Wiley Interview Questions

Updated Aug 11, 2014
Updated Aug 11, 2014
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    Public Relations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hoboken, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hoboken, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Wiley.

    Interview Details

    The recruiter and department head were both very professional. There was a phone screening, a written questionnaire, a phone interview and a 1 on 1. It seems like a nice place to work. It is a fairly large company. They will expect you to have an understanding of corporate culture.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Finance Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Wiley.

    Interview Details

    Recruiter Called me about 3 weeks after application, scheduled an on site interview for the next week. Very laid back environment. All questions were basic things on your resume and "tell me about yourself"

    Interview Questions
    • When I was interviewing with the third person he asked me a lot about accounting that I was not even exposed to   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Market Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Wiley.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, got an email confirming interview date. They asked me to fill out a background request form and bring it with me. Met with HR and hiring manager. Both interviews went well, but heard nothing afterwards. its been almost a week.

    Interview Questions
    • Didn't really get any difficult questions. They seem to be really nice people.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Cost Estimator Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Wiley in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    A recruiter found my resume on a job board and contacted me. After exchanging a few emails, I had a phone interview. The phone interview lead to an in person interview in Chantilly, VA.

    Interview Questions
    • There were not any difficult questions, it was more like a conversation   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Advertising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Malden, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Malden, MA
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Wiley.

    Interview Details

    I got this temp job through a staffing agency, no interview was conducted.

    Accepted Offer
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    Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jersey City, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jersey City, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Wiley in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    There was an application filled in and then 1 month or more later a phone call and then a test of "your personality" -- a predictive index test which they say is "just to find out more about you." Then nothing. Silence. And if you follow up by email...still silence...and if you check in 2 weeks later by phone....still silence and no email or anything else in the way of feedback. Cracks me up. You want someone to give your clients good customer service....and yet, you deliver far short in that area. You and your resume go into a black hole if you are not selected for follow up and it appears you will hear nothing at all either way. So my suggestion: move on even when commencing the interview process.

    Interview Questions
    • There were not any difficult questions. Seemed very cookie cutter which actually alarmed me a bit. I figured someone would ask a few "out of the box" thinking questions, but they did not.....how do you plan your day....how do you find new clients...what could you do for us that someone else cannot/did not....   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Production Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Wiley in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I actually applied through a networking connection to another position. When they called me in for an interview I had a brief chat on the phone with the HR representative, but it wasn't really a formal interview. When I went in, I had a great initial interview with HR, but in meeting with the hiring manager it as pretty clear it really wasn't the right position for me. But shortly after they notified me that I wasn't hired for that position, they said there was another one open that better fit my qualifications and goals, so I came in for another interview, and a few days later received a job offer. The interviews were fairly low-key. They basically just went through my resume and asked about my experiences, then asked a couple of basic questions. It kind of seemed like they had an idea beforehand that they wanted to hire me or didn't. There was also a copyediting test and another test involving writing a business letter.

    Interview Questions
    • The only question I really remember was, "What would your ideal position look like?" Not really a hard one...   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Media Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hoboken, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hoboken, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Wiley.

    Interview Details

    went through a very long hiring process during which time met the editors and publisher-- that alone was a nightmare as people there contrary to what one expects 'intelligent' people to be-- are arrogant, and their cultural and educational pedigree aside-- pretentious; uninformed; and egotistical

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    PR Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I submitted my resume and received a call back relatively quickly. I came in for an interview and first met with HR and then met with the team I'd be working with. The process was relatively painless and questions were straightforward.

    Interview Questions
    • There really wasn't anything difficult or unexpected - all questions made sense and were applicable to the job I was applying for   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Summer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Wiley.

    Interview Details

    Sent my resume and CL through their website. Was contacted about three weeks after for two interviews with different departments (Wiley passes resumes around to all the acquisitions/editorial departments). Came in to interview with one team, very laid back and great people. Just looked over my resume and asked me to expand a little bit. Next interview was basically the same - a little more detailed questions, but very friendly environment. Wasn't asked any obscure questions or questions like 'What's your weakness/strengths," they were all based on what I gave them in my resume.

    Interview Questions
    • I didn't really have any... maybe "What drives you to excel in life?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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