Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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Helpful (2)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Dell (Austin, TX).
Pre-screened with electronic tools, brought in for an initial interview and fill out initial paperwork, call back when an opening is available allowing for outside candidates. Promotions from within are common but with the number of openings it is not a limiting factor. Most common is a double interview process where the hiring manager does the initial in-person interview to filter the pool to the short list and then a second interview is set up with a panel of prospective peers and/or upper management for final selection.
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- No OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Dell (Austin, TX).
Some interviewers have no basic knowledge of SQL. I got similar opinion from another person as well. If you try to prove your point, they use their "interviewer" power. Sheer lack of respect and professionalism
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- No OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Dell (Austin, TX) in August 2015.
Phone screened with the hiring manager after applying directly through their site. We talked generally about my background, and he explained who he was looking to hire. Contacted by a recruiter to give some in depth information about the role. She had her HR colleagues contact me to schedule a time to come on-site. I came in and met with 4 different people, including the hiring manager I had already spoken with. I sent in some materials for them to review the next day and heard back two days later.
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- No OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Dell (Round Rock, TX).
Applied online. Heard back from Recruiter 1. She scheduled a phone call, asked basic questions. Recruiter 2 then emailed and said I and Recruiter 3 will be handling the process. Skype interviewed scheduled. Was a technical interview. I felt I asked all their questions. Received an email 1 week later from Recruiter 3. Said you are on the list, will update you. 2 weeks go by, received another email. team is interviewing candidates, you are still on the list. I reached out 2 weeks after the last email asking for update. Recruiter 3 sends an email, let me ask the team. Recruiter 2 then schedules another skype interview with Tech Lead and Hiring Manager. Skype interview was postphoned due to the team's conflict. Rescheduled another skype interview. Slightly longer than an hour skype call. First half was techincal, then with Hiring Manager. Felt I did okay. Received an email 10 days later, they selected some one else.
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Helpful (13)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a week. I interviewed at Dell (Austin, TX) in May 2015.
when you first pull up to the area it is a little overwhelming. It's a fortress lol no really. Took me about twenty minutes to find the right building. Once I got to the building I went into the visitor entrance. The lady up front was friendly. Gave me a visitor badge and asked me to take a seat. After ten minutes I was greeted by a staff member kindly asking me to come to the back. Once we walked a good distance we made it to the room. It was another gentleman in the room that was also doing the interview. The sales manager) and there were two gentlemen on the phone who were decision makers. They all fired away questions typical interview questions, and allowed me to ask at the end. All in all it was nerve wrecking at first because that's the first time in a while I had to interview and with that many people, but they were nice even though I could have been better.
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Helpful (2)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Dell (Round Rock, TX) in June 2015.
Pretty laid back met with 2 team members they went over a description of the position asked me why Dell, Why Sales, what I had to offer, my experience, how I handle rejection in sales situation. Easy going very comfortable. It's a semi entry position and they have a very in-depth training process so for a level I position not knowing much about tech sales will not be a down fall as they want to be able to train and mold you to their ways of sales and technology.
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- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5+ weeks. I interviewed at Dell (Round Rock, TX) in June 2015.
After sitting in the grand entrance, I was met and brought into a small room designed for 4-6 people and interviewed by 3 people. One of them ultimately became my boss- the questions were a mix of professional and personal questions- which was good, that they wanted a read on me as a person and not just as a worker
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- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 8+ months. I interviewed at Dell (Round Rock, TX).
Several separate interviews, in person. All in one day, first with the potential boss' boss, then with the boss, then with a future co-worker about my specific knowledge of the work I'd be doing. A little overwhelming to do it all at once, one after the other, but also nice to get them out of the way.
- Mostly it was character and experience questions. How I'd fit it, and what I had done in the past. 1 Answer
Helpful (1)Declined OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Dell (Austin, TX) in May 2015.
There will usually be 2 Sales Managers in the room with you conducting the interview. They will ask you basic questions and have you walk through your resume. Primarily, for sales, they will be seeking a personality and attitude match that will fit into the high-pace, highly competitive atmosphere. They may also try to dissuade you from the job to gauge your response and commitment to the opportunity.
- Declined OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Dell (Round Rock, TX) in May 2015.
Applied internally online. Submitted resume and one page slide of experience. Met 1x1 with hiring manager. Answered questions on experience, business and financial acumen, development opportunities, specific technical experience, and chatted about personal interests. Explained job to me and what current challenges were, what they were hiring to solve for.
- Technical experience on internal software? 1 Answer
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