BellSouth Interview Questions

Updated May 1, 2014
Updated May 1, 2014
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 days - interviewed at BellSouth.

    Interview Details

    I had an interview to work as a contractor for Bellsouth. I was informed that this position was very much for “Indians” and not “Chiefs” (a bad sign to begin with… not even accounting for the racism). I was told there would be a test and given the opportunity to study for the test which was very nerve racking. Because of the difficult study material, my tension was kind of high when I came to the place. They took me over to a cubicle and gave me the test. While I was taking it, a manager came up to me and started asking me questions because he had me confused with an employee they had just hired (bad sign #2, they hire and loose people so quickly that the managers don't know who's who). I let him know I didn't work there yet and he moved on. There was a question on the test that had me really confused. It seemed like none of the answers were right. I very politely mentioned it to the lady administering the test and she said I should just skip it. As we walked out she started asking me probing questions about my previous job, why was she asking this as we were walking out? (bad sign #3) I got the call back from the recruiter, he said I actually did very well on the test but they weren't interested in me because I “bad mouthed” it. If they consider just asking a question about a test to be a problem… after they put me through all the trouble of preparing for it and coming down there and taking it… if that’s how political this place is… then they probably did me a favor in not hiring me. What a ridiculous place. A few months later a guy I was working with told me that he had actually taken an offer to work in that position… but he left after 3 days when he got another job offer… and they never paid him for those 3 days.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Small Business Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Oakland Park, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oakland Park, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 months - interviewed at BellSouth.

    Interview Details

    Hiring took ages. They completed an intense background check, an hour long phone interview with corporate in Atlanta, a behavioral analysis test, and a one-on-one interview that was eventually joined by a second manager.

    Interview Questions
    • It was an easy interview. It was a sales and service job in an inbound call center. If you can make people love you, sell your personality, you can make it through this interview with no problems. If you're not happy dealing with people or just can't hack it in a personal interview, this is not the place for you.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    It's a union company. If you're union, it goes entirely by contract. The rest is commissions and bonuses that varied in goals and amounts.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Service Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Carthage, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Carthage, TN
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 days - interviewed at BellSouth in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    Asked what kind of electrical back ground do you have, ever worked on telephone before, are you afraid of hieghts, what kind of test equipment have you used, can you work outside in the rain, snow, sun ,ect,

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Services Technicina Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at BellSouth in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    It was long and very boring. H ad nothing to do with the job at all

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 3 days - interviewed at BellSouth in May 2009.

    Interview Details

    the process was very informative we only had time for a few questions the interviewer was a panel of 3 people with increments of 2 hours. lunch was provided

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 3 days - interviewed at BellSouth in November 2008.

    Interview Details

    You first must pass an online skills evaluation and then they call you in for another personality test and skills test. If you pass the second test you immediately meet with a manager for a 1 on 1 interview.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me to give them an experience where I had to deal with an angry customer.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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