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Declined Offer – Interviewed in Tempe, AZ Nov 2012 – Reviewed Nov 4, 2012
Interview Details – I applied through school, got a call back in about a week for a over the phone interview with a financial planning manager. Questions were testing: basic accounting and finance skills; excel skills; understudying of the industry and the company; behavior questions, such as why US Airways, and tell me a time when you failed.
Interview Question – Tell me a financial model you have built before. What was it for and how did structure the model? View Answer
Reason for Declining – I got an offer from an other company before US Air gets back to me.
No Offer – Interviewed in Tempe, AZ Jul 2011 – Reviewed Oct 22, 2012
Interview Details – Applied for a Financial Analysis Internship, after a 30 minute phone interview the person interviewing me told me it was more of an accounting interview and that I didn't have the qualifications for it. The job posting and the position I was interview for were TOTALLY different, very unprofessional
Interview Question – Please try to be as detailed as possible regarding the technical question, business case, etc. Answer Question
No Offer – Interviewed in Winston-Salem, NC May 2011 – Reviewed Oct 12, 2012
Interview Details – I applied online and did an phone interview and was referred to an in person interview. I was told to take my current resume, my drivers license and social security card and be prepared for at least an hour interview. The interviewer took only 10 minutes.
Interview Question – What did I intend to do with the degree that I am pursuing in relation to the job? View Answer
No Offer – Interviewed in Tampa, FL – Reviewed Sep 25, 2012
Interview Details – group interview then one on one
Interview Question – How would you handle it if a co-worker didn't feel like following company procedure View Answer
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Tempe, AZ – Reviewed Sep 17, 2012
Interview Details – I was contacted by someone who works in HR to set up the interview for this position. I was interviewed by three directors, which was a bit intimidating, though now it is usually managers and senior analysts who interview candidates. The interview I went through had many situational and behavioral questions, but not many technical ones as I was being interviewed by directors of several different departments.
Interview Question – I did not receive any technical questions, but they asked questions about different situations (i.e. bad team/group member, financial/excel analysis, etc). Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Phoenix, AZ – Reviewed Jul 30, 2012
Interview Details – I went to a large group interview when i saw an add in the paper that this companu was hiring. They told us a little about the company and showed some videos and then did both group and one on one interviews. Just be honest and friendly and prepared for the interview. Have a good resume ready.
Negotiation Details – Everyone gets the same offer in the begining.
No Offer – Interviewed in Tempe, AZ Jun 2012 – Reviewed Jul 6, 2012
Interview Details –
Three weeks after I sent my application online, I got contacted for a phone interview schedule-up. On the agreed on date and time, I got a phone call. The person who interviewed me was not the one who sent me the email, but he worked for her. Here are some of the questions:
1. Why do you choose to apply to Price/Yield Management division?
2. What is your understanding about Price/Yield Management?
3. What are 4 criterion for a big airline company?
4. What are the characteristics of an ideal working condition?
5. Mention your software skills/proficiencies, explain.
6. How did you handle conflict with coworkers? Mention an example.
7. An example of how you used quantitative analysis to solve a problem you encountered at work.
8. Ticket pricing scenarios; to whom you should sell the ticket to, at what price? etc.
Interview Question – Is it ethical to charge $2,000 for a last-minute booking plane ticket? View Answer
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Tempe, AZ Oct 2010 – Reviewed Jul 3, 2012
Interview Details – I was already an employee so I applied through our internal network. Took about a month to get a call to set up an interview. Consisted of an interview with the HR Generalist, Manager, and Supervisor asking the typical behavioral-based questions. After that I was told it would take about a week for them to make their decision.
Interview Question – Give me a time when you made a mistake on something you were working on. What was the situation, what did you do, and how did it turn out? Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Jun 2012 – Reviewed Jun 21, 2012
Interview Details – 2 weeks still going thru paperwork
Negotiation Details – Good
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Tempe, AZ Mar 2012 – Reviewed Jun 19, 2012
Interview Details –
It's a fairly involved process. Phone screen first, then F2F interviews with the team, and hiring manager. As a union shop, they are required to ask a standard set of questions. It's actually a fairly ineffective interview, as it doesn't get to culture or personality conflicts.
After that, there is a lengthy background check, security clearance, credit check, and a drug screen. It takes a very long time.
Interview Question – They use canned interview questions about experience, and skill familiarity. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There is basically no negotiation. Everything is pre-defined - salary, vacation, etc.
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