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Softonic Interview Questions

Updated Dec 1, 2014
Updated Dec 1, 2014
6 Interview Reviews

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    Javascript Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The hiring process took a lot of time.
    The interview with the CTO was the most suffering part of the process.
    The HHRR people are very easy going to make your hiring process more easy.

    Interview Questions
    • What the people will tell about you in your city if I ask for you?   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2.  

    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Softonic in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Too slow, 0 professionalism, people don't know what they are looking for. They sell the perks but they try to hide the business model. They are nice people, but they consider themselves higher than they should.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Cause the level of professionalism was below 0.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  3. 3 people found this helpful  

    Native English Content Editor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barcelona (Spain)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barcelona (Spain)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Softonic in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    2 hour online test followed by a 1 hour Skype interview (as I was living in London). Passed the first two stages and was offered free flights for a second interview in person at the Barcelona office. Had to do another 2 hour test followed by a 1 and a half hour interview. The company looks very cool and their offices are very modern but they still seemed to be very old fashioned at heart. The interview process was way too long for a low-level job. I didn't get through to the next phase which was apparently a 'personality test', after which you will receive an offer. The HR person was very friendly and helpful!

    Interview Questions
    • 4 people interviewing me at once. It took 1 and a half hours and was pretty over-the-top for a basic job.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barcelona (Spain)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barcelona (Spain)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Softonic in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    It's a really straightforward process but without any kind of feedback during or after the process.

    First round
    1) Free choice english test
    2) Free choice technical test
    3) Skype interview

    Second round
    4) Onsite technical test
    5) Onsite interview with HR and line manager
    6) References check

    Third round
    7) DISC test
    8) ???

    Profit!

    Interview Questions
    • Behavioral questions from the HR representative cross checking whatever you said.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Content Editor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barcelona (Spain)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barcelona (Spain)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Softonic.

    Interview Details

    2 hour in-house test to assess software/IT knowledge and writing skills + interview.

    It looked like a nice place to work but they had doubts regarding my software knowledge.

    Interview Questions
    • Name three indispensable lesser known free programs. Motivate your choice.
      Explain in a short sentence so that an illiterate can understand: ping, registry, VOB file, dashboard, GPL Software.
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Sales Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barcelona (Spain)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barcelona (Spain)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Softonic in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applied for a sales role. Got 3 skype interviews, even though I practicly live next door to their office. Pretty straight forward questions regarding background and experience. After that i had an interview in person with hr, the sales manager and one of the founders. Nice people, good chats. Nothing difficult. Got an offer a week later, which i declined.

    Interview Questions
    • None. All straight forward. Psychologie test and intelligence test were fun to do. First time i did them and apparantly passed them :)   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    The expat community in Barcelona is pretty small and therefore you hear a lot about the company. The people who work there always say the same; " its just a job and it pays the bills" no one is really happy there and its mainly because of spanish management which isnt the best and lets face it, its a site where people can download freeware and trial versions of software. Pretty boring. People come, get what they need and leave. Nothing exciting. They try to impress people with game rooms, which only attracts the wrong type of people. Those that prefer to do anything but work. For spanish people it mght be pretty good but for western european expats its just a spanish company that tries too hard to look like one of the major tech players, but lets face it, they are not.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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