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Canadian Blood Services Interview Questions

Updated Dec 5, 2017
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Canadian Blood Services in December 2017.

    Interview

    Applied online, got my interview in a week. It was a face-to-face interview. The interviewer is professional and friendly. He explained the job and every day tasks, and the process of the interview, which would start with technical questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Professional questions from OOP, SQL, to Java specific questions.   Answer Question

  2.  

    Donor Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Canadian Blood Services (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in October 2017.

    Interview

    There was a telephone interview and then an in person interview with 2 clinic supervisors whom asked lots of scenario questions regarding customer service and duties of a receptionist such as communicating effectively and using Microsoft Office.

    Interview Questions

    • What does you role as a donor service representative mean for the organization?   1 Answer
  3.  

    Donor Care Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Canadian Blood Services (Winnipeg, MB (Canada)).

    Interview

    Initial telephone interview. Asked to "describe a situation when.." type question. Roughly 3 questions asked and a description of the job offered. When make it to in person interview, it was more informal and experience was discussed.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a situation when you had to act under pressure. What was the situation and what was the outcome.   Answer Question

  4. Helpful (1)  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sudbury, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Canadian Blood Services (Sudbury, ON (Canada)) in January 2017.

    Interview

    You basically do some office admin and simple data entry work. Also they give you a Whmis training card after you finish test. The process takes a few months but they love to hire students.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have experience in customer service?   1 Answer
    • Can you talk to people on the phone?   1 Answer

  5.  

    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Canadian Blood Services (Toronto, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    HR recruiter called to set up phobe interview
    Telephone interview from Toronto HR
    Then interview by 1 or 2 supervisors in person
    Heard back about the job within a 2 week time period. Orientation was okay. People are nice to work with. It's a union position part time

    Interview Questions


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    Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Canadian Blood Services.

    Interview

    I brought my credentials with me and references, they provided the job description, 2 managers, 30 minute interview, inquired about my past experience as a nurse, they asked critical thinking questions, they completed the interview in a positive manner and I heard from them within 2 days.

    Interview Questions


  7. Helpful (4)  

    Event Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Canadian Blood Services (Saskatoon, SK (Canada)) in August 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process for this position was in two-stages. The first stage consisted of an over the phone interview with an HR rep in Winnipeg. The second stage of the interview process consisted of an in-person meeting in front of a small panel. The second interview consisted primarily of a review of past experience (and questions about this) as well as a short 'quiz' of provided scenarios and how I would respond to these.

    Interview Questions

    • You've got a clinic scheduled for community X on date Y. On the day of, you find out that the building is unavailable due to a (flood, burst pipe, overlapping booking). How do you respond? What are the steps you take to remedy this? Why?   Answer Question
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    Collection Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Canadian Blood Services (Edmonton, AB (Canada)) in August 2015.

    Interview

    Pre screening over the phone followed by an hour long in person interview with another manager on a conference call. It was a very smooth and easy process as the HR department was very helpful in sending out the proper forms and ensuring I knew exactly how to fill them out.

    Interview Questions

    • Lots of scenario questions about integrity. Ex) What would you do if you made a mistake and no one knew? What would you do if you were given this situation?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    The terms were already chosen for me so there was no negotiation process. They offered a handsome pay rate with shift premiums as well as employee benefits and resources.


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    Territory Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Canadian Blood Services (Edmonton, AB (Canada)) in October 2014.

    Interview

    It was funny, a mock presentation about a partner program that you really didn't know anything about. I laughed later when I did know the program and thought back to my presentation. It was a two person panel and they alternated asking questions. The questions were standard sales process and customer service oriented. The interview process took about 45 minutes total.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you deal with a difficult customer?   1 Answer

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    Lab Technologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Canadian Blood Services in July 2013.

    Interview

    I received a phone call about three weeks after applying. Then I had two interviews by phone. The first one was general, about the position, and my experience. Second one was behavioral. Then, they call the more suitable candidates for a technical interview. I wasn't called but at least they call me to let me know that somebody else got the job.

    Interview Questions

    • There were no surprise questions. Is very standard like: Tell me about a problem you had with a coworker and how did you fix it.   Answer Question

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