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Updated Jan 29, 2015
Updated Jan 29, 2015
496 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Kitchen Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview Details

    phone call for interview then you are scheduled to a group interview by recruiter then there are 1:1 interviews call backs within 2-4 weeks. They look for confident and strong people out of the pack so do your best to shine

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nutrition Partner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview Details

    They called me and interviewed me for 10 mins. I sat down and I didn't really get asked any questions. I pretty much got hired on the spot. The background check took 4 weeks, but other than that, I am very happy to work here

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Non negotiable
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Got email notification from HR within days of applying. Answered basic screening questions, a repeat of screening questions already asked and answered when applying online. Interview appointment was set up pretty quickly and casually. Standard canned interview questions, practically like an online questionnaire (why do you want this job, how do you deal with hostile coworkers, what do you do if your boss's peer wants you to do something...). There was a long quiet period until second round interviews. People seemed generally very nice, but very guarded at the same time, as if they/we were always being recorded or watched.

    Interview Questions
    • Estimate annual demand for batteries in the US. A typical Google interview question, like how many golf balls fit in a school bus.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    One interviewer said they were constantly fighting with IT to get data access, equipment and software upgrades. And losing.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Admitting Representative Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview Details

    Process to three weeks after interview which was on 11/18/14. Interview was basically a meet and Greet,Got offer today. pending background check,tentative start date is jan,12. Excited and thanking God for this blessing.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, pay is great.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    IT Project Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview Details

    I got an email to attend an interview in about a week and had time to prepare for it. The interview wasn't too difficult or out of the ordinary, but be prepared to speak for a group as there tends to be 2-3 interviewers. The head interviewer didn't think I was ready, but the other two liked me as a candidate. Oh well. Took them 4 weeks or so to get back to me after that.

    Interview Questions
    • What was your biggest challenge and tell me how you overcame it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Customer Relations Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cleveland, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cleveland, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview Details

    Initial communication was with HR recruiter via email to set up phone interview. Phone interview took place one week later with HR recruiter. Secondary communication was with HR recruiter to set up testing at main office location. In person interview was set at that meeting based on results of testing. In person interview took place after Christmas holiday. Approximately ten days after interview HR recruiter called with job offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Why would I want to work for a health insurance company having only work for an auto insurance company previously.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There offer was non-negotiable.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and received a call one month later. I interviewed with 3 managers. They asked common interview questions. The interview lasted one hour. I will update my response if I am selected for the second round of interviews. There is an assessment test on the same day of the second interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Marketing Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview Details

    Kaiser's hiring process can take 3-6 months, be patient. They make a point of having interviewees speak with only relevant personnel. Since KP's marketing group uses focused analytics in its preparation for, execution and testing/measuring, a member of the analytics team will surely be part of the interview. The process takes a while, but it's to the point.

    Interview Questions
    • Kaiser nurses are striking at KP's medical facilities in Southern California. KP has been made aware of the pickets. What resources and processes will you use to communicate to members and employees on the situation and what to do if you encounter the strikers?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Medical Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I applied online and received a phone call from HR for an invitation to a telephone interview. The telephone interview was pretty straight forward, nothing tricky or unexpected. I was then informed that if chosen to move forward, I would receive an email invitation to a group interview. I received the invitation and had to respond right away. The group interview was well organized, nothing tricky.

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    • There was nothing unexpected, overall the process seemed fair.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Senior Staff Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview Details

    Quick Correspondance. Still about 1-2 month process for internal candidates and about 2-3 month process for external. Be prepared to take PC Skills testing and typing test. Interview was a panel interview with 4 people and they took turns asking the questions.

    Interview Questions
    • What is the most amount of projects you have handled at the same time and how did you prioritize your time with deadlines?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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