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    Client Partner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at POP.

    Interview Details

    Relatively well organized in terms of getting the office tour (one of the selling points) and meeting a breadth of the team. That said, specific job requirements were not disclosed and interview was primarily a chemistry-check to determine whether or not they like you. Very "High School" in nature. I realized that the nature of my responses and our interactions was less about professionally relevant experience and far more about wether you would be able to work with the existing and significant personalities that are there. In the end, what POP was looking for was a hard-working and unchallenging personality willing to work long hours and submit to those already in place and comfortable in their roles. Oh, and it became clear over time, they want to be able to micro-manage your every decision.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe your biggest professional weakness and how you have worked to address it.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Brutal. POP is a heavy negotiator and convinces you to take a lower salary with the full expectation of high variable compensation that never turns out to be true. This ultimately led me and many others to leave. POP, unless they resolve it, will always be a revolving door and they seem to be perfectly fine with that fact.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at POP in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    5 rounds of interviews with all roles

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Rigid
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Interactive Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austell, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austell, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at POP in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Sometimes I dont know what U was like. They told me that the job was very demanding. You have to be a very patient person to be in this kind of industry. You have to work hard, but there are rewards for your hard work.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at POP in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    Interview was pretty straight forward, not very challenging. My recommendation to candidates considering an opportunity here is to really probe on culture and ask about retention and turnover.

    In hindsight, I don't believe the company was completely honest during the interview and having participated in interviews as an employee I don't believe hiring decisions are always made with the best motivations in mind. I would recommend talking to employees that are no longer with the company to gain a better understanding of fit and role.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Was able to negotiate salary a bit, but comp in general was under-market. Expectations were set that work life balance compensated for lower comp, which proved to be false when I logged 200+ hours in overtime in 3 months.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, San Jose (Costa Rica)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, San Jose (Costa Rica)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at POP.

    Interview Details

    You get interviewed by all in the PM capability locally, Program directors at HQ.

    Interview Questions
    • Weaknesses, description of a difficult real life case in the capability   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at POP in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    contanct through mail or mobile number and schedule the interview based on communication.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Mobile Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Heredia (Costa Rica)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Heredia (Costa Rica)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at POP in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    I got referred so I got first a interview by phone, after that I got a meeting with several persons on site and during the same on-site interview a 3rd interview with a manager in USA.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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