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Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

Interview Details

Phone interviews

Negotiation Details
Set salary. No negotiations.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    - 2 phone screens
    - 3 in person interviews

    Reasonably structured process, interviewed with team; offer decision was made within a week and communicated. Interviews were typical with some behavioral and personal questions. Seemed to depend quite a bit on how much you got along with the interviewer. Offer letter received within another week with 2 weeks to make decision.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiated on pay (moderate increase on base pay; lot more flexibility on starting bonus)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview Details

    asked about resume, expectation from company, some ideas on product

    Interview Questions
    • on the spot identify a product idea in a given scenario   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview Details

    Interview really tough; Many levels of interview; Good work culture; however very high level of 'Manager' influence in decisions. Restricted 'Freedom'

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Not much
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    5 interviews
    2 from business units
    2 from peers
    1 from HR

    Negotiation Details
    What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?
    Accepted Offer
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Employee Referral, hence I was contacted by the employee first and then the HR for an interview with the operations team. It was a panel of 2 senior leaders. The interview lasted for an hour. I was quizzed on my knowledge of teh industry, customer handling skills, ability to manage people and my reasons for looking out. Post this, I was informed within a day that I was selected. The next interview was with the center director, who quizzed my ability of forward thinking, effective communication, change adaptation amongst other things. The culture sounded quite positive.

    Interview Questions
    • Basics of mathematical theorem - Pythogarus etc.. which I haven't been in touch with for a while.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation was messed up as the HR person was quite rude and made it feel like a bargain at the vegetable vendor. As this was an employee referral by a very senior manager, I did not just decline the offer, in fact escalated to the employee, who not just sorted it out for me, ensured that the issue was furher escalated.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2 days - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    Telecon

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Was an internal job posting to which I had applied for basis elegibility.

    Interview Questions
    • Was related to People Management Skills. Been good 2 years now, so cannot recollect the Questions as such   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with hiring manager as well as 3 peers to the role for which I was being interviewed. Each interview lasted about an hour. Process was straightforward. Offered job over the phone without meeting anyone face to face, which is strange for some but not unusual for a remote/virtual role. Also, I had the benefit of being heavily recommended within the group.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Simple. Little flexibility on salary but good flexibility on sign-on bonus.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Hewlett-Packard in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    My resume shortlised and they scheduled interview at 11:30amwhitefiled ofc .After more than an hr wait got someone spoke to me for around 30mins. It was good discussion asking about few tech and management related questions. Then again made me wait for an hr. Had someone very unprofessional at other end who hid behind some paper and writing after asking question. Bad english, horrible body language. Did not have any soft skills to interview and asked few derogatory question totaly unacceptable.
    At one point i have to throw question back at interviwer as she was annoying me

    Interview Questions
    • creating a table, inserting data into a table, finding a pattern count from a file some more silly questions   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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