Western Union Reviews

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Western Union President, CEO and Director Hikmet Ersek
Hikmet Ersek
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  • Great Company

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    I have been working at Western Union

    Pros

    Dynamic and exciting company with immense growth and a unique potion with in the market

    Cons

    Fast past and thought intensive. Great for motivated individuals who want to make a difference

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Western Union Interviews

Updated Mar 10, 2015
Updated Mar 10, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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Interview Difficulty

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    Product Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    (This applies to the Digital ventures unit in SF)
    Phone screen with recruiter, hiring manager and then onsites.
    Expect a lot of case style questions. Problem solving, structure, and some industry understanding are going to be a plus.

    Interview Questions
    • Estimation question: estimate the revenue opportunity for entering a particular market with a new product offering x that extends WU presence in the market   View Answer
    • How would you validate that a transaction went through successfully if the receiving system is offline or validating in real time is not an option?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
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    Accepted Offer
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Western Union Awards & Accolades

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Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.westernunion.com
Headquarters Englewood, CO
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1851
Type Company - Public (WU)
Industry Finance
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

With a 160-year history of connecting people when it matters most, Western Union continues to shape the world in which we live. Western Union offers one of the easiest ways for families, friends and businesses to send money and stay connected almost anywhere in the world. Together with our Agents, we speak our consumers’ languages and live in our consumers’ neighborhoods.

And we're moving forward with other new ventures too! Western Union has launched WU Digital in San Francisco, CA. This technology-driven division will focus on mobile and online services. Wherever our... More

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