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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    typical interview and hiring process

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    Clinical Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Rockland, MA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Merck Serono (Rockland, MA) in June 2009.

    Interview

    I had a very positive experience both w/ HR managers and with the hiring managers. I had a phone interview with HR and then a 1 on 1 interview with the hiring managers on site. They primarily asked me why I wanted to work with them, what I thought were my strengths and weaknesses, and my availability to travel since this position requires some travel. Overall the people I met with were very nice, down to earth and engaging.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about your background and how you think that makes you suited for this position   Answer Question
    • Is there something that you regret?   Answer Question
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    SNO Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Merck Serono (Geneva (Switzerland)) in March 2013.

    Interview

    well it was just 3 question about my back groud and experience.

    tell me about your self
    why SNO
    what are you looking for in this internship

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    no need for negotiation

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    Medical Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Merck Serono (Mumbai (India)) in June 2011.

    Interview

    first interview with area sales manager then zonal sales manager then sales head and finally with HR manager

    Interview Questions

    • what is your salary expectation?   2 Answers

    Negotiation

    salary in merck serono main division is standard and its not negotiable so keep in mind and accept offer because merck is one of the leading pharma company and having best culture and management.

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    Medical Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Muzaffarnagar (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Merck Serono (Muzaffarnagar (India)) in February 2011.

    Interview

    first of all interview taken by area manager after than online test given by me which was based on science, pharmacology,anatomy and physicology, english grammer . at last interview taken by national sales manager,zonal manager ,and pmt head

    Interview Questions

    • please tell me the process of cross resistance in case of amikacin   Answer Question
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    Associate Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Merck Serono (Geneva (Switzerland)) in March 2010.

    Interview

    Rather quick hiring process

    Interview Questions

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    Senior IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Geneva (Switzerland)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Merck Serono (Geneva (Switzerland)) in September 2009.

    Interview

    I made the initial approach through an contact and was asked to filled in the online application to "make it official".
    There were 3 interviews with the hiring manager, department director and rHR. HR focused on personality CV related questions while the Manager handled the skills and competency questions. The meeting with the director was more of a general discussion to gauge my fit to the team.
    The atmosphere was friendly and professional. Although the questioning was quite detailed they were quite fair and upfront about what they were looking for.

    I got good positive feedback but was not selected for the position as they wanted someone with more experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Give me an example of a successful project you worked on.   Answer Question
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Merck Serono in April 2009.

    Interview

    Screening by outside company. Professional interview process.

    Interview Questions

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    Research Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Merck Serono in January 2008.

    Interview

    Stayed in one room over most of the day. 4-5 people came in and interviewed separately throughout the day. No tour, which was a bit strange. Had the impression that the team was dominated by some fairly aggressive and (in my opinion) overly-emotional French men. For a foreigner, this emotionally-charged environment may be off-putting. Seemed like it would be a stressful work environment.

    Interview Questions

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