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Hewlett-Packard Business Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Jul 9, 2014
Updated Jul 9, 2014
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Corvallis, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Corvallis, OR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had one 30 minuet phone interview followed by a full day of face to face interviews with various people that i would be working with if i got the job. I had prepared answers for the "commonly asked interview questions" but very few of those were asked. It was mostly to see how i processed information, and what steps i would take to solve a problem.

    Interview Questions
    • There were a great deal of questions asked about statistics, and there seemed to be an emphasis on having familiarity using SQL. I feel that one of the most difficult parts was that by the end of the day of interviews i was just used up.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The job interview process can be lengthy. Being interviewed once and getting a job offer is typically a thing of the past. Today, many companies have an involved interview process starting with screening interviews, followed by in-person interviews, second interviews and even third interviews.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Conway, AR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Conway, AR
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through a career fair at my university. The interview process took about 4 week for me and included 4 phone interviews and no face-to-face interviews. I never talked to the same person during this process.

    Interview Questions
    • Most of the questions were based around the technical side of business analysis, since i specialized in SAP they were mostly geared toward that as well. In the final interview all the questions were basically to see if I "fit" HP's culture.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations, the offer was fantastic.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dallas, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    There were a series of interviews, both phone and in-person. The first two interviews on the phone went well as there was only one interviewer each time; both relatively relaxed. My third interview was on-site in a small room at the headquarters. I felt confident in our discussion about the position and was sent arrangements for two more phone interviews with staff who currently work on the team/major projects. The last interview was difficult as I could hardly understand or hear one of the interviews; there were a total of 5 people on the call and it made the interview feel very jumbled and disorganized. I was told that I was one of about 4 other candidates who they were considering. I was notified about two weeks after the final interview that I did not receive the position.

    Interview Questions
    • How did you enforce styles/implementation of specific variities of program management within a data analyst role   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Business Analyst II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Denver, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Phone interviews only. The interviews were easy, people were friendly. I-9 process for a remote employee is difficult to maneuver. Colorado Springs location could not assist with this, many hoops to jump through to get someone to verify I said who I was, verify my driver's license, social security card, etc. and have them call into a specific number, both within my presence and separately from me. Not efficient or employee-friendly. HP is very hands off after being hired.

    Negotiation Details
    Fight for what you feel you are worth. Do not just settle for their first offer. Other than a slight increase at 1 year mark, no other bonuses or raises in almost 3 1/2 years. Nothing to do with performance, others were promoted and no increase, despite proving their abilities in the new role, they did not get a raise.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Did the entire process backwards. Responded to a post on Linkedinn in a group I follow. The manager setup a phone interview with several hiring managers of various groups that might be interested in my qualifications. Call went well, waited about a week before I received a response that I job offer was coming. Received an email with the details and once accepted, was contacted by HR to go through that process.

    All in all it was approximately a month from the initial interview until I started work, very painless process.

    Negotiation Details
    Timing was very bad as HP just announced eliminating 29,000 employees. But I was able to negotiate a signing bonus.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    IT Business Systems Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Plano, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plano, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview Details

    1st interview- in person- be ready to talk on coursework
    2nd interview- phone- good to ask questions about the position
    3rd interview- phone- talked benefits and offer
    4th response to offer

    Interview Questions
    • Why HP? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? What are your weaknesses?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    I'm still deciding.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Strategic Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was hired through a temp agency, then hired full time into HP.

    Interview Questions
    • Does not apply - did not originally interview with HP   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    N/A through temp agency
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    2 phone interviews : Very comfortable, was interviewed by a team of 4 people, they make you comfortable at first, was asked what my dream job was. Then each person asked me 2-3 questions based on my resume. There was 1 question which I couldn't answer. The manager was very kind and told me they could teach me things that I did not know and it was not expected that I know everything

    Interview Questions
    • What do you know about control charts ? And do you know what is a U chart ?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Did not require
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Senior Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview followed up with a full day of multiple interviews. Many behavioral situation questions to determine team fit.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a situation where you were asked to do something you considered questionable or not correct and what you did as a result.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not able to negotiate - take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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