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Updated May 12, 2017
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  1.  

    Color Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at PPG (Pittsburgh, PA) in April 2017.

    Interview

    The initial contacts by HR /emails were consistent . After the interview, I heard nothing for weeks, and emails went ignored ( a simple reply would have been appropriate) and it felt like more of a interview "process" that they were required to do . I was told to cut short part of my presentation short because they "had heard it a million times" and had a lot of other emails and interviews to complete.
    Staff was friendly and laid back, so I was surprised at the lack of consequent follow up, complete disregard for any requested feedback from my interview.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle a difficult client that could not make up their mind or did not like your ideas ?   1 Answer

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at PPG.

    Interview

    In-person interviews were offered on campus for interested candidates. Interviewer was a great guy and we ended up talking 20 minutes past our time just about life. Experienced issues with follow up interview due to an apparent change in regional management, which was frustrating but understandable. Eventually, was given a phone interview with new guy and he was very professional and energetic.

    Interview Questions


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    Management Development Program Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at PPG (Houston, TX) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I interviewed with a Hiring Manager while attending a Military Veteran's job fair in Houston, Texas. I was contacted by a Human Resource representative a few days after the interview and the interview process continued by phone.

    Interview Questions

    • The interviewer asked questions about my experience, hobbies, interests, and why would I like to work for PPG.   1 Answer

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    Supply Chain Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at PPG (Pittsburgh, PA) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Fast and nice, showed around the office in Pittsburgh, nice area to work in. Interview in the PPG building and the interviewers brought all the candidates to lunch. Culture is easy and everyone seems very nice to work with.

    Interview Questions


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    Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at PPG (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I interview on campus during recruiting. Asked basic behavor scenario questions. They did not say they expected a presentation but they did. It was 4 people interviewing one person.

    Interview Questions


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    Warehouse Worker Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at PPG (New York, NY).

    Interview

    it was okay I dont remember much about it. the people were nice and it required a physical to be completed and it looks at everything.
    you have to be cleared by their nurse before you can start work


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    Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at PPG (Pittsburgh, PA) in November 2016.

    Interview

    On site interview for two days. One day is mostly panel discussion with the people in the company and facility tour. The company also provided a boat tour at night. Had a great time talking to R&D directors on the boat. The other day includes a presentation followed by one HR interview and two panel interviews. Most of them are behavior questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a time when you had a difficulty in your collaboration   Answer Question

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    Research Chemist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at PPG (Pittsburgh, PA) in November 2016.

    Interview

    Campus interview followed by a relatively relaxed 2 day interview process. I was asked to give a research talk followed by 1 HR and 2 technical interviews. The questions were primarily behavioral in all interviews. The HR quizzed me on my resume and technical interviewers asked questions such as 'describe a situation when...'. I haven't heard back of the outcome in 1 week so far.

    Interview Questions

    • Q. How did you handle working in a difficult group?
      Q. What is the achievement you are most proud of in research / outside of research.  
      Answer Question

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    Color and Design Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at PPG (Dallas, TX) in November 2016.

    Interview

    Emails from HR followed by phone interview with HR. Then there were more emails from interviewer. I then send HR photos and materials from my last position so that they could see what I am capable of.

    Interview Questions

    • How my experience in my prior job lends itself to the job posted.   Answer Question

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    FLD Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at PPG.

    Interview

    The first interview is an on campus interview with behavioral questions. The second interview is in Pittsburgh. The interview is with 4-5 people each lasting an hour. Then they take you to lunch after the interviews are over. All questions are behaviorial type questions or conversations.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a time in which you had to resolve a conflict.   Answer Question

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