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Hewlett-Packard Project Manager Interview Questions

Updated Nov 16, 2014
Updated Nov 16, 2014
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Project Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Interview Details

All interviews conducted via phone. Interview pretty easy and open. A good number of questions on HP terminology, systems and processes. Interviewed with hiring manager and technical person. Set yourself apart by demonstrating skills and results.

Accepted Offer

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    Project Manager () Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    .I applied through other source.I got the first call right after I submitted the application.then I had 2 phone interviews with hiring and staff managers .one on site interview. they asked some behavioral questions as well as some technical questions .after 3 weeks HR contacted me and offered the position.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Information interviewing. A lot of HP terminology, systems and processes. Interviewed with hiring manager and technical person. Plan to set yourself apart. Demonstrate skills and results. Interview pretty easy and open.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Could not relocate

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview Details

    short hiring process

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    little to none
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    2 phone interviews and one face to face interview. The phone interviews were basic discuss my qualifications and background. Seemed to focus on if personality was a fit.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Started with one phone interview, basic background questions. Then followed up by three on-site interviews with various questions on previous projects, ODM/vendor experiences, and solutions for real-life development issues.

    Interview Questions
    • Can you give me some creative ways to acquire component samples from a vendor of no partner history? and we need it for engineering validation in two days.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    not much negotiation. I gave my ideal #, the hiring manager gave his to the HR, and the HR recruiter made the last call. So take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Very big into behavioral interviewing asking for specific examples from your background.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical question that tested basic understanding of physics which I had long forgotten   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview Details

    Hiring and Interview Process is fast paced, multiple interviews within a short notice and within couple days. Interviews include position details, technical skills, personal skills and Q&A. Be open minded, sharp, quick thinker and ability to communicate well.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Most of the questions will be around the project management phases, try to be very detail with the phases, however avoid sounding like you are like reading it. Also they will be asking for examples where you have to delegate, create reports from data, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • There isnt any difucult question, it just a matter to relax. They dont like people to feel anxious or nervous. It will mean that you can't hold your nerves and you have a hard time to talk in public.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Avoid asking for money right away, if they feel that you are just for the money they will not make an offer. HP is fair, and will try to get you into the average
    Accepted Offer
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    The interview is in 3 or 4 stages depending on if there is a recruiter.
    1.Recruiter
    2.Project Team Lead
    3. Manager
    4. Level 2 manager

    Interviews were straight to the point. They wanted to know about direct projects and duties covered in previous positions.

    Be prepared to answer questions about your preferred type of leadership, your leadership style, Strengths, Weaknesses, and potential growth.

    They will ask about times of adversity in the workplace and how you handled.
    They will ask about timelines/ deadlines and how you work with people not meeting them.
    They will ask about self discipline and time management.

    Be prepared to to tell stories of previous encounters, projects and success stories.
    Emphasize working well with others, being a leader, and time management.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you define which is most important within a project?
      What is your greatest weakness outside of being persistence and detailed oriented?
      What is the next step after this job?
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    It took 6 weeks to negotiate salary and job level. This was partly due to end of year numbers.
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

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