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Updated Mar 20, 2015
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at OMD.

    Interview

    The HR department reached out to via phone call to arrange a meeting. The meeting was with a HR associate and HR manager. It was approximately 30 minutes long. They were professional and organized. There were no unexpected interview questions, but you have to be prepared to talk about past experiences.

    Interview Questions

    • There were many questions regarding situations and how you dealt with problems.   Answer Question
  2. Helpful (5)  

    Assistant Digital Strategist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at OMD.

    Interview

    Completed an initial phone interview followed by a final round interview with two account supervisors and one associate director.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Tried to negotiate a higher salary but they start all assistants at the same pay

  3. Helpful (2)  

    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    Three 30 minute interviews. Each interviewer had his or her own interview style. One was more traditional in asking to go through various experiences I had listed on my resume. One was more animated and asked some more random questions about life outside of work experiences. One was quicker and only had two simpler questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me something about yourself that you haven't yet told to the other two interviewers.   Answer Question
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    Digital Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at OMD.

    Interview

    they took me into a room i met with the assistant, a planner, a supervisor and the global director. it was a standard interview, if they like you they hire you if not you're out of luck

    Interview Questions

  6. Helpful (1)  

    Associate Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at OMD (Los Angeles, CA) in March 2010.

    Interview

    The HR department was extremely kind and moved rather fast to get in me to meet the right people. All individuals were very engaging and made me feel very comfortable. Overall it was a great experience.

    Interview Questions

    • The most difficult question included scenarios pertaining to difficult clients and how I would manage them. It's always hard to speak poorly of past experiences in a job interview.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    The negotiation phase was great. HR moved fast and was able to accommodate my requests.

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    Junior Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at OMD (New York, NY).

    Interview

    The first thing my future supervisor told me was "I've never done this before". This particular interview was a joke. She did a very poor job of interviewing me.

    Interview Questions

    • We discussed the coming Jewish holidays and I was not actually Jewish.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    It was an entry level position and the are not willing to negotiate at that level.

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    Assistant Media Strategist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at OMD (New York, NY) in November 2011.

    Interview

    Toured a few of the floors. Had an informal (almost conversation-like) interview. I then met with the director the of account. I felt very comfortable. Took approx 2.5 hours.

    Interview Questions

    • What is one thing that you find difficult about working with someone else?   Answer Question
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    Assistant Negotiator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at OMD (Atlanta, GA) in September 2010.

    Interview

    Everything was great

    Interview Questions

    • what did you do in college   1 Answer
    • what makes you good for this position   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    very open

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    Junior Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took a dayinterviewed at OMD (New York, NY) in April 2012.

    Interview

    I was contacted by HR about a week after submitting my application to come in for a one on one interview. During the interview I was asked a series of basic questions. However, when the topic of my university came up the interviewer seemed more interested in gossiping about the recent on-goings at the school rather than my qualifications for the job which I felt was a bit inappropriate. Overall the interview went well but the position did not seem to be a fit for me.

    Interview Questions

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    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at OMD (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I met with all Supervisors individually, before being offered the position of Secretary. I then moved up to Administrative Assistant, then to Executive Secretary to Chairman/CEO. I then moved to the Media Dept. as Executive Assistant until now, where I am now a Media Analyst

    Interview Questions

    • I really cannot remember since we are talking 25 years ago.   Answer Question

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