Mediterranean Shipping Company Interview Questions

Updated Oct 1, 2014
Updated Oct 1, 2014
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    Export Documentation Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Mediterranean Shipping Company.

    Interview Details

    The interview was great!One of the easiest I ever had. It wasn`t stressful at all.Was hired very fast and I like to work there.A lot of young people, different nationalities, everyone is kind and helpful. One of the few places where is a pleasure to go to work

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Vessel Reconciliation Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Mediterranean Shipping Company.

    Interview Details

    First got the email from HR manager and then take the interview. No tricky questions, it was very simple. Most of the employees in this companies are Italians. They have equal opportunities to staffs from all over the world. But I don't know if it's the same thing on promotion.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Entry Level Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Mediterranean Shipping Company.

    Interview Details

    The interview was kind of intimidating, long, and I had to fill out a bunch of questions when I got there, waited almost an hour before they talked with me. All older European men.The most frustrating was at the end of the interview, I still wasn't sure exactly what I would be hired to do.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at Mediterranean Shipping Company.

    Interview Details

    Very difficult to obtain a position without family connections

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Were willing to move a little bit on starting salary
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Accounting Department Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Mediterranean Shipping Company.

    Interview Details

    1 interview - friendly environment

    Interview Questions
    • the interview was based more on my resume and it concerned of basic questions on my previous experience. There was not really an unexpected question   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Accounting Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mount Pleasant, SC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mount Pleasant, SC
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Mediterranean Shipping Company in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Dept manager & Office manager on site interview followed after completion of a questionnaire

    Interview Questions
    • What do you want to do if you start your own business?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Export Traffic Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charleston, SC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charleston, SC
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Mediterranean Shipping Company in June 2008.

    Interview Details

    Very informal. You will meet with branch manager and department manager. Usually they will interview several candidates for each open position and get back to you within 1 week. No HR reps at the branch offices so each experience will vary a little. They are generally looking for inexperienced hires, so if you have industry experience make sure to express how open minded you are to learning the "MSC way."

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing really too challenging. Just basic personality questions (ie tell my your greatest strength).   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Regional Finance Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tanjong Pagar (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tanjong Pagar (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Mediterranean Shipping Company in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interviewer was impressed with 'brand name' companies I previously worked for. Did not ask difficult technical questions. Kind of assumed I had the skills necessary because I came from large reputable companies.

    Personal chemistry is very important to interviewer. Appreciates confidence, maturity and high energy levels.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Interviewer not prepared to negotiate a higher package than last drawn pay. Perhaps in part because I was already drawing near to their ceiling.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Accounting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Mediterranean Shipping Company in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview consisted of a short phone interview and then a 1 on 1 interview. In the 1 on 1 you are required to complete a questionnaire asking questions about your work history, personality, etc. The actual interview is pretty straight forward mainly about your education and work history.

    Interview Questions
    • If there were a book about your life what would it be called and why?   Answer Question
    • What is your idea of good customer service?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Junior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Mediterranean Shipping Company in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    Mediterranean shipping company came to our college campus to hire the top 20 students from our department. the interview comprised of a written exam comprising of logical reasoning, maths, technical section and current affairs. it was followed by a personal interview round from which the top 20 students were selected. later there was a complete medical test before each selected candidate was employed.

    Interview Questions
    • why is a docking plug stiffener plate welded form the inside?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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