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Symcor Interview Questions

Updated Nov 3, 2016
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  1. Helpful (1)  

    Mail Wholesale Lockbox Processor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Symcor (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    I enjoyed learned the great cultures of the company.

    Interview Questions

    • If you currently work in Tinley Park, how do you plan on working here?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Everything was affordable, so I didnt have to negotiate.

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    Proof Operator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Symcor.

    Interview

    I got friend's referral. It requires to practice the number typing speed online. It takes 1~2 weeks to enhance your speed to qualify the requirement. After that, you are waiting to the interview for several weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • basically no question. only needs to test your speed on the real machine to see whether you are qualified.   Answer Question
  3. Helpful (1)  

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    found the job in randstad agency, and they call me for first interview first then asked me to second interview in Symcor
    My job is contractor, then I register in the bank with company name, then tell to my agent who communication with Symor directly

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Symcor.

    Interview

    3 rounds of interviews:
    1. 1 hour over the phone with a manager or team lead
    2. In person with your reporting manager
    3. In person with the team lead or PM for the project that you will likely work on

    Interview#1 - screening process: questions about your experience, and specific questions to determine whether you have that experience or not

    Interview#2 - behavioural questions and questions related to your experience and how it can be used in that company

    Interview#3 - practical approach, whiteboarding and more technical questions

    Interview Questions

    • Interview#1. Questions related to specific terms in a given methodology - ex. Scrum - what's the role a PO? Why do you want to leave? What do you expect from our company?

      Interview#2. Questions about "what if" and tell what you do and what you bring it to this company

      Interview#3 - similar of requirement gathering session - from requirement elicitation to documenting requirements. Use of whiteboard.  
      Answer Question
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    Data Entry Operator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a week. I interviewed at Symcor (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in May 2015.

    Interview

    They brought all of the applicants into the same room and seated us in front of data entry machines, gave some very scant instructions and watched us go to work. They were really looking for keypad speeds. My speeds were about half of what they required, so I didn't qualify to work as a data entry operator.

    However, shortly after I was contacted to work as a Data Prep Clerk instead, as they had an opening in that department and were impressed with my presentation in all other respects. I took the job.

    Interview Questions

    • Very little. The interview was almost entirely based around a practical test of my data entry skills.   1 Answer
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    Data Entry (Proof) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Don Mills, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Symcor (Don Mills, ON (Canada)) in December 2014.

    Interview

    I applied online. Someone from HR emailed me to take an online ten key typing test. After she found my results satisfactory, she scheduled me for an actual test at their Don Mills office location.

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    Applications Developer III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Symcor (Mississauga, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    I got a call from the HR and asked me question about my experience, salary expectation... the phone call was les than 15min. 2 days after I got a call from the HR inviting me for an interview with the hiring manager for the next day. I was 15 min early as it should be, the manager didn't ask me anything about my previous experience or technical questions or what I know and started to ask a series of different possible situations, for example:
    - I just assigned to fix an issue and I am very late for a meeting, you have only 3 questions to ask me, what will be?
    - You got assigned to a new project that you know nothing about it, tell me 3 questions that you will ask each of the support person, the end user and the project manager?
    - Tell me about a difficult situation you handled in the past and how did you deal with it?
    ...
    It was for me very difficult, I think at one point the interviewer did stop asking and just told me: that would be all. Thank you for coming.
    it was very hard on me

    Interview Questions

    • - You got assigned to a new project that you know nothing about it, tell me 3 questions that you will ask each of the support person, the end user and the project manager?
      - Tell me about a difficult situation you handled in the past and how did you deal with it?  
      Answer Question
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    Proof Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Symcor in July 2014.

    Interview

    Applied online, received an email from the recruiter a week later and she asked me to do a typing speed test and to answer a couple questions. She then scheduled me for an interview which consisted of a test to measure my speed on the machine and if I passed that, I would be interviewed. I went in for the test, the workplace seemed very boring but I didn't really expect much more. Unfortunately I didn't pass the test, the machine was pretty strange to use and we were given about 5 minutes to adjust to it.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked to proof about 100 cheques within a time limit. It required very good speed and very little error   Answer Question
  10.  

    WFA Analyst - Summer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Symcor (Mississauga, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    One Round interview:
    - HR and a Manager will interview you at the same time.
    - Manager will ask the technical questions and the HR will ask behavioural questions

    Interview Questions

    • What is a time where you had an issue when working with a team, and what did you do to resolve it?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiations, there is a fixed rate for summer interns

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    Proof Operator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Symcor.

    Interview

    One interview at duke tower. normal interview questions. past work experience and in the end ask do u have any questions for them? took two weeks for background check. they are always lacking of ppl cause the turnover rate is so high. Nowadays they require the speed test on the numeric keypads, but it is easy

    Interview Questions

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