SWCA Project Archaeologist Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Project Archaeologist Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at SWCA.
Interview Details – Interview was standard corporate fair. Took weeks aand weeks to get a decision.
Interview Question – None- very standard interview. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation. In fact, I ended up getting paid much less than they told me in the interview. I was under the impression I would be salaried, but they made me hourly and in the first year I made 7,000 less than what we discussed in the interview.
Project Archaeologist Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at SWCA in January 2009.
Interview Details – SWCA Recruiter called me and got my attention. I have no idea where he got my name and number but he knew all about my work experience. Scheduled phone screen which got me excited. Company sounded great and seemed like a great opportunity. Then interviewed with a bunch of peers and supervisor. Recruiter followed up with me several times to see where I was in the my search.
Interview Question – Describe a difficult experience with a peer and how did you handle it? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Recruiter made me an offer and sold me on it. I think I could have gotten more.
Project Archaeologist Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at SWCA in April 2010.
Interview Details – very in depth phone screen, very quick in person with not real good in depth questions.
Interview Question – Why do you want this job? View Answer
Reason for Declining – Not enough cash