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Designer Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through an employee referral and interviewed at DIRECTV.
Interview Details – The interview and hiring was straight forward actually, standard questions and a review my personal work, we reviewed a few past projects from my portfolio and discussed my design process and some of my past employers. I met and spoke with two people during my interview, an Art Director and a Manager, it was quite a pleasant experience actually.
Principal Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at DIRECTV in March 2011.
Interview Details – HR process is very slow and takes a long time to make a decision. HR is not very responsive. Had to go through 3 in person interviews and the whole process took over a month before getting an offer.
Interview Question – white broad testing with panel interview Answer Question
Director, Technology Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at DIRECTV.
Interview Details – Slow to interview and make an offer. Helps to work as a contractor before being considered for a full-time position. Many of the full-time employees working at DIRECTV started as contractors or consultants.
Interview Question – Depends on the interviewer. View Answer
Negotiation Details – Offer is very close to final numbers - not much wiggle room.
Senior Manager Marketing Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at DIRECTV.
Interview Details – Had initial 30 minute phone interview with outsourced recruiter, then 1 hour phone interview with hiring interview, then in person 1 hour interviews with team members consisting of one on one and group depending on availability
Interview Question – How would you describe your leadership style? Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
Technical Support- DIRECTV Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at DIRECTV.
Interview Details – It all started with applying online, after that i was able to go into their office for an interview. The interview process felt as if it was just a way to see what the potential employee looked, and sounded like. It was not a hard interview, nor did they ask any challenging questions.
Interview Question – How would you sell me this pen? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I was able to negotiate for a higher starting wage.
Customer Service Representative II Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at DIRECTV in October 2010.
Interview Details – They required screening tests such as computer skills and personality tests following a phone interview. After passing those was offered interview on the spot.
Interview Question – I don't remember anything being difficult. Answer Question
Intern Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at DIRECTV in March 2014.
Interview Details – Reached out through campus recruiting event. Got an on-site interview invitation two days after. Went the scheduled interview in 2 weeks. Supposed to be a panel interview but only one principal engineer made it. Lasted for 1 hour. Casual conversation. Got the offer a week later. The on-boarding process did take some time. I interviewed in March, finished the whole HR communication stuff early June.
Interview Question – What do you know about network system in terms of media delivery? View Answer
Inventory Control Planner Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at DIRECTV.
Interview Details – You will have to apply for any position thru the online job posting system. The HR group will screen candidates and can take some time to hear back from unless the position is needing to be filled immediately and even then can take a week or so. The first conversation will be a phone interview with a HR recruiter and then if they like what they hear they will pass it on to the hiring manager to determine if you get a face to face interview. You could also have to go thru a second phone interview before the face to face if they have a significant amount of possible candidates.
Interview Question – Most of the questions were fairly expected. Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
Satellite Technician Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied through other source and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at DIRECTV in June 2014.
Interview Details – Phone interview was my start then i got another phone interview and now i go for a inperson intervieww i got a email explaining. The phone interview was fine. I also aplied for charter i didnt even get a call back.
Interview Question – Well the time was difficult cause i had to wait but i just got layed off so. Answer Question
Call Center Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at DIRECTV in May 2014.
Interview Details – Questions about handling difficult situation. Questions are asked about "grey" area situations. Asked how flexible one can be with a customer. You have to pass a test and try to look good.
Interview Question – Asked questions about handling situations that have no right or wrong answer. Asked how sensitive i was to pay fluctuations. Some of the scenarios were difficult. You need to make sure that you solve the callers issue while keeping the caller calm and not upsetting or embarrassing them since you are dealing with their personal details Answer Question
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