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Verizon Project Manager Interview Questions

Updated Sep 13, 2014
Updated Sep 13, 2014
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Project Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Verizon in May 2014.

Interview Details

There was one face to face interview. Questions asked were either situational or behavioral. I was told immediately of next steps and was I was pleased those steps were followed exactly.. I did not receive a job offer but I don't feel that I was as prepared as I should have been. It was my first interview in years and I was more nervous and clueless than I realized going in. Lesson learned: research different types of situational questions and come up with a few examples. The same example kept popping up in my head and I use it too much.

Interview Questions
  • How would you approach learning a new area/subject? Tell me something about yourself that isn't on your resume. How do you motivate others? Tell me about a time you worked on multiple assignments or a project with changing responsibilities.   Answer Question
No Offer
Average Interview

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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Verizon.

    Interview Details

    At the time I interviewed, Hughes Telematics was being acquired by Verizon. I met with several key managers from different areas of the company. After some confusion of "who" was suppose to be on the interview agenda as I sat in a conference room waiting for someone to come in, the HR recruiter came in and made small talk. One manager could not make it so I was asked to come back to meet with him and 2 additional managers that same week. Everyone I met with was very nice and no one asked trick questions just to see how I would respond. However, I feel the top manager (VP) liked my background and was determined to make a job offer that week. I feel this affected how the other managers conducted the interview. When I went back to meet with the other managers, the VP came in and made me the offer on the spot. He also wanted me to start the next week but I could not do that. I felt uneasy about the overall speed of the interview process but accepted the job anyway.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They were willing to meet my salary expectations (within reason) with no qualms. I would think this has changed now that they are part of Verizon.
    Accepted Offer
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The interview is a structured interview ,usually with 3 people ,two of them ask questions for half the interview and then change up. You definitely need Par stories for this type of interview

    Interview Questions
    • Be honest don't lie or embellish but make sure you know what they are looking for so when they ask you what you can do for them you have an answer   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ashburn, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ashburn, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Verizon in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Easy. Four interviews (three on phone and one in person). Phone interviews covered general questions., No curve ball question. The only thing that irked me was that they do not have any on-boarding process.. took me 3 days to get ID. Manager had to come every morning to get me through security gate.

    Interview Questions
    • Don't remember exact question... it was on Agile methodology.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation really.. my company mentioned the rate and I just accepted it (hey! I needed a job)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilmington, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilmington, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Verizon in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    1 interview with hiring manager. It was a great conversation without all the standard phone interview questions. We knew I was a good fit by the end of our conversation. I appreciated the fresh/normal approach.

    Negotiation Details
    Very little wiggle room.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Verizon in October 2009.

    Interview Details

    Current process involves submitting application on line. Background check, drug test, and in person interview with hiring manager.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions will vary based on position applying to. Most involve "tell us about a time when you....." questions relating to the position. Be prepared with examples of work experience stories.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None, salary was offered and accepted. Advancement in salary is annually based on performance.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL
    Application Details

    The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Verizon in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    Behavioral and situational interviews. Always have complete answers with a situation, action, and result. Be positive, always have a positive answer. Do not mention about vacations, time off, pay that is completely decided by HR. Do not mention past bad experiences with previous employers. Always have an experience do not just not answer the question it counts against you.

    Interview Questions
    • If a member of your team is not participating in their portion of a project, what would you do?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tokyo (Japan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tokyo (Japan)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Verizon in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Four time interview process, 1st was a face-to-face by Talent Acquisition team in Japan, 2nd was a video-conference by hiring manager based in Belgium, 3rd was a teleconference by future colleague based in Australia, lastly face-to-face by the service manager in Japan.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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