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Marketing Coordinator Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Esri.
Interview Details – Will interview with many employees. If one person doesn't like you it's likely that you will not get hired.
Interview Question – No specific question was very difficult. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – They are not willing to negotiate much.
Working Through the Process Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through other source and the process took 6 months - interviewed at Esri in February 2010.
Interview Details – Lots of phone interviews with a final video conference interview and meeting the ownership.
Interview Question – What sets you apart from other people that we are interviewing and can you give us an example of how you think you would be able to pick up and sell a technology that many people don't have experience with? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Take it or we can find someone else.
Contract Specialist Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Esri in March 2013.
Interview Details – Met with 5 people over three interview in a 4 hour period. This was after getting through two phone interviews. First one was with a recruiter and the second was with the department manager.
Interview Question – What are you leaving? Answer Question
Training Sales Consultant Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Esri in July 2010.
Interview Details – Interviewed with two recruiters, Sales Manager, Potential Colleagues and HR. It was a very smooth and organized process. The questions were thorough, the office environment was warm, friendly and inviting. I met with 5 people while onsite for the interview including a video conference interview with the Director
Negotiation Details – it was fair. Based on team equity. Negotiate on PTO always.
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Product Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Esri in February 2009.
Interview Details – Hiring process was professional but, very slow. Interview was started with couple dev leads then dev, hiring manager, test lead, PM lead and finally test director
Interview Question – None Answer Question
Negotiation Details – They hardly negotiated the offer.
Software Products Intern Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Esri in February 2013.
Interview Details – I had given two phone interviews.One with the manager of the Software Products team and the other with the Director of Software Quality Assurance Department.After clearing the first interview with the manager,I received an email after 3-4 days that they would like to schedule another interview.
Interview Question – Both the interviews were very easy and they just asked me from my resume and general technical questions related to java and database concepts. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Initially I was given an offer letter of $25/hour.Then I was in the negotiation process like I had cleared 3 phone interviews with one more company in Chicago and I was scheduled for the onsite interview in next week.So I asked them to make it $30/hour or give relocation of around $2000 considering high cost of living and state tax in California.
After 2-3 days , I received an email that they have increased my hourly wage to $27/hour.
Summer Internship Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Esri in March 2013.
Interview Details – I applied for a summer internship sometime in early November, and was contacted for the position mid-March. A telephone conference date was scheduled for the following Monday with representatives from the interested department. The telephone interview lasted about 30 minutes. The interviewers gave me a brief overview of their department, as well as the type of projects they would be working on. The interviewers asked if I had any questions about the position. The majority of the interview was me asking questions. The interviewers seemed to encourage this, and liked that I had many questions about the position.
Note: I also went through a recruiter in HR, and was not interviewed until I followed up with HR in March. Shortly after I sent the recruiter a follow-up email, I was contacted for an interview. I was offered the position a week after the interview.
Interview Question – The didn't ask very many questions. They only asked some basic questions like "Do you feel comfortable working on your own," "do you feel comfortable asking questions," and what my housing situation would be like if I were offered the position. Answer Question
GIS Support Analyst Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Esri
Interview Details – Went through 5 half hour phone interviews and then they flew me out for 1 day interview. After that never heard from them even though they said twice they would let me know within two weeks if didn't get job. After emailing twice, finally let me know Thanksgiving Eve that I did not get job.
Interview Question – What position do you see yourself 5 years from now whether you are working for ESRI or not? Answer Question
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