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Iron Mountain Inc Interview Questions

Updated Dec 27, 2014
Updated Dec 27, 2014
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    Technical Writer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Iron Mountain Inc in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    The person who contacted me first by phone was very excited about my background and qualifications and wanted me to phone interview with one of their vice presidents. That went well, but their professionalism went downhill from there. I was told twice via e-mail that I would be contacted to discuss moving forward in the interviewing process, then nothing. The interviewer just dropped off the face of the earth.

    Interview Questions
    • Interview questions were pretty standard and very specific to the role. There were no surprise or trick questions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Territory Finance Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Addison, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Addison, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Iron Mountain Inc in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I initially had a phone interview with Field Recruiting for Iron Mountain's North American Operations. The phone interview went well and it led to a face to face interview with 4 people from the Iron Mountain. I interviewed with the four people, two at a time in a conference room. The interviews went well and I was complemented on being prepared. The people I met were open, friendly (during our meeting) and I sent each of the interviewers a follow up email to thank them for the opportunity to talk with them about the position. I also reaffirmed my interest. I received one response thanking me for the preparation and interview and saying I would be notified of their decision. I believe 4 people were being interviewed that day. That's where the professionalism stopped. I did not hear anything back from any of the five people who interviewed for Iron Mountain. I followed up again in a week to ten days via email. No Response (from anyone)! I followed up again , this time with a phone call and left a message. No Response. I followed up again with no response.
    My conclusion. They are either too busy to be professional or aren't professionals. Unfortunately it left me with a bad feeling about Iron Mountain's lack of professionalism.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked to provide examples of profitability analysis & improvements you've done in past experiences.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Sales Operations Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Iron Mountain Inc in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    One interview with Head of Sales Operations Consultant. Relatively easy interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Interview Questions: What do you know about the company?
      If you had a large sum of money how would you spend it?
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at Iron Mountain Inc in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    My interview process took 6 weeks and I didn't get the job, but was later hired by a different division - it's a better fit. I took a personality test, 2 in-person interviews. Two phone interviews with different people. Then a dinner. A personality test, powerpoint with people in multiple time zones, Several email questions, a drug test, background check and several calls.

    Interview Questions
    • Can you envision yourself in this role in 5 years or would you want to move up to management?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cerritos, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Cerritos, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Iron Mountain Inc in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Received Call from HR dept were I answered general questions about my experience. Received call a few days later to schedule face to face interview. After wowing the lead Customer Support person I was asked to interview with the hiring manager. After waiting more than 30 minutes I was asked if they schedule for another day. A couple days later I was back in front hiring who seemed impress with hat i could bring to the table. Both were very nice and the interviews were both informative and very promising.

    Interview Questions
    • What type of manager do you work best with?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Innound Telesales Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Royersford, PA
    Anonymous Employee in Royersford, PA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Iron Mountain Inc.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with a guy who looked like Macklemore. Couldn't give me a straight answer and seemed disengaged the entire conversation. Also noticed as we walked in, he greeted the sales team and was met back with looks of disgust.

    Interview Questions
    • What was my greatest professional goal thus far, I wanted to say meeting you; Macklemore   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 3 people found this helpful  

    Operations Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Iron Mountain Inc.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was months without hearing from the company or any decisions being made regarding the filling of open positions.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question was regarding future family planning.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Royersford, PA
    Anonymous Employee in Royersford, PA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Iron Mountain Inc in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    I had a total of 5 interviews with IM; A phone interview with their recruiter, a phone interview with a sales manager, then a face to face with that manager. I was told in that face to face that they had filled the position internally, but she had me sit and listen to calls with a rep anyway. She then told me afterwards that she would pass my info along as she thought I'd be a good fit for other departments.

    I had another phone interview with a different dept manager who set me up with another face to face. When I got to IM the second time, I met with a 3rd, completely different dept manager. If it sounds convoluted, it's because it was.

    After having, what I felt, was a great interview, I started get the feeling that it was going no where again, so I asked when I would hear from someone. I was told that they weren't making hiring decisions until the end of the year; close to 6 months after that interview.

    I understand the need to fill the pipeline if changes are being made, but I felt like I'd wasted my time, especially since I had to take time off twice, then had to reschedule after they changed the date.

    Otherwise, everyone I spoke to, from beginning to end, was great. I even had the chance to chat with some employees as I was waiting for my interview. The office was nice for a cube farm (which is a standard call center environment). I would interview there again, as long as there was a position to interview for.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Maria, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Santa Maria, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Iron Mountain Inc in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Position: Driver
    Santa Maria, CA.
    Dressed in Suit,
    I Followed up with a Letter.
    Went back 2 days later to let him know I'm still interested.

    Interview Questions
    • He asked the right questions and I gave him the correct answers.
      I'd been through the interview routine a several times, that I've become a pro.
      My issue is that he never contacted me back to say no or get lost.
      Very sad company in my opinion to have a manager that is a procrastinator or simply does not like to face up to responsibilities.
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Customer Service Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Collegeville, PA
    Anonymous Employee in Collegeville, PA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Iron Mountain Inc in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    The interview process consisted of two steps:
    1) Phone Interview
    2) In Person Interview

    The Phone Interview took about ten minutes. It only consisted of a few questions like "Tell me about yourself" and "What are you doing now?" At the end of the Phone Interview, I was asked to come in for an In Person Interview.

    The In Person Interview was much more in depth. The interview took place in a tiny room with motivational posters on the wall. There were two Iron Mountain Supervisors that spent about 45 minutes asking questions from a prepared packet. Most of the questions were all standard Behaviour Event Interview questions.

    Interview Questions
    • "Describe a time when you had limited time to complete a task and other conflicting priorities. How did you handle it?"   Answer Question
    • "Can you explain a time when you had a conflict with a coworker and what you did to resolve the conflict."   Answer Question
    • "Tell us about a time when you took a project from beginning to completion."   Answer Question
    • "Describe a time when you had to follow through on a task over an extended period of time".   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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