I would have got up and walked out of that interview had an interviewing manager acted that way during an interview. If they act that inappropriate in an interview, imagine how bad it would be if you worked there!
Yeah I wish I would have. I told a few people about it. It was unbelievable. But in the end I went to another interview where they were very open and they made a point about me being comfortable so that they could really know my personality. You absolutely cannot know somebody's personality by interviewing like she did. It was a blessing in disguise and now I work 12 min from my home👍🏽
I love my department and do not have anything negative to comment about it
Looks like they haven't changed. The lack of professionalism is alarming. They had me come back 3 times, and each time I would see the other candidate I was against. Also, one of the VP had me waiting outside her office 15 minutes after our scheduled time and had the nerve to tell me she is pressed for time and we only had 20 min. I was rushed and she was rude. They told me that was the final round and sure enough emailed me 3 days later to tell me they have another interview round including a presentation that they wanted a lame powerpoint given to students. I don't know any young adult that likes a powerpoint. The directors are young and very very inexperienced. They are nervous talkers and you can hear there voices shaking. Even though I gave an excellent presentation and the students and I interacted beautifully I didn't get the position because they choose the younger candidate (I know this because I saw who she was). The director told me that I would hear back the next day, and she didn't contact me, three days later she made an excuse and said they will make a decision two days later and I should hear from her by the end of that day. Yes, you guessed it she did not. She finally cowardly sent an email the next day saying they chose the other candidate, but would like my permission to keep my resume on file because of my amazing experience. Who writes like that? Honestly, the only thing I am disappointed with is myself for not running away when I saw the unprofessionalism. The place is so disorganized. It is stale and cramped. Our first interview was in an electrical closet! Also, the pay is a joke for what they put candidates through. They are trying real hard to be like the more respected universities, but in order to achieve that you have to act professional like them. Everything happens for a reason, luckily I was offered a position the next day at a more prestigious university where my talents will be appreciated. Thanks NLU for showing me what I don't want in a employer.
This is a fantastic review. I actually attended this interview—I was the person brought along “just to type things up.” Actually, we did make the decision not to hire you; we were definitely not “pawns,” and I absolutely remember you, sir. :) However, this review is fantastic because you are entirely correct: The company is terrible. I’m happy you were spared. I hope you found something more fitting for your needs.
As a result of my lay off last year in November, I took it as a blessing rather than getting upset or worried. I used it as the perfect opportunity to take the time to list and stage my home for sale and to relocate back to South Florida to be closer to family.
Conducted mock phone call where an individual calls you and you pretend to be an enrollment counselor. Prior to the call, you will be sent links/resources to study the scenario for the program and school.
The interview lasts approximately 15 minutes, where you speak to someone pretending to be a student. Make sure you have a good understanding of all the resources they send you, and show good salesmanship during the call.
Can you provide the links and resources that were sent to you?
I said that I expected a high volume of phone work, but added that I didn't consider the phone to be the only medium to effectively convey the school's message, nor did making a certain number of phone calls per day automatically translate into success. (This was obviously not the answer they wanted to hear.) I didn't follow up with a question on their motive for monitoring phone calls; I had all the information I needed without having to ask this question.
If you are asked about a fundamental piece of your job like, "How do you feel about being on the phone all day and having your call monitored or recorded?" and you are interviewing for a position as a customer service representative. You must always answer that you are super comfortable with that activity. If you can, you also want to give an example that shows why you are comfortable with that activity. So if you are asked "How do you feel about being on the phone all day and having your call monitored?" You can reply with something like, "Well, I feel really comfortable about that. I've always been someone who has spent way too much time on the phone. My phone bill is always been super expensive for me, and I have had siblings eavesdrops on my calls at random moments. Also my parents will eavesdrop on my calls. So really nothing will be different for me except now I get paid for it. So that's something I feel great about." Here we were able to give an example to prove that we are actually comfortable with these specific skill or requirement that they give.