Pareto had a great vision of combining multiple marketing services together under one umbrella. Unfortunately, they were unable to instill this vision across the various silos of the operation.
Each division operated as one. There was a lot of complaining about what the other divisions should have done, and this was unproductive. Not everyone was overly concerned with the customer. Pareto had a big vision, but was unable to execute at the
I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Pareto (Manchester, England (UK)) in March 2015.
The initial telephone interview was fairly relaxed and colloquial, with no out of the ordinary questions. I found the process receptive to my needs and wants, although this did result in excluding me from quite a large proportion of their jobs. The assessment day is tougher, lots of big characters vying for their spot, which is to be expected in sales. I would say don't build the day up, its actually pretty easy, the core thing is to be heard and try to relax. Also, its worth throwing your hat in the ring, they do give good feedback and they are very helpful in matching your needs.
Reasons for Declining
I was looking for a role with a very young company or a role with broad responsibility, it didn't tick any of those boxes.
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