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Inside Sales Representative Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Dell.
Interview Details – I was referred by a friend and Dell reached out to me that week. I interviewed with two managers, the questions were difficult but they just wanted to see how you think.
Interview Question – If I gave you a book of business, how would you start to reach out to those clients and how would you determine who was first? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation
Software Developer III Intern Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Dell.
Interview Details – had an interview with a hiring manager at school and it was 40 minutes long. General questions, technical questions and some questions based on some situation given. Need to prepare some questions to ask the hiring manager and need to show your interest about the company.
Interview Question – If you are in charge of running a factory, how would you implement the security to protect our company's intellectual properties? Answer Question
Software Developer Staff Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Dell in July 2014.
Interview Details – Had a phone round with the hiring manager and then onsite.
The phone screen was going over my background and asked a few core Java questions.
It took them about 3 weeks to get back to me after the phone screen
The onsite interview was 4 rounds 30-45 mins each. Couple of whiteboard coding and design questions.
The people seemed friendly and passonate about their work.
Got the offer the next day.
Interview Question – Nothing too difficult. the design question probably was the hardest. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I didnt negotiate. Was offered more that I expected with bonus and relocation.
Software Developer Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Dell
Interview Details – phone than real than go to the place and talked to the branch manager, got in in no time only took about twenty miutes to interview. after waited about three weeks to get a respond.
Service Delivery Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Dell in May 2011.
Interview Details – Recruiter
2 phone interviews
final, in-person interview
You either get an offer, or not
If you get an offer, you can negotiate for a better deal
accept the offer
background / drug test
The last step is orientation.
Interview Question – ITIL based questions. What is your strongest asset? Weakest? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Take it or leave it.
Client Support Specialist/Technician Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Dell.
Interview Details – After applying to Dell Federal Services online I received a phone call in about two weeks. This initial call's purpose was to set up a phone interview with a Talent Acquisition Specialist who calls you at the time of your choosing. The interview is fairly quick. They ask you to give them details of IT experience and also ask you to tell them a bit about Active Directory.
Shortly afterwards they talk about salary and compensation.
Negotiation Details – There was only one offer made
Campus Ambassador Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Dell in June 2014.
Interview Details – Mosaic reached out to me for this position because I had recently applied for a different position so they had my resume. Then I had one interview with the Mosaic recruiter, followed by an interview with my now-manager. I also had to use HireVue to answer questions online, which is really awkward because you just have to talk to your own face.
Interview Question – Very general questions - why do you want this job? What will you bring to this role? Etc. Answer Question
Systems Administrative Senior Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Dell in June 2013.
Interview Details – Dell is a great place to work.. Working atmosphere and environment is too good here. At the time of Interview i was asked about myself and few questions regarding the initiatives i had taken in previous organizations.. There were also few queries from Unix, SQL and Java.
Interview Question – Please tell us 1 negative thing in yours and also why should we hire you. Answer Question
Head of CRM Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Dell in April 2010.
Interview Details – Met with Head of HR, then Hiring Manager, then CMO. All of the interactions were face to face in my situation because I was on site as a consultant as part of an engagement with Dell.
Negotiation Details – Very fair
Inside Sales Representative Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university - interviewed at Dell in January 2010.
Interview Details – I applied through my University. The interview was pretty straight forward covering prior sales experience. They run through the basic interview questions, like what your strengths and weaknesses are. Also, they ask a good amount of technology related questions. You are interviewed by a panel of 2-3 people and are expected to go through a mock sales presentation.
Interview Question – What are your strengths and weaknesses? Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Other offers
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