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Isleworth, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1989
Company - Public (LON:SKY)
TV Broadcast & Cable Networks
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Virgin Media, Netflix, Apple
We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 23 million customers across seven countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people.

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Mission: Believing in better is how we approach everything we do.

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    I worked at Sky full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced and motivating place to work

    Cons

    Usual corporate challenges that accompany big business

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    Senior Research Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Osterley
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Sky (Osterley) in October 2013.

    Interview

    I initially received a phone call from HR 2 months after submitting my CV for a research engineer role. She asked me if I was still interested and 2 weeks later I had done the phone interview. That went well - basically just a chat for 30 minutes about my work history.

    The next week I got a call asking me to come in for the 1:1 on site, and I was able to schedule an interview 9 days in advance. Two days before the interview, I was told it had to be rescheduled because the interviewer wanted an extra staff member to be present, but he was unavailable that day. Fine - we agree a new date. A few days later, I'm called again to reschedule. The other staff member is still unavailable. We agree another new date. This is now 3 weeks after the phone interview.

    When I finally go in, 'surprisingly' that other guy isn't present and someone else has been brought in for him. I only have 45 minutes because the interviewer was 15 minutes late. The interview itself seems to go perfectly well though, and I finish by asking if they had any concerns that I could expand upon. No problems. Seems like I have a thumbs up, but there would still be a third stage to attend at a later date.

    I never received a courtesy call from HR following the interview. Instead, 3 weeks after wondering what had happened, I receive a copy-and-paste rejection email from HR. There is no explanation or apology for the delay. No feedback either. This was definitely the rudest response that I've ever had post-interview from any company. The email indicates that I can reapply for other jobs through their website. No thanks Sky. You know what? I'd much rather spend my time posting this experience on Glassdoor instead.

    Interview Questions

    • There were no difficult questions - I only had to talk about myself and how my experiences related to the job.   Answer Question
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Sky Awards & Accolades

  • Stonewall Top 100 Employers, Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, 2018
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