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Parker & Lynch Interview Questions

Updated Nov 9, 2018
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  1. Helpful (18)  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Nash, TN
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Parker & Lynch (Nash, TN) in June 2014.

    Interview

    Asked me to email him my resume and I did. Without even going over it with on the phone he claimed he couldn't help me. He went as so far to say not a single recruiter in the entire country would be able to find me a job.

    Parker & Lynch Response

    Jul 5, 2016 – Workforce Relations

    We appreciate your feedback. Feel free to contact us at feedback@parkerlynch.com.


  2. Helpful (7)  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Parker & Lynch in January 2014.

    Interview

    Recruiters clearly know how to get candidates in the door to expand their database. Surprise! Their trick is to over-promise and under-deliver. The interview was ridiculously over simplified for a professional hiring situation. Three other recruiters lined up no less than six interviews each. Having been recruited for all my previous positions, I had never created a resume and expected that someone earning a commission from placing clients would be willing to offer tips or, at the very least, critiques. Guess again.

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  3. Helpful (2)  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chesapeake, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Parker & Lynch (Chesapeake, VA).

    Interview

    Standard staffing company process. Submit resume, signup on website, complete skills assessment, and meet with coordinator and fill out new hire paperwork before knowing if a position is available.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked if I had a car and if family in the area (irrelevant questions)   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    You have to push for them to negotiate on your behalf. Negotiation was successful for first placement, but subsequently timid on the negotiations.


  4. Helpful (10)  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Interview

    I received a call from a recruiter. She asked me few quick questions from my resume. It was literally 1 min call. Went to an interview for the next day. Seriously disappointed, she asked few more questions from my resume. I asked her about the position, said I didn't qualify. For me to keep her posted on how my job search is going! Horrible company...wasted my valuable time!

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    Parker & Lynch Response

    Jul 5, 2016 – Workforce Relations

    We are sorry you had a negative experience. Feel free to contact us if needed: feedback@parkerlynch.com.


  5.  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Parker & Lynch in January 2018.

    Interview

    It was a phone screen only. Did not proceed further. It didn’t feel right to give someone all the information and sign the contract before even meeting someone personally from the company.

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  6. Helpful (5)  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Parker & Lynch.

    Interview

    I was contacted by a recruiter who said that I should come in and discuss some job opportunities. I came in and met with the recruiters, who said they would try to help me find a job and they mentioned a few different positions they had. However, after that was over I never heard from them again, ever. Not a single word from them about these positions. I am assuming that they just brought me in so they could meet some type of candidate interview quota, never intending to actually help me with anything. It was a waste of time to meet with them.

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    Parker & Lynch Response

    Sep 18, 2017 – Marketing Coordinator

    We’re sorry you experienced this with one of our branches. We’d like to apologize on behalf of the branch, as this is not a common practice. If you'd like to provide us with further information about... More


  7. Helpful (1)  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Parker & Lynch.

    Interview

    Contacted twice by a recruiter from Parker and Lynch insisting she had a position that fit my qualifications. I set up a phone interview time with them to discuss, never got a call just an email a day later saying something came up. They contacted me again this week, set up another phone interview, never got contacted. This place is unreliable.

    Interview Questions

    • What time are you available to talk on the phone?   1 Answer

    Parker & Lynch Response

    Oct 9, 2017 – Marketing Coordinator

    We're sorry you experienced this at one of our branches. If you'd like to provide us with further information please send us an email at ap@adeccoinfo.com.

  8.  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ontario, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Parker & Lynch (Ontario, CA) in August 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online and received a phone from the Executive Recruiter of Parker & Lynch. We arranged a face to face interview the next day and planed to speak more in detail about my resume and their positing he was recruiting for. On that day, we had a half hour one-to-one talk.

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  9. Helpful (1)  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Winston-Salem, NC
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Parker & Lynch (Winston-Salem, NC) in October 2016.

    Interview

    Received a phone call right away for a job possibility. Once I interviewed I was given no feed back. Trying to get a call back from recruiter is impossible.

    Interview Questions

    • What are you looking for most from this job?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Took to long to get reply. Went someplace else.


  10. Helpful (4)  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Received a phone call to come in for an interview and discuss some job openings. After the interview, they let me know of one job opening. They didn't respond to my e-mail and claimed they had overlooked my e-mail after I gave them a phone call. It seems like it was a waste of time, there isn't really a lot of communication after the first interview. For those seeking a job, don't expect too much from this place. I wouldn't recommend it.

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