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Tell us about a time your concept of diversity was challenged.

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I explained that I had always considered diversity as a big melting pot of cultures. Later though I realized that it was more like a pizza with multiple toppings and multiple flavors. This was because a melting pot forces homogeneous mixing, while a pizza allows the various traits to hold value.

1st phone interview was short and average - typical questions. Next, the very lengthly e-mailed "pre-screen recruiter phone interview e-mail questions": (Recruiter contacted me mind you!) It was very and questions were standard as you see posted for in person interviews but took a lot of time due to me thinking it was the real deal, a "$32K Project Specialist" position. It probably wasn't even read. I had to call and e-mail him several times to request the next process: the assessment. A second recruiter contacted me talking me into a "better" position of "Sales" - but for $22K with commission. Ha! I don't think so. He told me I don't have enough experience for the Trainer or "Project Specialist" position. I have a BA in Education and have years of corporate training experience! I can certainly handle "customer service/project management. The issue was those positions did not exist. They were all call center with different titles. He knew I figured him out. He gave me the assessment. I took it. It was for a call center position just as I had thought. I emailed them back telling them how unprofessional and deceitful they were and I expected more from them. No, I did not drink the Kool-Aid either.

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I had been asked if I was okay with taking a step back. This process would entail me starting my book of business over and not making the amount of money I had been making.

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They asked me why I had applied to TransPerfect and what made me want to work there.

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Why do you want to work for G4S?

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How much do you know about the Girls Scouts?

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Do you have any questions for us?

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The most difficult question was during the second in-person interview not because of the questions but the lack of questions. There were only statements, no questions which can throw people off.

What was a challenge that helped you to grow professionally

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