I applied through college or university and interviewed at Los Angeles Times.
Interview Details – I participated on an interview inside a university. Very nice recruiter, but don't know if it was a waste of time for both of us. She didn't seem to actually have interest for my profile, so maybe we just both wasted our times.
Interview Question – There weren't really hard questions. It was more of a "let's meet you" kind of interview. Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Los Angeles Times.
Interview Details – Went through a third party recruitment company. Applied through email to the listing. Showed up and was given a guest pass. They came down to receive me, and we went up the offices upstairs. Large floor of cubicles and messy offices. It was a VERY laid back interview, lots of jokes, very easy questions for this position. I was a little surprised how easy they were. I probably would not have had trouble if I'd been wearing jeans.
Interview Question – They asked me to review a landing page "What I would do differently" to remodel it for conversions. It was a terrible landing page, so it was an easy answer. Answer Question
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Los Angeles Times in September 2010.
Interview Details – I was interviewed and got the position of working within the customer service department of the LA Times.
Interview Question – Please provide circumstances surrounding a complaint that you handled for a company, be specific?. View Answer
Negotiation Details – No that was the salary and that was that!
I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Los Angeles Times in June 2013.
Interview Details – Sent resume online and received an email from recruiter two weeks later. Met with supervising manager and had a standard interview. Also met with a potential co-worker. Sent a thank you email and follow up, and never heard back.
Interview Question – Both manager and co-worker asked how I felt about the future of newspapers. I lied and told them I remained hopeful. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Los Angeles Times in November 2009.
Interview Details – one interview, panel.
Negotiation Details – I did not try to negotiate.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Los Angeles Times in May 2008.
Interview Details – Contacted via recruiter and introduced to the Circulation Financial Planning Director. Was introduced to the management team and met with numerous managers.
Interview Question – Did I want the job (given the ongoing downturn of the newspaper industry) View Answer
Negotiation Details – My salary negotiation was handled by my recruiter
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Los Angeles Times in December 2007.
Interview Details – was a series of phone interview, in person, and a follow up interview
Interview Question – n/a Answer Question
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