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SWCA Project Archaeologist Interview Questions

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    Project Archaeologist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a week. I interviewed at SWCA (Portland, OR) in February 2016.

    Interview

    Was mainly based off an informal meeting looking for a general informational. After getting lunch with the senior archaeologist, was able to secure work for upcoming projects based on the previous meeting.

    Interview Questions

    • Thoughts on the field of archaeology as practiced in the PNW?   1 Answer

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    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at SWCA.

    Interview

    Interview was standard corporate fair. Took weeks aand weeks to get a decision.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. In fact, I ended up getting paid much less than they told me in the interview. I was under the impression I would be salaried, but they made me hourly and in the first year I made 7,000 less than what we discussed in the interview.

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    Project Archaeologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at SWCA (Phoenix, AZ) in April 2010.

    Interview

    very in depth phone screen, very quick in person with not real good in depth questions.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    Not enough cash


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    Project Archaeologist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at SWCA (Phoenix, AZ) in January 2009.

    Interview

    SWCA Recruiter called me and got my attention. I have no idea where he got my name and number but he knew all about my work experience. Scheduled phone screen which got me excited. Company sounded great and seemed like a great opportunity. Then interviewed with a bunch of peers and supervisor. Recruiter followed up with me several times to see where I was in the my search.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a difficult experience with a peer and how did you handle it?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Recruiter made me an offer and sold me on it. I think I could have gotten more.


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