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Cisco Systems Senior Project Manager Interview Questions

Updated Apr 2, 2017
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Senior Project Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (San Jose, CA) in March 2017.

Interview

All video-based interviews, was for internal role, so process was easier being an internal employee. Offer moved quickly, no "out of bounds" questions, everyone was very gracious and open.

Interview Questions

  • What was your worse career mistake?   1 Answer

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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (San Jose, CA) in August 2015.

    Interview

    Great interview with Department Head/Hiring Manager. Manager had previous experience as a Project Manager both in education, but in actual work assignments. Manager created an open discussion environment where any question can be asked by either party.

    Interview Questions

    • What was your most successful Project?   2 Answers

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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (San Jose, CA).

    Interview

    I had worked for the hiring manager at a previous company and was offered the job at onsite interview in San Jose.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Accepted initial Job offer as it was 20% better than existing job salary and benefits.

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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (Fort Lauderdale, FL) in December 2010.

    Interview

    Had at least 7 interviewers. Questions were easy

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation


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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (San Diego, CA) in October 2010.

    Interview

    I was called in for the interview by the HR department. On the day of the interview I met the HR rep., the hiring manager, and 3 other members of the team. I was offered the position via phone call on my way home from the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • To describe a situation where I had difficulty working with a co-worker.   1 Answer

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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (San Jose, CA) in February 2010.

    Interview

    It was casual and informative.

    Interview Questions

    • If you could be any animal what would it be? and why?   2 Answers

    Negotiation

    It was really fair and I felt taken care of completely.


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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (San Jose, CA) in August 2008.

    Interview

    - Interviewed based on an internal referral.
    - A PM, not the hiring mngr, was assigned the task to screen all candidates.
    - I asked detailed questions about job description. Found out later the screening PM had written the job description and took my questions as a slam.

    Interview Questions

    • Did you have an opportunity to review the job description?   2 Answers
    • The job description is an exact description of the job, and describes the position precisely. But if you insist, where are you having problems with the job description?   2 Answers

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