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Interviews at Weber Shandwick

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  1. Helpful (1)  

    Consumer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Weber Shandwick in April 2015.

    Interview

    After submitted a resume I reached out to a member of HR that I met previously. We schedule a Skype interview that last approximately an hour and half. I spoke with 5 member of Weber Shandwick. I was moved to the writing test the following week. After submitting the very lengthy test, I heard back in less than a week. I was not offered the position.

    Interview Questions

    • All questions asked were general and about my current and previous experience. Nothing out of the dorm.   Answer Question

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    Consumer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    It can take a long time for them to get back to you after the initial application. From there, the process moves rather quickly. You are called in, meet with 3-4 individuals (from AAEs to Senior AEs) for about 15 min each, one of which explains briefly the company and the position. You then may get invited to complete a lengthy writing test. They give you around 5 days to complete it and you will need all of that time. And it is not uncommon for them to call you the day that you turn that test in.

    Interview Questions

    • Who do you follow that has innovated social media to build a brand?   Answer Question
    • Describe a recent campaign that stuck out to you and why.   Answer Question
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    Consumer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lansing, MI (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Weber Shandwick (Lansing, MI (US)) in April 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was pretty fast and furious. After an initial interview, I was given four days to complete an extensive writing test - everything from sentence correction to writing social posts. Following that was a 90 minute interview: 15 minutes with 4 team members and 30 minutes with a rep from HR.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself. (A word to the wise: find an interesting way to answer this question!)   Answer Question

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    Social Media Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Weber Shandwick (Detroit, MI (US)) in April 2017.

    Interview

    The interview process was easy and painless, I was invited for an interview and within weeks after was offered a position. I sat down with the account supervisor and the executive vice president of the account. Both were very pleasant and inviting.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your favorite social media account?   1 Answer

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    Art Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Weber Shandwick (Washington, DC (US)) in March 2018.

    Interview

    Applied via Glassdoor. Received email request same-day for an interview. Interview was three days later. Interview was in three back-to-back rounds, meeting with a creative director, design and copywriter; executive creative director; designer. The interview felt comfortable.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have experience creating long-form print pieces like reports?   Answer Question

  6.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Weber Shandwick in January 2015.

    Interview

    I filled out my application and submitted my resume and cover letter through the company website. It helped that I also sent my resume to an employee I knew internally so she could flag it to HR. When I heard back, I was brought in for an interview with my potential manager, and also conducted interviews with several other teammates on the same day. I was very persistent in my email follow up after the interviews, which paid off.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a specific marketing or PR project that you worked on and how you contributed to its success.   Answer Question
    • As part of my interview process, I was asked to draft social media content and a media list for a potential future client.   Answer Question

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    Assistant Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Weber Shandwick (New York, NY (US)) in December 2013.

    Interview

    I've heard different things from different people. Not sure what else to say. It's case by case. Ad hoc. Do your networking and you'll be fine. Typically will go like this: apply, HR, management, writing test, offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you see the communications landscape in 10 years?   1 Answer
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    Assistant Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Weber Shandwick (New York, NY (US)) in August 2015.

    Interview

    I reach out to a recruiter via Linkedin about my interest in the AAE position. I was emailed by HR few weeks after I made initial contact. I then had a phone interview with HR. A week later I came in for a in person interview. I met with 3 people from each team on different levels. It was very fast. 30 mins for each person. I tried to give the as much information about me as I could and I tried to ask them a lot of questions. At the end if the interview I met with HR who told me the next steps would be a writing test. I was never sent the writing test so I knew I did not get the position. Overall it was a little unorganized, but efficient.

    Interview Questions

    • In a situation you cannot finish a product or ask help from you team. What do you do? (This was a really hard question)   1 Answer

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    Assistant Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Weber Shandwick (Chicago, IL (US)) in November 2013.

    Interview

    My experience was not 100 percent typical as they were looking to very quickly fill a position, but I came in once and met with some senior team members I would potentially be working with. They asked me typical questions about my experience and resume and then additional personality questions. After that I came in again and met with the most senior leadership on the team.

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Weber Shandwick (New York, NY (US)) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Upon submitting my resume, I was contacted for a brief phone interview with the Director of Recruiting, and then scheduled for an in-person interview. I first met with the recruiter (same one from the phone) and went over basic questions. Afterwards I met with four others (an AAE, VP, Group Manager and Account Supervisor). I was there from 11am-1pm. Everyone was great and they made me feel at ease. They asked basic interview questions - no curve balls. There were a number of other applicants, which is why I think the process took a while. I received the writing test after almost four weeks and was offered the position the next day.


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