Akima Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Contracts Representative Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Akima in January 2013.
Interview Details – Phone interview
Group/ panel w team
The interview was rather easy since all questions focused on Govt contracting and my experience. Akima was implementing a new system and I was hired more for data entry than anything. Once the new Director arrived she replaced everyone with her own team. Very difficult person to work with. Not much a of team player. Went behind peoples back and would play games.
Negotiation Details – it was through a staffing agency so no nego
Associate Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Akima in April 2009.
Interview Details – Submit application and conduct 2 interviews.
Interview Question – Why did you leave your last position? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Pretty firm in their offer
Anonymous Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Akima in August 2008.
Interview Details – The process started with an e-mailed application specific questionnaire. It was quite simple; a neophyte application user could have answered the questions with relative ease. The next step was a panel interview. Two client representatives asked application specific questions for about 1/2 hour. The interview concluded. It took about one week to get the decision.
Negotiation Details – N/A
Proposal Manager Interview (Negative Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Akima in May 2009.
Interview Details – Very confusing. Initial screening interviews several times by different outside recruiters as well as internal HR reps. The initial salary range in the posting was $100K, but it kept heading lower in subsequent interviews without any explanation. They never seemed to know what they were doing.
Interview Question – What are your salary expectations? View Answer