Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at University of Southern California
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Project Manager Interview
I applied through other source. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA).
Found out about position through former employer who knew researcher. The researcher/professor called me in, and we had one interview 1-1.
- She asked me a lot about my prior experiences. Answer Question
There was no negotiation, and she pretty much had a fixed number in mind.
Other Interview Reviews for University of Southern California
Project Manager InterviewDeclined OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at University of Southern California (East Los Angeles, CA) in September 2011.
Began with phone interview followed by a team interview and then two 1:1 interviews. Took a bit too long between steps.
- How would you handle being micro managed? Answer Question
Project Manager InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Southern California in March 2010.
Interview can take approximately four hours and is done by a panel of five USC Leadership folks.Expect reference checks. USC does this before hiring someone and can probably find out a great deal of information about the candidate's knowledge, experience, and work habits by asking for information from present and former employers and from others who are familiar with the applicant. There are also incredible background checks. Expect personal credit checks of an applicant's credit and/or criminal record. A "consumer reporting agency" is hired to prepare a consumer report 33 or an investigative consumer report 34 about an applicant, certain disclosure requirements are imposed under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act. .
- Why haven't you found a new position before now? Have you ever thought of leaving your present position before? If yes, what do you think kept you there? What do you think of your boss? What other types of jobs or companies are you considering? Where would you like to be 5 years or 10 years from now? What are your weaknesses? Answer Question