CNO Financial Group Interview Questions & Reviews

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    Claims Adjuster Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Carmel, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Carmel, IN
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a staffing agency - interviewed at CNO Financial Group in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    One interview. I was hired thru a placement agency. There was no negotiations. Two people interviewed me at one time. I was hired with a group of approximately 20 people. Some people did not have a college degree. They now require a college degree for this position, but will accept experience in lieu of a college degree.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no difficult or unexpected questions. Although, I noticed that one of the interviewers did not seem to understand my previous job. The interviewer keep asking the same type of questions about my previous work.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 6 weeks - interviewed at CNO Financial Group in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    good company to get experience. joined to get turnaround experience. management making good progress in turning company around after spin off of LTC.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Underwriter Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    The process took 1 week - interviewed at CNO Financial Group in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    phone interview by HR department, followed by a personality test distributed through email, and then finally a one on one interview with the hiring manager

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a situation where you went above and beyond for a customer.   Answer Question
    • What type of management doesn't work well for you?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Research Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Carmel, IN
    Anonymous Employee in Carmel, IN
    Application Details

    The process took 2 months - interviewed at CNO Financial Group in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview by HR followed by a situational/behavioral interview by Manager of department. After that meeting with Executive for a second round interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me of a time when you had the opportunity to improve a process? What was the outcome?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Pay was too low and the company's culture is very shaky due to recent massive layoffs

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    IT Department Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Indianapolis, IN
    Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at CNO Financial Group in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    The initial communication with Conseco was good and I had a couple of phone interviews before my first 1:1. The 1:1 interview went well lasted about 4 hours and approximately 3 days later I was asked to come up again for a second round of interviews. After this set of interviews again 3-4 hours long, I never heard anything back from the company, even after repeated emails and calls to find out the status.

    Flash forward a month and I get a call from Conseco's recruiter who asks me to take time to come in and interview for another position in the company. I agreed and again took time to go to Conseco for a 1:1 session, again lasting approximately 4 hours. After this set of interviews, yet again I heard nothing back and again I have sent emails and left messages requesting a status.

    This lack of a courtesy shows how little they value people and their time.

    Interview Questions
    • The interview process was normal and there were no difficult questions asked.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    IT Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at CNO Financial Group in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    I applied in house and was the best candidate.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Agent Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at CNO Financial Group in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Very casual. A recruiting by another agent.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Commission only position
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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