AstraZeneca Interview Questions

Updated Aug 28, 2015
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    Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at AstraZeneca.

    Interview

    It has been ovr 25 years since I went through this so my views would not be of value

    Negotiation

    offered me job was what I wanted did not negotate

  2.  

    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at AstraZeneca.

    Interview

    STAR interview, I had one day of interviews , 2 seperate interview with District managers

    Negotiation

    easy

  3.  

    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at AstraZeneca.

    Interview

    Filled out an application online. Approximately a week later I got what looked like a computer generated e-mail saying I was invited to have a phone interview. The phone interview was scheduled with an outsourced hiring company. The representative just asked about things on my resume. Did not really ask any difficult questions. Was not able to go into detail about the company.

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  5. Helpful (3)  

    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at AstraZeneca.

    Interview

    1 interview with manager, 1 field ride with team member, 1 interview with regional manager

    Interview Questions

    • Not very difficult... understand the company and industry and you'll be fine   Answer Question
  6.  

    No Offer

    Interview

    Phone interivew asking you to review your resume, ask about a time where you have to do a presentation. Then they email you a questionnaire. I did that about two weeks ago. still waiting to hear back.

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  7.  

    No Offer

    Interview

    I applied early February, and got an invite for a phone interview two weeks later. After my phone interview I was sent a link to complete two online personality tests, and still waiting to hear back from them...

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  8. Helpful (1)  

    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Be ready to present some STARS. Their interviews, even internal, is in the STAR format. Think of different situations (especially any in sales) and present your Tasks, Actions and Results. They are very results orientated and want to make sure that your decision making is results driven.

    Interview Questions

    • What would your previous manager say you could improve about yourself? Do you agree? Why, and how would you improve on that?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Easy, but that was seven years ago.

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    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at AstraZeneca.

    Interview

    The first part was an initial interview with a recruiter over the phone. Usually lasts nearly 30 minutes. Afterwards got an email for a face to face interview with the hiring manager. Still waiting for a call back after the face to face interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you had to make a presentation? Why do you want to work in this industry? Greatest strengths? Greatest weaknesses?   Answer Question
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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Prepare to answer in "STAR" format when explaining your prior experience: Situation: What was a Situation that once happened to you? Task: What task did you have to do? Action: What action did you take? Result: What was the result?

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  11. Helpful (3)  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    One phone screen and one group interview is conducted and a decision made from the results of that. The in-person interview is more situational than skill-based.

    Interview Questions

    • You are asked about a time where you failed or had a poor outcome and to explain the main sources of the failure and what could be done differently next time.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Negotiation occurred over the phone and was respectful on both sides. Some give and take on both sides.

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