Newell Rubbermaid Interview Questions in Atlanta, GA

Updated Jun 10, 2014
Updated Jun 10, 2014
12 Interview Reviews

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    Senior Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid.

    Interview Details

    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.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    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!

  2.  

    Sales (Retail) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    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
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Brand Management Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    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.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    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 Details
    I negotiated additional vacation. The salary was not very flexible.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid.

    Interview Details

    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.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Internal Audit Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person - interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    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.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 7 people found this helpful  

    Brand Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    Phone screening wtih HR -- then with Hiring manager. If you pass plan for a full day meeting with several cross functional people individually. No set interview guide just whatever the individual person wants to ask. Using STAR format is always a plus as is # for past results. no business case, no teaser, periodic behavioral again all depends on the person -- no standard. slow process.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    easy. pushed for more $$ and accepted a little lower than i asked. THey are willing to do 1 additional vacation week.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    The process took 3 months - interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid in August 2008.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with HR. F2F with HR and hiring manager

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They will move if you go a few more money
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cost Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Applied on line, six month latter received a call from the Talent Acquisition Department. After that I had a telephone interview with the hiring manager. I was subsequently called in for a series of one on one interviews. First interviewed with the CFO of the business unit, then had a lunch interview with the hiring manager and finally interviewed with the business unit H.R. manager. The company sent me an offer letter ten days latter which instructed me to please call them in response. I called and accepted the offer.

    Interview Questions
    • If you needed help from someone else, who told you, "I don't have the time or resources to help you." what would you do?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Since the economy was so poor at the time, and I was dazzled by working environment, I felt I could not afford to negotiate. In hindsight, I regret not doing so. Definitely ask for three weeks of vacation and round your salary request up to the next 10k.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Consumer Isnights Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at Newell Rubbermaid in November 2007.

    Interview Details

    half day interview
    presented offer 2 weeks following interview
    There was room for negoiating compensation package

    Interview Questions
    • Why are you leaving your current position?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Easy
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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