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Saba Software Interview Questions

Updated Dec 14, 2016
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  1. Helpful (1)  

    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redwood City, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Saba Software (Redwood City, CA) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Phone interview with the recruiter followed by another phone interview with the hiring manager, then total radio silence. Regardless of following up multiple times, never heard back from them. The position is still available 4 months after I applied.

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redwood City, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Saba Software (Redwood City, CA) in December 2015.

    Interview

    Applied online and 3 months later received an email from a recruiter for a phone screen.
    Recruiter was upbeat and organized. Asked I wait until after the holidays for hiring to pickup in 2016.
    I followed up in 2016, again and again and again every 2 weeks. The recruiter ignored all my emails.
    Looked up the recruiter's phone number calling the main office in Redwood City.
    Said he was in a meeting and blew me off.

    I did some research on Saba and shocked that the SEC accused SABA of accounting fraud.
    Just Google 'Former Saba Finance Chiefs to Reimburse Nearly $500,000 in Bonuses'

    Pressure to meet revenue targets might explain why trail went cold.
    Terrible experience. Next time I'll research company before applying.

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    Senior Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Saba Software (Redwood City, CA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Met with the Accounting Manager and was asked my experience. Also met with the Accounting staff and were asked questions to see if I was a great fit for the position. I had to describe what my experience has been in this field.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your area of expertise? Why would you be a good candidate for this position?   1 Answer
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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Saba Software.

    Interview

    I interviewed for Sr. Product Manager in 2014. Applied online and received a call from the recruiter within a week. She forwarded the call to the hiring manager, who I enjoyed talking to. Heard nothing back, and I sent a followup email. I was invited for the onsite interview. Met the VP, 2 directors, one Product Manager and 1 UX designer. These were more of conversations than interviews, and I enjoyed talking to all of them.

    Never heard back from the team, despite multiple followup emails.

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    Support Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Saba Software.

    Interview

    The set up for phone screen and interviews schedules was well communicated.
    All the interviewers appeared and was very busy.
    Interview steps: Phone screen, Phone interview, Phone interview, Phone interview, Phone interview, in person interview, in person interview, HR offer discussion, HR offer, negotiation, negotiation, negotiation, negotiation, negotiation, negotiation, negotiation, ....

    Interview Questions

    • Scenario questions was asked and expected answers to resolve.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Negotiate everything you care for at offer stage.

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    Vice President Sales - North America Mid Market Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Saba Software (San Mateo, CA) in January 2014.

    Interview

    Interview with CEO, CFO, VP Technology, VP Professional Services, VP Sales

    Interview Questions

    • None. I was being courted. Not to sound egotistical, I've worked with the VP Sales three times in my career. And Saba is at a point where they are working hard to attract great people.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    fast

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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Saba Software in July 2013.

    Interview

    Was contacted by someone in the company regarding my resume. An interview was setup with the hiring manager and then several follow-up interviews where I spent one day on site meeting a panel of people.

    Negotiation

    Negotiations were fairly straight forward as I was pleased with the initial offer.

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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Saba Software (Redwood City, CA) in February 2013.

    Interview

    HR was pleasant and interview was smooth and had typical interview questions. Canned questions with a mixture of behavioral and experienced based questions. Very little hypothetical questions were asked. Hiring manager review was more detailed and queries to prior year sales experience was inquired of multiple times. Explanation of the company vision was shared.

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Saba Software in June 2012.

    Interview

    The hiring process was very slow, it took about 3 months from start to finish. Besides the HR interview screening, there were 4 rounds of telephone interview and then was called into to the corporate office to interview with 6 different people (mainly cross-functional leaders).

    Interview Questions

    • The interview questions were pretty much standard questions. nothing unusal   Answer Question
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    Interface Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Saba Software in May 2012.

    Interview

    First there there was an phone interview with a HR person. The interview process included a presentation of past work given to a group of people, followed by 1:1 interviews with individual employees. There were some difficulties with scheduling the day for the presentation and the interviews

    Interview Questions

    • There was no particular difficult or unexpected question, just the usual.   Answer Question

    Saba Software Response

    Jul 17, 2014 – Sr HR Director

    We appreciate your feedback and the time you invested in the interview process and learning more about Saba. We definitely care a great deal about the candidate experience so your feedback is ... More

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