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North Jersey Media Group Interview Questions

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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at North Jersey Media Group (Hasbrouck Heights, NJ) in December 2015.

    Interview

    I was contacted by HR initially via email. A phone interview was then scheduled with another person in HR. Before my initial interview, an application was given; I then met with two circulation manager's to discuss the position, their experience and overall feelings of the company. After this interview, a background check was performed, and I was invited back to meet with the VP of Circulation.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    This is a sales driven position which requires you to meet weekly goals acquired by outbound, cold-calling.


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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at North Jersey Media Group.

    Interview

    Applied online on northjersey.com. I was called and screened by the recruiter. I was then emailed a day later to come in for a face-to-face interview. Then after that I was given an offer within 2 business days.

    Interview Questions

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    Assistant Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Woodland Park, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at North Jersey Media Group (Woodland Park, NJ).

    Interview

    It was a fairly simple and painless process. I interviewed with Human Resources first then with the manager of the branch I would be working in. I then had to have a background check done and also have them check my references.

    Interview Questions

    • Give me some details about who you are? What do you value most in a job? Describe a failure you had and how you dealt with it?   Answer Question

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Woodland Park, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at North Jersey Media Group (Woodland Park, NJ) in December 2014.

    Interview

    first interview was brief on the phone, second interview was in person with recruiter, and last interview is with the team manager. Nothing out of the ordinary during the interview questions, waiting process was slightly long.

    Interview Questions


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    Freelance Reporter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Once you submit an application, you come in to see how it works. And you're pretty much bird at that point


  6.  

    Reporter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodland Park, NJ
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at North Jersey Media Group (Woodland Park, NJ) in May 2013.

    Interview

    The editor was very friend and very upfront about what the position entailed and offered. I respected his honesty.

    Interview Questions

    • There weren't any difficult questions, however the editor made a point to emphasize that reporters work long days and strange hours, which is to be expected.   Answer Question

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    Classified Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Woodland Park, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at North Jersey Media Group (Woodland Park, NJ) in August 2012.

    Interview

    Phone interview, 2 in person interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you manage people when 2 reps fight over same account.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiations

  8. Helpful (2)  

    Staff Reporter/Staff Writer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in West Paterson, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at North Jersey Media Group (West Paterson, NJ) in January 2010.

    Interview

    The interview process was simple. Applied for a position which was posted in The Bergen Record. After the company received my resume and writing samples, I received a phone call from the company around three days afterwards. The call was to simply ask me to come in for a 1-on-1.
      The 1-on-1 interview was split between a getting to know you/skills interview. Went over background, what I could bring to the table and how comfortable I was with covering multiple towns on a daily/weekly basis.
      After I left, I received a phone call from the hiring manager 4-5 days later.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you know what an OPRA request is?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    None. It's a newspaper. The salaries are subpar at best.


  9. Helpful (1)  

    Staff Writer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at North Jersey Media Group in January 2007.

    Interview

    Knew one of the ME's in charge of recruiting over the years (job fairs, etc.) and applied for the Record's internship program. Came in and did three days of tryout; the story ended up running A1. Eds nice and helpful during process, reporters helpful during interview, as well.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Didn't negotiate, was an internship staff writing position.


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    Reporter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at North Jersey Media Group in August 2011.

    Interview

    Interviewer asked common questions, and asked for a few tryout samples.


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