I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4 months - interviewed at US Army.
Interview Details – A recruiter will walk you through it
Interview Question – prepare references Answer Question
Negotiation Details – your only real negotiation is over what job you want
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at US Army.
Interview Details – Interview questions are focused primarily on your ability to multi-task, prioritize work load, complete quality work in a timely manner under stress, and with short suspense dates. You must be physically fit and pass the Army Physical Fitness Test to standard.
Interview Question – Tell me about a time your patience was tested when dealing with a senior officer/NCO and how did you handle it. View Answer
Interviewed at US Army
Interview Details – The hiring process for this position was based off of my previous performance evaluation history in my prior jobs during my miliary career. The Branch Manager for my career track scrubbed and screened my record against the requirements for the job position. Based passing the intial process my packet was submitted to the hiring authority for approval. An overseas deployment prevented me from interviewing for the position.
Interview Question – Would I be willing to relocate for the position? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Not applicable.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at US Army.
Interview Details – Find a recruiter, take the ASVAB, pick a job, fill out paperwork and go through MEPS process which includes blood draws, drug tests and height and weight measurements.
Negotiation Details – Enlistment
I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at US Army in June 2011.
Interview Details – Received an email indicting that I was selected to interview and was involved in one interview
Interview Question – There were no unexpected questions View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiation
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at US Army.
Interview Details – Extensive, however, you have a recruiter to help you along the way. I feel there are things that could be improved upon during the hiring process that not only benefit the Army but the prospective soldier as well. For example, the quota or mission that the recruiters are working toward can be accomplished easier in someways that don't always benefit the soldier applying. I would have liked to of applied to become a Warrant Officer right away rather than being guided toward spending some time as an enlisted soldier before applying to become a Warrant Officer.
Interview Question – Nothing too difficult, you just have to be able to give extensive background information on employment history and time lines. Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at US Army in March 2010.
Interview Details – academically, physically, mentally qualified, talk to a recruiter...too easy
Interview Question – medical history, personal questions View Answer
Negotiation Details – quick, dont feel pressured to accept any job, if otherwise qualified you could wait and see if the skill your looking for opens up
Very Easy Interview
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 months - interviewed at US Army in May 2010.
Interview Details – Go to your local recruiter and say you want to join, they will take you to your local MEPS to take the ASVAB which is like the SAT. How you score will allow for more job opportunities but if your want infantry don't worry the threshold for the job is low allow a lot of smart people still choose it, mainly for the action and danger. Then if all is said and done you will sign a contract and go to MEPS again for a physical and screening and then you swear your oath and its off to Sand Hill at Fort Benning GA. Where You Will Change.
Interview Question – The ASVAB is not a difficult test but if you do want to study up on some math and reasoning skills. Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 months - interviewed at US Army.
Interview Details – First met with a Recruiter July 2012. Expressed interest in joining the Army and obtained some initial information. Follow-up visits were to build a profile of my records; where I have lived, education, work history, people that knew me from these places, and medical background. They only expect answers that have proper documentation - if you hurt your shoulder but never saw a doctor, you "never actually hurt your shoulder".
You will undergo a physical, take the ASVAB, and reserve an MOS depending on your qualifications.
Your projected date of leaving for basic training will come, you will have one more short physical at MEPS and a recheck of your contract before you leave.
Interview Question – Not any difficult questions, just many asking about every aspect of your life. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – You will be given a list of available MOS's based on your qualifications and how long your initial term will be. You may be given the opportunity to apply for schools, such as airborne. Bonuses are MOS dependent.
I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at US Army in May 2012.
Interview Details – Promotion Boards. Holding various position from staff nco to platoon sergeant.
Interview Question – The lead vehicle in the convoy is hit an IED what do we do? View Answer
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