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Updated Nov 7, 2014
Updated Nov 7, 2014
12 Interview Reviews

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    Truck Driver - Yard Switcher/Yard Jockey Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Penske in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, contacted by a recruiter who discussed the position and answered my questions, scheduled for an interview and road test, sent for a drug screen, and basically went to work.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, just given an outline of the position and the pay.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Information Technology Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Penske in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    spent time on the phone ( phone screening ) , then scheduled an interview,, very professional, we went over job description , i was asked how i would handle diagnosing and repairs for specific vehicles . Interview lasted just over an hour and a half. we discussed benefit options pay scale and how the penske operation works with regard to repairs.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Mateial Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Penske.

    Interview Details

    Interview was pretty simple. They asked straight questions did not try and drill you. The Interviewers were not very thorough as far as what the job entailed and what your working schedule would be, but everything worked out for the best.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hayward, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hayward, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Penske.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed by a senior operations manager and then by a panel of 3 including an area GM. Nothing truly unexpected. Very professional.

    Negotiation Details
    No real negotiation. They made an offer and that was it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineering Logistics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beachwood, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beachwood, OH
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Penske in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    My university contacted with HR people in Penske in Beachwood, OH. The director of our program sent all of our resumes to the project manager, and he picked four people to have the interview. I was chosen, and I got the summer internship. It's just three months, and the work environment was pretty good.

    Interview Questions
    • What's your favorite course? What's your project? Why do you think you fit this position.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Human Resources Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Allentown, PA
    Anonymous Employee in Allentown, PA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Penske in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Two interviewers were in the room and they asked standard behavioral interview questions. They spent much of the interview selling the internship. Offered 16$ an hour salary, but without complimentary housing or relocation assistance.

    Interview Questions
    • No technical interview questions. They do ask how much excel experience you have but that apparently is not a dealbreaker for them.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Logistics Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dearborn, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dearborn, MI
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Penske in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    One phone interview, followed by a round table interview with Project mgr, Senior analyst, General mgr and additional senior analysts very informative and grueling questions but all in all a professional and quick interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What previous skills do you bring to the logistics table?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation just one offer of $41,000.00
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairfield, CT
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairfield, CT
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Penske in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    Dropped off resume and met with HR Dir. briefly. No jobs available. 3 months later, HR Dir. called me to offer me current job. Met with HR mgr once, HR mgr & office manager once, HR mgr, office mgr and position supervisor once. Then offered job and hired.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate an additional $1.00 per hour from their original offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    DMV / TITLE ADMINISTRATOR Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Penske in September 2008.

    Interview Details

    Office manager was very friendly and warm however the interview took much longer than expected due to her personal conversation rather than focusing on the interview itself. She didn't seem to know what she was looking for as far as what position she wanted to fill or what she wanted the job responsibilites to to be. She also had not yet received authorization to hire someone even the job had been vacant for several weeks.

    Interview Questions
    • what do you like to do in your spare time   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Individual dealerships, managers, and employess had no ability to make any descisions. Everything had to be approved by corporate headquarters. I believe in order maintain customer service and loyalty decisions have to be able to be made when the customer is at the dealership and looking for a resolution, not several days later.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Logistics Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Get the position information from networking and then followed four interview. The first two were with the financial people and then with the direct manager.

    Interview Questions
    • The direct manager asked couple question on the understanding of basic supply chain logic. Like reduce a day in the ordering process will affect what party of the company.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer

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