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Big Communications
Senior Copywriter/Editor was asked...December 12, 2022

What kind of work energizes you? What do you want out of your next role?

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A challenging role.

A Challenging role.

a challenging role that could impact the community with a purposeful change.

S&P Global

How can their publications be improved?

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More analytic data would be beneficial. Commentary is great, but telling a story with data is far stronger. Less

More analytic data would be beneficial. Commentary is great, but telling a story with data is far stronger. Less

Practicing Clinicians Exchange

Do you want to freelance? You might get the job!

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No, I have other interviews in progress.

Yes. I would love to freelance


If one is coming from same vertical give special attention when you're asked as to why do you want to leave your current employer if any.

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Depending on your work experience frame answers honestly but professionally. Overall answer must be progressive rather than an unsubstantiated rant. Less

I was attend interview as qc engineer,also i was finished four round test.,how many days are take the process for result Less

Rutgers University

What is your vision?

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First-rate writing and editing.

Creative listening

I had to do a writing test. I had to write an article. I had an hour to do it (did it midnight my time due to the time difference) and was told that I would be given their style guide as my article had to conform to their style.

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I wasn't sent their style guide before or during the test. I wrote it without the style guide. And their reason for rejecting me was because my article did not conform to their style! Less

What would you bring to this position that other candidates likely wouldn't?

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I have more than 10 years experience working in the financial services industry in various capacities, including tech services and product-development positions, along with extensive experience working with credit unions. I'm an advocate of the credit union philosophy of people helping people and I bring that to my work. I also have more than 10 years experience as a communications manager, editor and writer. I've managed departments, staff, and budgets in line and matrix-management environments. I enjoy helping writers find their voices and improve their writing processes, and I consistently keep multiple publications and communications campaigns on track and on message. Less

The Times of India

They don't ask you much, you just have to do a written test.

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I was given a paper to write on a topic, on that basis, I was judged.

India Today

What was your last job, why did you leave the company, what are your expectations

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Just be yourself

University of California Berkeley

Experience in publishing asked for samples

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Listed experience and what was valuable about each position

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