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Content Champion (Editorial Project Manager) was asked...November 20, 2014

None, since they are that kind of company that would pick you for another round, and then not bother to inform you whether you made it through or not.

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Considering previous experience with WordAppeal - an application a year previously, and a conversation during an employent forum at my university - I got the impression that they do have a serious HR problem. Less

When I used to work there it was the same. Revolving door of staff, no follow up on interviews, tests, CVs...sounds likes they should hire an "HR champion", or whatever on-trend word they're using these days... Less

Cadient Group

How do you handle difficult people?

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I answered that I try to be calm and communicate as best as I can with the individual; and if the interaction becomes uncomfortable, I would reach out to my manager. Less

the LEGO Group

I'm not sure! They asked about experience, and what I think the challenges are in the market - and which marketplace is the toughest - how I approach challenges etc.

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Standard answers (I think) - US is the toughest market, I provided personal examples for the remaining questions. Less


Describe the situation when you have improved efficiency/productivity in the workplace.

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I explained a couple of examples from my product development experiences (which was a bad choice because I had a better episode from my editorial experience...). But they wanted me to how much I contributed based on data or numbers which unfortunately I couldn't prove well. Less


How do you feel about the health of streaming audio?

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We spoke for a while about the "pivot to video" that many media companies are undergoing, and the recruiter spoke about how there's a "strong culture of audio" at TuneIn. Less

Contento De Semrik

He's very tricky, and I wouldn't trust him. don't try to impress him, just be yourself

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Just give your honest answer


Why Skyword?

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I went with "I love storytelling!" Don't do this. It's transparent and abundantly clear you're just quoting the website. Less


how much do you know about digital printing

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the interviewer herself did not


Nommez un site internet bien conçu. Pourquoi le pensez-vous bien construit ?

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You need to know about good editorial formats: what makes a website "arborescence" work or not work, deep vs. shallow formats, what makes web content good or not, digital trends (motion design, infographics, interactive formats), social media integration, etc. If you really know your stuff, you'll also want to know about Content Management Systems (CMS): which ones work well for what needs, talk about which ones you have experience with, etc. Additionally: know corporate websites across the major industries of the French CAC 40 and be able to discuss them intelligently. WordAppeal has won awards for designing a number of intranets and internets, most notably for Elior (Top/Com) and more recently, Pernod Ricard. Less

Chopra Global

What position are you interviewing for again?

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