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Olympus Corporation of the Americas Interview Questions

Interviews at Olympus Corporation of the Americas

104 Interview Reviews

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  1. Featured Interview

     

    Associate Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Center Valley, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Olympus Corporation of the Americas (Center Valley, PA).

    Interview

    Was a scheduled process, professional , included the basic questions for the appropriate open positron. Was interviewed by as future peer and senior management . Interview was professional, seamless process, set clear next steps and followed through as promised

    Interview Questions

    • What were your previous job expectations ? Where were some of the challenging areas of that position? What were your metrics and how did you achieve your goals ?   1 Answer

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    Contract Administrative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Center Valley, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Olympus Corporation of the Americas (Center Valley, PA).

    Interview

    The process is lengthy, and involves many. Be prepared to promptly return phone calls, in order to get on the interviewers calendar sooner than later.

    Interview Questions

    • Standard interviewing questions. Be prepared to discuss past situations, and how handled.   Answer Question
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    Contract Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Olympus Corporation of the Americas.

    Interview

    The interview process was comfortable. The questions were more about your recent work not all the "how did you handle a situation when" kind of questions. The managers were very interested in hearing my background and experience instead of putting me in the hot seat.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions on salary expectations are always the most difficult.   Answer Question

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    Paralegal Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Center Valley, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Olympus Corporation of the Americas (Center Valley, PA).

    Interview

    Very lengthy - had to come back for 3 different interviews. I met with HR and several members of the legal department over the course of 3 different meetings. The questions were typical of a large corporation and did not focus as much on my skills, but focused more on how I handle certain situations.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about a time that you had to overcome adversity in your role.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I did not have any room to negotiate salary or benefits. I tried to negotiate for a higher salary, but was quickly shut down and was told I had to make a decision within 24 hours.


  5. Helpful (1)  

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 7 weeks. I interviewed at Olympus Corporation of the Americas in June 2009.

    Interview

    The initial interview was with an internal HR rep. It was a behavioral interview. The second interview was a one:one interview with the direct report. It was less of an interview and more getting to know the person and what the job entails. A third interview was scheduled, but cancelled at the last minute - due to a change in the regional manager's schedule. We could never coordinate schedules to reschedule during a appropriate time. There seemed to be a communication breakdown.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain how your current position is relevant to the position you are applying for.   Answer Question

  6. Helpful (2)  

    Auditor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Olympus Corporation of the Americas.

    Interview

    After submitting a resume I received an email to schedule a phone interview. The phone interview lasted about 30 minutes. The interviewer called right on time and asked all the standard questions.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the most difficult thing you have performed in excel   Answer Question

  7. Helpful (1)  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Olympus Corporation of the Americas.

    Interview

    Was contacted by Olympus and invited to come in for an interview a few days later. Was interviewed individually and by a few different groups. Overall the interview process seemed pretty well organized and coordinated but I got a distinct feeling that the role involved having very little management support and having one foot on a banana peel and the other out the door. Was never contacted again after interview so I assumed they found someone else. .

    Interview Questions

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Center Valley, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Olympus Corporation of the Americas (Center Valley, PA) in March 2012.

    Interview

    The process was very long...Walk through of campus was breath taking. Architect did an excellent job.
    Hiring Manager was awesome very informative
    Communication with HR during the process was exceptional.

    Interview Questions

    • What qualities will assist with my job responsibilities ?   Answer Question

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    Applied online. Whole process took 3 months. One Phone interview, one on site interview with hiring manager, one on site interview with the team.
    Waiting for my decision. I will update once I hear more

    Interview Questions


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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Olympus Corporation of the Americas.

    Interview

    I had an extremely positive experience. I interviewed with the exact manager I worked for. They asked questions directly about my background and how it'd apply to this particular department.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a team when you worked in a team and experienced a challenge. How did you handle that?   1 Answer

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