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Georgia-Pacific Corporation Interview Questions

Updated Feb 3, 2015
Updated Feb 3, 2015
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    Plywood Utility Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

    Interview Details

    It was 6 of us that met up to be interviewed. They were very nice and warm. We had a tour of the plant, then bought back to a room to wait to be individually interviewed. It took about 15 mins. They asked mainly about safety, and prior experiences.

    Interview Questions
    • When was there a time where you did something "cookie cutter"   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    this just happened today, and I should hear something by tomorrow or monday.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Accounting Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    Received an initial phone screening about 1 1/2 week after applying online. Four days after that I got a call for a face to face interview. Interviewed with four different people and asked a lot of behavioral based questions. The company is really big on Market Based Management so I suggest you read up on that. Overall the interview process was not bad..... intense but not bad.... I have not heard anything yet but was told that I would here something within a week of my interview... keeping my fingers crossed!

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you set a goal and achieved it.... Tell me about a time when you had to make an executive decision without your boss. What was the outcome.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    HRBP Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Easy process. I met with a panel of people. There were three 45-minute interviews so I was there for a few hours. The hiring manager and a person that I would work with were in attendance.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Corrugator Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Spartanburg, SC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Spartanburg, SC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

    Interview Details

    1. Apply online but best if you know someone working there already. 2. Atlanta Head-Quarters calls and ask you relatively standard questions (past experience, why you are a good fit, simple mathematical questions, and situational questions "what if") , 3. Send you paper work to fill out online via-email (prior work history, background check, and questionnaire) 4. Call you and set up time for in person interview, take 3 online test (safety, motor-skills, and application), meet plant manager for 20-30 minute interview, take drug test. 4. Wait for a call back for start date

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

    Interview Details

    - Phone Interview
    - In-person with recruiter
    - A series of of 3-4 interviews, could be one or two interviewers per interview, for 1-2 hrs each; You will usually meet with the hiring manger and there report to. Individuals who have held your position before and people you would be working with.
    - Drug test (Office staff usually mouth swab) and background check (including prior employer verification)
    - Offer

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Entry Level Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

    Interview Details

    First a 45 min on campus interview following the career fair with two engineers. The next week I was contacted via phone and email regarding site visits. Site visits consisted of one on one interviews, 30 minutes each, 5 different people followed by lunch and a tour. All behavioral questions. It's not as intimidating as it sounds, each interviewer basically asks the same questions. I'm assuming this is to make sure your answers are consistent. Most questions are geared towards teamwork, completed projects, and going above and beyond. Give long detailed answers, they seemed to respond positively to that.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell about a real world problem that you solved outside of school using the technical knowledge you gained in school.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied to a position online and was contacted by the HR manager for related positions since the one I applied to was filled. Since I am out of state, the HR manager then set up an initial phone screening with the hiring manager for this position for a discussion regarding my interest and experience as well as more details about the role. Following that call, I flew down to Atlanta about a week later and had three final interviews back to back. Following the interviews, I received an offer two days later. The total process took about two and a half weeks once the HR manager contacted me. From my initial online application, the total process took a couple of months.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing too difficult or unexpected. I just recommend preparing great scenarios that go with each of their guiding principles to help you prepare to showcase your character, skills, and experience.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Supply Chain Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    talked to them at the Career fair. Interviewed the next day, pretty easy interview. 3 of them at one time. 30 mins. all behavioral questions. got an offer within 2 hours of interviewing. interviews were very friendly. really made me want to work for the company. process is really fast. too fast. i know its because it was for a 6-month co-op but they should recruit earlier so that people have time to rearrange their lives.

    Reasons for Declining

    They only gave me a week and a half (originally only a week asked for an extension) to decide. Wasn't enough time to figure out a subleaser and adjust my academic plan so i could accept even though i really wanted to. great housing and relocation. Planning to apply for full-time

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Procurement Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Interview began with the employers introducing themselves which led into a conversational interview. They did ask some questions, but not hard ones and not many. The entire interview consisted of 3 questions but all very relaxed. Employers would ask more questions regarding the situation and answer that I had given.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time you worked for a team and a conflict arose, how did you resolve it?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    My skills and talents are better suited in a different position.

    Declined Offer
  11.  

    Production Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

    Interview Details

    Very Casual Interview process conducted by two separate interview teams. One team of interviewers from the level you are applying for and one from the higher management level.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked about things on last evaluation report that you wanted to improve on.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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