Nortel Networks Interview Questions

Updated Jul 3, 2015
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    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richardson, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Nortel Networks (Richardson, TX) in June 2007.

    Interview

    Interviewed over the phone only but this is not the typical process. Normally candidates interview with one or two of the inside sales managers and then the sales director. My interview went extremely well and I did not find it in anyway challenging. I was hired the next week. This company was the best company to work for with regard to the friendly people, all of the groups and activities they sponsor and the great benefits they offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe my personality   Answer Question
    • Explain a time when I was faced with a difficult problem and handled it with creatively and innovatively   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation. I was told that the position had a set base and set commission rate leaving very little room for negotiation

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    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Nortel Networks (Raleigh, NC) in April 2007.

    Interview

    Asked me if I had good MS Excel skills and if I was good at number crunching. They seemed to be on the verge of making an offer but asked me my salary requirements. I told them I was not sure of the range and that I would be willing to negotiate but they still asked for a number. I told them a range and again said that I was negotiable. I never heard back from them after that.

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    Ingénieur Principal du Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Valbonne (France)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    (Translated from English)

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Nortel Networks (Valbonne (France)).

    Interview

    Un total de cinq entretiens avec différentes personnes (ressources humaines, personnel technique, directeur).

    a total of five interviews with different people (HR, technical, manager)

    Negotiation

    Négociation facile

    easy nego

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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    got this job thru internal interview process

    Negotiation

    internal

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    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Nortel Networks (Ottawa, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    apply to external postings

    Interview Questions

    • do you really think you can do this job   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    no negotiation

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    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Melbourne (Australia)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Nortel Networks (Melbourne (Australia)).

    Interview

    Thorough recruiting process though a 3rd party initially. 3 Internal interviews - all very professional

    Interview Questions

    • How would you make a difference in 30/60 and 90 days   2 Answers

    Negotiation

    one sided

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Nortel Networks in July 2011.

    Interview

    I received a call for on site interview. I did not like flight arrangements as I got a connecting flight. First interview was with HR for about a half hour. Then 1:1 interviews with 4 team memebrs. It was boring as I had to repeat the same story over again.

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    Technical Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I interviewed at Nortel Networks in February 2010.

    Interview

    Initial coms : written and email contact. 2 interviews the same day, 1 with supervisor which was very detailed, second with HR which was very very good. Perception of people : very open minded, informative and easy going, office very good, work culture very good.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a business case where customer disagrees on your contributions and doesnt change his opinion, what would you do ?   Answer Question
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Nortel Networks in January 2010.

    Interview

    Phone interviews give the company a chance to get a feel for your skill-set, interests, desired compensation etc., and see if there is a match between their needs and your strengths. If there is enough common ground, then the phone interviews are almost always followed-up by an in-person interview. Phone interviews are generally conducted in two steps. The first step is with a recruiter in Human Resources. The second step is a technical interview, usually with one of the people you would be working with.

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tokyo (Japan)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Nortel Networks (Tokyo (Japan)) in October 2009.

    Interview

    I heard about the opening position through a recruiting agency. I had a 1 on 1 interview with a hiring manager and then was introduced to the AVP on the same day. I got the offer just a few days later. During the interview I was asked what my strengths and weaknesses are, how I think I can contribute to the organization, etc.

    Interview Questions

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