I applied through college or university and interviewed at Caterpillar.
Interview Details – On campus interview followed by 3 rounds of technical interviews. Very repetitive, tiring and to some extent grueling. No surprising questions but expected surprising answers which was very interesting to think of now.
Interview Question – No unexpected questions Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Offered way less than what the market has to offer and so had to negotiate.
Very Easy Interview
I applied through other source and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Caterpillar in September 2013.
Interview Details – There will be numerous courses to prepare you for what to expect. I was impressed with the amount of classes they have from safety to how to interact in the work place. Very friendly and family orientated environment top to bottom.
Interview Question – Nothing difficult just a lot of classes, they are very thorough when it comes to training. View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiations take it or leave it.
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Caterpillar.
Interview Details – Interviewed during Spring semester. It was through on campus recruiting following the campus career fair. It consisted of one round of interviews on campus, with 30 minute interviews with two accounting employees. The process was very open, positive and engaging. Both interviewers were kind and seemed genuinely interested in my personal goals and qualifications.
Interview Question – No difficult questions stand out. Mostly behavioral questions - they expect good examples and evaluate based on the STAR method. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation.
I interviewed at Caterpillar in October 2013.
Interview Details – Recruited by on campus recruiter. Did an on campus interview, will follow up for an on site interview where they will give a tour. He mentioned that we will do 3 one hour interviews with three different managers to decide if we are a good fit.
Interview Question – Name a time where you were expected to take the lead when you were not expecting to. Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Caterpillar in September 2013.
Interview Details – the project manager interviewed me and most of the interview questions were related to project management, such as "What project software have you used?", "What specific training have you had that would be relevant to this project manager job?".
Interview Question – he asked for lots of examples concerning manufacturing. Answer Question
I applied through college or university - interviewed at Caterpillar in October 2012.
Interview Details – The interview process for an intern is relatively quick. It is a behavioral interview in person followed by a behavioral interview on the phone. Each interview is approximately 30 minutes in length.
Interview Question – Tell me about a time you failed View Answer
Interviewed at Caterpillar
Interview Details – The people were very well organized and knew what they wanted to accomplish. I presented my resume to a team of folks and then interviewed with them one by one. I received a tour of one of Caterpillar's facility while the team held a consensus meeting. I was extended an offer before I left the company for the day.
Interview Question – What do you have to offer that another applicant cannot? Answer Question
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Caterpillar.
Interview Details – For Experienced job openings, Usually gets resumes from the job consultancies, shortlist a few, go with telephonic interviews for further shortlisting. Once the telephonic interview is through, there will be a face to face technical discussion with Tech leads, followed by Target Selection Interviews by hiring managers and finally a HR round.
Freshers only through campus recruitment.
Interview Question – Did not get any. Depends on the position that is being interviewed. Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Caterpillar.
Interview Details – After completing testing, was interviewed by numerous upper level managers and HR manager.
Interview Question – Why should we hire you? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Salary was offered to me at their standard rate. I negotiated a salary review at 6 months of employment. At this time, I was moved up to a more experienced pay grade.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Caterpillar in June 2009.
Interview Details – Submittal of resume took a long time for review. Interview process was conducted by three people.
Interview Question – Tell me about a time you had to make a difficult choice. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There was none
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