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Updated Jun 5, 2014

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Project Manager Interview

Project Manager

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Lawson Software in March 2013.

Interview Details – I applied online and was contacted by a recruiter. The initial interview with the recruiter was pretty standard. He told me more about the role and asked for more details on my work history. He scheduled a phone interview with the hiring manager for the following week. The hiring manager never called at the scheduled time. I reached out to the recruiter and he rescheduled for the next day. The hiring manager never apologized or offered any explanation for why she did not call the previous day. The interview went well and she scheduled a phone interview with her colleague. The interview with the colleague lasted about an hour and I was told he would contact me with next steps. Several days later the recruiter contacted me via email to ask what was going on. I thought this was very strange as he should be telling me. I responded that I had not heard anything. After this email, I never heard from anyone again. I've interviewed for many positions but this had to be the strangest experience ever. It would have been nice to receive a 'we've decided to go with another candidate' email rather than radio silence.


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Internal Audit Manager Interview

Internal Audit Manager
Saint Paul, MN

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Lawson Software in March 2010.

Interview Details – My first interview was with an HR respresentative that spent most of the time talking with me about the company and the opportunity. I hardly talked about myself and the interview questions were very standard.

The second interview was with the internal audit director who described the layout of the company and expectations. He specifically asked about experience drafting up risk assessments in which I provided a typical audit risk assessment. Since I didn't get the position, I'm gessing that he was looking for an audit plan risk assessment instead.

Interview Question – Can you give an example of a risk assessment that you helped create?   View Answer


No Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Pre-Sales Interview

Pre-Sales
Dallas, TX

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Lawson Software in February 2010.

Interview Details – Hiring manager long time company man. Asked alot of irrelevant questions as it pertained to position being applied. Clearly intimidated by someone with more knowledge and experience in pre-sales. Did not come prepared to the interview as he was not familar with my background. Said he would have people within his group contact me for one-on-one interviews. Said he wanted to make sure I knew the difference between debits and credits. Insulting for someone with an MBA and professional degree in Accounting. Clearly an indication of why Lawson not really considered a top tier solution. Oracle and SAP clearly outshine this company and its people What a waste of my time!

Interview Question – Describe to me the technical aspects of the software you used to represent?   View Answer


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Account Executive Interview

Account Executive

I applied in-person and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Lawson Software in February 2008.

Interview Details – phone interview (hr screen)
inperson interview (first line)
phone interview
in person interview (hiring mgr)
in person interview director level, vp level, consulting mgr, etc.
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Interview Questions

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    sales process
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  • revenue generated, how did you manage pipeline, etc.   View Answer

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