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NBCUniversal Interview Questions in Los Angeles, CA

Updated Nov 21, 2014
Updated Nov 21, 2014
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    Intern - Hourly Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Universal City, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Universal City, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at NBCUniversal in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    I first interviewed at a conference which went well, pretty casual questions and good vibes. After that I had to do a video interview ( which apparently is supposed to be first). I thought it was awful since you are using a video tool and are given a question and then timed to record your answer. I much rather talk to someone than watch myself talk on webcam. However I answered the questions fairly well i guess. Lastly I was given a phone interview which was also pretty short and casual. Overall it was a good interview process.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me the last time you thought out of the box and how did you do it   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Talent Acquisition Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Universal City, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Universal City, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at NBCUniversal.

    Interview Details

    Process went smoothly. I received follow up when it was scheduled. The two people I interviewed with were responsive and respectful of my time. The first interview was a phone interview. I was brought into the office for two in person interviews. The interviews felt very casual and straight forward.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Vip Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at NBCUniversal in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Hiring was crazy!!! huge casting call of over 100 people for 3 job openings. Did not hear back for a long while, finally did and accepted job. Great people to work with, everyone is very nice and could not be happier.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    interviewed at NBCUniversal in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by a recruiter and offered an interview. I took the interview and showed up on time to the offices. Members of the technical team asked me questions and I answered them the best I could.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Was not able to negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Communications Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at NBCUniversal in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed for a position at one of NBC's cable networks. The HR contacts leading up to the interview were great to work with, and gave some helpful insights about what to expect. However, after interviewing, I didn't receive any update at all about the status of my application (and never did). A courtesy email, even if it had been an automated one, would have been greatly appreciated.

    Interview Questions
    • Didn't get any difficult questions. Simply, "what do you do day-to-day at your current job?"   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Digital Traffic Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in West Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in West Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at NBCUniversal in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied during early December 2013 and received an email 1 month later from a recruiter requesting a 30 min phone screening. The phone screening with the recruiter was basic and went over the usual introduction points.

    I was then scheduled for 1 on 1 interview with the hiring manager at the West Los Angeles office. The interview was very laid back/casual, lasted the scheduled 30 minutes, and consisted of very cliche interview questions:

    1. Why do you want to leave you current company?
    2. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
    3. Why NBC Universal?
    4. Can you learn new software quick?

    I did not get selected for a 2nd interview, but was not kept in the loop by the recruiter which made for a negative hiring process.

    NBC Universal recruiters: Please communicate better with candidates that are not selected.

    Interview Questions
    • There were not any difficult questions, I did most of the question asking. The interview was more of a casual conversation.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Facilities Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burbank, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burbank, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at NBCUniversal in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted by a recruiter after getting my resume submitted internally. Had an initial interview over the phone going over my experience. Interview was conducted in a very professional manner by the recruiter who was very thorough in getting to know me so that the proper position could be found. Was contacted again the following week for an in person interview. Awesome environment with very passionate people that work there especially in the upper management levels.

    Interview Questions
    • What requirements of this job would you find most difficult to complete?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at NBCUniversal.

    Interview Details

    It was extremely quick for me as I was already a head-runner and someone selected for the position. But for most, it's lengthy and grueling.

    Interview Questions
    • What could you approve upon in the workplace? What are negative qualities about yourself in the workplace?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Easy. Went over compensation. They liked the amount of time I was willing/wanting to commit to working at this position. Done.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Page Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burbank, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burbank, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 9+ monthsinterviewed at NBCUniversal.

    Interview Details

    Contacted via email for an email screen. In the email screen must answer 4 short essays in 1 hour and send back. After 4 months was offered an in person interview. If you are not located in LA you must get yourself here. After the in person interview, in general wait about 3 months to hear back.

    Interview Questions
    • Since the Comcast/NBCUniversal merger, what do you see for the future of television?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Writer/Producer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at NBCUniversal in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Mainly spoke with HR over the period of several weeks, multiple phone and in-person interviews. Spent only a brief time interviewing with the department supervisor, whom I would end up working with every day of my employment, but quite a few hours with various HR people who I'd never speak with again.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation -- they made their offer and I could accept or decline.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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