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- Iadp Summer Intern (1)
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Accountant Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Black & Decker in November 2009.
Interview Details – I was recommended by my previous boss so the interview process was easy, there were not so many questions about my performance because they already know about my capabilities.
Interview Question – There were not difficult questions. View Answer
Negotiation Details – I did not negotiate and just accepted the offer they made.
Electrical Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through college or university and interviewed at Black & Decker.
Interview Details – I met with hiring manager and other members of the team on an on campus recruitment event and was invited to come in for an interview. Interview involved me sitting in one room and five employees coming in one after another. I then got an email offer and then invited to come in again for a presentation where incoming recent graduated were given an overview of the company.
Interview Question – What is your long term plan? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There was a set entry level offer. I asked for a sign-on bonus but did not get one.
Sales & Marketing Specialist Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Black & Decker in September 2009.
Interview Details – I was contacted by a B&D recruiter. She held a phone interview which lasted about 30 minutes. Next, was an interview with a local sales manager. This was very basic; nothing overwhelming. That afternoon, I rode with another manager to visit one of the local accounts I would be managing; we walked the store and he described what a typical day would be like. 3 days later, I was contacted to schedule an interview at the home office in Baltimore Maryland. They covered all expenses. A group of 50 people were brought in to interview for several positions nationwide. This was a 2 day event concluding with a round robbin 1:1 interview process with several HR managers. The day I arrived home, I was contacted and offered the position.
Interview Question – Why should you work here? Answer Question
Entry-Level Electronics Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
The process took 3 days - interviewed at Black & Decker in January 2008.
Interview Details – Had interviews with a couple of people on campus the first day. Was invited for a day-long interview at their headquarters then which consisted of 4-5 interviews with diff. employees consisted of both behavioral, HR and technical (EE) questions. After passing, another round another day with 3 diff. people. All technical.
Interview Question – Some electronics engineering related questions. Answer Question
Inbound Shipping Supervisor Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Black & Decker in October 2009.
Interview Details – Phone interview with a 3rd party recruiter, then phone interview with HR. Would of progressed to on-site interview.
Interview Question – How can you provide full circle accountability? Answer Question
Chargeback Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through other source and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Black & Decker in June 2009.
Interview Details – Current Employee hired into a new dept.. Interviewed by 5 people, and is pretty standard. I love working here. Very welcoming team environment.
Negotiation Details – Accepted offer
Product Manager Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
The process took a day - interviewed at Black & Decker in February 2007.
Interview Details – They recruited at my MBA program and gave a great presentation on the company culture, sucess, and products. Interviewed once on campus, and then went to Towson for a panel interview.
Interview Question – Don't remember View Answer
Negotiation Details – Was unable to negotiate and they seemed very inflexible. They prided themselves on hefty bonuses above salary, but as the economy went downhill, the hefty bonuses stopped and the lower salary became a greater and greater concern.
Iadp Summer Intern Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Black & Decker in October 2009.
Interview Details – The interview consisted of behavioral questions such as.. tell me a time when you did x. There were no questions asked about my resume. Most of the interview was technical questions, like an oral accounting exam. The interview was divided so you would meet with two sets of interviewers for a half an hour each.
Interview Question – Tell me a subject in accounting you are very familiar with. Answer Question
Financial Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Black & Decker in May 2009.
Interview Details – The initial screen was done via telephone by a representative from Decision Toolbox (the outsourced HR sourcing company). The job description was more detailed than I had seen before, so I really knew what the position entailed. I was one of a few (not sure how many) people that were interviewed over the telephone by the hiring manager. A week later I was contact about coming into their offices for face to face interviews with the hiring manager, an HR director, and other managers, as well as the current incumbent. It was a rather thorough interview process that gave me a good look 'inside' the company.
Pro Sales Specialist Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Black & Decker in February 2008.
Interview Details – There was two phone interviews and then a one on one interview with the regional manager. It wasnt that bad the entire process but they kind of make me wait for a while between the phone calls and the one on one interview. I fortunately did great