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Sunrise Senior Living Interview Questions

Updated Sep 13, 2014
Updated Sep 13, 2014
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    Executive Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Sunrise Senior Living.

    Interview Details

    Behavioral based interviewing. They will ask specific questions related to past experiences, which will predict future behavior. Be prepared with examples of dealing with difficult customers, examples of team work, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • Very specific questions relating to financial performance and knowledge of profit and loss statements.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Depends on experience, but they will negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Care Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Sunrise Senior Living.

    Interview Details

    Filled out application online a couple days later received an email from one if the recruiters apparently they were having a job fair went in for the job fair on 08/06 it was so many people there then they called about 12 of us out for the interview the interview was conducted by the director of nurses and the coordinator they asked about 5 questions nothing hard really easy questions but they didn't ask the questions to each person you just had to speak out they also told us history about sunrise what we would be doing and how much we were going to make after the interview was over they told us if we're interested they would call us in a week a week later I got a phone call from them asking me to come in and shadow for 2 hours after that was over they ask me did I like it and told me to call the coordinator the following day called the coordinator set up another interview went in for the interview wasn't much of an interview just them asking me did I want the job after that they gave me the information to go take my tb test physical drug test and background check then they called me about 2 weeks later to come in for training

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult question just things like why do you want to work here what experience do you have   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation offered 10$
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Care Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Sunrise Senior Living.

    Interview Details

    I applied online 07/18/2014. I received a call from the head of the department asking me to come in for a group interview on 07/31/2014. I went in for my interview, very chill and informal, and while everyone left, the manager asked me and one other person to stay behind. They told me they wanted to go further in the hiring process. I came in 08/03 for my preview. They just have you shadow someone for an hour or so and pretty much tell you what comes with the job, how much you get paid, etc. On 08/12 I went back to fill out paperwork for scans, background check, drug test, etc. I got all my stuff done the next day. Today they called me and offered me a position. It's an extensive process, but it's worth it.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Executive Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I've had a phone interview on two separate occasions for the position of executive director with Sunrise Senior Living. I was contacted on both occasions by the recruiter for the company though my linkedin profile.

    Interview Questions
    • The phone interview process was underwhelming. No hard questions to answer. More focused on summarizing your resume.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  6.  

    Wellness Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Sunrise Senior Living.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process 14 years ago was very odd, I was new to city and went to community with my resume ,I expected to be asked to come back for interview, be asked questions to get to know me and my skills that were not on resume, instead I received a call 3 hours later to say I got the job if I wanted it

    Interview Questions
    • No questions asked just "when can you start"   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation needed, I put my requested salary on resume and I was offered $4.00 more than I requested
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
  7.  

    Care Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    the interview is conducted in the form of a group interview with all the coordinators from the different departments and the HR person in the room. as soon as I left the interview I received a call offering me the job, then you go take your drug/alcohol test.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Care Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Sunrise Senior Living.

    Interview Details

    Interview was a quick and easy process. group interview with about 8 people. The interview was informal. We were pretty much told about the company and took a tour. We then had to come in for a job shadow with a care manager. After that they check your references and give you a drug and background check.

    Interview Questions
    • describe a time when you were given negative feedback and how did you overcome it?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Assisted Living Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Sunrise Senior Living.

    Interview Details

    The executives will never be honest in reference to what one is facing when being interviewed for this position. They will not reveal the culture in the facility nor the attitude of the existing management. They will tell you they want change, but will not back you up after being hired.

    Interview Questions
    • There wasn't a question that was difficult or unexpected.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Care Giver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I had a very horrible interview experience but I can't even call it that since it ended before it even began. I was told by phone that interviews were conducted once a week in a group. So I arrived at the scheduled day and time for this so-called group interview. When I arrived the front door entrance was jammed. I waited 5 minutes outside for someone to let me in. I had a bad feeling about how the rest of my time there would proceed, rightfully so. When I checked in with front reception, I sat down and waited patiently for 35 minutes passed by scheduled interview time. After waiting patiently for 35 minutes in the lobby, the director came and told me that the person supposed to interview me was not here and that she didn't know she was interviewing someone. She then proceeded and wanted to interview me in the lobby. In my head I'm like, really lady??? Is this professional??? So I politely asked her if their is an office we can go to and discuss the position in private. We then proceeded to an office. First thing she asked me is what hours I'm looking for. I said weekdays as I work on the weekend. She then says we don't have anything available on the weekdays and she can't help me out. I'm like the job ad didn't mention anything about what hours you were looking for, all it said was for a part-time position. Why don't they tell you this before so you don't waste your time and gas going there??? At that point I honestly didn't even want the job. I got a bad impression of how they treat their employees. Most likely they treat them like dirt. Overall I spent an hour traveling and my time wasted in preparing and waiting in the lobby for nothing. They have a horrible organization. I personally would not recommend any of my friends to work there. They probably pay like crap as well. Corporate will sure be hearing from me. I want my gas money!

    No Offer
  11.  

    LVN Medication Care Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Yorba Linda, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Yorba Linda, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sunrise Senior Living in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I originally applied for the part-time Assisted Living Care Giver position; had already done the group interview, then the job preview and was at the final interview with the Executive Director. At my final interview, the Executive Director offered to me the LVN Med Care Manager (PT) position since I am a licensed nurse, I accepted and was given the job preview that day! They hired me for both the A.L. Care Giver & the LVN Med Care Manager position. Overall, absolutely LOVE the staff and the interview/hiring process was consistent and a great experience. Everything from start to finish, I would say about 2 to 3 weeks.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you handle stress?   Answer Question
    • What are you most comfortable with when handling the care of your residents? And what are you not comfortable with?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiated my potential to move up to a full-time position with both job titles
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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