I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Infosys in January 2012.
Interview Details – Hiring process is quite long and face to face interviews are mandatory in this company.
On an average it takes around two months for hiring in USA in normal circumstances.
They have preferred vendors who will actually approach the candidates for initial short listing and after that infosys HR team will enter into picture. They don't negotiate on salary until you clear the techinical interviews, HR round will be mostly for negotiations and they won't allow to do much of negotiation on salary as they already have some processes using which they conclude your salary based on your education and experience. They will mostly stick to a range for every level and they will stick to that range. But before they start negotiations, all condidates must clear a BG check , only after clearance of BG check you will get communication from HR. BG is done by third party in USA. Once negotiations are done and post acceptance of the offer letter, they will initiate visa transfer if H1B. They usually give enough time for joining and mostly they are flexible with the joining dates.
One point for negotiations is make sure you know what is your variable pay because they will try to put as mush as possible as in bonus which is some times the only hike they are giving compared to your present salary, this will some times end up with no increase in your fixed pay.
Interview Question – Most of the questions depend on your role, experience etc.,
I did not come across any surprises. Answer Question
Interviewed at Infosys
Interview Details – Very bad process as HR is only worried about the number they need to meet and not worried about the quality of the HR process or even the quality of the candidate
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Infosys in April 2012.
Interview Details – Three rounds-Techincal, managemtny and HR
Interview Question – Why you want to change job View Answer
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Infosys in November 2012.
Interview Details – Their hiring process for experienced professionals is simple. 2 telephonic rounds (HR & Technical) and then 1 final in person round. They try to put us at utmost ease and comfort.
Interview Question – Beware of hidden questioning before indulging yourselves in any straight conversation during interview. You may feel that it is just a conversation, but they deduce everything from the same. Very smart guys!!!! Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Negotiation depends upon their requirements and subsequent approval from your (future) delivery manager and then finally by management. I was fortunate enough to get much more than expected and committed by their HR during our final conversation.
Interviewed at Infosys
Interview Details – Technical interview was highly technical.
HR is too picky and still thinks they are operating in India.
Interview Question – none Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I was able to negotiate little on Money but lot about work location and travel.
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