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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interviewed by two different guys at the same time. Talked about my resume and past experiences.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Tech Support Engineer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at NetIQ.

    Interview Details

    Dedicated recruiter that will contact you if interested. 2 Phone interviews. 1 Face to face 6 person interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Product Manager Interview

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

    The process took a day - interviewed at NetIQ in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    The process began with several phone interviews. Standard phone interviews. Most were very pleasant, but there was a hint of some gotcha questions from the Novell people. NetIQ had recently acquired Novell, which was in disarray financially and also with respect to direction. I was subsequently flown into Houston for a face-to-face interview. It was an all day affair and involved interviews with VPs, managers and technical people. While walking the halls and speaking to people, I sensed an unpleasant very political and competitive environment.

    The interviews with upper management were for the most part conversational and very pleasant. The exception was the interviews with mid-level management from Novell, which were unpleasant and intense gotcha interviews. The Novell people appeared to be disgruntled and were taking it out on the candidates. The day ended with, "We will get back to you". I followed-up with the corporate recruiter the next day and to my surprise they specifically asked if the interviews were gotcha, like they already knew what was going to happen. I dodged the question. They indicated that they would get feedback and get back to me soon.

    A couple of weeks went by with no word. I reached out to the recruiter and was told that they had decided to not fill the position at this time. The explanation was not believable and I felt that they were simply dodging an explanation that was subjective and they could not verbalize.

    Advice to management: The Novell people are disgruntled and they are damaging the hiring process as well as the working environment. Get them under control or get rid of them.

    Interview Questions
    • Vague questions about how you would handle different situations. There was a right answer and they were designed to see if you knew it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Marketing Interview

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

    I applied through other source. The process took a day - interviewed at NetIQ in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    The initial phone interview was very smooth, the interviewer was the supervisor for the position. It was very relaxed. After the phone interview, I was asked to come in for a face-to-face. This consisted of a lunch with the supervisor, then a series of interviews with other people in the marketing department. The questions were straightforward and the atmosphere was very relaxed, yet everyone was very professional. I was also given a tour of the Houston offices.

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    Negotiation Details
    This was a little rocky. I was quoted several different salaries and actually offered the position by the supervisor at one rate, only to be offered the position by HR at a much lower rate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at NetIQ in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Should be analytically strong. You are expected to test an application which has plenty of errors. you are given 10 mins to find as many bugs as possible and another 15 minx to explain about them.
    - Rest would be about java, Database, SQL which are straight forward.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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