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Human Resources Executive Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in October 2010.
Interview Details – External recruiter. Interviewed hiring manager and senior leader. Then interviewed with key stakeholders. Key stakeholder group included a few people who would be reporting to me. A lot of repetition speaking with so many people. Felt like hiring is a consensus decision, which ended up mirroring the corporate culture. It was an OK process. Best recruiting I've ever experienced was at Coca Cola.
Negotiation Details – Not much room for negotiation.
Very Easy Interview
Inventory Control Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand.
Interview Details – Interview was brief and painless. At the time, I didn't know that Steelcraft had a very bad reputation so the questions were easy to answer with no surprises. The hiring process did not take very long.
Negotiation Details – They were begging people to work for them. Negotiation phase was easy.
Very Easy Interview
Pension Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 8 weeks - interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in May 2014.
Interview Details – Contacted by staffing agent asked exp related questions salary req. Phone interview with IR the next day. Received a call same day that IR would like to have a face to face interview. Meet with two managers, they asked me questions about my exp. and my system skills. No 3rd degree type questions, very easy interview I think. The next day I was offered the position. Process was pretty fast, I would say it too about a week.
Interview Question – Please try to be as detailed as possible regarding the technical question, business case, etc. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Pay was neg. I received 1.00 let than what I asked for.
Service Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand.
Interview Details – Recruiter called based off of Linked In profile. Interview was with Regional Manager. Discussion focused on operations, P&L, and margin growth. No sales responsibilities or control. After interview, I got a call back to interview with branch manager and the other two division managers (sales and controls). Lots of questions regarding experiences, methods, prior successes, etc. After the group interview, there was another lunch and an offer. I didn't like the lack of sales control yet job success significantly restrained by sales.
Interview Question – How would you handle long time employees with low productivity and/or accuracy? View Answer
Reason for Declining – Not enough sales and/or sales input.
Designer Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 5 months - interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in November 2012.
Interview Details – The hiring process is slow and Interview Process is thorough.
Interview Question – Where do you see yourself if we offered you a position and What are you capable and willing to do for the job? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – no negotiation.
ADP Finance Track Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through college or university - interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in March 2011.
Interview Details – 1 on 1 initial interview, panel interview, then if selected, take to HQ in Davidson NC for a 2 day interview process
Interview Question – Business Case on a real world problem. You have the night to work on the case, then you must present it to Senior leaders in your given functional area. Answer Question
Reliability Engineer-mechanical Design Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand.
Interview Details – Apply, brief HR phone interview mostly to line up a time for an initial phone interview with the hiring manager, in-person interview with hiring manager and people from the group you'll be working with most closely.
Interview Question – Mostly behavior based questions in the in-person interview so not too hard, most technical questions were asked by the hiring manager in the phone interview, but even then no rigorous technical questions. View Answer
Aftermarket Parts Marketing Specialist Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in February 2014.
Interview Details – Overall Process takes too long 3-4 months before decision is made
Group Panel Interview System Only
Not enough HR Involvement in the whole process
Recruiters are hands off throughout most of the process
Higher Level Education and Experience Requirements not maintained with current Leadership Team
Good Ole' Boys Hiring Practices alive and well with this Leadership Team
Interview Question – What Lean Transformation Processes are most important to you? View Answer
Reason for Declining – Pay was not consistent with the level of responsibility nor is it inline with the rest of the Industry across the Nation let alone the Northwest Seattle Market
Human Resources Generalist Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand.
Interview Details – Office is really nice, modern decor. Hiring process went smoothly, recruiter was thorough and nice. Worst part was a 4 hour interview. Each 1 hour with different managers. That is pretty ridiculous. I answered the same question 2-3 times and was hoarse at the end from talking!
Interview Question – Can't remember. Questions were behavioral based Answer Question
Production Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in February 2014.
Interview Details – Standard interview questions, interviewer was knowledgeable in the technical aspects of the job
Reason for Declining – Offer too low, but the benefit package was good to better than average.
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