I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Robbins-Gioia in December 2012.
Interview Details – Interviewed with 3 individuals, two from immediate working group, one from senior management; follow-up interview panel consisting of three senior staff (due to salary). Process was professional, polite, pleasant. Questions were straightforward, to the point and relevant to the job. No trick questions or attempts to throw me off base. No personality, technical skill or other tests. In all, one of the better experiences I've had in interviewing.
Interview Question – None; interview was thorough regarding technical project management and project management, but all questions were well within the boundaries of the discipline(s). Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation per se; company couldn't afford salary so the difference was split into a signing bonus for the first year with catch-up to my asking price after that. (Standard procedure).
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Robbins-Gioia in January 2010.
Interview Details –
1. Phone interview
2. Panel Interview: Research the company and what type of work the general industry does. Make sure you have the experience they are looking for. Make sure you are on time and look professional. Panel is typically laid back.
3. Negotiate Salary: Don't sell yourself short.
Negotiation Details – Salary. Don't sell yourself short.
I applied through other source and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Robbins-Gioia in August 2009.
Interview Details – The initial communications was via email, then phone interview with recruiter. Once that was done, a one on one interview was conducted and finally a one on group was done. A contingency offer, based on getting a clearance, was made. Once interim was awarded, hiring took place.
Interview Question – How would you advise a director on his program manager's performance? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Recruiter, who had no authority, acted as go between for management. Neqotiate salary last using the ploy that it's the least important as you're sure they are competitive.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Robbins-Gioia in December 2011.
Interview Details – Contacted by recruiter with initial screening. Was offered a panel interview.
Interview Question – How do you cope with workplace stress? View Answer
Reason for Declining – Another opportunity.
The process took 5 days - interviewed at Robbins-Gioia in September 2009.
Interview Details – Submitted resume. Initial phone interview. Then 1 on 1 inteview. Next group intervies. Asked about background check during 1 on 1 interview.
Interview Question – Explain a conflict with a former customer and how you handled the conflict. Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Accepted w different company offering better pay
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