Data Recognition Corporation

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Data Recognition Corporation Interview Questions

Updated Jul 18, 2015
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    Test Scorer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Data Recognition Corporation (Austin, TX) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Comprehensive interview with Branch Director granted after short spelling, writing, and math exams were aced. Interview involved questions of outlook on life and questions that determine feel and fit for a small corporation. Interview took around an hour and forty five minutes. Interviewer thought I was enthusiastic and well qualified, engaging and extroverted, and enough of a character to add to the unique mix of a small corporation.

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    • Are you here for the money or are there other reasons?   1 Answer
    • You seem well qualified for the statistician role. Why don't you move to Minnesota to our head corporate office?   1 Answer
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    Test Scorer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Data Recognition Corporation in March 2014.

    Interview

    Answered ad in newspaper. Showed up for group info session. I was told to complete a few questions for reading comprehension, write a short paragraph on a topic provided and answer four math questions. I was then interviewed by a woman from the MN office. Mostly general questions about working in close proximity to others, handling feedback, availability, etc.

    Interview Questions

    • The mini test/quiz threw me because it was different from other interviews. The question about how well can you work sitting next to others was kind of weird.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.

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    Test Scorer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Data Recognition Corporation (Pittsburgh, PA) in February 2014.

    Interview

    We were asked to write and essay and complete some math problems to demonstrate proficiency. We were then interviewed in the order we finished. The interview was short and just asked basic questions about why you were qualified for the job. You were also asked how you would be able to handle a job that required you to sit and read responses for eight hours.

    Interview Questions

    • The questions were very basic. You just have to prove you have the credentials and focus to do the scoring.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There is no negotiation. Its a temporary FT job. Salary is 13.00 or 14.25 if you complete 40 hours of scoring.

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    Test Scorer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plymouth, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Data Recognition Corporation (Plymouth, MN) in February 2014.

    Interview

    It was a group interview. They would then take each person individually to a room and ask them what their area of expertise was, such as English, Math or Social Sciences. They would then place you in whatever room best fit your expertise in order to score the state's standardized test scores.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    Receptionist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Data Recognition Corporation (Pittsburgh, PA) in January 2014.

    Interview

    Found application on Craigslist, went in for an interview and heard back within a few days. Started within the month. Human resources asked questions about my background and what I hoped to accomplish while working for their company. They wanted to know where I was headed in the future and what hours I would be willing to work, etc.

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    Test Scorer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Data Recognition Corporation (Austin, TX) in April 2013.

    Interview

    Come in to the office, listen to a presentation, and take two written assessments. One is a pre-algebra level math test, and the other is a writing sample, my prompt was "describe your best achievement in the last two years". After turning in your assessments, you talk one on one with the HR rep for a short (10 minute) interview where she basically wants to see if you will be comfortable with the close quarters of the working environment, the repetition and monotony of grading, and if you can be consistently impartial. If you're smart you just say yes.

    Interview Questions

    • Honestly, there was nothing you couldn't answer easily off the cuff, this is not applying to Harvard.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Hourly wages are non-negotiable.

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodbury, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Data Recognition Corporation (Woodbury, MN) in April 2013.

    Interview

    Show up, present a college diploma, take a simple test on reading/writing/math skills and have a brief interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you put aside your education and bias to grade answers to questions that have to meet standardized responses you may disagree with?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Take it or leave it. There is no negotiation for temporary work that, frankly, an intelligent 15 year old could do, but for which standards require a college degree.

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    Scorer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Data Recognition Corporation (Austin, TX) in March 2013.

    Interview

    Brought in batches to be tested for middle school intelligence in a computer lab. Taken in for individual interviews just to basically confirm we had a pulse, didn't forge our diplomas, and weren't a threat to others or ourselves. Hired on the spot.

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    Reader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Data Recognition Corporation (Pittsburgh, PA) in February 2012.

    Interview

    They want to know if you're capable of following orders like a good factory worker. That's all. Just say that you have no opinions on education and you'll just do whatever they say.

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    Reader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Data Recognition Corporation (Austin, TX) in February 2011.

    Interview

    I found a posting on the jobs section of the newspaper. It said they were looking for temporary workers to grade standardized tests. For the hiring event, you have to bring a diploma or transcripts. Only those with college degrees can apply. At first, we took a skills test on high school level math and writing. After that, we had a somewhat quick one-on-one interview.

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