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6 candidate interviews
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No Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Account Manager Interview

Account Manager
Chicago, IL

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at LinkShare in November 2013.

Interview Details – Interviews were pretty straightforward - had 6 of them some with one person and others with multiple. First 2 on the phone with the director and

Interview Question – The toughest question was client specific and related to low margins in the electronics category and how to manage it without having a competitive commission. Pretty much out of the Account Manager's control since margins are set by the client but offered them different scenarios such as playing with other category's commissions to compensate for it being low.   Answer Question

Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Intern Interview


Interviewed at LinkShare

Interview Details – I first found out about Linkshare from an online posting. From there, I submitted a resume and cover letter to be considered. I was then contacted by HR. The department seems to be really nice and trying their best to present the company as appealing to college students. I had my first round interview with HR. Within a week, I had my second round interview with the specific manager for my role.

Interview Question – How could you make our new page more effective?   Answer Question

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Project Manager Interview

Project Manager
New York, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at LinkShare in January 2013.

Interview Details – 1. submit resume through campus career website
2. one 30min one on one interview, on campus
3. onsite interview, met 2 members from the PM team, one of them is a senior PM

Interview Question – Mostly general behavior questions. The one I remember is that "Tell me how much do you know about Agile system"   Answer Question

Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

PHP Consultant/Developer Interview

PHP Consultant/Developer
New York, NY

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at LinkShare in February 2010.

Interview Details – 1. Skill set Survey
2. Phone screen involving highly technical questions , by their development Manager
3. Face to Face interview with some amount of puzzles, questions about my past Symfony projects because that was their job requirement. The interview was by a panel of 3 from their development team and involved technical questions from PHP, Symfony and Javascript.

Interview Question – Question - an HTML5 page has 100's of rows with a checkbox array. How to check if a particular checkbox is checked or not? (Checking it in a loop will be resource intensive).   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – I could not join due to health related issues and relocation was difficult for me.

Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
New York, NY

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at LinkShare in October 2009.

Interview Details – This company is using PHP, so I had hash table / array questions and also DB related questions.

Interview Questions

Reason for Declining – The company was bought by Japanese company

No Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Marketing Analyst Interview

Marketing Analyst
London, England (UK)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at LinkShare.

Interview Details – Had 2 phone interviews, one with the head of the analytical team and then another with someone in America. Very basic questions on CV and etc. Why linkshare? what can you bring? Got through both, then went in an one on one interview. Had to complete and excel test which required you to use graphs/formulas/pivot tables to answer 3 Questions. Then some more normal questions.

Interview Question – How would your friends describe you.
Why do you like data.
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