Pearson Interview Questions

Updated Mar 29, 2015
Updated Mar 29, 2015
138 Interview Reviews

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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    The entire process seems very disorganized and takes way too long. They expect you to interview for several hours at a time, which is hard when you have a full time job.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    I was offered another job and accepted.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Editorial Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Pearson.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by a recruiter who'd seen my resume floating around and she connected me with the Editor I came to work for. The interviewing process was seamless--they were both very impressed with previous editorial experience. The editor was unexpectedly enthusiastic about previous sales experience, as he felt EAs should transition into sales positions.

    Interview Questions
    • The editor I interviewed with was very interested in previous sales experience, almost trying to sell me on a Sales career before I entered Editorial.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was very little wiggle room as far as compensation packages go.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Software Development Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    First round is phone interview. The guy asked several questions about Java features and my resume. The second round is onsite. I was still asked question on my resume. Nothing too weird or difficult.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Enrollment Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chandler, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chandler, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Pearson in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    The hiring and interview process was well-structured. More specifically, I was contacted by an HR Representative who conducted my first over the phone interview, I received an email congratulating me on a successful phone screening interview and provided me details in regard to the second in-person interview, after the interview I was contacted via telephone to discuss my potential job offer. Overall, I was impressed with Pearson's professionalism. I cant wait to start!

    Interview Questions
    • How will you utilize your professional and educational success to help Pearson continue to be a leader in the Education Industry?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Any great relationship is founded on compromise. Be willing to compromise salary for the opportunity to work for a great company. Bottom line: the salary is more than competitive within the industry.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Pearson.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview followed by a in person interview. Direct manager was located in different state. Never met her face-to-face until after being hired. Met with the VP. The interview process was straight to the point. No fluff.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There is an option to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    My interview process although long and intensive was a positive experience. I spoke with 2 people on the phone prior to coming into the office where I met with 4 people over the course of my day here. Everyone was nice, honest and really passionate about the job. My process started via an online posting and I was contacted from there by a local representative.

    Interview Questions
    • How I felt about changing pace and working in a new environment.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I provided a dollar figure and from there received a call back as to whether or not they could accommodate my desired number.
    Accepted Offer
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Learning Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Pearson in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Nice people. The first interview was way too long without a break - 2.5 hours. Some of the questions were silly - What was your GPA in college (several years ago) and how do you use social media? Some of the questions they had on their list were obviously geared towards people right out of college.

    Interview Questions
    • What was your GPA in college? (That was 20 years ago - is that really relevant?)   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    The interview process was too lengthy. I got impatient and had other opportunities in which the companies were moving at a much more reasonable pace.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Pearson.

    Interview Details

    Several interviews with different divisions of the company; including marketing, custom and technology sales, as well as the division president. A campus project is required and will take at least two to three days to complete.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Software Development Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Pearson.

    Interview Details

    3 rounds 1 HR 1 technical 1 onsite. HR would ask basic questions on your resume. Technical would be through google hangouts. Basic programming and logical questions. Question on Pseudocode. Last round would be onsite, just to assess your personality and provide you with offer

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Test Center Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    apply online. initial phone screening interview. onsite interview with one up manager (regional) although that interview may be a phone interview as well. My interview was over the phone with a recruiter, then with the test center manager and regional manager on a conference call. I was hired sight unseen.

    Interview Questions
    • most questions center around honesty and integrity, customer service.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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