Charles River Development Interview Questions

Updated Jul 19, 2015
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    RM Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    No Offer

    Interview

    Be prepared to discuss Capital Markets, past clients, and somehow elaborate how you're technical, because the CEO only wants techy folks these days.

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Charles River Development.

    Interview

    The worst interview experience I had in my life. I am a student at a liberal arts college, and I talked to the recruiter at a career fair at a state university within the consortium. The recruiter took a look at my resume, took it back and emailed me the next day asking me if I can do an onsite interview and I said yes. And the next day she called me and asked if I have ever taken a class outside of my college, so I told her my study abroad experience and she said she would send me a confirmation letter very soon. I waited till the day before my onsite interview to get her reply as:" Our intern program primarily focuses on top 100 computer science schools... After discussing with our director of engineering we will be unable to continue the interview process with you." I felt terrible about myself after getting this email because I had to stay up for several days so that I could get my things done to commute to the company the next day. My school has a growing computer science department, it is small but people here are smart and they get into really awesome big tech companies. I would have been very depressed if I did not get accepted by a big company on the same day.

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    Implementation Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Charles River Development.

    Interview

    Strong focus on financial services industry knowledg and experience. A similar focus on project management, business analysis, and communication skills - you must be excellent in all three to have any chance.

    Interview Questions

    • Talk me through specificv examples of a project you have managed in the financial services industry   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Reaspnable - they communicate and make decisions quickly

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Its pretty straightforward. Had a phone interview where its focused more on knowing more about the company and sharing your interests. On site interview includes mostly behavioral questions with one or two technical questions based on the position you are interviewing.

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    Implementation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Charles River Development.

    Interview

    Previous work ex, some basic financial industry based questions. 2 phone interviews followed by on site interviews. You also need to give a basic IQ test when on site. The interviews most of the time revolve around prior experience and how you'd contribute to CRD

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    Product Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burlington, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Charles River Development (Burlington, MA) in March 2013.

    Interview

    Pretty standard interview process with one round of interviews including an exam.

    Negotiation

    Offer was put on the table with no negotiating available and accepted the offer regardless.

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    Quality Assurance Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Charles River Development (Burlington, MA) in March 2010.

    Interview

    As it was an interview for an internship, the process was fairly easy. No difficult questions, just talked about the resume.

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    Implmentation Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Charles River Development (Boston, MA) in May 2009.

    Interview

    I was contacted by a recruiter about an opportunity in Brazil. The initial conversation was throught email and chat, then got an phone interview. In the meanwhile, the recruiter just vanished! Extremelly unprofessional and rude! It was really a shame. I won't never give attention to these guys!

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    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Charles River Development (Boston, MA) in November 2011.

    Interview

    The interview process was a bit over the place. On the day of the onsite interview, they did not have a room I could interview in and they had me moving all around the office. However, interviewers were good. They called me the next week and extended me the offer. Two weeks after that, they just called and withdrew the offer which was extremely surprising. The reason given me to was that they had found someone else. They are a mid sized company but behaved in an extremely unprofessional and an unethical manner.

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    Client Services Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Charles River Development in September 2011.

    Interview

    The process consisted of 2 phone interviews, one with HR and one with a CS manager, and a day long onsite panel interview. The experience matches what others described here, including the absence of a conclusion. I never heard from them. In hindsight I should have considered CRD's reputation and not have wasted my time and efforts.

    Interview Questions

    • One difficult aspect ,though not a question , was the lack of engagement and disinterest on the part of two panel interviewers, both senior staff members. They conveyed that the session was a waste of their time.   1 Answer
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