I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Celanese in February 2013.
Interview Details – Almost like an interrogation. They asked many black and white questions which had no good answer.
Interview Question – Are you a natural born leader or a follower? Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Celanese in April 2009.
Interview Details – very forth right and comfortable hiring panel
Interview Question – what makes you any different from any of the other employees we are interviewing View Answer
I applied through college or university and interviewed at Celanese.
Interview Details – First interview lasts 20 minutes. behavioral interview.
1) this program is a rotational program, do you like it?
2) what’s your most interesting project? Many detailed questions about this project.
3) Is there something else you like to do, any hobby, sports?
Volunteer at earthquake
Interview Question – 1) this program is a rotational program, do you like it? Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Celanese in November 2012.
Interview Details – Very effecient and quick to contact me back.
Interview Question – I don't think there were any difficult questions. Very natural interview Answer Question
I applied through college or university - interviewed at Celanese in September 2012.
Interview Details – If Celanese likes you at the career fair, they invite you to an informational about the company later that week.The next step is the actual interview. Its a very formal interview and much like every other interview if you are familiar with interviews. They mainly ask you questions about your resume and after they tell you that they will get in contact with you later if you have moved on in the interview process.
Interview Question – Explain a time you had to make an important decision that affected others as a leader. Answer Question
I applied through college or university - interviewed at Celanese in September 2013.
Interview Details – 1. Questions about research in graduate schools. 2. Behavior questions
Interview Question – How do you deal with trouble maker in team? Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Celanese in July 2013.
Interview Details – I went through a phone interview with the hiring manager and she wanted me to come in for an on-site interview. Celanese HR setup an interview appointment with me and met with the hiring manager and another person from desktop support.
Interview Question – Are you a specialist or generalist? View Answer
Negotiation Details – A few phone calls to see how much I was paid in previous jobs. They gave me a rough estimate and a minimum payment. I was offered much more than expected without ever negotiating.
Interviewed at Celanese
Interview Details – First round - on site, 2 on 1
Second round - phone
Third round - phone
Interview Question – Tell me how you will contribute here Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Zero room for negotiation
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Celanese.
Interview Details – Met with two interviewers back-to-back. Generic interview questions. Interviewers seemed to be more concerned with "fit" than technical qualifications. I also had a phone interview with the director, which was focused on my desire to join based on my communication with previous interviewers (since I "nailed" the in-person interviews).
Overall, a great experience and I was glad to earn the position.
Interview Question – 1. How do you approach an unfamiliar assignment
2. I don't see XX on your resume...how do you plan to overcome this? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I asked for more money and they countered with a sign-on bonus (to maintain salary/experience equity throughout the team). I was happy with this result.
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