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Cartus Interview Questions

Updated Feb 25, 2018
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Cartus.

    Interview

    Situation interviews yet they are brutal. The expectations are also unrealistic. Most of the questions have nothing to do with the job yet they want to see how you answer them.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time...(and be prepared for examples of many kinds, most of which have nothing to do with the job).   Answer Question

  2.  

    Language Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Alexandria, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Cartus (Alexandria, VA) in January 2018.

    Interview

    Went smoothly overall, very surprised not to be asked for a single reference or background check, not a single lesson plan or verification of past employers or employment, which is standard for my industry--always. But, they hired me on the spot! I accepted and then the strange way they wished to collect my personal identifiable information wasn't protected or legal. Social security numbers, banking account info, and even my signature and other protected information was not encrypted and no plan was devised or in place to send that way, they kept insisting it was protected when sent from my non-Cartus email account, via attachment, into their system, by saying it had an encryption seal on it when they saw my messages. That is NOT encrypted! They have their own website for employees, so why not use it to send secure payment and client information? I knew I would have to send every monthly report via an unsecure method, and since I signed a 7-page technical legal document regarding protecting and "always encrypting" client/student information or face dismissal or legal action, I thought it would not work to do classes in this manner. So, I told them until that was fixed or I could send another way, it wouldn't be feasible to begin lessons with the clients assigned for me to teach.

    Interview Questions

    • Are you okay with being paid once per month?   1 Answer
    • How would you teach pronunciation to someone who doesn't speak English as a first language?   1 Answer
    • How long have you taught English?   1 Answer
    • Could you teach cultural classes in German?   1 Answer
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    Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Interview

    Most unprofessional experience of my life. I had an initial phone interview which went very well. The interviewer was eager to make an appointment for an in-person interview the following week. We picked a day and we were good to go -- I'd like to add that this person interviewing me was so impressed, she kept saying she was confident I would do very well at Cartus. Then she calls me after 9 PM (?!?!) and tells me that they need to reschedule and they'll get back to me. I didn't hear back so I called again, she told me the same thing. It's been weeks and I haven't heard anything. UNPROFESSIONAL COMPANY, DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME.

    What kind of company does that? What kind of company calls people after 9 PM to let them know about a change in schedule?? Cartus is a JOKE.

    Interview Questions


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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Danbury, CT
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Cartus (Danbury, CT) in May 2017.

    Interview

    After 3 interviews over the period of 3 months including a practical interview where I presented with feedback of "best presentation I've seen" from the interviewer I was not given the offer. It turns out they had planned to promote internally all along and had someone in mind. This disrupted my job search efforts as I received such positive feedback I was confident in my standing.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked to present a practical presentation.   1 Answer

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    International Assignment Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lisle, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Cartus (Lisle, IL) in December 2016.

    Interview

    Application to be made online. Interest secured by phone call from Corporate HR Manager. Appointment set for interview with hiring team in local office. Follow up interview with lead management and option of third interview with senior leadership (VP level). Interview very structured and based on pre-determined questions mostly experiential and/or situational with shared reading of questions between interviewers. Required responses were not necessarily allied to the job process being interviewed for.


  6. Helpful (2)  

    International Compensation Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Cartus (Dallas, TX) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Fantastic. The interviewer was very welcoming. The questions were not hard. More like a conversation rather than interview. We laughed a lot. I believe the interview is just to acknowledge your skills and get an idea of what your personality is like and how you will fit into the team.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain your excel knowledge   1 Answer

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    Team Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Cartus (Irving, TX) in April 2016.

    Interview

    Easy! Extremely personable and laid back interview process. Management was easy to talk to. I got hired when I walked out the door . Interview was lengthy but it helped and worked out for my good

    Interview Questions

  8. Helpful (1)  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Cartus in February 2016.

    Interview

    There was only 1 round of interview for me. But it was a peek season and they really needed someone very quickly to fill in the gaps. I gave the interview through a staffing agency in person at Cartus office. It was a great experience and Manager was pretty easy going who took my interview.
    On the whole the experience was great.

    Interview Questions


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    Relocation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Cartus in December 2015.

    Interview

    many applications sent- three phone interviews, still waiting for weeks, finally a face to face- hope it goes well- we shall see next week but its been months trying to get in the door here and all I hear is they keep laying off people and advertising jobs- I am not sure how this one will go.

    Interview Questions

    • tell us about yourself- what has been your biggest weakness? What is your biggest strength?   Answer Question

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    Intercultural & Language Solutions Authorization Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Danbury, CT
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Cartus (Danbury, CT) in November 2015.

    Interview

    I was contacted via email in order to set up an interview. As I was applying from outside the location of the position, Cartus was flexible and allowed me to interview using Webex. The interview lasted an hour, and consisted of two employees taking turns in order to describe who they were, the position to which I was applying, and to ask my questions about myself. They were very responsive to emails that I had sent both leading up to and following the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked many questions, as this constituted the majority of the hour-long interview. One of the questions I was asked was with regard to my previous manager, and what he or she would say was my biggest weakness on the job.   Answer Question

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