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    Management Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Melbourne
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Melbourne
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at ABC News in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Was easy, was not asked any technical questions, just behavioural questions.

    Interview Questions
    • give an example when you actually reduced the cost   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Senior Manager, Corporate Development Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    2 phone interviews and 1 onsite.

    Interview Questions
    • Canned management questions and few technical questions   Answer Question
    No Offer
  3.  

    News Writer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newark, NJ (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newark, NJ (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at ABC News in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    The company contacted me through OCR and I went to interview.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Moved to a different country

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at ABC News in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    This was through my school and they vetted the candidates for ABC, as well as interviewed the students for them. First we had to submit an essay about ourselves as well as explaining why we would be good for the position. After they reviewed our essays and resumes, they then called us in for in-person interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Why didn't you apply for other positions? Why this one?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Digital Media Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Phone interview about my reporting experience

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Risk Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Al Ḩajarayn (United Arab Emirates)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Al Ḩajarayn (United Arab Emirates)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at ABC News in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    It is in process for finalisation

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    SEO Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at ABC News.

    Interview Details

    Nice newsroom. It's big and there's plenty of space. Interview happened in a conference room. Was asked about my SEO and search experience. Was asked what adjustments I would make to improve search and SEO for specific types of articles, especially entertainment. Initial phone interview about passion for news, what news websites I read. No real behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Interview Details

    Was asked details about the show e.g. Who are the anchors? Then asked general questions about my fit for the position. And what have you viewed as your biggest failure so far?

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing too unexpected - questions were fairly standard.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Java Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Cleared the Online assessment tests followed by phone interview with Sr Manager (Indian guy..who doesn't even know how to talk fluently & respect others ..He thinks that Capital ONE is his own company :) ) ..
    If I am interviewing a cook will not ask questions related to auto mechanic..

    Interview Questions
    • google jvm, stack, heap, pointers, system memory etc.,

      because this manager will google and ask questions as you proceed with answers ...LOL
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at ABC News in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Very general, asked basic competency questions and did not probe deeper on any account.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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