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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Southlake, TX Dec 2010 – Reviewed Mar 13, 2013
Interview Details –
Day 1 => I applied for a couple of positions on the Sabre Holding career portal.
Day 2 => I got a mail the next day to take an online assessment.
Day 3 => I had a call from the Recruitment team asking for a phone screening.
Day 4 => Phone screening.
Day 7 => In person interview
Day 7 => Verbal confirmation.
After working there I realized that this was extremely fortunate as in most cases the recruitment process takes much time!
Interview Question – Questions in java memory handling to much detailed level. Including details of garbage collection, how algoritm works, tuning options in jvm, strong, weak, phantom references, etc. Being an experienced developer it was not difficult but unusual. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – The position needed someone to join in immediately. I was immediately available but could not be taken in as a FTE. Joined as contractor, with some negotiations in rate.
No Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Apr 2011 – Reviewed Jan 17, 2013
Interview Details – Had a phone interview that went well followed by an in person interview. They acted as though they were impressed, and then said they would call me in a few days. Never heard from them and then when I followed up they said they were still in the decision process and that the would get back to me with a definitive and were in a couple days. After that I still never heard from them. I understand not getting the job, but it's unprofessional to promise a response and then just have radio silence.
Interview Question – How would you handle an editor that published something unfavorable about Travelocity? Answer Question
No Offer – Interviewed in Boston, MA Mar 2010 – Reviewed May 1, 2010
Interview Details – Brainbench skills test on C# .NET
Interview Question – How many tennis balls are in this room and why? Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Wilkes Barre, PA Mar 2007 – Reviewed Apr 11, 2009
Interview Details – It was a good experience. They have you sit with an agent to get idea of what the job will be like even before a supervisor interviews you, which is something i really liked. I only had the one interview it was in the morning and by late afternoon they called to offer me a postion, which I did accept.
Negotiation Details – It is pretty straight foward in what they offer so there is no negotiations.
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Oct 25, 2012
Interview Details – A little slow on approvals and communications but a pleasant recruiter.
Interview Question – Normal questions. Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Mar 2011 – Reviewed Nov 19, 2011
Interview Details – Met with 4 people overall and received an offer one week later.
Interview Question – Tell me about your work history. Answer Question
No Offer – Interviewed in Aug 2011 – Reviewed Sep 7, 2011
Interview Details – Phone interview - company interviewer showed high interest in my background and experience and left off on a positive note. Afterward, they would not return emails or phone calls to let me know anything.
Interview Question – When would you be able to start if offered the job? Answer Question
Declined Offer – Interviewed in Apr 2008 – Reviewed Oct 11, 2009
Interview Details – Standard personal interviews with peers, hiring manager and their peers
Reason for Declining – Received another offer
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