I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Fresenius Medical Care - North America (Lexington, MA) in December 2008.
The interview process is very typical for this position. The resumes are submitted by a recruiter to HR, who passes them by the a hiring manager. The hiring manager selects a short list of candidates for short one one one interviews. The second round of interviews involved one on one interviews with the Project Manager, Hiring BSA Manager, the Director, and a peer. I reviewed an off following the 2nd interview.
The terms were discussed in the second interview and easily negotiated over the phone for final acceptance.
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