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    Refused Interview

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Taleo (Dublin, CA) in December 2011.

    Interview

    This was a replacement position for a terminated employee. The interview process was reasonably thorough, although I felt that the recruiter was very poor in terms of communication with me and with the general organization of the process.

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    Pre-Sales Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Taleo (Jacksonville, FL) in October 2011.

    Interview

    Quick and painless. Two phone interviews, one in person interview. The in-person interview was more for a personality fit and everything went well. I was already familiar with the company because I've been in HCM since 2004 and I knew that I would like the company and the people once I met the manager.

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    Training Consultant Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Taleo (Dublin, OH) in August 2011.

    Interview

    Well organized and executed. The recruiter was knowledgable about the skill sets required for the job and conducted an effective interview. Hiring Managers were aware of what had occured during interviews with recruiter and other hiring Mangers. Presentation content was well prepared and documented giving me the opportunity to demonstrate my presentation.

    Overall process highlighted skills required to perform job duties.

    Interview Questions

    • The questions asked all seemed relevant for the postion.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Fair and generous.

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    Customer Marketing Manager Interview

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Taleo (Dublin, CA) in March 2011.

    Interview

    An HR screening interview was contacted less than 12 hours after submitting my resume online. It was a very good call, a basic high-level HR call, asking about my background, my interest in the position, my current situation, why I'm looking, and my salary expectations. Aprox. 20-25 min. The interviewer was very polite, very professional, very to the point (not chatty whatsoever), and my guess was probably following a standard script. He gave me positive feedback, stressed the corporate benefits, salary structure and positive work culture, and intimated that I he felt the interview went well and I would be submitted as a candidate for next steps. I was told I would hear back in "1 or 2 days at most," and that their hiring process is very fast, and he stressed "very." That was the last I heard and it's been about 1 week. It could be they're very busy hiring multiple positions, or perhaps I was over-sold on the success of our HR screening interview.

    Interview Questions

    • None were difficult, but I guess "What is the salary range you are looking for," and he made it clear "not your current salary, rather the salary you want."   Answer Question
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    Administrative Interview

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Taleo (Dublin, CA) in December 2010.

    Interview

    I applied on the website and was contacted by a recruiter via email. I had a phone interview with the recruiter and hiring manager. I then went in for a 3 person 4 hour interview. The next week I went back for another interview with the director. I then waited and waited and waited for a response from someone. I called the recruiter several times over the span of a month. He last told me he would get some information and call me back...still waiting on that call. Overall the company is small but looks like a decent place to work. W

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    In-house Counsel Intern Interview

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Taleo (Pleasanton, CA) in June 2010.

    Interview

    I found a posting for an intern position with the company through a job search website. Originally, the position was a summer internship working for the in-house counsel of Taleo. However, after I had made repeated phone calls and sent numerous e-mails, their lack of professionalism in addressing candidates broke down our communications. They did not respond for weeks. When I followed up with them about a month after initial discussions of a position, they apologized for their failure in communication and brought me in for in-person interviews. After interviewing one-on-one with four different attorneys, I should have expected to hear nothing back for months. Once again, after I made repeated phone calls and sent numerous e-mails, they refused to respond and communications broke down again. At last I was told that I would hear from them regarding the position in August, 2010 (almost 5 months after starting this process), and I simply never heard back.

    The process is extremely disorganized and their interview process was horribly misleading.

    Interview Questions

    • I don't really know what an intern does in this office, but tell me about why you are interested in working here?   Answer Question
    • There is no way that we'll be able to hire you after your internship, is that going to be a problem?   Answer Question
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    Systems Support Analyst Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Taleo (Jacksonville, FL) in August 2008.

    Interview

    Met with the Customer Service Manager and discussed the role and working environment. Also asked what was the lowest salary I would consider. That was the offer, the lowest salary I would take.

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    Client Support Analyst Interview

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Taleo (Dublin, CA) in June 2007.

    Interview

    The first interview was a phone interview, asking for basic background information. Where worked, salary, etc. Made it past this first interview, and then set up a second interview in their office in Dublin, CA. I flew up there from southern california, stayed overnight then had a morning interview at their office... which was very nice. The interview was 2 hours long, and was with an employee at that office and a supervisor at one of their offices in Canada... I felt the interview went well, and once again we talked about background , and my knowledge of the company, some hypothetical situation questions. Two hours later , they gave me an IQ test/ short logic test. . Thought I did well on that, but when I followed up, they told me they'd given the job to another candidate. In talking to the supervisor I interviewed with, she told me that I appeared to be qualified for the role...Her manager decided on someone else. Not sure what I bombed out on, but didn't get the job...

    Was a little bummed about this, as I was very interested in working there. Anyway... that''s my interview story.

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    Systems Support Analyst Interview

    Declined Offer
    Declined Offer

    Interview

    Many phone calls with managers from different nationalities to check language skills.
    Background checks via hireright, went into a lot of details
    Extra logic tests by email
    Two interviews followed by an offer and negotiation

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    Training Consultant Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Taleo in July 2011.

    Interview

    The interview process was pretty straight forward. Phone interview with recruiter, then with hiring manager follow by a virtual presentation with a panel. After that i got the offer in 2 days.

    Interview Questions

    • Experience with virtual training environment, and content development software.   Answer Question

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