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Software Developer Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Experian in October 2010.
Interview Details – Initial communication was directed through a company recruiter. It was followed by a phone interview and onsite interview. Both included previous projects implemented with concrete details, technical questions and code snippets for the onsite interview. All this was followed by a proposal with details on salary, additional bonuses included
Interview Question – Distinction to be made between some creational design patterns View Answer
Senior Business Analyst Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Experian in May 2011.
Interview Details – If you can get through HR you are halfway there. Interviewed one on one, then group. Pretty standard stuff. Asked relevant questions. The group is more formal so wear business attire, white, black, blue etc. generally takes 30-45 min time for one on one or hour to hour and half for group. Expect to have full background check done. HR seems to take awhile to respond.
Interview Question – None, all standard questions. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Check overall package. You can negotiate maybe once.
Senior Software Developer Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and interviewed at Experian.
Interview Details – Two rounds of interview. Background checks upto 5 years. Face to face interview. HR sends the Welcome package and two weeks of onboarding. They ask everything about front end back end SOA and database.
Interview Question – There are no unexpected questions, They ask you if you have worked with COntent management system such as CMS. Answer Question
Project Manager Interview (Negative Experience; Easy Interview)
Interviewed at Experian
Interview Details – Lots of interviews. Long process. Did not seem to have a focus on what exactly they were looking for in candidates. The processes is quite lengthy and you have to come back at least three times.
Interview Question – what are your weaknesses Answer Question
Reason for Declining – The culture of layoffs and favortism
Finance Intern Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Experian in June 2013.
Interview Details – The interview process began with a phone interview (basic screening) with a HR representative. A few days later, the company arranged an in-person panel interview with the team's manager and senior manager. Received an offer shortly after the in-person interview. The process took about 5 days and was a pleasant and professional experience.
Interview Question – Questions were standard behavioral with some excel/finance-related questions Answer Question
Software Development Developer Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Experian in January 2013.
Interview Details – fast processing, the interview went well, and the interviewers asked great questions.
Interview Question – deep into how to implemented and why. some questions more for senior position. Answer Question
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Consumer Associate II Interview (Negative Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Experian in March 2013.
Interview Details – I was interviewed by two "twenty-somethings that managed to stay there long enough to be promoted to a Lead and Team Manager
Negotiation Details – there was none
Software Development Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Experian in December 2012.
Interview Details – They do a lot of group interviews, the interview process is one phone interview with recruiter and then another phone interview with hiring manager and then one group interview in person. Even HR manager and CIO wants to interview you.
Interview Question – Unexpected question about how to do manage developers to work on 3 - 4 projects concurrently in a 40 hrs weeks. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – About 7 days of negotiations (back n forth) to get the right salary package. No bonus offered. Very slow in getting the official offer letter in mail. The recruiters are very helpful.
Software Implementation Engineer Interview (Negative Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Experian in January 2013.
Interview Details – Was contacted via a recruiter to interview for position in Carmel. Recruiter was very nice and helpful. Passed the first 2 phone interviews then went to Carmel for an onsite interview. Interview went incredibly well. Office was very depressing and dark and the cubicle setup was really horrible looking. Got a phone call the next day that they decided to go with someone further along in the interview process. Talked with the recruiter and determined that this position was already filled and I was never actually being considered. Completely unprofessional and a waste of time.
Interview Question – Nothing unexpected. Mostly behavioral. Answer Question
Lodging Support Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I interviewed at Experian in September 2013.
Interview Details – Phone interview with recruiter was great. Next interview was in person a week later. Asked a lot of hypothetical questions pertaining to customer relations.
Interview Question – Where do u see yourself in 5 yrs. It was difficult because I have a human resource degree. I think that I may have intimidated my interviewer. Answer Question
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