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No Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Feb 2013 – Reviewed Mar 14, 2013
Interview Details –
Two onsite interviews (probably because I are currently living quite close to their New York office)
First round with 6 people (2 associates, others are patent agents/technical advisors), all were very nice and friendly, no difficult questions
Second time with the two partners in the group, who were not so nice. They didn't prepare the interview at all. The first partner didn't have my CV and had no idea who I already talked to before; the second partner disappeared at the time when we were supposed to meet. It took about half an hour to find him...
They are looking for CS background (I'm in ME/Physics/Laser), but they didn't disclose this to me (nor did they put this in the job description) and interviewed me (dragged me to NYC twice) anyway. And they didn't want to cut me loose until one month after the interview...
Interview Question –
1, How did you live as a kid...?
2, What's your most recently technological reading? Answer Question
No Offer – Interviewed in San Francisco, CA Mar 2011 – Reviewed May 9, 2011
Interview Details – I had a phone interview with the paralegal manager that was set up by my recruitor. Then I had a phone interview with a partner of the practice group. Both of which lasted no more than 15 minutes. Then I came in for an in-person interview, round robin style with the practice team. They were 1:1 with 2 partners, 2 associates, and a paralegal specialist. Everyone was extremely friendly. People seemed happy to be there. Ultimately I was told there was an internal candidate therefore they were unable to extend an offer. All in all it was an excellent process!
Declined Offer – Interviewed in Feb 2012 – Reviewed Mar 8, 2012
Interview Details – Phone call. three sit down interviews.
Reason for Declining – A better choice came along
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Sep 2007 – Reviewed Dec 7, 2009
Interview Details – Very fair and got to meet a lot of people you would be working with.
Negotiation Details – There was none.
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