Very Difficult Interview
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Portugal Telecom in January 2013.
Interview Details – 1st phase - pitch (2 minutes to speak about yourself) -> individual
2nd phase - comprehension, logical, numerical tests + group dynamics -> group
3rd phase - personality test and a SWOT analysis about you and the company and what areas would you like to work -> individual
Next phases - interview with the responsible person of the department of the hire position. They explain the position details to 8/10 candidates and then they call each one of them individually
Interview Question – The last phase, when you go to a department, if you can't get that position they will call you to go another one. Each interview its particular due to the nature of the position and department View Answer
Negotiation Details – The offer was stablished for everyone before starting the process of the Trainees programme
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Portugal Telecom in February 2012.
Interview Details – Aptitude (numeric, linguist, logic) & group dynamic tests, interview with psychologist, human resources and functional manager.
Interview Question – Making an SWOT analysis of myself on the fly in an foreign language (English, in this case). View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiation, as all Trainees share the same salary and benefits package.
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