I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at John Deere.
Interview Details – Very good. Was a smooth interview and they made you feel welcome. Ask tough questions but were very relative to the job. Only thing I wish they would have told me more about the job day-to-day and general information when I asked.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at John Deere in November 2011.
Interview Details – I knew a friend who got me hired on as a contracted employee. I was contracted for some time before interviewing and being offered a position in the company. The interview was the standard S.T.A.R. interview every time and followed that format very closely.
Interview Question – Pulling relevant examples from work experience to answer the questions completely as possible. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There was none. It was more of a "Here's the offer. Take it or leave it".
I applied through college or university and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at John Deere.
Interview Details – Talked to them at school career fair, on-campus interview was next day and found out about 2nd round interview within two weeks. Was flown to Moline, IL to interview. Typical STAR interview model. They just want to make sure you're competent and have ability to learn.
Interview Question – I had never been in a STAR type interview so it was a little hard to think of responses but as the interview proceeded, it go easier. Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at John Deere in September 2013.
Interview Details – Situation and Behavioral based Interview. Focused on ability to contribute and experience. Hiring process is fairly simple, complete online profile and submit drug screen. Company keeps contact with you throughout the entire process with updates and new information. Reps are easy to contact at any time. Overall simple and easy process.
Interview Question – Explain a time where you made a bad decision, and what did you do to correct it? Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at John Deere.
Interview Details – Interview is done by a supervisor and an engineer. Before the interview there is a test out phase at another off site location. After interview you will recieve a letter in the mail stating that you are hired upon completion of pre employment physical which will include a chest xray.
Interview Question – I was asked about if a machine failed and a frustrated production
worker was on that machine when it failed, how do you deal with the production worker while you working to fix that machine as they tend to get more frustrated the longer the machine is down? View Answer
Very Easy Interview
I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at John Deere in December 2013.
Interview Details – It was pretty easy. The first was a 1 hour on-campus behavioral interview. Then a few weeks later they gave me an expenses paid trip to moline for final round interviews and a tour. The final session was 2 interviews 1 hour each and both of them were behavioral. Just don't do anything weird and you should be ok. Also they do hair testing
Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you were wrong about a decision or in a discussion Answer Question
Negotiation Details – The offer was so good I didn't even think about negotiating.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at John Deere in November 2012.
Interview Details – There are usually 3 interview processes. The first may be informal: at a career fair, a connection, HR. The second process was on campus with 2 interviewers with you. After passing that, is the last and final interview round. In the last round, you will be interviewed separately by two existing John Deere employees. These are people who lend their time to get familiar with interns. They are not strictly HR personnel. After that, a tour of JD is given, and (usually) lunch with existing employees in your field.
Interview Question – John Deere uses behavioral questions extensively. Please be exactly familiar with the STAR interview technique. Some questions: favorite class and why, name a time you failed and how you recovered, tensions within group projects and how you managed, outstanding assignments, and what does "success" and "quality" mean to you. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 5 months - interviewed at John Deere.
Interview Details – Based on the STAR method. If you know this going in, you will do fine. 3 or four separate interviewers in separate sessions . 4 hours total. Asking "tell me about a time when...." type questions.
Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you did not perform well in your job and what you did about it... View Answer
Negotiation Details – took weeks to get an offer. -- offered more than I expected for vacation and pay... was surprised and didn't negotiate.
I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at John Deere in December 2011.
Interview Details – Contacted through campus recruiting and went through an initial phone interview. Information was forwarded to hiring managers and was selected for an on site interview, which was all behavioral-based questions conducive to the STAR method. Total interview time took approximately 4 hours. Offer was extended but unable to negotiate on terms.
Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you worked with a troublesome team member? Answer Question
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