California ISO Interview Questions

Updated Jun 24, 2014
Updated Jun 24, 2014
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    Corporate Rotation Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at California ISO in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview process is rather straightforward. If your application or resume interests them, the HR department will contact you for a Skype interview for the first round to get to know you more as an applicant. No technical questions in the first round.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you translate your experiences indicated on your resume to the workplace at the ISO?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at California ISO in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and spoke with a recruiter at my colleges job fair. I was presented with an interview opportunity within the following three weeks. My interview was in person on site and was very conversational and casual. None of the questions were pressing, and it was a relaxed atmosphere. The next day I received an offer from someone in HR.

    Interview Questions
    • None of the questions were too difficult, my interviewer used her own questions rather than ones provided by the company.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at California ISO.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by a recruiter to set up an interview with a hiring manager; there were no unexpected questions, mostly they were behavioral or resume-related. The interview lasted approximately 40 minutes and I followed up with a thank-you note. About a week after the interview I was contact and extended an offer.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at California ISO in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Easy interview, asked about coursework and previous experience, experience with power system software a plus, data handling software will be handy, encouraging during the interview

    Interview Questions
    • Didnt like skype interview as there was glitch, what are the things u dont like about you and how do you plan to change it? Some technical questions regarding your projects   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation as it was my dream company. Competitive salaries and great job description
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at California ISO in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    I contacted the HR through a friend of mine. Within 2 weeks, I got an email requesting schedule of an interview. Lovely people. Had a Skype interview with 2 Hiring Managers (1 of them I eventually worked with). Great experience. Awesome company and culture. They basically asked questions on my resume.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Application Details

    The process took a weekinterviewed at California ISO in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    After a screening phone interview with HR, I had a Skype interview with one a manager. Both he and I agreed I was not a good fit for his department and we were both confused that the interview had even been set up. After our discussion he agreed to forward my resume to a more relevant department. It took about 2 weeks before HR finally tried to schedule another interview, by which time I had accepted an offer with a different company.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a situation in which you worked in a group with a problematic member and how you dealt with it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at California ISO in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    Straight forward. Usually a phone interview followed up by panel then group interviews.

    Negotiation Details
    Short negotiations due to the lack of alternatives in the benefits package
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at California ISO in September 2008.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed then hired.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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