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Updated Jan 20, 2015
Updated Jan 20, 2015
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  1.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Argus Information & Advisory Services in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was easy. In HR Round they went through my resume and asked about my future plans. In technical interview they asked me SQL related queries and also about my past experiences.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Consulting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Argus Information & Advisory Services in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through career center website and got a first round phone interview. I was asked about my previous experience, in forms of behavior questions. Then I was asked to estimate the total flight number in one day in US. I talked about how I would estimate the number and gave a roughly guess.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Consulting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Got a phone call from HR and scheduled phone interview with the manager the next week. Got stood up at the time, and rescheduled with HR a week later. The interview was 15 minutes with normal questions including backgrounds, projects & experiences.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Consulting Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Argus Information & Advisory Services.

    Interview Details

    Started with general phone screen and also there was a call with a case question. Later, questions on previous work experience and later followed up with a hiring manager interview. They have a pre-set of questions. There was also a case question.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Data Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in White Plains, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in White Plains, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Argus Information & Advisory Services in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    - 1 phone screening with HR
    - interviewed with 4 people, 2 analysts from the team, the manager of the position and HR
    - interview lasted a little over 3 hrs
    - very prompt in calling back with an offer

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Always negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Argus Information & Advisory Services.

    Interview Details

    Did a phone 10min interview with HR and then was contacted to come in for face to face meetings. Meetings went well and no questions out of the ordinary. I got the sense that they had a very comfortable existence and we're not looking to move the company forward/looking to change very quickly.

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Data Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in White Plains, NY
    Anonymous Employee in White Plains, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Argus Information & Advisory Services.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and then was asked for a phone interview and then about a week later had Skype interview, would have been in person if i was closer to the actual office. During the Skype interview i talked to 3 different employees and then talked to their HR process about how the interview went. The interview block scheduled was 2 hours, i talked to each person for between 20-30 minutes. I was asked critical thing questions, about the credit card industries, my strengths and weaknesses, and if i had ever used Microsoft SQL before

    Interview Questions
    • a lot of critical thinking questions. Like if you burned a rope from 2 sides how would you know when to stop when there was only 1/3 the rope that was not burned.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Argus Information & Advisory Services in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Submitted resume via campus website. Someone from the HR called to schedule a phone interview. Then, had the phone interview. The interviewer asked some personality-fit question, then there was an analytical problem to solve. This wasn't hard. Then there was a brain teaser and then more personality fit questions.

    Interview Questions
    • One of the brain teasers was difficult. It was something like: if there are 2 white socks and 8 black socks in a dark drawer, how many would you have to pick out to make sure you get at least pair.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Data Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in White Plains, NY
    Anonymous Employee in White Plains, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Argus Information & Advisory Services.

    Interview Details

    I applied through college career website. Received call within 2 weeks. The first HR round was 30 min with questions about background, projects, etc.

    Was called for face-to-face interview. Had three interviews of about 30 mins each with team lead and Managers. In first interview I was asked a lot of questions about the project I had done in my college and previous company. I was also given some SQL queries & math puzzles to solve. The Interviewer was not very friendly. The second round was mostly about the technical skills. Lot of questions about SQL were asked. Also some brain teasers were asked. The second interviewer was really friendly and guided me towards the right answer. The third and the last Behavioral interview was the worst! It was with the Manager who was very arrogant and disinterested in taking the interview! He asked questions about SQL first. When I answered, he tried to confuse a simple concept of unique key. When I explained him that, he used his own terms and explained me the same thing. Questions about no. crunching and estimation were asked. He interrupted every time I spoke and showed a very bad attitude! Its very rare that you come across such unhappy and arrogant interviewer.

    Overall I could answer everything, but was sure from last interview that I would not receive the offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Following questions were asked:
      Tell me about a time when you worked on multiple projects
      SQL queries all basic and advance - Select, Inner join, Sub-query, nested queries
      SQL query was given and asked if it was good or can be improved for performance
      Socks drawer brain teaser
      Some math puzzle of adding digit 8 certain no. of times to get 1000 and some conditions were given
      How many flights fly out of JFK everyday
      How many golf ball will fit in this room
      Tell me every step of data analysis
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Technical Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at Argus Information & Advisory Services in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview was pretty simple and interviewers were very friendly. One small and simple interview followed by two technical interviews with two team managers. Basic SQL questions and quantitative analysis based questions.

    Interview Questions
    • nothing I found difficult, every questions was simple. Quantitative analysis might be tricky and will be different for different interviwee.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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