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Bazaarvoice Interview Questions

Updated Sep 29, 2017
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  1. Featured Interview

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    Implementation Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Bazaarvoice (Austin, TX).

    Interview

    The interview process started with a scheduled phone interview with a Management team member in your department. The 2nd part was back-to-back interviews with 4 team members, including your prospective manager. The final/3rd part was a presentation relevant to your role. Overall I thought it was a great & challenging process and really helped me make the decision to work with a great team/company.

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    • There were general interview questions and transparent discussions around the PM processes and issues. The presentation was where they tested you on your role via live role play of a Kickoff meeting with the client and key stakeholders.   Answer Question

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    Sales Development Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Bazaarvoice (Austin, TX) in September 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online and received an email the following day requesting a phone interview. The interview time was scheduled online via a link. Times were available for 30 minute slots. I received a phone call within 1 minute of my scheduled interview time. The interview was about 30 minutes. I received a follow up email notifying me that I was no longer being considered for the position within 18 hours.

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    Moderator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    phone interview and then send a description of the work + questions related to training. After submit the answers they called me back and quested how I feel about the job

    Interview Questions

    • how do you feel about working from home ?   1 Answer

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    Engagement Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Bazaarvoice (Austin, TX).

    Interview

    The interview is a four step process. You start with a quick phone interview with a recruiter, followed by a phone interview with the person that would be your manager. Next is an on-site interview where you have one-on-one interviews with multiple people from the department you are interviewing in. The final step is a presentation round with the team you had the one-on-one interviews with.

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    Operations Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Bazaarvoice (Austin, TX) in March 2017.

    Interview

    The process is standard to most companies. You have a telephone interview if they feel you are a fit for the position, and then you are brought in for an on-site. The on-site is a little longer than usual (around 2-3 hours) but you don't have to come back afterwards unless you've been hired. It's very painless.

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    Implementation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Bazaarvoice (Austin, TX) in August 2016.

    Interview

    I was contacted by someone within Bazaarvoice Recruiting. They had me take a test to see if I knew basic coding information and would fit well for the Implementation Engineer position. Afterwards, the recruiter set me up on a call with a Senior Implementation Engineer. After that call, I was called in for an in person with three implementation engineers where they each interviewed me. Was given an offer within a week of the interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • Where can you see yourself within the organization in 3 years?   Answer Question

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    Client Success Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 8 weeks. I interviewed at Bazaarvoice (Austin, TX) in August 2016.

    Interview

    The process took far too long and not sure why they were interviewing. It seemed they had already hired for the position. I was given the run around by this company for months. I was initially very interested, but I'm not sure a position ever really existed after the first one was filled. During the second time I was invited onsite - one of the interviewers made it pretty well known that I wasn't even her choice to come back onsite. This would have been my direct supervisor, so pretty sure I dodged a bullet. I took 2 days off from work for this charade and walked away from the whole experience pretty annoyed that I spent so much time preparing a presentation and learning about the company without any REAL feedback on why I was not selected.

    The recruiter was very professional, but again with no real feedback and so much time invested - wish I would have steered clear of Bazaarvoice.

    Interview Questions

    • Typical interview questions - tell me about a time with a difficult client, etc.   Answer Question

    Bazaarvoice Response

    Jun 12, 2017 – VP, Client Success

    Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. I absolutely agree that your interview process was far longer than our ideal, and was not the experience we wanted you to have. We do... More

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    Implementation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Bazaarvoice (Austin, TX) in July 2016.

    Interview

    I applied for this role in May of 2016, and while it took them a little over a month to respond, the interview process went quickly from there.

    The first round was a 30 minute phone screen with a recruiter. He was really nice, helpful, and easy to talk to. Definitely made me more interested in Bazaarvoice as a company after speaking with him.

    Next step was a technical challenge that the recruiter emails you. You have about 80 minutes to complete the challenge, and it consists primarily of CSS, HTML, JQuery, and role-play client communications.

    After this, I had one more 30 minute phone screen, this time with a senior manager of the team. She was really open and I enjoyed speaking with her.

    Finally, there's an interview in the office. I was greeted with a tour of the office an interviewee goodie bag, which was really awesome! I then spoke with the recruiter for about 20 minutes, then had a series of 3 30-minute interviews. One was with a Senior Implementation engineer, one was with a manager, and one was with the man who would be my manager. These seemed to focus on my problem-solving skills, my communication skills, and cultural fit.

    I felt comfortable asking questions throughout the entire process and felt that I was treated with respect the entire time. I felt that this was a really transparent and positive interview experience!

    Interview Questions

    • What is my approach to communicating with many different personality types? How do I respond when I don't know the answer to something? HTML, CSS, JQuery.   Answer Question

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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Bazaarvoice (Austin, TX) in June 2016.

    Interview

    Applied online, received an email to set up a phone call about a week after I applied.

    First phone call was with the recruiter, very simple, was mainly to screen me. She set up a second phone call with someone else.

    About a week later, I had the call with the second person. Lasted about 30 minutes, pretty basic stuff like going over my resume, why I want to work at BazzarVoice etc. He was super cool and it was an easy and relaxed interview.

    Few days later I get an email to come to their HQ for a 3 hour interview with multiple people. They email me a schedule and I meet with 3 people, for about an hour each.

    I get to BazzarVoice, have a quick tour and I get lead to a small interview room. The room had a schedule with my name on it, a water bottle and a goodie bag with a Starbucks gift card and some BZ swag. Super cool, I've never had a company do this before, so I was pumped.

    First interviewer comes in, smiling and super chill. So far so good. She and asks me why I think I'd be good at sales, and the interview immediately goes down hill from there. As I'm talking about why I think I'd be good at it, she interrupts me and states in a very aggressive and condescending tone "That's not what we're looking for, what you're describing is customer service, not sales......do you understand?" This completely threw me off. A. Because she didn't let me finish, and B. because I did not expect her to shut me down like that within the first 2 minutes of the interview. After that, her demeanor completely changed as if she just wanted to get out of there as quickly as possible. She would look at me with a blank stare, ask me a question, look at her laptop and type. That's it. This lasted for 30-45 minutes until it was time for the next interviewer.

    Next person came in, who was the second person I spoke to on the phone prior. We had some small talk and got right into the interview. He was much more relaxed and made me feel more welcomed. He asked me to sell him a few items that he randomly pointed at in the room, which I did, then he coached me on how to improve. This portion lasted about 30 minutes.

    Afterwords, the two girls who work in the position I was applying for came in. They were super cool and easy to talk to. We talked about my past sales experience, what the job entailed, and what it was like. As they left they both said they think i'd be great at it.

    Final person to come was in the marketing department. This lady was awesome. Super bubbly and fun to talk to. We talked about Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley. I wish she had came in first to put me up on a high note and she would have made me felt more relaxed starting out.

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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Bazaarvoice (Austin, TX).

    Interview

    Interviews consisted of two phone interviews and then an in-person rotating interview that lasted nearly 4 hours. The in-person started and ended with 1-on-1 with the recruiter. The second round was with three people working at the same level as the position I was interviewing for. Third round was with prospective manager and fourth round was with someone who had been at the company for quite some time. A fifth round was scheduled but canceled once on site due to some scheduling issues. There is another round after all of this for a presentation either in person or via phone.

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