TEKsystems Recruiter Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 7, 2014
Updated Aug 7, 2014
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    IT Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at TEKsystems in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    The corporate recruiters are very friendly and want to know mostly about your personal life. They do focus on your career and education, but seem very rigid and not flexible on understanding different types of backgrounds and job history. They seem to hate job hopping, but some industries, that is the norm and the TEK recruiters dont seem to understand that not everyone is the same and not every industry is the same. Some jobs it is bad to change, but every industry is different. I feel the recruiters are looking for a very particular type of person to be with their company. Not very open to all different types of qualified applicants, and this can be a negative thing for them and miss out on hiring a great recruiter for the company.

    Be prepared as a recruiter to work very long hours sometimes, usually around 730am until 630 pm. Not the best career for a work life balance. I sort of felt like I was interviewing with robots though because they seem so cut and dry, its black or white. There is nothing in the middle or flexible with them.

    Interview Questions
    • All questions were pretty straight forward, not hard.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Technical Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at TEKsystems.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was awesome and very interactive. Initial phone screen is very basic. If you pass that you go onto a one on one with the DBO. He digs into your background but the questions are pretty basic. Next comes the fun part, a half day shadow in the office. This is still an interview so act accordingly.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Greensboro, NC
    Anonymous Employee in Greensboro, NC
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at TEKsystems in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview process with TEKsystems began by being contacted by one of their internal recruiters who had found my profile on LinkedIn. She scheduled an over the phone interview that she would conduct herself. I was asked to watch a few videos before the interview to get a better idea of the position and company culture. These videos were located on the company's main webpage. The interview was very painless and she was very personable. It focused largely on the position and how I felt my experience would contribute to the responsibilities. Afterwards she scheduled me for a face to face interview with the branch manager. Before the interview with the branch manager I was asked to contact two current employees and ask them a series of questions to gain a better idea about the position. The interview was conducted by the branch manager, an account manager, and a recruiter at the same time. I was asked to give my life story, beginning with birth. It was very personal and uncomfortable. We then discussed the position in more detail. It was made clear that traditional work weeks were considered 60-70 hours per week. I believe they could tell that those hours were beyond my expectations and within a few hours after the interview the branch manager contacted me to let me know that I did not get the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Several questions were very personal. For example, I was asked how I had paid for my masters degree which I answered but felt was very personal and irrelevant to the position. Many questions also revolved around sales techniques.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Recruit Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Emailed with my recruiter, who asked me to come in the next day for an interview. Basic get to know you questions, met with two other 'business developers.' Overall good interview experience, still waiting to hear about opportunities from them.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at TEKsystems.

    Interview Details

    The Corporate Recruiter was so nice and worked with me during the process. I was iffy about the job at first because of such a low pay and a training period. I decided to go to the in person interview and it was the weirdest interview I have ever been a part of. And I've been recruiting for a couple of years! She asked me literally my life story. I have to tell her things in order since I was born-to now. It was just weird, and I believe some of those questions were HR Violations. Not to mention she was rude and didn't seem to connect at all. She continued to call me back and asked if I wanted "feedback?" I wouldn't want to work for this company, and I certainly didn't appreciate the weird interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about your life story-the time you were born until now...

      First of all, that's not even a legal question, second, what are you trying to get out of this?
        Answer Question
    No Offer
  7.  

    Technical Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at TEKsystems in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Was called about setting up a phone interview the day after applying. The interviewer seemed more focused on my lack of extracurriculars in college than any of my skills. Within the interview I asked the exact details of the position, which included very long hours and spending breaks and after work dinners with clients. I realized at that point that I was not interested in the position. However, it did not matter. I was told they were conducting other interviews and would contact me within the next few days to tell me the outcome. I was never contacted.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to be a recruiter? ( Be sure to have a thorough explanation of why you applied.)
      What 3 things motivate you?
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Recruiter/Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at TEKsystems in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Had an initial interview with TEKsystems that I was not expecting. Typically I have found that most initial phone interviews are basic questions regarding your strengths and weaknesses but this interview asked a lot of sales questions. She asked me questions that would be hard to answer if you dont have extensive sales experience as well as knowledge of the sales industry and also questions that are hard to answer if you are not passionate about sales. If you lookup sales interview questions and somehow can relate aspects of your resume to sales, youll be in good shape.

    Interview Questions
    • What motivates you about sales or interests you in sales?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral - interviewed at TEKsystems.

    Interview Details

    campus recruiter and career fair

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Technical Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at TEKsystems.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by a Recruiter, had a phone screening and then an in-person interview that lasted an hour and a half with the Sales Director. After this, I was brought in for a half-day interview where I met almost the entire office, had a panel interview where I had to role play, and went to lunch with two recruiters.

    Interview Questions
    • "Why do you want an MBA?" and "When is the last time you did something nice for someone"   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Technical Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Contacted after applying online. Three phone interview, then an in person half day interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time you stepped out of your comfort zone   Answer Question
    No Offer

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