McKinstry Interview Questions

Updated Mar 12, 2015
Updated Mar 12, 2015
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Area Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at McKinstry in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    The process started with a phone interview with an HR person, a means to filter through unqualified candidates. Once the first was over an in-person interview was set up followed by another brief verification follow up phone call. The process was overall informal but through, good people and encouraging environment.

    Interview Questions
    • Some standard interview questions to get the ball rolling but it was pretty free-hand thereafter   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Business Operations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at McKinstry.

    Interview Details

    2 Rounds of interviews -

    Round 1: Manager interview (one on one)- informal conversation of my work experience with correlation to the role, 'About Yourself'.

    Round 2: Interview with two other business managers, and group's Vice President. Similar conversation as first round interview. Much more formal, question and answer.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3. 3 people found this helpful  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at McKinstry in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    It was a long process. Their recruiter contacted me while I was currently employed. It was a bunch of phone interviews along with 3 in person interviews. I was never once introduced or interview with counterparts of my team. There was definitely a reason why that was not done and I found out once I joined the team. Once I received the offer we had a ton of negotiations.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiate as much as possible. I was able to get much more than was initially on the table.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Critical Facility Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at McKinstry in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by HR for phone interviews. Then on site interview with hiring manager, followed up by interview with Engineering Manager of building owner company

    Interview Questions
    • "Standard" questions asked by HR personnel with little or no knowledge of the subject matter.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation was attempted and company responded by explaining overtime and shift differential
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 5 people found this helpful  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    The process took a weekinterviewed at McKinstry in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    After applying I was contacted via email by a recruiter requesting a phone interview. Phone interview was scheduled through emails. Did initial phone interview with recruiter which lasted about 30 minutes. At the end of the phone interview I was asked to schedule a face to face interview with the stakeholder (was not familiar with this term, turns out to be the hiring manager.) Arrived for my interview on time but the hiring manager was 20 minutes late, left me with the impression he was not prepared.

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    Negotiation Details
    In hindsight I would have asked for more. Recruiter asked me in advance what I would be comfortable with and that was what they offered me, left me with an uncomfortable feeling that I had undersold myself.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at McKinstry in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    Initial interview was with 3 department leads. Then the departments decided which one was a good fit. I had three more interviews with Upper Management, prospective co-workers and the hiring manager.

    Interview Questions
    • Are you a beg for forgiveness type or ask for permission? How to resolve conflicts with upset coworkers? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? What are you passionate about in life?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I was happy with the offer so there was no negotiation. I wanted to work for McKinstry because of it's reputation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8. 4 people found this helpful  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at McKinstry in May 2009.

    Interview Details

    The people on the interview were very nice and friendly. There was not too much stress. Make sure to be able to answer questions about how you handled problems. There were a lot of questions about leadership experience. So make sure you have answers like that prepared. Also, be prepared to answer questions about business related terms. Some other questions were stress questions.

    Interview Questions
    • What was the most difficultt leadership experience that you have had? And how did you handle it?   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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