Spark Communications Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Manager Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Spark Communications in February 2014.
Interview Details – had a phone screening then invited for in person interview. After interview did not hear any follow up from HR. I had to reach out 3 weeks later to hear they were still interviewing. Here we are 3 months later, still haven't heard anything..moving on.
Interview Question – Can you train younger employees out of college? Answer Question
Media Associate Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Spark Communications.
Interview Details – 1st interview was over the phone with an HR person from Starcom MediaVest Group. If you make it to the 2nd round, you are brought in for a half day of interviews with 4 people in varying positions and levels of seniority. Basic interview questions, ask for examples of different scenarios.
Interview Question – Describe a situation where you failed in your role Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Low pay, interviewers made it clear that there was high turnover
Media Associate Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Spark Communications.
Interview Details – Honestly I over prepared for this interview. Interviewees were nice but they were so busy that they asked pretty routine questions. Interviewed by four different people that were employees of Starcom, Tapestry, etc. Realized that this is a position that has very high-turnover so they need to fill desks quickly.
Interview Question – Tell me about about a media campaign that you felt was successful or a failure? View Answer
Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation. The range was 30,000-32,000.00 and I was told that I get 30,000.00 even though I had years of work experience.
Very Easy Interview
Media Associate Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Easy Interview)
The process took a day - interviewed at Spark Communications in May 2012.
Interview Details – Was an intern so received an offer over the phone with no interview. For the internship, I had a phone interview and a skype interview. The first interview involved simple math questions and behavioral questions. The skype interview included additional behavioral questions and was around 30 minutes long. After I interviewed, I received an offer for my internship about 2 weeks after.
Interview Question – What is 20% of 150 View Answer
Negotiation Details – Only had 3 days to accept