Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5+ weeks – interviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)).
This is dependent on really who is seeking to hire you and who you know as well as what level you are applying for. They look at job experience and out of the box thinking. Problem solver
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I applied in-person. The process took 6 weeks – interviewed at BlackBerry (Cambridge, ON (Canada)) in November 2010.
This was an internal move - initial communication was directly with the hiring manager. I was interviewed by 2 peer managers after an interview with HR and the Hiring manager.
- There were no unexpected questions: generally, I was moving from a non-resource manager role to that of a resource manager. Questions were around my experience with such a job. Answer Question
Did not have to negotiate much - I was offered a good starting pay.
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I applied online. The process took 1 day – interviewed at BlackBerry in October 2010.
Straightforward process with phone interviews followed by visit. Met a panel including several people. Not too friendly or excited about their work or company. Focused only on certain points and questions in robotic fashion instead of going through past experience in a conversational way. Got the feeling that either a decision was already made or they wanted to hear things they had in mind. Not too sure if they were actually tuned into the conversation. Expectations for RIM were a lot higher, perhaps lofty considering the company and products. Workplace seemed very dull and boring.
- why rim? why you? dealing with conflict? ... 2 Answers
Manager InterviewAccepted OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took a week – interviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in August 2010.
Screening Interview with internal recruiter - very easy though the recruiter was not very personable, phone Interview with hiring manager - not very difficult as the hiring manager was quite clear about expectations and there were no trick questions. group interview in person with hiring manager and colleagues - not too challenging although the interview process was quite disorganized and not very well facilitated. got the job in the end.
Was able to add 5k to annual salary. Probably should have pushed for another 2-3k.
Never accept first offer, counter with offer + ~10%, be firm but courteous.