I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at TIAA-CREF in October 2012.
Interview Details – Two mangers interview, standard questions were asked, had to simulate answering a customer call
Interview Question – Call simulation Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There is a HR rep who makes the initial contact, I made the mistake of saying the salary mentioned was ok, after that there wasn't any negotiation. I assumed that would come after the interview. Don't make the same mistake.
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at TIAA-CREF.
Interview Details – Very thorough interview process. 5 interviews total- 4 via telephone and 1 in person. All involved situational and behavioral type questions. With plenty of experienced people in this business sector, they are looking for a culture and character fit in addition to experience and credentials. Hardest interview process I have encountered, as I could never get a read from the interviewers if they were moving me forward.
Interview Question – What do you know about our company? Answer Question
Very Difficult Interview
I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at TIAA-CREF in June 2013.
Interview Details – Horrible experience as these people are crazy. They expected me to devote the rest of my life to them even though I was interviewing for a contract position. If they want a candidate who is going to commit to the job long term, they need to be offering benefits, salary, etc. Their expectations are very unreasonable for the level of pay and commitment they are making.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at TIAA-CREF in June 2013.
Interview Details – Very direct. Excellent interview because the manager researched my background which showed interest in me as a candidate.
I applied through other source and interviewed at TIAA-CREF.
Interview Details – 2-3 phone interviews with Directors and one face to face. Fairly straight forward questions with no surprises. Be prepared to understand the company products and history.
Negotiation Details – straight foward - seem to put their best foot forward. pays well.
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at TIAA-CREF in January 2013.
Interview Details – 30 minute phone interview followed by an appointment with 2 interviews
Interview Question – basic Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2+ months - interviewed at TIAA-CREF.
Interview Details – I forget it was so long ago, very unorganized, found out I was hired on a Sunday, and had to move cross country in a month
Interview Question – There was not difficult question Answer Question
Negotiation Details – See above
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at TIAA-CREF in September 2012.
Interview Details – Worst experience ever. They took 2 months to do simple background check, then they made me an offer on Friday to start on the following Mon, when I lived 600 miles away.
Interview Question – None Answer Question
Negotiation Details – N/A
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