Newell Rubbermaid Interview Questions in Atlanta, GA

Updated Jun 10, 2015
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    Summer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, GA).

    Interview

    three 30 minute interviews with different people. there was a phone interview followed by the on site interviews. The process took a little while but was no bad. Notification afterwards was pretty quick and the people their were really friendly and willing to guide you if you have the desire to work.

    Interview Questions

    • what experience do you have, interview is very casually so you need to sell yourself.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    it was an internship, but you should always try to negotiate.

    Newell Rubbermaid Response

    Jun 9, 2015Talent Brand Manager

    Thank you for your review. We are glad that you decided to join us for your internship and hope that you are enjoying your internship experience so far!

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    Assistant Manager, CMI Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, GA) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Quick phone screen followed by a phone interview with my to-be supervisor, overall both were relatively easy and focused on experience and skill sets relevant to the position and company. All questions of mine were answered thoroughly and I felt like I had learned a great deal about Newell just from the interview.

    This was followed up a couple of weeks later with 4, back-to-back in person interviews that lasted roughly 30 minutes each. Everyone was friendly and I never felt intimidated, however I could sense that everyone that sat down with me was serious about what they do. Questions again focused on experiences (slightly informal behavioral interview style) and skill sets, and a bit of talk about fit with company culture.

    I was then invited about a week later to come in and take a small assessment that focused on making sure I wasn't completely lying about my qualifications (basic computer and math skills here), which was followed by a brief interview with an HR person about how I would fit with Newell.

    Within 2 weeks I received a very fair offer.

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    Newell Rubbermaid Response

    Jun 16, 2015Talent Brand Manager

    Thank you for your review. Welcome to the team! We are glad that you have decided to join us.

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    Cost Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, GA).

    Interview

    I submitted a resume' to the through the company website. I was contacted eight months latter and asked if I was still interested; to which I responded yes. I had a phone interview with HR and then was brought in and interviewed by HR, then the division CFO and finally the hiring manager. The hiring manager was uncomfortable. He interviewed me over lunch, which I paid for.

    Negotiation

    Take it or leave it, they knew I was recently downsized by my previous employer and needed the job.

    Newell Rubbermaid Response

    Dec 10, 2014Talent Brand Manager

    Thank you for your review.

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, GA) in August 2014.

    Interview

    The hiring process was through a temp agency as well as with the client. Most of the questions were non-scripted, and some were. The ones that were script were original that I have never heard, which made it interesting.

    Interview Questions

    • No difficult questions. All questions were related to the job to see if my experience fit the job description.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    It took them a week to get back with me but it was well worth it.

    Newell Rubbermaid Response

    Jan 6, 2015Talent Brand Manager

    Thank you for your review. Welcome to the Newell Rubbermaid team!

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    Senior Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, GA).

    Interview

    Applied online via their website. Received a call in a few days for a phone screening with HR. Then a phone screen with the hiring manager. Final was an onsite interview in which I interviewed with about 4 people for 45 minutes each.

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    Newell Rubbermaid Response

    Jun 23, 2014Talent Brand Manager

    Glad to hear that you had a positive interview experience. We're glad to have you join the team!

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    Sales (Retail) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, GA) in April 2014.

    Interview

    My interview process started in February and consisted of 2 rounds of behavioral interviews on-campus. About 3 weeks later, I received an email to attend final round interviews. Rubbermaid had a networking event the night before the interviews at their global Atlanta Headquarters. The day of the interview started with presentations from employees. Then there was a group presentation portion where they evaluated how we work with each other and present ideas to the group and employees. The individual interviews consisted of 3 rounds and were all behavioral based. I received an offer about 2 weeks after.

    Interview Questions

    • It was all behavioral and situational. A lot of questions revolved around strengths, responsibility, and ability to take initiative.   Answer Question
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    Brand Management Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, GA) in September 2013.

    Interview

    Applied online through my school career site. Interview Process took a few months. First round was conducted on campus with HR staff. Second round was a super-day at their Atlanta office. The questions were standard behavioral marketing questions- describe a time you worked on a team that was difficult, what is your greatest strength/weakness. Received offer over the phone a few weeks after super day.

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    Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, GA).

    Interview

    The interview process was very quick and straight forward. I had an interview with the hiring manager, followed by a series in-person interviews with cross-functional team members, including marketing, HR, design, and engineering.

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    Internal Audit Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, GA) in April 2013.

    Interview

    Talent acquisition staff are completely clueless about the role and responsibilities. They were not quick to get back to me for next steps. However, the worse part was when I actually interviewed with the Internal Audit staff. First the IT Director, just making non-sense questions asking where I was from, if I was planning to apply for citizenship, etc. I felt ver uncomfortable. Another person who interviewed me I could barely understood his questions, he spoke a very broken English which made me think how this person be employed and even more being a manager in this company. I see myself interacting on a daily basis with this kind of people and I just wanted to walk away.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    I noticed a lack of professionalism and diligence from the people who interviewed me e.g. Too many personal questions, lack of speaking skills, that I would not wanted to be related with employees like that in my next job.

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, GA) in April 2013.

    Interview

    I was first contacted by a recruiter and then was screened in a phone interview by the recruiter. I was later contacted by the recruiter to setup face to face interviews within the department. I spent half the day interviewing with 5-6 members of the department individually and had a couple of interviews with 2-3 people at the same time. Each interview was scheduled for 30 minutes, but some of the interviews ran over. I was contacted a week later with an offer from the recruiter.

    Interview Questions

    • Standard questions related to the position and my work experience.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I negotiated additional vacation. The salary was not very flexible.

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