Axel Springer Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Trainee Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Axel Springer in March 2013.
Interview Details – Personal Interview with questions on CV, professional experience, strenghts and weaknesses, etc.. It is important to be informed in advance about the company closely (including all relevant numbers)
Interview Question – Questions about the companies EBIT and EBITDA Answer Question
Online Editor Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Axel Springer in January 2010.
Interview Details – it was a talk with 3 editors about why i am good for the site, how i can improve its content and why i want to get this job. Overall impression was good. There is a nice team work atmosphere. Later there was a test when i had to pretend to be an online editor for one day writing and editing the news picture of the day without putting my work on the website. I was sending my stories directly to the editors online. Then there was the second interview. And that's it.
Negotiation Details – i got money i asked for and in general o had very friendly atmosphere so my advice just be yourself.
Art Director Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Axel Springer in March 2009.
Interview Details – Showing portfolio, speaking
- Why I want to change company? View Answer
- What kind of software I use the best and what subjects are nice to do for me - editorial, fashion, traveling? View Answer
Reason for Declining – working hours, salary