Palm Interview Questions in Sunnyvale, CA

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    QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Palm (Sunnyvale, CA) in June 2011.

    Interview

    I applied online. The recruiter from Palm emailed me to setup a phone interview with hiring manager. I got invited to an on-site interview one week later. The interview panel consists of 6 people, mostly QA and Dev. Total time is about 5 hours.

    Interview Questions

    • some one sent you a 60 seconds long video file, but when you receive it, the file was 5 seconds short. How do you go about finding out what went wrong with it?   Answer Question
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    QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Palm (Sunnyvale, CA) in January 2011.

    Interview

    The manager was very friendly , the position was pretty demanding . They needed someone who could work late evenings and weekends sometimes. The position was interesting though .

    Interview Questions

    • They asked mostly about my previous jobs. Some technical questions regarding QA   Answer Question
    • Some questions about smoke test   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Due to work hours

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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Palm (Sunnyvale, CA) in October 2009.

    Interview

    5 interviews, very secretive as they had not released their new OS yet. All about my experience and determining the fit with the new management team brought in from Apple

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    direct with the CEO - straightforward

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Palm (Sunnyvale, CA) in August 2008.

    Interview

    recruiter contacted. I took some time to reply. They did 2 over the phone interviews. Flew me in for face to face. It went on for all day. I was offered in next 2-3 days.

    Interview Questions

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Palm (Sunnyvale, CA) in February 2008.

    Interview

    Very easy-going. Upfront about the problems that the company has (which are many). There are MANY Junior folks working at Palm and it show sin the quality of the work unfortunately. The more senior guys have their exclusive "boys club" which leads to a really terrible culture.

    Interview Questions

    • Generic design-level question to a guy that doesn't really understand the specialization.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Don't by shy to make your requests heard. They will often bend to them if they are reasonable

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