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Daktronics Interview Questions

Updated Mar 16, 2017
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Portland, OR
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Daktronics (Portland, OR).

    Interview

    The interview process for Daktronics was extremely long and the communication from them was severely lacking. My initial phone screen took place the first week of December and the final communication came in mid-february. There were many weeks in-between calls/meetings where the was no communication from Daktronics on what was next. Yes, I always end an interview or call with, What are the next steps?, but the responses sounded reasonable but they never really stuck to what they told me.
    How my interview process went:
    1) Phone screen with HR
    2) Email from regional manager to meet for an in person interview
    3) Phone call from National Sales Manager (not official interview)
    4) Call from HR to indicate the position was changing
    5) Panel interview with 5 managers( 3 regional managers, head of national sales, HR manager)
    6) Face to Face interview with a local HR personnel not in the sales field

    I had the feeling that everything was going well and things were moving forward. 2.5 months + 5 phases of interviews, however after the last face to face interview there was 0 communication until I reached out the following week to find out they were not moving forward with me.

    The entire interview process is full of, Tell me about a time where/when you ______________ questions with some follow up to it. I would say to anyone going through this process is to sugarcoat your answers. I always take the honest, straightforward approach for answers, but the feedback I received from Daktronics was that they wanted to see successes shine through in every scenario. Even when they ask about a failure and how you dealt with it, make you you pound your successes.

    I would say the interview process was easy as it's all about your experiences, just make sure to sugar coat it. The manager might love you and see you as a great but it's a group decision, or they might just tell you that. Honesty is one of their core values and I'm not sure they were that honest to me during the process or appreciated the honesty of my answers.

    Interview Questions

    • What was a time you failed and how did you get through it?
      What was your most successful presentation?
      Tell me about a time you had to deliver bad news? How did you handle?  
      Answer Question

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    IT Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brookings, SD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    It's normally a phone interview first then when you do good, you get a face to face interview. They are kinda fast in the their interview process. If there is a phone interview it would probably be a panel depending on the position you applied for.

    Interview Questions

    • Why should we hire you for this position   1 Answer

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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 8 weeks. I interviewed at Daktronics (New York, NY).

    Interview

    The process was spread over 2 months and had a number of interviews. First, you had a phone interview, and then a video interview with a number of people. If you are still in the running you then are brought to Daktronics where you get a tour of the campus, and one last interview.

    Interview Questions


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    Service Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brookings, SD
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Daktronics (Brookings, SD) in November 2016.

    Interview

    Initial phone interview with basic info and questions. Later an interview with 3 other people over the phone. They take on average a week after initial processes to get in contact with you. Their process needs to be streamlined and interviews need to be better structured. Their job description was incorrect than what they had available.

    Interview Questions

    • Normal experience questions.   1 Answer

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    Field Service Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brookings, SD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Daktronics (Brookings, SD) in June 2016.

    Interview

    Sent resume with cover letter. Had phone interview with HR. Flew out to SD for one day full of interviews with various people in different departments. Also had to take an electronics test.

    Interview Questions

    • Why did you get an electronics and computer technology degree?   Answer Question

  7. Helpful (1)  

    SalesSeattle, WA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Daktronics.

    Interview

    I had three phone interviews all one week from each other. I was disappointed because the interview process was about a month long and I thought that three phone interviews was enough to get the job, then I heard nothing back at all. I emailed and called the person who interviewed me and I got no response... So I had to email the hiring services and they emailed me back saying that I didn't get the job. I felt it was a very unprofessional way to go about it.

    Interview Questions

    • What is something that you consider yourself good at?   1 Answer

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    Business Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brookings, SD
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Daktronics (Brookings, SD) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Went to career fair and applied online. Started with a one on one; then I was showed around the company. They let you meet some co-workers and shadow a current employee.

    Interview Questions


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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Daktronics in January 2015.

    Interview

    Easy interview with pretty basic questions. You could look up a list of interview questions to prepare for the interview! Also- speak clearly, be honest, and do some research on the company.

    Interview Questions


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    Technical Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sioux Falls, SD
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Daktronics (Sioux Falls, SD) in January 2015.

    Interview

    started as a series of phone interviews ; then was flown to head quarters for a full day of one on one ; a panel interview and then a electronics technical assestment test , gave electrical/electronic schematic diagram and asked several questions

    Interview Questions

    • what is the most complex electronic equipment you have worked on   Answer Question

  11. Helpful (2)  

    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Daktronics.

    Interview

    They are very GPA based when choosing a student employee. I had a 3.2 and they continually got on me during reviews to improve it. Not sure why that mattered so much to them, I feel like my work background and work results would mean more. Basically you need to tell them you are a hard worker and are willing to put in the hours to get the job done. Organization is key. Make sure you let them know you intend to stay with the company upon graduation.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Wage was not negotiable, can get increases based off of classes taken and passed.


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