Pearson Interview Questions

Updated Mar 22, 2015
Updated Mar 22, 2015
216 Interview Reviews

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    Associate Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Pearson in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    First contact after my application was quick. I was contacted by the department manager and discussed setting up an interview.

    I interviewed with both the department manager and the team leader for the position. Questions were straight forward and without any catches or pitfalls. The job was explained well and matched exactly what the job ended up being.

    Within approximately a week and a half I was contacted by the human resource contact and offered the position.

    Interview Questions
    • Do you think you can handled around 40 open projects at once?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Pearson in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and get response back in a few days, asking for a Skype video interview. It consists of three questions. The Skype interview was really ridiculous. The interviewer seems not willing to communicate with you. It makes me feel like be insulted. It is the worst experience I ever have.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Internal Auditor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Pearson.

    Interview Details

    They just asked some general questions and won't ask any behavior questions. And they care about internal auditing background or CIA certificate.

    Interview Questions
    • I don't think there were some difficult or unexpected questions. They want to find someone who has the expertise of internal auditing and at the same time fit their team.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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  5. 12 people found this helpful  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    5 step process that includes phone, two face to face interviews, a campus project and a phone interview with the VP of sales.

    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Technical Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Iowa City, IA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Iowa City, IA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Pearson.

    Interview Details

    Very light, very unprofessional. An oddly fun interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions about proxy and content filtering were expected but difficult.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Client Services Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO
    Anonymous Employee in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Pearson in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and was contacted for a phone interview within a week. Shortly after, I had two in-person interviews with different management personnel. A week after the second in-person (third overall) interview I was told a decision would be made in the coming days. I never heard back from them.

    Interview Questions
    • The interview questions were all very typical. In all three interviews I was asked to tell them how I handle multiple priorities or difficult clients/customers.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Technical Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bala Cynwyd, PA
    Anonymous Employee in Bala Cynwyd, PA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Pearson in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    One HR phone screening, one hiring manager phone discussion and one in person interview with the whole team including the hiring manager. As I recall all questions were relevant to the position. SCRUM is big there. Everyone made me feel comfortable and I really did like all the people who interviewed me.

    Interview Questions
    • After all the interviewers the hiring person asks pointed questions from more of a strategic view point concerning the company and the department.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Java Software Development Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Pearson in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    The entire process lasted 6 weeks. There was an initial phone interview with a HR person regarding some basic background information. Next, there was a 4 hour long tour which includes testing assessment, technical interview and a manager interview. Overall, that went well. I received a second round interview with the project manager where I was asked further behavioral questions. However, I realized the interview was shortly terminated after I answer a political question and a question about my race. I was rejected a week later. Please be smart and try to avoid/neutralize the political/race questions because I made that mistake.

    Compliment: Their HR is extremely quick in answering emails which I very much appreciated.

    Interview Questions
    • What is more important: Efficiency or Creativity?
      Find the most efficient way to use a balance to find the heavier ball amongst the 9 balls where the other 8 balls are of equal weight.
       
      View Answers (2)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Test Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Pearson.

    Interview Details

    I applied for a temp summer job a couple of years ago right before I came back home from out-of-state college, so it was all through phone. Through connections I got the job, and after I returned to college and then graduated, they even offered me a permanent position. I didn't have to interview for returning.

    Interview Questions
    • Just the generic interview questions. "A time when you had to deal with an upset customer", "accomplishments/weaknesses", etc.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Regional Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Pearson.

    Interview Details

    Fair and methodical

    Interview Questions
    • Name a movie that describes your life?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    again fair. I want to work for Pearson.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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