Production Editor Interview Questions

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Penguin Group (USA) Interviews

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Wiley Interviews

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Aug 5, 2014

Interview Question for Production Editor at Questar Assessment:

“The most difficult part for me was the editing skills test. The ad specified someone with proofreading experience, which I have, but from my past roles I wasn't familiar with the official symbols and…”


Jul 29, 2014

Interview Question for Graphic Designer/Print Production Specialist/Web Editor at American Academy of Arts & Sciences:

“I was prepared for that, but there were no difficult questions, just an unexpected one. CEO asked me how I liked the Academy website. My position would include 40% web editing.”


Jun 19, 2014

Interview Question for Copy/Production Editor at Taunton Press:

“My interviews were substantive, but I don't recall an especially difficult or unexpected question.”


Mar 7, 2014

Interview Question for Production Editor at Penguin Group (USA):

“Why did you leave your last job / why were you fired?”


Mar 7, 2014

Interview Question for Production Editor at Penguin Group (USA):

“"Describe three situations where you had to solve a difficult problem."”


Feb 11, 2014

Interview Question for Senior Production Editor at Wiley:

“What is your weakness, what can you bring to the position, where can you improve.”


Jan 11, 2013

Interview Question for Production Editor at Penguin Group (USA):

“The interviewer asked what books I like to read. Despite the fact that this position is in book publishing, that has no bearing on my ability to do the job well.”


Jun 28, 2012

Interview Question for Production Editor at OUP USA:

“What was your most significant accomplishment.”


Sep 7, 2011

Interview Question for Senior Production Editor at EFI:

“How would you deal with the tedium of some of the tasks?”


Mar 15, 2011

Interview Question for Production Editor at O'Reilly Media:

“Give examples of your skills with desktop publishing software.”