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    J Band Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at TSA.

    Interview Details

    Applied on line made it through all of their hurdles and was asked to come to Arlington, VA for an interview panel. They asked something like six questions that I don't know how they would hire anyone on the questions posed but than again look at their employee stock.

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    • questions had nothing to do about transportation security everything about management style. The interview was a joke and I knew more than the panel that's for sure. There is no way to prepare for the interview as the questions were generic management questions.   View Answer
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    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Lead Transportation Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in SeaTac, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in SeaTac, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at TSA in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    Surprisingly difficult. Learn the STAR format for answering questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time when you had to deal with a difficult customer?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negation with pay or schedule.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Tso Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 8+ monthsinterviewed at TSA in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Back in 2010, I only had two interviewers who asked me questions. There questions are not the standard "Why should we hire you?" type questions. All Questions are behavior type questions. They usually start with, "Tell me about a time...Give me an example of a time...Describe a specific situation...etc..." They focus on core values. I had integrity, team spirit/teamwork, conflict management, split-second decision type of questions.

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    • Tell me about a time where you made an unpopular decision. How did you handle the situation and what were the results?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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