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Hewlett-Packard Interview Questions in San Francisco, CA

Updated Aug 21, 2014
Updated Aug 21, 2014
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    3 step interview process. 2 phone interviews and 1 in office interview. In office interview lasted just over 3 hours and was an absolute pleasure. Everyone I spoke with was extremely pleasant, which made the interviews go by fast. Everyone had an discussion approach to the interview, so it felt like having a conversion with a colleague.

    Interview Questions
    • If our service crashes for our client, how do you handle that situation?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Customer Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview Details

    Used a Technical Staffing Agency. Phone interview lasted 1 hour. A Contract Job offer was presented 2 days later which I accepted. Worked as a Contractor for 1 year and was then converted to a permanent employee. Worked at HP 6 years and 3 months. Then was laid off via the HP WFR process.

    Interview Questions
    • I am a Professional current in my field. There were no difficult questions.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I already knew what the Salary would be before the Interview.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Inside Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Usually 3 rounds with a telephone, 1-on-1, then group interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Solutions Architect Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview Details

    Whole process took about 4 months. Interview with hiring manager and another manager then did a demo fo a panel that included the hiring manager,plus another manager and the director and a final interview with the Manager of the Sales team I'd be working with. This occurred before all the acquisitions. Organization was pretty flat and still had to old HP culture, so I have no idea what the process would be like today, but it was pretty lenghtly when I joined some 7 years ago.

    Negotiation Details
    I came from a competitor so the offer was very good. I received a bump on my salary and I was happy with the additional perks to would be getting, so I accepted.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Practice Principal/Client Principal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Interview Process - 1] The initial interview was with the Practice Leader. Questions were pertaining to the experience, projects worked on, locations. Was interviewed on experience in writing proposals, C-Level executive interactions, domain expertise related technical questions and also my global experience. 2] The second interview was with a peer with almost the same questions. 3] The 3rd interview was in-person with the VP of the Practice which was a much general interview about my interests and my contributions in the past. All interviews were very friendly and cordial. 4] The Practice Leader called again, but this time it was for letting me know that I was selected by all the interviewers and he wanted to discuss the salary. Was offered a Salary & Signing-up Bonus.
    Hiring Process - Recd. an email confirmation on selection for the post. The designation showed was Client Principal, but the interview was for Practice Principal. Was told that there was no difference & both designations were at the same LEVEL within the company hierarchy. So, I accepted the offer.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Yes, I negotiated my Salary. Asked for 150K and was offered 145K with a 5K signing-up Bonus.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in May 2007.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with HR
    Phone interview with Hiring Manager
    In person interview with 8 people

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Yes - be more agressive
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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