I applied through other source and interviewed at BeautiControl.
Interview Details – Interviewed with various levels of upper management with management and finance. Different types of personality tests were done off site by the HR group. Background checks, drug testing.
Interview Question – Why do you want to join the firm Answer Question
Negotiation Details – give and take
Interviewed at BeautiControl
Interview Details – Cold, impersonal interview. Not what was expected for a cosmetic and skin care company. The process was slow and formula, not friendly.
Interview Question – Most uncomfortable question was framed by talking about the former person in the role and comparing my thoughts. Very unprofessional. Answer Question
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took a day - interviewed at BeautiControl in April 2010.
Interview Details – I was contacted by a recruiting firm via email about my resume for the position of Sr. Network Engineer. After speaking at length with the recruiter about my skill sets, goals, etc,. I had an interview set up for me within a day. There was no previous contact with the company at all - just the one interview.
The lobby of the building was not what I expected and their waiting area was a zen-like spa atmosphere with, soft music and nice glass displays of the various product lines the company carries. When interview time came, I was greeted by the hiring manager who badged us in to a back office area and taken to a conference room where we were later joined by another technical manager. On the way in I looked around and it was your typical cubical kind of atmosphere - the cubicle partitions were kind of oldish looking because they were tan / taupe colored. Who knows, the rest of the building might be nicer for all I know after seeing that lobby of theirs. When the interview began, they both asked me questions about my tech experience - they did NOT ask me about salary history which was nice. After about 20 or 30 minutes I was handed a 3-4 page test which covered several questions about the various technical aspects which they were most interested in. Areas covered were networking, VMWare, storage, IIS and some other miscellaneous questions that I felt were designed to gauge how I would handle a given situation. i liked the test actually because it was casual and not meant to be intimidating. The two gentlemen that interviewed me were extremely pleasant and down to earth. I had no problem being relaxed in there at all.
During the interview I asked about the culture of the company (having come from a larger corporate culture) and got the sense that this company really took a lot of time to do things for their employees. Things like bowling, going to the movies on occasion, cookouts and other fun activities. I got the sense that they were definitely a people company. Unfortunately, I wasn't chosen for the position but the interview process was quite positive.
Interview Question – I didn't really have any difficult questions, really. I would say the most difficult aspect of the interview was the written test of my technical knowledge. Answer Question
The process took 1+ week - interviewed at BeautiControl in September 2009.
Interview Details – The interview process was great. The people were nice, the atmosphere was great. I enjoyed the process.
Interview Question – What is your weakness? View Answer
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