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I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at John Deere in May 2011.
Interview Details – Phone interview and onsite interview with 4 people.
Interview Question – Name a time when you weren't successful and what did you do about it. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I did not negotiate as this was my first job out of college.
The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at John Deere in September 2010.
Interview Details – The overall experience was positive. The company required two rounds of interviews. The first interview was on campus and lasted 40 minutes. Interview questions followed the STAR approach, which stands for Situation, Task, Action, and Result. The questions were behavior based. During the second round, the questions were formatted the same. I had to interview with three individuals at John Deere's world head quarters. The entire trip was positive and required little planning on my end. The Human Resources office was very helpful during my entire employment. For the internship, I was paid $2,970/monthly.
Interview Question – Give an example of a time that you have failed to meet a deadline. How did you react during that time? Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at John Deere in July 2010.
Interview Details – I was contacted by HR to interview. The interview was with a manager and co-worker in the group I would be working in. The questions were all behavioral about myself. Fairly laid back and enjoyable.
Interview Question – Tell me one of your weaknesses. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at John Deere in July 2010.
Interview Details – I was interviewed by 2 people. 1 was my future boss and the other was a random person. Interview consisted of a site tour and then the two men asked questions just about me and my skills
Interview Question – What computer skills do you have Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None
I applied through college or university and the process took 5 days - interviewed at John Deere in June 2010.
Interview Details – We meet, reviewed my studies, interview by 3 company managers, offered a job.
Interview Question – How to deal with an uncoopertive employee. View Answer
Negotiation Details – take it or leave it
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at John Deere in October 2009.
Interview Details – One on One interview were unclear. There were six one-on-one interview with presidents and heads of different departments. In all the interview, many questions were common. I don't know what they were looking for. But, as were behaviour interview. Basically, interviewer was having a sheet in his hand wit columns named problem, action and result marked in it. I was asked to be specific in my answers. Based on my answer, interviewer was writing in each column. SOme general questions: Describe a condition in which you failed and why it happened? Three biggest achievements? Software related questions (Pro-E is very important).
I applied through other source and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at John Deere in June 2009.
Interview Details – Internal hire, very simple
Interview Question – Tell me about an experience when a team member wasn't meeting your expectations and how you handled it. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation
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