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Jul 27, 2014

Interview Question for Post Doctoral Scientist at Schlumberger:

“HR asked me about my family, was I married, did I have any children, etc. It was so totally unexpected and not related to the job at all. I was caught off guard and felt that the line of…”


Jul 26, 2014

Interview Question for Data Scientist at Tata Consultancy Services:

“Unexpected: Did I use a Q-Q plot?”


Jul 25, 2014

Interview Question for Senior Scientist at SaneBox:

“They didn't ask any "trick" or "brain teaser" type questions, but you definitely have to know how to write software. They asked about my response to the coding test, and they asked a few "how would…”


Jul 24, 2014

Interview Question for Scientist at Novartis Pharmaceuticals:

“HR question: How did you get your last position at XXX, did you know somebody?”


Jul 23, 2014

Interview Question for Senior Scientist at Siemens:

“Not too many unexpected questions...some basic knowledge and some behavior questions”


Jul 23, 2014

Interview Question for Research Scientist at Amazon.com:

“None, questions were straight forward and easy.”


Jul 23, 2014

Interview Question for Lead Scientist at SABIC:

“I do not recall a difficult question.”


Jul 22, 2014

Interview Question for Data Scientist at Zillow:

“A few technical coding questions, and lots of background questions. An unexpected one was 'What can you bring to Zillow?'.”


Jul 17, 2014

Interview Question for Manufacturing Scientist I at EMD Millipore:

“There were no real surprise questions that one wouldn't expect from a fairly standard job interview.”


Jul 17, 2014

Interview Question for Data Scientist at Groupon:

“I signed an NDA, so I can't give much details, but one interviewer asked me a very open ended question that involved how I would create/design/implement a certain algorithm from start to end.”