I interviewed at York University in July 2013.
Interview Details – Initial contact with prof via email, than vigorous interview with regards to theory of LOPAP
Interview Question – How does a turbo molecular pump work? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Set contract for 4 months non negotiable.
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I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at York University in April 2013.
Interview Details – The hiring process involved submitting a resume and being interviewed by numerous stakeholders. The hiring manager usually had the final say. Essentially you were hired on contract if the hiring manager liked you as a person over any accomplishments. they need to start focusing on competencies for hires and past performance.
Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 5 years? View Answer
Negotiation Details – it was either take it or leave it.
I interviewed at York University in March 2013.
Interview Details – I was very pleased with the interview process at York. The committee were friendly and welcoming to visitors. I ended up getting an offer the same day! Great place so far.
Interview Question – where do you see yourself in 5 years Answer Question
Negotiation Details – reasonable and fair
I applied online and interviewed at York University.
Interview Details – there were 3 interviewers. They were nice and professional. One HR, one my future supervisor, one professor. Questions were all about the job and my experience.
Interview Question – no very difficult question. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at York University in November 2012.
Interview Details – Slow interview process, be patient. Some 1:1 interviews, others to a group of people. Job description was very large and spread across two different departments, seemed a bit overwhelming. I also had to go take two tests: 1. computer skills test, including Windows, Microsoft Office, 2. grammar and writing test. Seemed a bit unnecessary given my background, experience (8 years in tech industry) and level of education (Master's Degree). The tests struck me as funny since some emails I received from the Hiring Manager had spelling mistakes in them.
Interview Question – Salary - you can't really discuss this since it is non-negotiable (set by the union). Answer Question
I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at York University in August 2012.
Interview Details – I first submitted a resume and a cover letter to apply for a posting I saw outside the bulletin board for the office. Soon after, I received a call back for a summer position. During the interview, the manager and an advisor was there. Very relaxed environment but I still came to the interview with a dress shirt. I received great feedback during my answers as they laughed and smiled throughout. The questions involved: reasoning for choosing the position, flexibility with schedule, organizational skills, interpersonal skills that related to office work. If you come into the interview with some confidence you will feel great after as the questions they ask aren't technical or overly difficult.
Interview Question – Describe the steps you would take to teach a skill to a student who has trouble understanding instructions. View Answer
Negotiation Details – None as it was a relatively basic position
I applied in-person and the process took 6 months - interviewed at York University.
Interview Details – Via personal connections. I do not know what the regular process is, but I assume you need to submit your CV and your published work and have a conversation with the person hiring you
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at York University in December 2011.
Interview Details – Skills test of data entry skills and typing speed and accuracy, as well as in person interview covering academic interests, academic future goals, past research experience, research questions on quantitative research, What was presented about the work environment and work itself was not what was the reality once working
Interview Question – Reasons for interests in quantitative research? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Was not able to negotiate
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at York University in September 2010.
Interview Details – this is a simple interview as I have a lot of experience, people are nice, no tough questions, took about 1 hour, communcation skill, background matched,
Interview Question – how to deal with the conflict with your partner Answer Question
The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at York University in August 2010.
Interview Details – The two interviewer, one is department head, one is coordinator. All of personalty question. 4 senatorial question. map reading.
Negotiation Details – no negotiation,
Pros: great co-workers. they were positive and very friendly. they made the experience worthwhile. – Full Review
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