Politico Interview Questions

Updated Apr 28, 2014
Updated Apr 28, 2014
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    Reporter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Politico.

    Interview Details

    Had 1 phone interview, then had a try-out where I wrote 3 stories in 2 hours (6 to 8am) and then went for a more casual interview face-to-face with the employer. Next step was a meeting in the office with 4 employees at the company. Kind of like a round of speed dating for a job. After that, I got the offer

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    • Looking for a keen sense of news, don't focus to much on the "digital journalism" aspect   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not much negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Politico in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    I had two telephone interviews. Both were very thorough and lasted about 30 minutes each. The position duties and responsibilities were clearly detailed at the outset and the next step in the process was also explained. The second interviewer was also careful to detail the next step in the process.

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    • All the questions were expected and weren't difficult. I'm changing career fields so I expected the spectrum of questions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Politico in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    Straight forward phone interview followed with an in office interview consisting of the usual questions for about a half an hour. I ultimately turned down the position prior to hearing back from them.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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