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DRT Strategies Interview Questions

Updated Aug 11, 2017
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    Junior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at DRT Strategies (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    I applied through my university and had one interview on campus with two representatives. Standard questions about past experience, customer relations, organization. They have a cool perk where the company gives you an allowance to use on your own personal development. Seems like a cool place that's supportive of women and their growth.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you deal with conflicting instructions from supervisors   Answer Question

  2. Helpful (1)  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at DRT Strategies (Washington, DC) in April 2017.

    Interview

    After a phone interview, I met with a group of project managers. The interview went well and was given an offer, but the salary wasn't competitive enough, in my opinion.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at DRT Strategies (Kansas City, MO) in March 2017.

    Interview

    The hiring process was awesome. The recruiter I worked with was very transparent and positive. Not only did she help direct me if the job was a good fit, but even followed up with me after to discuss questions and concerns. Everyone I interacted with was very informative and gave the impression they cared about your career future rather than filling a spot.

    Interview Questions


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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 8+ weeks. I interviewed at DRT Strategies (Washington, DC) in November 2016.

    Interview

    STAY AWAY from this company. On two separate occasions I made it to the final stage in the hiring process and when it came time to issue a formal offer letter they offered me significantly less ($20k+) than the range established before the interviews. Came up with an excuse about "internal equity" of current employees. They are an unprofessional company and dishonest. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME. Trust me, you'll thank me later.

    Interview Questions

    • Do not bother looking at Glassdoor for interview questions.. there are plenty of other companies out there.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Lied about salary they could offer. Mentioned a range of $85-100k on two separate opportunities and offered significantly lower at $60k both times. Only reason why I entertained the second opportunity was because the recruiter mentioned he "wouldn't waste my time if I couldn't get you in the range you are seeking." Turned out to be a complete lie and wasted months of my time. DO NOT even entertain an opportunity with this company because it'll most likely be a phony offer that they can't deliver on.

    DRT Strategies Response

    Feb 13, 2017 – Director of HR

    It is unfortunate to hear you had a dissatisfying interview process with DRT. Our recruiters do the utmost to provide a positive experience for all candidates. Thank you for providing feedback as... More


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    Expert Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at DRT Strategies (Arlington, VA) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Telephone screening; in-person interview with three staff, half hour each person. Each category had a list of questions involving explaining how certain situations were handled, so behavioral. It was a good experience, everyone was nice, inviting and professional.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked a few questions on the areas of ambiguity, leadership, adapting to change.   1 Answer

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at DRT Strategies (Washington, DC) in March 2016.

    Interview

    The interview process was amazing. A quite experienced professional recruiter; expectations communicated well in advance, clear and precise communication in every stage of the interview process; and right on time. The recruiting team was quite responsive to all questions and comments about the DRT management team, benefits and corporate culture.

    Interview Questions

    • Keys to collaborative organizational culture
      Team work
      Federal agency experience   Answer Question

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Phone interview screen followed by a three-person interview session which lasted about 1.5 hours.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you tell me about a recent experience when you had to work with limited information and/or resources?   Answer Question
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at DRT Strategies (Arlington, VA).

    Interview

    I had a phone pre-screen with the Recruiter which went well. After the interview she was not very responsive at all but once I was able to get in touch with her, she assured me that she was trying to get me in for an interview. I came in for 2 interviews - first with 2 Senior Managers and second with another Senior Manager. The offer process took almost 3 weeks but finally it worked out.

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Associate (Business Analyst) Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at DRT Strategies (Silver Spring, MD) in January 2013.

    Interview

    The interview process was quite painless. It consisted of:
    I was contacted by the recruiter.
    The recruiter put me in contact with the person that would be conducting my technical interview. I interviewed with the technical lead for quite a long time. We had similar backgrounds and was able to converse quite easily.
    I was scheduled for a face to face with management that went quite well.
    A job offer was made less than 24 hours later.
    Job accepted and I am a happy camper!

    Interview Questions

    • 3 Things You Want to Achieve?
      How has your education prepared you for your career?
      Have you ever had a conflict with a boss or professor? How was it resolved?
      If you had to live your life over again, what one thing would you change?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I was asked what my dream number (compensation was) so I aimed high and they met me in the middle, which was where I wanted to be.


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at DRT Strategies (Arlington, VA) in February 2012.

    Interview

    I was first contacted by a recruiter in San Diego. She was very friendly and informative. We scheduled a phone interview and I received enough information to feel positive about the company and to want to learn more. She then scheduled an in person interview with me to meet with other team members in Arlington, VA. I met with three managers and the other recruiter. All were very informative as well and had a consistent message about the culture and environment of the company. After speaking with everyone I felt like this was definitely a company I wanted to work for. The company culture seemed collaborative, positive, and like everyone worked well as a team. The following week the recruiter called and offered me the position, which I accepted over the phone.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me something about yourself (work related) that I won't find on your resume.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They do not negotiate.


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