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Updated Jan 10, 2015
Updated Jan 10, 2015
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  1.  

    Digital Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Vocus in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    Horrible, took 2 months and lousy response from recruiter and Hiring manager as well. Embarrassing and neglected response with very time taking response, each interview with each took nearly 2 weeks and final decision took 3 weeks to complete. And finally moved into different direction just because they decided to a junior candidate and train them from scratch and make him a champs.

    Interview Questions
    • General questions about what you know about marketing in Digital media and experience stuffs. Not a hard interview though.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Vocus.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by a recruiter and after an initial phone interview was passed along to a senior director. About two days later, I had a phone interview with a senior director which was followed up by an in-person interview the following week.

    Interview Questions
    • The interview questions were pretty standard. More or less they asked questions to gauge interest and learn about my past experience.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Software Sales Executive - Small Business Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Vocus.

    Interview Details

    I had to do a mock sell.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't any negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Vocus.

    Interview Details

    The interview process at Vocus was a smooth and exciting experience. I was first contacted by a Senior Recruiter who conducted a phone screen with me. I was then invited in for a face to face interview. At that time, I was interviewed by 4 different managers/team members. The interview lasted about 2 hours, where I was asked different questions about my work history and backround. Then I was given a tour of the amazing facility at headquarters. The managers were great, educational and easy to talk with. I loved the idea of the product and the "work hard, play hard" culture.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    PR Software Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Vocus in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted within 2 weeks after replying to a posting on LinkedIn and spent about 20 minutes talking to a recruiter based out of North Carolina. I was asked to come into the Beltsville office for an interview at the end of the week. I went arrived and toured the facility and was dropped off in an interview room. I spoke with two recruiters/managers about the position and how they were looking to expand the team. It was very casual meeting and was ask very broad questions. They ask me to take a writing skills assessment and that was it. I was told a follow up would come the following week. Two weeks later, I after following up twice on my OWN, I got a generic rejection letter. The fact I had to contact them really shows how little they care about the "talent" they bring in.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us how you would handle a difficult client/customer.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Media Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in College Park, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in College Park, MD
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Vocus.

    Interview Details

    It was pretty brief and straightforward. It seems like a high turnover position. The managers who interviewed me were pretty rude and unprofessional. The offices themselves aren't very nice at all. A lot of the research isn't really research -- it's essentially cold calling people for their information, so they can market towards them.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Business Development Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Vocus in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was smooth, I showed interest, went through a phone screening, was called back, and after my in-person interview offered the position.

    Interview Questions
    • nothing really, everything was very manageable, just be sure to do your research!   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  9.  

    SBE Sales Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Vocus in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    I came in for an interview with two hiring managers and then after that did a follow up call

    Interview Questions
    • They asked alot of questions about my previous sales numbers, also asked me to sell summer camp to them like I was a camp owner and they were a parent   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I was not really able to negotiate- but the offer was VERY fair
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Entry Level Sales Associate Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Vocus.

    Interview Details

    The HR woman came in and talked to me letting me know what the process would be like. She told me to be very energetic as I was applying for a sales role. The manager and an employee came in and interviewed me. The questions were very typical (biggest weaknesses, strengths, ect) I can't say I enjoyed speaking with the manager.

    Interview Questions
    • They told me they saw me in outside sales more so than inside sales. They asked me why I thought I would do well in an inside sales role.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beltsville, MD
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Vocus in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Asked a lot of questions about experience and why they should hire you. What qualities do you have that would make you a good fit? Why do you want to work here? If your manager asks you to do something that you don't want to do, would you still do it?

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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