First Data Interview Questions

Updated Jul 25, 2015
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    Outbound Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at First Data.

    Interview

    It was pretty short I meet with one manager. It was a very relaxed one on one interview. I do believe after now working for this manager it was not your typical interview. He is a very laid back kind of person and that's how he conducts his interview. The interviews here tend to depend on the person your talking to and vary greatly on that.

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    Intern - Hourly Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at First Data.

    Interview

    It is very easy, just one round interview, most of them are behavior questions, like how to deal with difficulties meet in life and work, do you have experience working in a group, what if your have different idea with you teamates. not questions about technical, very easy. After about half year , got the offer

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    • Give a example of difficulties you meet in your school carrier   1 Answer
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    Business Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at First Data in May 2015.

    Interview

    Interview Overkill- I was warned about the lengthy interview process up front by the recruiter and sales director. Very strange personality test online, then a phone interview with recruiter who is contracted by FD, followed by a phone interview from the Regional Sales Director then a face to face interview with the RSD. Next a Skpye interview with his supervisor and next a phone interview with the VP of Sales, all within two weeks. Last an additional phone interview with the recruiter and a phone soft offer from recruiter. After 3 and a half weeks finally an official offer letter.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your definition of a sales consultant and how are they different than a sales person?   Answer Question
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    Client Services Adminstartor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Coral Springs, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at First Data (Coral Springs, FL) in May 2015.

    Interview

    It was a military hiring event the day before. The day of the interview we had to wait to be called which wasn't so bad. The interview was really easy, they explained what you would be doing ask about how much you want to be paid. The only thing is one hiring manager called and said I was hired for a different position as I did have 3 interviews that day. They waited 2weeks to tell me I was hired when he told me a couple weeks before. I had to call them to ask them about it.

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    • Why did you leave your previous job? (tele performance)   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I said my pay & they agreed

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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Omaha, NE
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at First Data (Omaha, NE) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I went to an open interview that was happening all day. I had sit down with three different people in a one on one setting, the recruiter, the direct supervisor, and the department executive. I had the interview on the 29th of April and got notice of being selected on the 7th of May. I had to go through an extensive background check which took about two weeks total and am due to start my position the 8th of June.

    Interview Questions

    • They generally asked typical interview questions. What are your strengths? Weaknesses? How do you handle conflict and explain a situation when conflict arose on the job. Do you like working alone or in a group?   Answer Question
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    Director of Product Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at First Data (Palo Alto, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    The entire interview process took a little over 30 days from first phone interview to the last on-site interview and job offer. In total, I had 4 phone interviews and 7 face-to-face interviews (3 of the phone interviewers were also among the face-to-face interviewers). All of this was coordinated through a 3rd party executive recruitment service, and was very smoothly done.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about a time you were able to succeed with an analysis project when you knew you didn't have all of the data inputs you needed?   Answer Question
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    Client Service Analyst Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at First Data (Atlanta, GA).

    Interview

    Overall, the process went smoothly over a span of 4+ weeks. I received a call from a recruiter in HR asking me if I wanted to have a 1:1 with the Director. The interview was roughly 45 minutes followed by a tour of the office. I was one of the earlier applicants interviewed so a decision wouldn't be made for another two weeks. I received a call a week later from HR saying the Director wanted to bring me on board and provided me with a contingent offer. Went through the background check, drug test, and salary negotiation. Received a call about a week later from HR congratulating me on getting hired.

    Interview Questions

    • Typical questions. I have a unique education background so we spent a good amount of time talking about that.   Answer Question
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at First Data.

    Interview

    Typical - for some positions the process was very intense and a bit overboard. Lots of red tape and excess time frame to get folks on board which was difficult in staff employed with First Data departments.

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    Senior Vice President Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at First Data (Atlanta, GA).

    Interview

    Overall, they had a very straight forward process that moved smoothly based on management by the executive recruiter. Total time from first contact to offer was approximately one month in duration. Process steps included: 1. Recruiter Phone Screen 2. HR Phone Screen 3. Hiring Manager Phone 4. Campus Visit (5x In-Person Interviews) 5. Offer Extended/Negotiated

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    Settlement Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at First Data.

    Interview

    Received a call and met with My soon to be manager who then called me in for a second interview to interview with the manager and director. They reviewed my resume and asked about skills and abilities.

    Negotiation

    Easy

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