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Updated Feb 24, 2015
Updated Feb 24, 2015
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    Graphic Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Creative Circle.

    Interview Details

    I applied with them online and was contacted shortly after via email and phone. Although they promptly contacted me, and interview was not scheduled for several weeks because they were unavailable. The interview itself was very casual and I was made to feel like they would have no problem fining work for me.

    Interview Questions
    • They wanted to know what skills I had as a designer so they could properly place me.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Freelance Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Creative Circle.

    Interview Details

    Extremely professional, met with a few different team members and all were polite very through. I enjoyed meeting them and I feel they will be able to place me in the future.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Misc Role Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Creative Circle in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    Very (overly) simple and not at all technical. A few basic questions about my background, but nothing really about what I was looking for or wanted to do, and no advanced to dig into skill levels on any item.

    Overall I was disappointed. I had applied through Creative Circle for a position they recruiting for, and over the next several weeks was asked by their email system if I was interested in that position. YES! But they never actually sent my resume to that company until several weeks later. Plus, their response time is extremely slow (about a week), and the recruiters don't seem to work together in any regard, so if the one you talk to isn't the recruiter for the job you want, don't expect them to help you.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 7+ monthsinterviewed at Creative Circle in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was working out of state and got a message about my resume for a job in Orange County where I would be returning. I filled out all the paperwork and emailed it in to start my file this employment agency. I did a phone interview with the client from out of state - which went well - I was asked to speak to the client company in for a formal, in person, panel interview once I returned.

    I was coming in on a red eye and Ashley, my contact, insisted that I go directly from the airport to the interview. Overall, I felt she lacked professionalism and basic understanding a candidate will not perform their best on no sleep after a 7 hour plane flight. I rushed from the airport to the interview and did the best I could.

    In subsequent dealings with this firm, particularly with Brittany - I received a direct email about the project and responded. I have the background, software, etc for specific design work - She seems excited about the prospect of me being able to help one of her clients for a short term project...but she didn't know that I was already in their system. She could not find my paperwork to know I had already signed on with them and had a completed file. You would think they would have a database or something, especially since their system reached out to me to ask about the project. Just weird.

    Suddenly, all in the same day of emailing back and forth - I get the cold shoulder. Again, no direct communication and extremely unprofessional. If I lack something or am blacklisted with Creative Circle due to performing poorly at an interview - tell me. It will help everyone involved to get some sort of feedback. Also, take me off your email list for work if I am not what you are looking for or you really can't place me. Working with these "recruiters" is disappointing to say the least.

    Right now, lots of people are looking for work. We as candidates and job seekers are at the mercy of placement agencies because it's a buyers market. But it won't always be that way and the tables will turn.

    Interview Questions
    • Can you send me your resume too? It looks like we haven’t met with you.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Interview Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Creative Circle.

    Interview Details

    The office space is amazing. Wonderful environment, great front desk secretaries. However, the person whom I had the interview with seemed very uninterested in speaking with me and a bit stand-offish at times. It made me feel a bit uncomfortable. They sent me opportunities I told them I didn't really want anything to do with.

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Junior Copywriter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Creative Circle.

    Interview Details

    Expect to get treated like a child. The recruiter that I interviewed with clearly has no respect for people that are not on her level. This may possibly be a testing tactic, to see how you handle someone condescending you.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no difficult questions, just the recruiter talking in circles.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  8. 3 people found this helpful  

    Graphic Designer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Creative Circle in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I came across a recruiter that was inexperienced but really nice. I wish I had someone who had more in depth knowledge about my industry and could give more valuable insight about the Atlanta markets. I wasn't impressed with the process but being new to the area it was important for me to network with as many recruiters as possible. It is obvious that the recruiters are trained to make it seem like that will be able to place but this is not the case.

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Graphic Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Creative Circle in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I signed up online and they immediately called to set up an in person interview. The interview was standard. They had me present my work from my online portfolio. They wanted to know a lot about my process and there was an emphasis on knowing the concepts behind my work. My interviewer seemed to be a big fan of simple and clean design work.

    Interview Questions
    • There was no unexpected question. The questions were about the kind of work you are looking for (freelance or full time).   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Freelance Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Creative Circle in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview, planned out with 2 days notice. Was fairly easy. I didn't feel they technically understood what I do, but they had an idea how to place me.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Client Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Creative Circle in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Submitted portfolio online, scheduled in-office interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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