R.R. Donnelley
2.7 of 5 345 reviews
www.rrdonnelley.com Chicago, IL 5000+ Employees

R.R. Donnelley Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 2, 2014
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Negative Experience

Very Difficult Interview

Buyer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Lewisville, TX

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at R.R. Donnelley in February 2014.

Interview Details – Interviewer actually fell asleep during process. Left me thinking who would want to work for this company. Very disappointed as reflected poorly on company I held in high regard.

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Production Supervisor Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at R.R. Donnelley in February 2014.

Interview Details – RRD called me for phone interview and then set up face to face interview with RRD HR person at Hotel. Once I arrived I was told the job was for a contract position with no benefits and reporting to another company. I continued the interview but I thought it was very unprofessional and underhanded.

Interview Question – The interviewer seemed like she was just going through the motions.   Answer Question

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Customer Service Representative Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and interviewed at R.R. Donnelley.

Interview Details – Initial phone interview, followed by a face to face interview with 2 employees, roughly 45 minutes.

Interview Question – For me, it was when they asked about a time I gave excellent customer service.   Answer Question

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Technician Interview

Technician

Interviewed at R.R. Donnelley

Interview Details – It was very laid back without an official interview process. Things have changed now though as you'll be lucky to get an interview because they never get around to actually interviewing applicants

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Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Digital Account Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Elgin, IL

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at R.R. Donnelley in January 2014.

Interview Details – Called for interview based on resume submission

Interview Question – Why did they bring me in? I took off work, drove in a bad weather to have the interview concluded with one question.   View Answer

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Positive Experience

Average Interview

Financial Associate Interview

Financial Associate
Chennai (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at R.R. Donnelley in January 2012.

Interview Details – Walk in. They tested our basic accounting Skills

Interview Question – All usual Questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – They fixed the salary. No negotiation took place.

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Easy Interview

Project Manager Interview

Project Manager

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at R.R. Donnelley in January 2012.

Interview Details – Casual

Interview Question – Focusing on wrong things. Trying to "catch" something. Was kind of strange. I like straight forward Q and A.   Answer Question

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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Senior Financial Analyst Interview

Senior Financial Analyst
Thiruvananthapuram (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 5 days - interviewed at R.R. Donnelley in May 2012.

Interview Details – 2 telephonic rounds, One with HR - just a basic understanding of the background
Second Technical - rigorous - 2 hrs...basic accounting understanding to expertise in excel

Interview Question – How long will you stay here   View Answer

Negotiation Details – For a first job its fine...but stay only until you feel you are doing right for yourself. Once you feel you are done, its time to move on.

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Positive Experience

Very Difficult Interview

Project Manager Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied through college or university - interviewed at R.R. Donnelley in March 2013.

Interview Details – 3 people interviewed me. Hot seat.

Interview Question – How many times does the minute and hour hand on a clock over lap in a day. And when do they overlap.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation.

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Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Equipment Operator Interview

Equipment Operator

I applied through a staffing agency and interviewed at R.R. Donnelley.

Interview Details – Worked through the staffing agency for a year in one department. Interview is basic, they asked the same questions as any retail job would ask.

Interview Question – None. This was a hiring from a temp service and the questions in the interview came from a print sheet with only the most rudimentary questions.   Answer Question

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