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Customer Service Interview (Negative Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Shutterfly in June 2014.
Interview Details – I was told to show up early, which I did and still ended up waiting about 30 minutes past my scheduled interview. Met with one manager and then 2 others in a different room and then took pretend calls. I applied through the website and nowhere did it say these were temp positions through an agency. I was told in the interview that these were temp positions. Also, salary is not what I expected. I read online several places, including this site and a Shakopee newspaper that the average pay was a lot higher. I felt misled, not about the salary because the company never actually said that, but about the temp positions. They should have been straightforward and I wouldn't have wasted my time or theirs. I'm not sure why such an important detail was left out. At the end, after the pretend calls, I was shown the door. It felt very cold and I kind of thought "is this over?" The person who walked me out wasn't even any of the people I interviewed with.
I know that MN is giving them a lot of tax breaks and benefits for building here but I'd like to see them uphold their end. When they promised jobs, I'm sure everyone thought they meant jobs through Shutterfly and not their temp agency where they can fire and layoff people at their whim.
Interview Question – Nothing difficult or unexpected Answer Question
Production Designer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Shutterfly in June 2014.
Interview Details – The hiring process was long but the new location just opened. There were lots of steps, online application, three online skills quizzes, phone interview and an in-person interview with two people at separate times. The interview was pleasant and the people are nice. Some questions were about image resolution but most were customer service related.
IT Consultant Interview (Negative Experience)
Interviewed at Shutterfly
Interview Details – Very friendly company. Unable to get initial interview set-up after initial phone call. I left several messages, but received no return call despite being promised one. Unfortunately, this falls right in line with many other applicant experiences that have been reported on Glassdoor. Thus, I'm not going to call them if they don't follow through with a return call. Busy or not, there is a certain expected level of business etiquette that should be adhered to. If you said you were going to call me, you should.
Interview Question – Phone screen didn't happen after initial phone contact because they never called me back. Answer Question
Content Production Designer Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through other source and the process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Shutterfly in April 2014.
Interview Details – 2 phone interviews, one 1to1 interview, and one phone call with my supervisor, in addition to filling out a questionnaire. the entire process took very long and I never received any feedback.
Interview Question – did you ever have a problem with your manager? Answer Question
Public Relations Manager Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Shutterfly in February 2012.
Interview Details – Very lengthy interview process that seemed a bit excessive. After meeting with numerous team members and the COO and working with the recruiter for two months, I received a form (dear blank...) email notifying me that the position had been filled.
Interview Question – What do you regret about your career? Answer Question
Marketing Manager Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Shutterfly in March 2014.
Interview Details – Met the recruiter and hiring manager at one of their hiring events. The manager asked me to go to the office for a more detailed interview, but didn't get back to me for at least a week. I emailed them to ask when the schedule is and instead, got a phone call from the recruiter to say I wasn't a fit. No explanations on what really happened.
Intern Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Shutterfly in March 2013.
Interview Details – Spoke to a recruiter at my university career fair and applied for an internship online in January 2013. In March, I was emailed for a phone interview with the recruiter and then a second phone interview with the hiring manager in April. Both went well, and I was told they would get back to me within a couple weeks. I heard no response after. I had to email both the recruiter and the hiring manager multiple times, and finally in May they told me that the position had been filled. They could have sent a simple email to inform me when the position had been filled earlier.
Interview Question – All pretty average, typical interview questions. Answer Question
Talent Coordinator Interview (Negative Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Shutterfly in January 2014.
Interview Details – I applied for the position online, and was contacted one week later via email to arrange a phone screen. I spoke with a very friendly recruiter over the phone, and was scheduled for an onsite interview one week later.
Onsite I met with several potential co-workers and my potential manager. Nothing unexpected -- they asked about my past work experience, explained the role in-depth, and allowed me to ask questions about the company. It was a very relaxed process. The manager in particular gave me positive feedback, and said the team would follow up by Monday.
And then... nothing. I emailed my initial contact on Tuesday and asked if they had made a hiring decision. Nothing. I emailed the manager and asked the same. Nothing. I noticed the position had been re-posted on LinkedIn. But again, nothing. That was very disappointing. I would have preferred a canned "thanks but no thanks" email, or a "we are still seeking candidates and will keep you in mind" email over nothing at all. Any candidate who comes onsite deserves some form of follow-up. Ignoring them completely is simply rude.
Interview Question – Nothing unexpected. Typical interview questions (Why Shutterfly? Tell me about yourself. Where do you see yourself in 5 years? How do you stay organized?) Answer Question
Web Applications Developer(C&S) Interview (Negative Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Shutterfly in June 2013.
Interview Details – got email from HR , then one phone technical interview, second access internet online coding. The First person is senior developer, she is nice and polite, ask java/css/html/js basic question, some project experience and what I have known about their product.
It is my first time to share experience in glassdoor, one of reason urge me to get rid of my laziness is the second one is so bad! the team director called me late , and hang up call before scheduled time, so 45mins talk actually 30min, and exclude some questions, only 20mins for me to finish two coding question, when I ask more questions to make clear condition, she showed inpatient, push me to quickly, even some error, she found in my code, did not give me few seconds to fix it, i had many interviews before, never came across this situations, to be honest, I just graduated from school no more than half year, maybe they need very experienced people, I am not so qualified to this position, or her requirement, but when I asked her percentage of coding language, she expressed so upset, asked me"you ask me this?",it is soooooo rude, i do not think my questions offend her , even she did not know. it is really bad experience for me, next day I got reject letter from hr, suddenly I felt no bad, i cannot image how i can work with her in same team, especially she is kind of manager, even though i am very urgently to have a job now
Interview Question – coding question:
1. write js slideshow program which loop each images display in the screen( when you loading page, automaticlly make slideshow animation)
2 in place reverse string without java api
interviewer never ask you explain idea, each question coding just 10mins Answer Question
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