Pace Analytical Interview Questions

Updated Mar 4, 2015
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    Lab Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Pace Analytical.

    Interview

    Contacted by a recruiter from Aerotek. Performed phone interview & in-person interview with recruiter. Was then called in for an on-site interview with the operations manager where I was shown around the lab

    Interview Questions

    • Asked if I could handle working in an incredibly fast-paced, high turn-around environment. Should have given example of ability to do so   Answer Question
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    Lab Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Pace Analytical.

    Interview

    The hiring process was somewhat stringent. Once your resume has been received, their recruiter will contact you and go through an interview process with you. If you pass with flying colors, you are scheduled a second interview with your leading manager. Once the manager approves, you must take a drug test before you can start on site. Once you are on site, you meet with your supervisors and team mates.

    Interview Questions

    • None of the questions were too difficult. Most questions will pertain to your educational and work background.   Answer Question
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    Polymer Chemist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Pace Analytical (Minneapolis, MN).

    Interview

    met recruiter at career fair and applied through pace website. Got rejected by some jobs initially through email, but got the recruiter's email this way, and emailed her directly to follow up with some applications. After I emailed her directly, the recruiter emailed me to set up an interview at Pace

    Interview Questions

    • What accomplishment are you most proud of?   Answer Question
    • What do you like to do in your free time?   1 Answer
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Pace Analytical (Chicago, IL) in March 2014.

    Interview

    The interview process was professional and thorough. There where several steps that included meetings with various levels of management on the sales and operations side of Pace's business. It was informative and truthful regarding the nature of the job, training, expectations, and possible opportunities for advancement.

    Interview Questions

    • There where not any very difficult, unexpected questions   1 Answer
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    Lab Analyst I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ormond Beach, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Pace Analytical (Ormond Beach, FL).

    Interview

    They sell a perfect Laboratory environment.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.

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    Lab Analyst I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Pace Analytical (Minneapolis, MN) in November 2012.

    Interview

    Very limited, simple phone interview with Pace and then a phone interview with the lab ops client. The interview with the client was more of a formality at that point, to let the client get a feel for my personality and my willingness to do certain types of work and manage projects on my own.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked a question about my previous experience with getting my hands dirty (in reference to specific job functions asked of by the client)   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Nothing was negotiable because the contract is set by the lab ops client, not Pace.

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    Lab Analyst I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Pace Analytical (Minneapolis, MN) in September 2012.

    Interview

    The process is very thorough. Your first interview is with a Pace recruiter who grills you about your work experience, education, intstrument profficieny..anything a client interview might throw at you. You fill out an extensive survey to rate your technical proficciency at a host of scientific skills. This will help match you with clients later.

    Interview Questions

    • "Tell me about a time you had to give bad news to your superior"   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiations possible; those are already done between the Pace management and the client

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    Environmental Lab Technician II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Billings, MT
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Pace Analytical (Billings, MT).

    Interview

    Easy- sent an email with CV & cover letter. Interview was pretty generic & informal. Two interviewers asked about my comfort level working in a production environment, and if I'd be willing to take OT in the summer.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    They were willing to hire me as a Tech II, since I'd had lab experience. of their new hires don't. They don't offer raises gladly.

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    Lab Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Pace Analytical (Minneapolis, MN) in July 2012.

    Interview

    Very disorganized. Drove 45 minutes through rush hour traffic only to arrive and be told the interviewer didn't have time for an interview that day.

    Interview Questions

    • There were a lot of situational questions so be prepared for those.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No room for negotiation.

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    Client Service Tech Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Pace Analytical (Minneapolis, MN) in June 2012.

    Interview

    I know someone who worked there. My interview was very brief and semi formal.

    Negotiation

    Do you want the job? Yes I do.

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