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Updated Dec 21, 2014
Updated Dec 21, 2014
141 Interview Reviews

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    Executive Assistance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview Details

    great experience every one was very nice overall great time medtronic is a wondergul company cant wait to try to get something else adn I am just writing this in order to try to review the salaries in order to try to bid for a job. I think it is ridiculous that I have to go thru all this in order to get a job salary review

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview Details

    Applied through career fair. The process was pretty quick.Technical Phone interview with hiring manager. Basic software questions:what is Polymorphism? experience with STL library. What is inheritances? what is your experience.revision control system? definition of virtual? Compare List with vector.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  3. 4 people found this helpful  

    Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview Details

    The worst interview process ever -
    I applied online in June 2014. Got my 1st response in July - a long interview questionnaire. Then they scheduled a call with the hiring manager (initial screen) in late July followed quickly by another phone interview with hiring manager's direct report. Never heard anything for a few weeks. Then it was second round of interviews in August with the same folks (over the phone). Then I was asked to take an online assessment (personality and skills). I was later told by the hiring manager that I was an almost perfect match to their ideal candidate. Then they decided to call me in for in-person interviews. They flew me in and I met with 7 mid level managers all day. They all seemed to like me and even said I should let them know if I decide to go with another company.
    A week later they scheduled 3 more phone interviews. By now I have completed 2 written assessments, interviewed 5 times over the phone and met with 7 people.

    I had emailed them 2 times since the last interview asking for an update. No responses (5 weeks later). I wish the HR department had the courtesy to let a candidate know of their decision after dragging around an interview process that was over 90 days with multiple phone calls (mid day during work hours) and in person.

    Difference between a good and great companies are based on not only how they treat their employees but also how they treat their vendors, customers and interview candidates.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    AREA SALES MANAGER Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview Details

    I had a phone interview and then I was scheduled for a 1:1 interview 2 weeks later. Was told that another 1:1 would occur if avanced and possibly with VP of division

    Interview Questions
    • nothing stood out from the unordinary. typical interview questions   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Manufacturing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Met 6 managers, and then 6 more. Round robin canned questions.Some minimal follow up, but mainly high level managerial questions to feel you out. Everyone was very polite, looking to see how you respond to conflict with people you are managing.

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    No Offer
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    MDR Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Medtronic in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Discovered position through staffing agency 3 weeks before week of interviews.

    I was interviewed alongside 30-40 other candidates. The process was as follows:

    > 30-minute introduction to the company and role.
    > 15-minute interview with 2 managers within the team.
    > 60-minute computer test using microsoft word and microsoft excel

    Interview Questions
    • There weren't any truly difficult questions, just typical behavioral questions such as "Give an example of a time when you worked in a team and how you handled a disagreement or roadblock."   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    R&D Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview Details

    I had one phone interview and an on site. The process was long. On site interview was hard, met with a lot of people, a lot of technical questions. They like talking about polymer degradation issue in their applications, seem to doubt that I'm not ready to transition from the academia.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked a lot of general polymer questions (the position was in the materials group). Nothing too difficult but you have to be prepared.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Contractor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview Details

    The second interview for a second position: I interviewed for the same position I had already very successfully done but in another department. Those I had worked for previously gave me rave recommendations. (I wish THAT department would rehire me!). I was told by the agent they wanted someone "yesterday" and would hire immediately. In all fairness, it seems that the opening I interviewed for just disappeared or never was. No other agent I work with ever saw it in the vendor WO portal. A very professional 20 or 30 something very cordially interviewed me watching the clock to keep me there the full hour; other than that, I thought the interview went well. Did not get the job, either because there was no job, or because I made a negative comment about a work tool, or because I am very obviously middle aged.

    I had 2 interviews for temp positions both within six months of their not honoring a (at-will) "contract".
    The first one was a telephone interview, that I thought went well, but no offer.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you feel about how (an internal) organizational tool works?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Regulatory Affairs Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview Details

    i met a recruiter at an industry trade show and began talking with him about specific roles in the company where I might be a good fit. After a phone screen to talk about my background and what I was looking for, he presented some opportunities that he would like to submit my information for. I was selected for an in-person interview and had 3 different rounds with a group of 3 interviewers twice and then an interview with the hiring manager. They use the STAR method and asked specific questions related to the company mission.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you communicate quality throughout your organization and answer using the STAR method.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Medtronic in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I talked with recruiters at job fair and got an onsite interview for a position at the Northridge site. Interview was with an engineer at the company and mostly about information on my resume and why I was interested in Medtronic. I would make sure to know the company and their mission statement.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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