Universal Weather and Aviation

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Universal Weather and Aviation Interview Questions

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Trip Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Universal Weather and Aviation.

    Interview Details

    First interview was over the phone. Then I was invited in to take a Geography test and a typing test. A few days later I received a phone call inviting me in for an interview with the HR manager which then led to an interview with a Manager and a Supervisor.

    Interview Questions
    • What makes you think you would be a good fit for Universal?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Trip Owner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Universal Weather and Aviation.

    Interview Details

    Talked to different managers who wanted to see if I fit in. They also asked questions to see if I knew about the company. Pretty basic stuff.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. College degrees don't get you more money here.
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Finance Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Universal Weather and Aviation.

    Interview Details

    Very short interview process; I received a call from an HR person about a week after applying online, and set up a time at which he was to call me for a 30-minute phone interview. The appointed time came and went with no call or follow-up message. I guess I didn't get the job?

    Interview Questions
    • Would you be available at 2:00 on Thursday for a phone interview?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
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  5. 3 people found this helpful  

    Associate Trip Owner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Universal Weather and Aviation.

    Interview Details

    Applied online through a third party listing. Minimal work history with bachelors degree. They called to come in for a typing test (standard is over 30wpm) and geography test (standard is over 70). Geography test consists of questions like: how many countries in the world (multiple choice, name the oceans, how many/name continents, etc. I passed the tests and was called to schedule a two part interview. First interview was with a couple of team managers. They just asked your typical questions about being a team player, leadership skills, dependability, punctual, transportation to work, what I know about the company already and what to expect in my role. Second interview was with the director and another manager. This interview was brief. What did I know about the company and what is expected of me. Was told to go take a drug test and was called to when to show up for training. Sign a horrific non-compete agreement saying you won't work for competitors for a long time if you leave.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. You are going to be paid this amount. You get 3 automatic increases during the first 9mo and then it's a pretty standard raise process like other companies; performance based, how we'll the company is doing financially, etc.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Trip Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Greeted by HR and waited for 30 minutes till I spoke to a Manager of the area.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Universal Weather and Aviation.

    Interview Details

    H.R. calls to further screen potential applicants then an on site interview takes place with 2 hiring managers. If an offer is made, then a background check and drug test are completed. Overall, the company is a good place to start out at but wouldn't recommend staying due to lots of office politics and favoritism.

    Interview Questions
    • My interview was very casual and somewhat informal. This is not usual though, so dont expect the same situation.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Universal Weather and Aviation in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Detailed

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Universal Weather and Aviation in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    A meeting with HR and the hiring manager. The hiring manager refused my request to meet with other employees that work in that department. This refusal of a simple request was an immediate red flag that something is being hidden. Beware of any potential employers that do not want you to meet with other employees in that department that you will be working closely with on a daily basis....The truth with probably scare you away....

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Reputation of high turnover! Lack of confidence in hiring manager!

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Associate Trip Owner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Universal Weather and Aviation in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    Initial communication was to confirm the information in my application. Then I was invited to the skills test consisting of a geography test, Microsoft Office 2003 skills test, and a typing test. The in-person interviews consisted of meeting first with senior employees and then a second interview (same day) with team managers. The questions were open-ended to get an idea if you fit their company culture, which is very customer-centric.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe what Universal Weather and Aviation and what it does.   View Answer
    • Describe yourself and why you want to join the company.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    The starting wage is non-negotiable, while there are pay bumps for new hires, having a degree is given no bonus in terms of pay, only in getting to an interview.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Trip Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Universal Weather and Aviation in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied and was contacted for a timed skills test. It was of average difficulty and at times didn't seem to have anything to do with the job for which I was applying. I passed the exam and was scheduled for interviews. My first interview was with the managers on the floor, and my second interview was with the Director of Operations and a Senior Manager. I received a call a few days later to be scheduled for training.

    Interview Questions
    • Do you think a person in your position is to be a salesman?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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