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R.R. Donnelley Interview Questions

Updated Apr 17, 2017
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    Maintenance Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Willard, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Willard, OH) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Good questions, respectful interviewers, gave time to formulate a quality answers, were interested to make you comfortable with the process and company. Explained the culture of the company, so you could see if you would fit in.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you bring that could benefit the company.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    They presented a fair offer, there was little back and forth due to the fairness of the offer.

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    Systems Analyst/Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bolingbrook, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Bolingbrook, IL) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Initially it started with an HR Interview where the interviewer asked me about my background and my career goals, interest, availability and preferences of location. Then she questioned me about all my projects which I've worked on so far. Later after 3 days, a technical interview was scheduled which was taken by the supervisor of the team.

    Interview Questions

    • What is MVC, advantages of using MVC, what is SQL Server, stored procedures, advantages of stored procedures, what is primary key, surrogate key, association key, what is dimensions and measures in BI.   Answer Question
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    Data Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Chicago, IL) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Very easy, only the resume was discussed. They don't grill you with hardcore technical questions. They want to know if you know the basics - they'll train you as they need.

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    Manufacturing Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pontiac, IL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Pontiac, IL) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Questions with nothing that pertained to job. Nothing about my people skills. Very different than anything I've been through before. Could tell someone was already picked for this position. Kind of nonchalant.

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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley.

    Interview

    Spoke to an HR employee over the telephone. Had a good conversation about 15 minutes talking about past experiences in work and capabilities. She was proper and asked typical but good questions as an employer should.

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    Lead Press Operator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Durham, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Durham, NC).

    Interview

    Talked w/ COO and department manager? Plant tour, spoke with current employèes. Shown all departments in process for finishing jobs. Met HR to be told benefits and company policy and SOPs. Entire process took in all aspects of customer expectations and quality printing. All in all interview went well. Lasted about two hours.

    Interview Questions

    • Years of exp. on machine in job desription.   1 Answer
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    Leadership Development Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Houston, TX) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I was sent an email requesting a phone interview. The interview took about 20 minutes, just as the email had said. It was pretty much what I expected; they discussed the program, the sales-oriented track, mentioned the requirements and duration of each phase of the program. I was asked 3 or 4 pretty standard interview questions, and was also given time to ask my own questions.

    Interview Questions

    • What was a big decision that you had to make recently, and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
    • This program starts at the ground floor, in the print production area. Would you be comfortable with this - as opposed to a job in a high rise?   Answer Question
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    Project Manager/Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Logan, UT
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Logan, UT) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I learned about this position from a friend that has worked there for a number of years, other applicants found out by attending the career fair at Utah State University. The position was interviewed for over the summer, and then they let us know that it would be for October through February work. We found out if we were selected in a few short weeks after the interview which made it so we could tell current employers, if applicable.

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    Finance Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Warrenville, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Warrenville, IL) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Interviewed with VP of Finance, Finance Director, and HR Director. I was a Senior Financial Analyst applying for the Finance Manager role. They already knew me, my work ethic, work style, and personality. They were already expecting to offer me the role despite having other candidates applying for the job as well. The interview was pretty smooth for me in this case.

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    Composition Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Phoenix, AZ).

    Interview

    Incredibly disjointed process. The "in-house" hiring personnel admitted they were not a permanent employee, which seemed a tad strange. This person was a consultant and was moody - mainly rude, sometimes nice. I have NEVER had such a frustrating process, but was absolutely glad to know how disjointed the company (at least at this location or within this branch) was/is. I could not get a response from the "real" HR department, had emails bounced back, and was accused of a false answer/response MULTIPLE times. SOOOOO glad to not work there!!!

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