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Hindustan Times Interview Questions

Updated Sep 28, 2014
Updated Sep 28, 2014
10 Interview Reviews

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    Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Hindustan Times in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I WAS CALLED FROM hindustan times and when i reached the venue that was in gurgaon i reached at 11.45am and the time for interview was 12pm and the worst thing the interview started at 1pm they just looked way too busy and quite not interested in the interview. really unprofessional behaviour.

    Interview Questions
    • how can you convince middle class person to buy iphone.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Hindustan Times.

    Interview Details

    2 round interview. easy to crack. general questions based on sales and marketing. nothing difficult. hr interview is very simple. director interview is also ok. they ask you questions like what is sales and sell this product etc.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
  3.  

    Sales Executive Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Hindustan Times in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    great people to work with but freshers would feel inferior with the seniors around.Interview consisted of just one round so it was easy, the work culture is great. Hindustan Times has young crowd making it easy to work

    Interview Questions
    • how to fix a computer and the lights of the building   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Deputy Editor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Hindustan Times.

    Interview Details

    Very transparent. Initial contact by the company, then a Resume on mail to a senior executive. A quick decision to meet the editorial chief for a final interview. An HR call for salary negotiations and then one finalizing meeting with a particular business head again for salary.

    Interview Questions
    • Not anything particularly as I was a selected candidate and salary was the only issue. They gave me a good raise.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    It was a bit long-drawn and both sides played the game with verve but it was professional and pleasant.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Copy Editor Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Hindustan Times in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Talked to a contact and was made to speak to the senior in charge of the desk. Waited two weeks for a call, kept following up just to get a very specific 'no'. But was hired. There was no process as such. All other interviews I have given involved more process than at this place

    Interview Questions
    • No questions were asked. I was warned that there would be no work life balance.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation phase, I accepted what was offered
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Cartoonist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi (India)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 10+ monthsinterviewed at Hindustan Times.

    Interview Details

    I graduated from ranks. Mostly HT advertises for posts.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked about a current political situation, and was asked- how would I react to that.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I was already working as freelancer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Senior Assistant Editor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi (India)
    Application Details

    The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Hindustan Times in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Takes a long time for making hiring decision and difficult HR process. Shuffling between different departments with short notice.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Reporter Intern Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Hindustan Times in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    A written test consisting a two hour report writing and grammar based quetions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Product Marketer Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Hindustan Times in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    i had been selected by college panel. so, by this get easy for me to get the reference of org.
    interview was for section of SIP in my MBA program. They conducted only 1 day interview to me. Advice to my friends is to be confident in all kind of interview, it will be best to have complete knowledge of company where ever you go for an interview. Else everything matters upto your performance at there. good luck!

    Interview Questions
    • how many balloons will require to fill 800 * 600 sized room?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jaipur, Rajasthan (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jaipur, Rajasthan (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Hindustan Times in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    Recomended by mine senior manager, i am hearlty thankful to him only because of his initiative i am in this organization. Futher process goes as per the company polices and protocol.

    Negotiation Details
    very average negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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