SYKES Interview Questions

Updated 24 Oct 2014
Updated 24 Oct 2014
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    Technical Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at SYKES in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Was done by a young person; she sounded like a child playing grown-ups. I think that sums it up, though this question requires a minimum of fifty words. They employed me, I guess, because of my clear and coherent English, because not much technical knowledge was needed, despite the job title. Anything too difficult meant booking a face-to-face technician.

    Interview Questions
    • There weren't any. The interviewer would have been unable to formulate any   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate, and would have been able to. It was take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    really easy to get an offer. they seemed to be really desperate at the time to hire people. I have heard alot of bad things however. if you are looking to get a quick job this is prolly the place to go.

    Interview Questions
    • the questions were very basic. nothing unexpected or difficult.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
  3.  

    TSR Or Technical Support Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at SYKES in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    For initial interview, (group interview, 5 maximum) Tell me about yourself, why did you apply in call center job and why did you choose SYKES? The result will tell right after all questions, if you passed, the second interview will begin, and its all about the skills and the positions what you're applying for, if you apply for TSR they will ask you about technical problems and you will tell them the possible solutions on that problem. That's all, so easy. Me, they ask me how to create a facebook account.

    Interview Questions
    • There are no unexpected question during my interview, all is well.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at SYKES.

    Interview Details

    I really enjoyed the interview process. It was virtual and really cut and dry. Basically it is all done online, you and other potential employees are in a adobe flash room where the interviewer conducts a group interview. You all get a number to call and they ask questions and also see how you navigate around a computer. At the end, if they give you another number to call, you're hired. Then the second interview is face-to-face, where they just ask personality trait questions.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at SYKES in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied for a customer service work at home position on 07/31/14. I received an email in regards to an interview the same day 07/31/2014. I scheduled interview for Saturday, August 2. It was a virtual interview where you had to log onto an adobe connect room and call in on a conference line as well. First they start off by asking you what kind of Windows you had. And if you answered no to the question they took you out of the room and added your application into a pool of different job opportunities. Then the recruiter advised everyone of the position and certain things that you would need. The recruiter asked a series of poll questions that popped up on the screen and if it wasn't a fit for you then your application was put into a pool for different job opportunities. The question process was about 5 questions long and then you had to do a technical question that showed that you knew how to use a computer. One of the interview questions were tell me about a time that you had a stressful situation at work, how did you handle it, and what steps did you take. The technical task just asked for you to take screen shots of your computer settings, for example your windows version, internet explorer version, and how fast your internet is. The interview was supposed to last 2 hours, but it was like 3 in a half, because I was offered the position the exact same day. It was a pretty easy interview and the recruiter was extremely nice.

    Interview Questions
    • No really difficult questions, but they do ask you questions with a link to where you can find the answer. You have to dig pretty deep to find the answer to the question though.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation. The pay rate was set!!!
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    CCP Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    very simple. filled out the application got call back the same day. Did a virtual group interview, got hired the same day. Had to pay for own background and drug testing.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    none they offer you something but tell you something different
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Call Center Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Louisville, KY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Louisville, KY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at SYKES in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Everything seemed fine until the days and times I was supposed to start didn't match up with what was listed on my Pre-Employment Session.There was a lot of paperwork, but that didn't bother me. Their Website was a little shabby, and when you clicked on a guide that you needed for the employment process, it was like it was broken because it took you back to the main website. I had to search on Google for the guide.

    Interview Questions
    • If you were on an ISS for 5 years circling Saturn, describe what your day would be like.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I inquired as to why I have different hours than what I selected, and the interviewer (who was really nice and professional) just didn't seem to know what I meant. However, it was late at night on a weekend so that's probably part of the problem.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at SYKES.

    Interview Details

    When you receive your email about the virtual interview and you respond back. ..how long does it take them to send an email back explaining what you have to do for the interview? ?

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa Palms, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa Palms, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at SYKES in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    The recruiter in the talent department lack great communication. You are as weak as your weakest link. They do not return e-mails, I have sent several with no replies. They screwed up my interview, did not inform me of the error, nor apologize for the inconvience. I was informed that the interview will be between an hour to an hour and a half. Depending on job, there are several assessments needed to wee in the most qualified candidate, e.g. iq assesment, research skills assessment, and personality assessment. I would have aced these assessments, but, unfortunately, I was not given the chance to do so.

    Interview Questions
    • Reply to this e-mail the time you would like to schedule your interview   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Technical Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manila (Costa Rica)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manila (Costa Rica)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at SYKES.

    Interview Details

    Fill out a CV on paper and on a computer
    Screening Interview with HR staff
    Second Interview with HR TL
    Tests - depends on years of experience and the account applied for
    Job Offer or not

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    2 options will be given: low salary high benefits such as more days of leave, or high salary less benefits
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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