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Senior Product Manager, Social Media Advertising was asked...June 26, 2012

Tell me how you would scale a social media software platform?

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Try to define "scale", ask for clarifications. Are we trying to scale to more users or to more ad providers? Are there any current bottlenecks? What is the goal here? How about we improve the experience by providing more relevant ads? etc... Less

Its such a tricky question. I guess its by the analytic we use to know the page views and all.. Less

I didn't have a good answer for this one.

Elle Communications

What is the difference between direct and in-direct marketing?

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Direct sales - Smile and a handshake (personal) In-direct sales - tv, radio, internet Less

Allegiance (CA)

Do you value a company with room for growth?

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A company with growth potential is very important to me. I have over 4 years experience as an Account Manager at a full service Advertising and Marketing agency. I am looking to transition to a new company with a wider range of clients and opportunities to move up within the company. Less

Which advertising campaign that I conceived was a disaster and how did I bring it around?

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It was a FMCG product ( consumer product ). There had been a sudden escalation in the rates for TV slots and the client's budget could not accommodate the sudden spike. We were able to reduce the number of cities in this marketing blitz and still get a huge bang for our buck. Less

Impera Marketing

She brought me aside and asked me one question after explaining the entire job to me. She asked me why she should hire me over the 2 other people interviewing for the job.

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I told her that to be frank your job posting was very misleading and different than the job you are pitching to me today. I am not interesting and thank you for your time. So much of the job was omitted from the posting. Less

A1 Management

They asked me no questions during the "phone interview"...

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Sorry that this person missed out just because he/she failed to ask the right questions. Less

Sorry that this person missed out just because he/she failed to ask the right questions. Less

J.S. Paluch Co.

Are you able to close over the phone?

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yes assume you have already closed the deal :)

Press Enterprise
Advertising was asked...January 11, 2012

Why do you want to come back to the PRESS

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I like weekends off and having a break daily

Because I've learned and grown a lot since I left here and better realize that opportunities for continued grow and development were here all of the time and I just needed to grow and mature enough to realize and appreciate the opportunities I had here. Less

Mass Vision

What are you looking for in a company / job

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They repeated exactly what I said I was looking for just to trick me. Very disappointing. Less

If I go there, I'll remember that it's not what you are looking for. Is there any other place that has something you are not looking for, that I should stay away from? Less

What type of job are you looking for?

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Hi, I am very sorry about your experience. We are a professional company that has been around for over 30 years, and work with fortune 500 companies. I do apologize that you were offended by Fox 13 Wendy show, we try to keep major News outlet channels on. Best of luck on your job search, if you would have stayed and gone out for your third round and both parties were interested you could have definitely landed yourself a great career. Best of luck to you . Less

One that makes me happy.

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