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Corning Project Manager Interview Questions

Updated Jan 11, 2015
Updated Jan 11, 2015
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Project Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Corning.

Interview Details

Interview process was extremely lengthy. I got the feeling that I was supposed to have worked in a plant environment before I came into the office for an interview. A lot of people asked the same questions over and over again.

Interview Questions
  • Technical jargon and acronyms were expected to be known.   Answer Question
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Corning.

    Interview Details

    Slow process but well worth the wait. I was told there were several hundred applications for the same position. A lot of sifting through the resumes to find the most qualified.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about the most difficult project you ever handledand why was it difficult?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Corning, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Corning, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Corning in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    Recruiter conducted phone screen. Then a skills test was administered. Then the hiring manager conducted a phone screen. Then there was an in-person interview with 2 personnel. What became clear from the interview process was the following: 1. contractors are largely running the enterprise PMO....40 out of 51 are contractors, 2. there was a significant project backlog but that projects were consistently behind schedule and no one was sure why...i.e., they are lost., 3. senior management is reluctant to bring on more resources because due to consistent delivery lateness even thought there is a large project backlog, 4. the interviewers, although older...>50, were novices at interviewing who spent more time making statements then in eliciting responses.

    Interview Questions
    • You've held much more senior positions, what makes you think you can do a junior person's job?   Answer Question
    • How would you assure SOX compliance?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 8 weeksinterviewed at Corning in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    New office space in a great location and what appears to be a comfortable environment. Prepare to give a presentation on your past accomplishments and experiences. The team and management values the presentation more than your experience.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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