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Getting an Interview
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Helpful (2)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at AstraZeneca.
I applied to a position through Kelly Services, and received an email from AZ asking to set up a phone interview within a week. I had a conference phone interview with multiple employees, and they asked availability for an on-site interview at the end of the phone interview. They emailed me the on-site interview information in a timely manner, and I had a panel interview two months after my phone interview. All their questions (phone and on-site) were asked directly from a pre-determined list, and they spent much of the interview writing down my responses.
- All were STAR questions. Nothing too out of the ordinary. Answer Question
- No OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day – interviewed at AstraZeneca.
I had a phone interview with a recruiter, which lasted approximately 20 minutes. It was a very structured interview where the recruiter just read off a list of questions she had for me.
- 1. What is your expected salary? 2. Give me an example of a presentation you had to do. Who was the audience? What were the results? 3. Questions about my resume and driving history. Answer Question
Helpful (2)No Offer
Great initial telephone screen by a third party that works closely with AZ. Questions asked included: salary requirements, professional background summary, current location, driving record.
- Salary question. 1 Answer
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 1+ week – interviewed at AstraZeneca (Waltham, MA) in March 2014.
two phone interview, went pretty well, first one took an hour very good discussion with the hiring manager about what the work is about and my experience and project that i have done
- nothing unexpected just what i have done and question about the CV Answer Question
Helpful (1)Declined OfferAverage Interview
I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at AstraZeneca.
very professional and a quick process
- What was your biggest failure Answer Question
Reasons for Declining
requirements and salary were not compatable
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at AstraZeneca.
Phone screen first interview to see if you fit qualifications, then face to face with District Sales Manager (Direct Manager), Brag Book & Past Experience in Disease State.
- During your pharmaceutical medical sales career have you ever been asked to leave an office by the health care provider & why? Answer Question
- If a health care provider asked you to speak with a counterpart about how they have acted in his/her office, how would you handle that situation if meant that the counterpart woudl or would not be allowed back into that office? Answer Question
- Accepted Offer
I applied online. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at AstraZeneca.
Took over a month, advances to F2F. Invited for ride along, got a rejection email a month later
- Can you describe a situation where you needed to do more then your fair share? Answer Question
Helpful (7)No OfferAverage Interview
I applied online – interviewed at AstraZeneca in February 2014.
30 min phone interview asked about when the last time I spoke in a group setting and what the outcome was, the last time I had to overcome an objection and so on. Asked If I was hired if training in Delaware was a problem. Took Briggs Meyer type survey after interview.
- How I would gain access to a physicians office Answer Question
- No Offer
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at AstraZeneca.
Successful phone screen. Passed the Hogan Assessment. Now onto the F2F next week. So far all has been very organized professional process.
- Have only done personality assessment perhaps twice in my working career. Never upon applying for position. 1 Answer
Helpful (1)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 3+ months – interviewed at AstraZeneca.
very scripted interview, with selected behavioral questions
- what was a situation where you did not have an expected outcome and how did you overcome disappointment Answer Question
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