interviewed at Dow Jones

Interview Details – Three rounds in total. First round: phone interview by Hr; second round: phone interview by regional manager; third round: senior management

Interview Question – What do you know about our recent news?   View Answer


5 people found this helpful

No Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Research Editor Interview

Research Editor
Singapore (Singapore)

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Dow Jones in April 2013.

Interview Details – I have been set up a conference interview instead of go to company office since I come back my hometown. Interview was 1h30m long which questions are quite simple, more focus on working skill than working attitude and how to handle workload, also how to handle with drama and co-worker. A lot of Tell me the time when you are ... question :)


1 person found this helpful

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Mascot Interview

Mascot

Interviewed at Dow Jones

Interview Details – easy and simple there's nothing special ask. just wear the custume if its fit then youre hired meanwhile this is just a joke


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Service Manager Interview

Service Manager

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 7 weeks - interviewed at Dow Jones in August 2010.

Interview Details – Lengthy and thorough but overall very fair. Everyone in the process had a reason to be involved in the process and were genuinely interested in bringing in the right candidate.

Interview Question – What are your greatest Strengths   View Answer


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Index Manager Interview

Index Manager

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Dow Jones in September 2009.

Interview Details – I interviewed first with HR and then i had one on one interviews with 3 different managers.

Interview Questions


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

IT Director Interview

IT Director

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Dow Jones in April 2010.

Interview Details – Phone interview, HR interview, IT area interview

Interview Question – A lot of 'what would you do if' type of questions.   Answer Question


3 people found this helpful

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst

The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Dow Jones in November 2009.

Interview Details – I had an initial phone interview with the group director to generally talk about my background and give me more information on the job. Then I was called for an in person interview in the same week, which consisted of 4 back to back interviews. I was asked resume based questions and very few behavioral questions and also some finance questions on valuation.

Interview Questions

  • Go through the calculation of the WACC explaining to me what each element in your calculation is.   Answer Question
  • Tell me about a process you implemented to change something.   Answer Question

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