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MassMutual Interview Questions in Springfield, MA

Updated Jan 2, 2017
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    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Springfield, MA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at MassMutual (Springfield, MA) in March 2016.

    Interview

    I Filled out paper application and paperwork in office. Met with office assistant to pre screen me. She documented my answers and we chatted about experience etc...She said she would call me if something came up.

    Interview Questions

    • duties rom past job, challenges and how you dealt with them   Answer Question
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    Auditor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Springfield, MA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at MassMutual (Springfield, MA) in March 2016.

    Interview

    Received call from HR to discuss the position. Interview went well from start to finish and the interviewer was very friendly. They gave an excellent opportunity to discuss skills and knowledge regarding the opening which was very helpful.

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    Internal Wholesaler Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Springfield, MA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at MassMutual (Springfield, MA) in January 2016.

    Interview

    Straight forward, apply on line , answer a bunch of questions on my academic and work and salary history, followed by phone screen, then interview with multiple people at the head quarters. The people you meet seem reasonable, no trick questions, not stressful. Interview process was ok all in all. Recruiters were professional and were able to answer my questions about the company and its culture.

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    • prior experience, what are your strengths & weaknesses   1 Answer
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    Visual Media Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Springfield, MA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at MassMutual (Springfield, MA) in December 2015.

    Interview

    After an initial telephone screening, I was scheduled for an in-person interview. I had initially asked that they be considerate and try to schedule as many members of the team as possible as it is a TWO HOUR drive each way for me. When they emailed me the itinerary consisting of ONE 30 minute meeting with ONE person, I suspected something was wrong. I arrived there on time, and the person I was to meet with kept me waiting 10 minutes (this bothered me because it left only 20 minutes for the interview, not sufficient time for a meaningful interview that would include reviewing my portfolio). The meeting began where he briefly explained that they have mostly print designers and are looking to hire someone to bridge the gap between digital and print. Well, I have 17 years of solid design experience spanning both digital and print, so I should be the perfect candidate here, and I proceeded to pull out my laptop and point out many samples of my work that were designed for both print and digital. He himself didn’t bring anything to the interview (samples, tablet, etc.), didn’t ask any serious questions, and really didn’t appear interested in talking to me at all. As I reviewed my work, I learned he hadn’t looked at my video library because he never noticed the link which is on both my resume and my website. When I asked if the person I had the phone screening with had forwarded him the follow-up email I had sent with samples, he couldn’t even remember. At the end of the meeting he made it a point to tell me they received a huge amount of resumes, which I interpreted as his way of telling me don’t expect to hear from them again. Sure enough, the person who conducted the phone screening called me a few days later to tell me the team (even though I had not met with a team) are going with a few other candidates who have “better change management experience.” I have no clue what on earth this means, and am going to conclude that either this job was fake and they were “tire kicking,” or the person I met with lost interest in me when he saw how old I was via my LinkedIn profile and couldn’t think of a way to back out of the interview. I really wish they *had* found an excuse to cancel this interview, as I don’t appreciate losing so much time, money (fuel/tolls) and effort for nothing. It continues to astonish me just how inconsiderate and unprofessional companies are towards job candidates these days.

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    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Springfield, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at MassMutual (Springfield, MA).

    Interview

    2 rounds: single interview, followed by on-site interview with about 7 actuarial employees of various levels. Primarily behavioral questions, though some slightly technical ones. Everyone was very friendly. There are some members of the selection committee who are really strict on traditional criteria (GPA, exams passed), so be warned you may run into one of them.

    Interview Questions

    • What's the difference between a mutual and public company?   Answer Question
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    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Springfield, MA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at MassMutual (Springfield, MA) in November 2015.

    Interview

    I interviewed through the phone in the first two rounds (with both calls coming in late) and I was subsequently asked about 5 weeks later to come in on-site to Massachusetts (Springfield office). Everyone was very friendly and I interviewed with about 4 different actuaries and was taken to lunch by two actuaries. There weren't many hard questions, and I wasn't overly impressed by the idea of "Career ASAs"

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    Reasons for Declining

    Other offers were more competitive

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    Information Risk Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Springfield, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at MassMutual (Springfield, MA).

    Interview

    It was with two people and it was more them talking AT me rather than a two way conversation. They didnt ask me any real questions and both seemed too busy to be bothered with the process.

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    Actuarial Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Springfield, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at MassMutual (Springfield, MA) in October 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process takes about two weeks. The first interview is on campus and followed by on-site interview very quickly. You are going to get your feedback in about a week.

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  10. Helpful (1)  

    Data Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Springfield, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at MassMutual (Springfield, MA) in August 2015.

    Interview

    Very personable manager and developers - not a stuffy interview where they grill you, but more conversational and want to see how you'd fit in with the team. A lot of transparency when I asked about the company, and advertised how progressive they are even as a 180 year old company.

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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Springfield, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at MassMutual (Springfield, MA) in July 2015.

    Interview

    Met with four different Resource Managers and one Assistant Vice President (AVP) for 30 minute interview each... all in the same day. MassMutual had four interviewees come in on the same day and the interviews was conducted like a round-robin with a break built in.

    Interview Questions

    • Mainly just asked about my background and how it related to the role I was applying for.   Answer Question
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