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    Production Director Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Future (South San Francisco, CA).

    Interview

    My most recent job interview was a positive experience. The interview panel was a diverse team of professionals consisting of Publisher's, VP of Sales and Editors. They asked several questions about my qualifications and past experience. I came well prepared and was able to ask questions about the company as well.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you handle diplomacy when there are conflicts within your team?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Great experience, additional vacation added as incentive to join.


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    Editor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Future.

    Interview

    Interviewed with multiple people. It was so long ago things may have changed.

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    Associate Editor Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Future (South San Francisco, CA) in May 2013.

    Interview

    A series of two phone interviews, each time with HR and different senior editors. I was out of state at the time, otherwise it would have been face to face.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the weakest thing about the site and how would you improve it?   Answer Question

  4.  

    Art Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Future (New York, NY) in March 2012.

    Interview

    Simple. Provided portfolio. Left with assignment. Had chats with many of the senior staff. All easy to chat with. The entire process was painless and I didn't need to dress up.

    Interview Questions

    • About design and knowledge of content. And about love of the content I would be designing.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I was. And it went as expected.


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    Operations Coordinator Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Future (South San Francisco, CA) in February 2012.

    Interview

    Fairly easy. Spoke with three people. The HR director at the time, my soon to be manager and another person in management. Very laid back interview. Really just wanted to make sure I knew what I was talking about. Those interviews were done by phone. Then I traveled to the office for 3 face to face interviews and I met with the team I would be working with for a group interview. The latter wasn't so much of an interview but I feel it was more so my new teammates could meet me.

    Interview Questions

    • What attracted me to Future?   1 Answer

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    Production Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Future (South San Francisco, CA) in January 2011.

    Interview

    Very informal, mainly over emails and video chats. There's a relaxed feel to the questions from management, though that also felt like it was meant to get you to lower your defenses and say something you wouldn't normally. You chat with several of your would-be superiors, and then some of your potential coworkers as well. The most annoying part is waiting for HR to make an offer, because they seem pretty clueless on the whole process.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you bring to the table?

      How would your previous experience help here?   Answer Question

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    Graphic Designer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Future (South San Francisco, CA) in March 2010.

    Interview

    I sent in my resume etc via email and only had a phone interview. Guess I did well?

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Do not accept the first offer. Ask for more.

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    Online Marketing Intern Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a week. I interviewed at Future (South San Francisco, CA) in May 2008.

    Interview

    - Applied for the job online and then heard back for a 1 on 1 interview in their office
    - Interviewed with two different people
    - Both interviews were 1 on 1 and scenario based
    - Know your resume well
    - Lots of fit and personality questions
    - No real technical questions about online marketing

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time you had to persuade someone. How did you do it?   Answer Question

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    Management Accountant Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bath, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Future (Bath, England (UK)) in March 2017.

    Interview

    It was a competency based interview. To be fairly honest, it wasn't very hard interview, basic questions. There was some general questions and basic practical questions. The practical questions where based on reviewing some accounts on a balance sheet.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about yourself? why do you think you are suitable for this position?   Answer Question

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    Staff Writer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Future (London, England (UK)) in February 2017.

    Interview

    This began with a formal offer after an informal inquiry as a regular (and well-trusted) freelancer for one of FP's publications.

    The interview (with an editor and sub-editor) was relaxed, not at all stiff, but still professional. Being a known contributor, I was not asked to submit a portfolio, but otherwise I do know my work would've been given a lot of scrutiny with regards to length/hitting a word limit (writing tight prose to strict deadlines and often to quite small word counts is seen as a primary requirement). There was a lot of emphasis placed upon my specific experience with certain products and software, which was ultimately the most important consideration when Future eventually made their offer. Qualifications mattered much less than specific experience and knowledge.

    Overall, my impression was that the editors interviewing me knew what they wanted and knew what to look for, but that they were also personable, relaxed people.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you see yourself in five years?   1 Answer

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