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Updated Jan 7, 2015
Updated Jan 7, 2015
46 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Leadership Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at MeadWestvaco.

    Interview Details

    They usually hire only at a 3-4 B-Schools. Three rounds. The first is on campus, one or two 30 mins behavioral plus tell me about yourself sort of questions. The second round consisted of 3-4 interviews at the office, 1 hour each, including an interview with a psychologist. In addition to that had to go through a team exercise with other candidates.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was given a call from the HR department and set up a time for a phone interview. Within a week from completing the phone interview I was offered an intern position over the summer.

    Interview Questions
    • probably the most difficult question was to give a time I was left on my own to handle a situation without any supervision. Not a difficult question to answer if you have some experience to show for.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Unprofessional process. HR dropped the ball on several occasions regarding timing of interviews and people I was meeting. Written offer was unclear on total compensation package. I lost out on another opportunity dealing with these people

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
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  5.  

    APO Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interview process took 2 weeks from the first phone call. First round phone interview with manager and team lead. 2nd round interview on-site with 3 managers and 1 director. Offer is made after one week of on site interview.

    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at MeadWestvaco.

    Interview Details

    The company has a very formal interview process with a list of questions in which they seek to get a better understanding of how you will culturally fit in and handle the demands of the job. Typically, each candidate receives the same questions and receives a number rating.

    Interview Questions
    • Give an example of when you made a bad decision and what you did about it.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I wasn't able to bump up my salary too much, but I negotiated additional vacation.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Load Center Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at MeadWestvaco.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview then a panel interview asking behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a team you have worked with and something went wrong. Why did it go wrong and what did you do to fix it?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotians possible.
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    EHS Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Covington, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Covington, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at MeadWestvaco in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Got an interview with a recruiter within a week. Started with a 60,000-foot view of my resume, then typical behavior based questions. Wanted to know my salary requirements. Interviewer was very professional and kept the conversation one-sided - all about me and nothing about what the job was like.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing really unexpected. Was the first interview that I had to go through my resume and give details on my accomplishments.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Process Engineer Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at MeadWestvaco.

    Interview Details

    Some of the best HR & recruitment experience. The interview was very lax and casual, yet professional. Interviewer had clearly enjoyed his time at the company. Interview felt more like a conversation. Quick follow-up as well.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Call the recruiting manager! Don't be afraid. Once you have an offer, it's perfectly reasonable to negotiate. Recruiting was excellent and very helpful.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Manager, Electronic Media Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Long process but overall it was a great experience.

    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Interview Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The interview process was pretty simple, all they really cared about is if you are competent person, and an handle the work load.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer

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