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Payroll Specialist
Oklahoma City, OK

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Paycom in January 2013.

Interview Details – After applying online I had phone interview then I had to take a 30 question simulation test using excel and a typing test. I had an in person interview with a recruiter then another interview with a manager. After that I had an interview with the VP (don't remember of what department.) I also had a math/English assessment before my in person interview.

Before the phone interview they told me they wouldn't hire someone who had had a dui or bankruptcy. I didn't have either so I didn't think there would be a problem. I received an offer and they did a background/drug/credit check. A few days later they told me my credit wasn't good enough and they retracted the offer. Wish I knew that before I spent all that time going to interviews. Didn't think credit would matter since the position was basically a customer service position.

Interview Question – I did a role play about how I would deal with a customer. ..The questions were pretty typical. Why did you apply at Paycom? What are your strengths/ weaknesses? Tell us about yourself? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? How did you deal with an unhappy customer?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There wasn't negotiation all Payroll Specialist start at $13.65 but there are different levels that you can move up in.

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Payroll Specialist Interview

Payroll Specialist
Oklahoma City, OK

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Paycom in February 2009.

Interview Details – My initial interview was a phone interview with the Recruiting Department. I then came in for a skills test and personality test along with a 1:1 Interview with a supervisor. The questions were insightful and made me think. I was then called back for a second interview with the department manager. In each interview the duties that I would be expected to perform were clearly laid out for me and all questions I asked were answered fully. A few days later I was offered the job and I accepted the offer.

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  • What experience do you have with payroll?   Answer Question
  • Name one work incident where you have made a mistake and what steps you took to fix the problem.   Answer Question

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