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Updated Nov 6, 2014
Updated Nov 6, 2014
19 Interview Reviews

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    Marketing Interview

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

    The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at NBA in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Call with HR three weeks after I submitted an application. Call went well, then radio silence. Another three weeks went by before I got the next email asking to set up in-persons. In-person meetings the following week, then more the week after that. It's now been 8 weeks since I initially submitted for the position and still no decision. At this point I've already moved on. Everyone I met with was very nice, but there is no way they'll attract top talent dragging their feet this long during the hiring process, treating prospective employees this way.

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    • Biggest mistake you've made during your career - how you handled it and what you learned from it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Secaucus, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Secaucus, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at NBA.

    Interview Details

    Job was presented via employment agency. After 2 phone screens and 3 in person interviews, and a background check, I was offered an temp to hire position.

    Interview Questions
    • Because I knew what the company was looking for, it made the interview process very easy.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Temp to hire so no negotiations on salary
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Springfield, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Springfield, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at NBA.

    Interview Details

    Found position online, applied online and received a call to schedule an interview a few weeks later

    Interview Questions
    • What are your weaknesses that would make it a challenge for you to work here?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Generic interview, behavioural questions mostly

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Were not willing to negotiate
    Accepted Offer
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Marketing Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    My interview at the NBA in New York, New York was a great experience. The building was awesome and the people were great. The questions were straight forward and not that hard to answer.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Jam Session Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I had a referral and the process took about one week.

    Interview Questions
    • Everything was basic. Tell us about the last time you had a difficult situation and what you did to resolve it.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Associate Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at NBA in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    A very thorough interview process--by far the most rigorous one I underwent throughout my job hunt.

    I began by submitting resume, cover letter and writing sample. I heard back from the company about three weeks after the deadline by email, informing me of an initial phone screen.

    The first interview was a behavioral interview with an HR manager, with questions such as "Tell me about a time you struggled." I heard back 5 weeks later about a second interview.

    Round 2 was more lax. It was conducted by two NBA team members: the head of HR and a current associate. They asked me questions about my resume, experience and interest in the NBA.

    One week later I heard back from the NBA, inviting me for a final round in NYC. This one involved a 7-minute PowerPoint presentation explaining why one is an excellent candidate (delivered in front of a 8-10 person panel), a panel interview by these same people, a written case study and a quiz about the NBA. If you specified fluency in a language, they will conduct an interview in that language to test your proficiency. At the time I also had to complete and pass a background check.

    Less than a week later I received a phone call with the final status notification. Though the process was intense, I enjoyed meeting many people at the company who were all nice and passionate about their work.

    Interview Questions
    • Given your background in a different field, why the NBA?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at NBA.

    Interview Details

    Phone Interview followed by two seperate in person interviews

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time where something went wrong and how you handled/solved the situation.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jersey City, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jersey City, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at NBA in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by staffing company, had a phone interview with dept head a week later, had an on site interview weeks later, had a 3rd interviewed scheduled for the same day Sandy hit which was cancelled and eventually rescheduled 2 weeks later. Met with 3 CDs and was offered and accepted the position 2 weeks later. A little drawn out.

    Interview Questions
    • Do you like basketball which I never had the chance to answer since the CD's couldn't agree if the question was relevant or not?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Very easy and standard.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Associate Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at NBA in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    Applied on the NBA website. Received a call from a recruiter to setup a phone interview. The recruiting process has two phone interviews (one 1:1 and one group) and a final round interview on site. The recruiter seemed very nice and approachable.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time you faced something boring or mundane. How did you deal with it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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