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Alaska Communications Interview Questions

Updated Oct 20, 2014
Updated Oct 20, 2014
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    Customer Service and Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Alaska Communications in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    They contacted me the Monday after I had submitted my application online and gave me the initial phone interview after that they invited me in for a face to face interview where I sat down with the general manager for store front sales and a store manager and after they asked me all of the questions on their interview packet I asked my own questions about the company and after that they told me that they were going to send my paperwork off to HR and they will contact me in a couple days. After a whole week went by they had finally sent me an e-mail stating that the position had been filled.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question I ever have to answer at an interview is what makes me frustrated at work? I never have an answer to that because I don't go for jobs that I will dislike.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    1. Face to face interview with HR Manager. (General question are ask about background, education, and skills)
    2. Test on technical and communication skill relating to job description. (In depth question regarding ITIL or PMP process, how to handle certain task and communication withing stakeholders)
    3. Final interview with 3 to 4 department manager. (Role play and team question)

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Sales Engineer -Pre Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Las Vegas, NV
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Las Vegas, NV
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Alaska Communications in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by their HR department and it was decided that I should move forward. Phone interview with who would be my manager. Then they flew me up to Anchorage for an extended weekend. Personal time over meal with manager. 5hrs of onsite touring and interviews with every level of management, and with my peers. Another personal time with a coworker, and then I flew home. Two weeks later I was made an offer, I declined, they countered, and I accepted. After that it was a full family move to Anchorage all expenses paid.

    Interview Questions
    • Whether I thought me and my family could handle the winters in Anchorage.   View Answer
    • I told them I was very good at uncovering "upsale" potential and customer pain points and they asked me to give and example.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Yes I declined the first offer and they came back in the same phone call with what ended up being the final acceptable offer. They took time to explain to me the reasons they could not offer more, and I accepted their explanation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Foreman Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Application Details

    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Alaska Communications in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Laid back interview and as long you know the position, the people, the company things will go through just fine. Interviews can be tricky though at AC, you think everything goes great in the interview, you believe it is your best interview, but sometimes it's just not enough. Even with union representation, sometimes it just seems to be a little political, but isn't everything.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Call Center Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Alaska Communications in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    First interview was over the phone and was recommended to "stop by" the job fair they were doing. I met the hiring managers, but that was it. A waste of time when I had already applied for the position. There was a second interview at their corporate office, followed by a timed typing test. Then came the job offer.

    Interview Questions
    • General interview questions - "Tell me a time..."; "tell me about your resume..."; etc.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Because the position is union, there was no negotiation in pay.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Director, Workforce Planning, Recruitment, and Training Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Application Details

    The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Alaska Communications in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    Since I was a contractor prior to interviewing for a full time job, I already had a good feel for the job responsibilities, team, and culture. It was not a difficult or time consuming interview process based on my conversion from being a contractor.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Accounting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Application Details

    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Alaska Communications in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    Casual, unstructured Interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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