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Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Discover.

Interview

Applied for the job and HR called me within several weeks. The following took place: An HR recruiter interviewed me over the phone and after he deemed me "fit for the job" he passed my resume onto the hiring manager. HR called me back and I was brought in for interviews (Riverwoods, IL). They have two buildings connected to one another. HR is in building 2, which is where I parked. I walked in and an Admin from the group walked me in. We had to walk to building 1, which took about 5 minutes. They put me in a room on the lower level where there was water, soda and snacks. I interviewed with 3 people from the team and then the fourth interview was with HR. I was called less than a week later to come back in and meet the Sr. Manager. I met with him once and he offered me the job.

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Negotiation

The pay grades are broad and they overlap. In Riverwoods, the pay grades for an exempt position are roughly: 5 - Associate 6 - Sr. Associate / Project Manager 7 - Project Manager 8 - Manager 9 - Sr. Manager There is a low, mid and high range on the pay grades. If you get hired on the low end, you are usually stuck on the low end each time you get promoted. Negotiate at the time of hire and make sure you are at least at the mid to high end of your pay scale.

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Riverwoods, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Discover (Riverwoods, IL).

    Interview

    Applied online, and the hiring manager contacted me directly. First round was a 40 mins phone interview focusing on my background and the job descriptions. Second round was a 3-hr onsite interview with 4 people. They asked very detailed SAS questions, I mean you have to answer them with the exact SAS codes and some behavioral questions as well. I think it's not that hard if you are prepared.

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    • How does credit card company make money? General behavioral questions   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I didn't negotiate it since it is an entry level position.

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    phone interview with hiring manager (sr. manager) and then another phone interview with manager

    Interview Questions

    • if you are going to open a store, what should you consider in your plan?   Answer Question
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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Discover (Chicago, IL) in March 2011.

    Interview

    One phone interview with the hiring manager and one onsite interview with 5 people, including the project manager, senior manager and director.

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Riverwoods, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Discover (Riverwoods, IL) in September 2010.

    Interview

    HR Interview - The 1st step was a initial screening by the HR. Very general questions, nothing specific. Simple and nice. I was then scheduled for a phone interview about 2-3 days later Phone Interview - The phone interview was with the Management. General behavioural questions ..nothing technical. Face to face interview - After about a 1 week got a call for a face to face interview. Lot of technical questions specific to the job I had applied. Got a call after 1 week that I was hired ! Tip: Be confident and prepare for the interview. Definitely helps...

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    • No unexpected questions ..overall was a simple interview process.   Answer Question
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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Riverwoods, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Discover (Riverwoods, IL) in February 2010.

    Interview

    Two phone interviews, and a day of final interviews on-site

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    little negotiation available at entry level

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Riverwoods, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Discover (Riverwoods, IL) in January 2007.

    Interview

    The on-site interview took me about 6 hours and consists of 6 different interviews. I had two VP interviews from different departments. After VP interviews, there were one case interview and one skillset interview.

    Interview Questions

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