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Ogilvy & Mather Interview Questions

Updated Oct 17, 2017
243 Interview Reviews

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    Account Executive Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ogilvy & Mather (New York, NY) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Initial phone screening with HR, followed by 3 individual 1:1 interviews with the hiring managers at the Ogilvy office. Once the interviews were completed, I also had an additional meeting with 1 senior manager of the team.

    Interview Questions


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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Ogilvy & Mather.

    Interview

    I was contacted by a recruiter who set me up with an initial phone call with her. After that, I came in for three different interviews with various members of the team I would be working on. I was asked to come in to speak with two more people who didn't have a chance to meet with me that day. The whole process from initial email to job offer was about 3 weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • No questions were difficult or unexpected. If you have the proper background or credentials, you should have no problem answering the questions.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I was able to negotiate but I was told my salary was at the top of their budget for this position. Make sure to negotiate other options such as vacation or personal days.

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    Art Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ogilvy & Mather (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Got back to me briefly and asked me to come in for an interview.

    Interview Questions


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    Craftsmen of Culture Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Ogilvy & Mather.

    Interview

    Went from being an in person interview, to a skype interview to a phone interview. Asked questions related to Ogilvy & Mather's core principles. Be well read on different accounts they've worked on, their mission and how you fit into that.


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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Ogilvy & Mather.

    Interview

    3 step process : HR; hiring manager ; team interview
    References are important here
    Its about work experience, do ask some behaviour based questions ;

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I was not able to negotiate. Please do negotiate before joining as your next 3 year salary is same as your first salary. There are no increments.


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    First step: Write three essays and get two faculty recommendations
    second step: Phone behavior interview
    third step: Super Saturday

    Interview Questions

    • Talk about a time you had to think on your feet.

      A time you have failed.

      Why Ogilvy   Answer Question

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    Web Analytics Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    Phone interview, then brought in to meet the team in 30 min increments. Was told that they would get back to me in a week, and they specifically said that they would not leave me hanging. A week later, I checked in and was told that they were still processing and they would keep me updated. They never got back to me.

    Interview Questions

  8. Helpful (1)  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Based on the resumes, the shortlisted candidates will get a telephonic interview. Then there will a aptitude written test for one hour. One of the members from the team in which you are likely to work will interview you and will ask on SQL or SAS programming or any other tool that they are using. Results would be notified through mail

    Interview Questions


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    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Ogilvy & Mather.

    Interview

    one of my friend referred me and I have one skype interview with a team leader. They hired me right after the interview

    Interview Questions

    • tell me a little bit about your research experiences   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    non


  10.  

    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Brought in to freelance based on portfolio review and short chat with recruiter. Hired after freelancing

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Had to negotiate the dollars, but was not too difficult


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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    team leader find me through linkedin and have two interview one with HR one with the team manager

    Interview Questions

    • they asked about my professional and academic experience, mostly about my resume   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    unnegotiable


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