The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Spherion in June 2011.
Interview Details – Played phone tag with remote office for a week and a half, finally got a face-to-face interview locally. Was extended a job offer, only to have it revoked less than three hours later, with no explanation. This was an exceptionally frustrating, misleading and disappointing experience. Once the process was over, it was as if I never existed; I received no further response from either office.
Interview Question – How would you compensate for not having direct experience in the field in which this position takes place? View Answer
Very Easy Interview
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Spherion in April 2011.
Interview Details – The inter view was good I had a full 30 minutes but I think I ran out of thing to ask my problem is that I would like to work every day Monday Thru Friday and I lucky to work three days a week some weeks not at all.
Interview Question – Can you be on call and come in as needed? View Answer
Negotiation Details – i didnt try to negotiate, But the interviewer made me feel very comfortable and at ease, most employers make you feel pressured or ask you questions like where do you plan to be with this company in five to ten years? But who knows what the future holds, so how do you answer a question like that, but they didnt do that its was very nice.
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Spherion in January 2011.
Interview Details – I was contacted by Spherion who had my resume on file for a job at Microsoft Licensing. Interviews went very well however it did take them a long time to get back to me about the position and when they wanted me to start.
Interview Question – I was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up? Thought it was an odd question... View Answer
Negotiation Details – I negotiated more money on an hourly basis but not much as I was already taking a huge pay cut due to personal circumstances in my life. The hiring manager was great and did what he could but most of the decisions about salary were out of his hands due to the contract in place with Microsoft Licensing.
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Spherion in November 2010.
Interview Details – The interview was set up through the agency. I was asked to come to Pasadena to interview with the head of the dept of a client and given a couple of time and date options. I dressed up, but not in a suit, as it was a Friday. Questions asked were typical - best and worst qualities, rate your ability to prioritize, deal with pressure. The interviewer said she would make a decision by a certain date and she did. I sent a thank you to her and the agency heard back from her within a short time after that. SEND A THANK YOU NOTE!
Interview Question – There were no surprises. Answer Question
The process took 2 days - interviewed at Spherion in August 2010.
Interview Details – I took and passed several tests online, took over an hour. I interviewed in person, seemed to go well. Filled out some more forms online agreeing to submit to a background check. Took a drug test. I got the results of the background check & drug test by contacting the 3rd party company that conducts them for Spherion. Everything looked fine. But Spherion doesn't have the decency or professionalism to bother giving me a call back. I don't have a clue why they won't at least tell me something.
Interview Question – They are are a staffing agency so most questions were to determine skills and experience. Answer Question
I applied in-person and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Spherion in July 2010.
Interview Details – I was contacted by the hiring manager who was a former manager. I applied for the job on line and was contacted by the recruiter (a former coworker) for a preliminary phone interview. I then went into the company and interviewed with the hiring manager and five other people. I did receive a phone call that another candidate had been chose but believe I only received the call rather than an e-mail due to my previous relationship with the hiring manager.
Interview Question – Talk about a situation where you were in conflict with your manager and how did you handle it. Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Spherion in February 2010.
Interview Details – There was a short phone interview and then an interview on the contractor's site. It was very simple. You could see that they wanted people in fast for the job and if you had the skills, they would take you.
Interview Question – Tell me about your experience in Web content development. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There was none. Later on I fould out that someone else made more than I did - this person had worked with them before, but so did I.
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Spherion in December 2009.
Interview Details – Applied online for an open position in a field that I worked 7 years in. Received a phone call asking for interview and had a 1on 1 interview with the VP of Finance. The interview took approx 2 hours and I was also interviewed by the accounting manager at the end of my interview with the VP. Interview went well and both parties were positive about my personality and skill level.
Very Easy Interview
I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Spherion in October 2009.
Interview Details – Fairly easy, very laid back. Easiest interview I ever experienced.
Interview Question – What are your short/long term goals Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Spherion in October 2009.
Interview Details – On line is more grueling than the interview...on line you take a battery of tests, you are asked to supply proof of everything from your high school diploma to college transcripts. Then once you come to your in-person interview, if you've made it that far, it's a piece of cake.
Interview Question – The questions are basic: Give an example of how you dealt with a difficult situation. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There is no negotiation.
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