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Talent Acquisition Manager was asked...April 25, 2016

Give an example of a difficult hiring leader that you've dealt with and how you over came this.

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I described working with a team of nurse leaders who previously worked with a nurse recruiter who was a RN, where I am not. I gave examples of overcoming any concerns about my ability to do the job and earning their respect. Less

D. E. Shaw India

1. You were driving a truck, your combined weight(yourself & the truck) is 1 ton & you have a bridge to cross which can sustain max 1 ton weight. When you reach the middle of the bridge, a bird weighing 500 gms sits on the bonnet of the truck. However you cross the bridge safely without it crashing. When the max weight the bridge could take is 1 ton, then why didnt the bridge crash?

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by the time the truck reached the center of the bridge, it had burned away enough of its fuel to compensate for the weight of the bird i.e. the truck had burned away more than or equal to 500gms of fuel. Less

The weight of the bird nullifies the normal reaction occured by the weight of the truck and driver. So the bridge didn't break Less

What kind of questions do they ask in the 3rd round of the interview?

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Simon Roofing

Are you able to travel?

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Yes I am able to travel


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Tell me something about yourself that is not on the resume

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Northrop Grumman

Just how old are you, anyway?

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Isn't this question illegal?

I am 50 years old. As you see, I have experiences in all the areas you are looking for. In addition, my experience has enabled me to look for and see the context and big picture on projects and HR issues which is essential to success in this field. Less


Describe a situation where you influenced/facilitated a change

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Talked about my past experience with former 2 employers and explained thoroughly actions that I took at those times in handling similar situations Less

Internal Job Posting & growth opportunities for our employees was introduced in Jan 2017. It grew from 3% to 28% in a 12 month period. Winning the hearts of our employees and convincing the overall business growth to our management was my biggest achievement in 2018 that would contribute to facilitating change. Less


Typical experience questions

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Referenced my background

Very Slow To Make A Decision


What has been your greatest professional achievement?

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Getting my MBA!

YAGER Development

Tell us what will you bring to the team when you join us?

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Diversity is kind of a buzzword that large companies like due to fear of backlash. YAGER just isn't really there yet for diversity to be something they need to have publicly recognized. Also, to be fair, being ethnically diverse is just kind of an inherent thing of being born.. not exactly something you bring to a team in terms of skill, work ethic, etc. Less

Diversity, that was my answer


What does candidate pool mean to you?

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I will be learning something new in my life I always want to get be in helping customers in the medical world Less

Mean a new family in are life in the medical world

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