Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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Helpful (1)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble (Cincinnati, OH).
Online leadership personality profile & quantitative reasoning assessment. If you pass, you're invited to interview on campus. Interview questions are all behavioral...tell me about a time. The if invited for a final round you are flown to HQ in Cincinnati Ohio where you meet with a few people to interview. They all need to rate you at a certain level for you to be approved for hire.
No negotiation because I was just coming out of college and had minimal experience.
Helpful (10)Declined OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble.
I had a phone interview with a group of four people. They asked behavioral questions and had follow-up questions for some of my responses. I also had to take a timed reasoning test on-site. Overall, the experience was good.
- Describe a time you were faced with adversity and how you overcame it. Answer Question
Helpful (2)Declined OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble.
Applied through campus recruiting. Entire process took about a month - includes 2 one-hour behavioral based interviews (use CAR format responses - context, action, result) and then two technical aptitdude testing exams. One online, one paper form. First round was a phone interview, one on two, they asked about 7 questions in total with many follow up questions to initial response. Second round was also a one on two, I couldn't make it to their office so it was video conferencing. Style was identical to the first round but with more senior people
- Pretty straightforward - name an instance when you had difficulty working with a team member, how did you deal with it? Name an instance when you had to pull data from multiple source to drive a decision. Answer Question
Reasons for Declining
Salary was below expectations
Helpful (2)No OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble (Chicago, IL) in January 2015.
2 online tests, in-person interview on campus, next day final round plus in-person logic exam. Heard nothing for 5 weeks. Very impersonal process. 9 questions all based on P&G's 9 Success Drivers - answer in CAR format.
- Tell me about a time you had to work with someone who had a different perspective than you. Answer Question
Helpful (1)No OfferDifficult Interview
Attending the Pre-MBA ABM camp in Cincinatti. I completed the online application. Once I got through that, I received a email for assessment test. I took 2 tests:?1 behavioral and 1 analytical. Was scheduled for a 30 minute interview. Interview went well. Received an offer to attend the camp. The Camp was good but I did not like the culture. Everyone spoke the same and seemed very robotic.
- Tell us your favorite TV advertisement and why. Answer Question
- No OfferAverage Interview
The interview process goes as follows: Online App, Short Online Reasoning Test, Round 1 Interview, Long Paper Reasoning Test, Final Round Interview The process is not difficult, and pretty standard. Make sure you study for the test.
- The second round interview questions shift to be more specific 1 Answer
Helpful (1)Accepted Offer
I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble.
the interview process consisted of 2 reasoning tests and 2 interviews. After passing an online reasoning test (like the SAT format) and a behavioral phone interview i took a second hour long reasoning test at the headquarters and had a final round interview asking basic behavioral questions. The reasoning test was harder than the practice questions they provide but studying extensively for the reasoning tests is not necessary.
- finding the pattern in a seemingly random assortment of shapes Answer Question
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble.
There were two initial phone interviews and two online tests. I then interviewed at the GO in Cincinnati and was hired a few weeks later. It was a fairly average length process, but can be very long depending on the time of year that you apply for the role.
It was fairly quick. The salary was higher than my previous salary so it was an easy decision.
Helpful (1)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
Everything was extremely professional. Regular follow ups were there. I had not only a rep in HR but another ABM who was a chaser to ensure that everything went well and to address any questions or concerns I had regarding Cincinnati, the role, the brand, etc. The questions were all behavioral and expected, grounded in the company's success drivers, which are readily available. Make sure that you have scenarios that highlight your skills sets along these vectors.
- None were difficult or unexpected - with the right preparation, i.e., knowing the success drivers and applying your life experience to them! Answer Question
No negotiations but the offer was very competitive in all regards so I didn't feel a need to negotiate.
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Procter & Gamble (Geneva, IL) in April 2014.
1. Online assessment: diagrammatic reasoning, personality test 2. Phone interview (behavioral) 3. Assessment day: test (numerical, verbal and diagrammatic), lunch with a person in position you applied for, 3 behavioral interviews. Two of them purely behavioral. One of the interviewer diged into every detail of my CV and didnt follow the standard format. 4. Offer
- Tell me about time you led a team/ had a conflict/ influence someone/ had to reach someone out/ faced to unexpected change.. Answer Question
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