Time Inc. Interview Questions

Updated Aug 30, 2015
91 Interview Reviews

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    Consumer Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Time Inc..

    Interview

    Marketing Director came to campus to interview candidates for summer internships. Interviewer made sure I understood how to run, test, and measure marketing programs, and also asked about my interest in the company. Felt very conversational and we got along great.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the biggest marketing opportunity that we face?   Answer Question
  2.  

    Dekstop Tech Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Time Inc..

    Interview

    if i had known that there was no chance in moving up that contractor was just a contractor that they will try to keep for long durations due to out-preforming colleagues. i would not have wasted my time. Beware if you want any type of benefits do not even bother applying.

    Interview Questions

    • they will tell you that this will be a contract to hire position that is open ended. Make sure you know that this is just a contract position.Be aware.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    i made the mistake of accepting.

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    Consumer Marketing Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Time Inc. (New York, NY) in March 2012.

    Interview

    First you have an interview with someone from HR. I then interview with manager.

    Interview Questions

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    Client Services Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Time Inc..

    Interview

    Applied for the position online. Was contacted by a recruiter in their HR department. Asked about my experience and was told more about what the job entailed. Was told that I wanted to be brought in to speak further at a later date. Followed up with 2 emails and never heard back.

    Interview Questions

    • No difficult questions asked. Only spoke about resume and the job.   Answer Question
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    Inventory Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    You go for an interview with HR, then your manager, then their manager. Then you may come back for another interview.

    Interview Questions

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    I had a wonderful interview at Time Inc. for the Account Manager role. I already had experience going into the interview and was able to speak to the core responsibilities well. There were no trick questions, simply speaking to my strengths, weaknesses, examples where I've had to be strategic, and examples where I've struggled.

    Interview Questions

    • What has been your biggest challenge at your current job?   Answer Question
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    Assistant Photo Editor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    Contacted by HR rep via email, we scheduled for a phone interview for the same day. Was asked standard question about my current role and responsibilities, why I'm interested in the position.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing too surprising, standard questions about my role and responsibilities at my current job, salary requirement, etc.   Answer Question
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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Initial interviews and additional rounds of interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain in detail a difficult problem and how the problem was tackled?   Answer Question
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    Editorial Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Time Inc..

    Interview

    First and second interview. First was with HR and then second interview was interesting format. There was quite a bit of time between first and second interview. The first interview was very short which had me worried but I did get a second interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work at time? What are your favorite Time Inc. Magazines?   1 Answer
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    Consumer Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Time Inc..

    Interview

    Started with an informational/behavioral interview with a Hiring Manager. Once we solidified my areas of interest, I set up 3 separate interviews with members of the team I would work for. After 1 week of interviews I got the offer. There was also some retention rate math.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked about my experience with their products and what I would change about them   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.

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