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Quintiles Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 02, 2014

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Clinical SAS Internship Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Bangalore

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Quintiles in February 2014.

Interview Details There were 4 rounds and I went through only to the 2nd round.

Interview Question – The toughest part was then written test, the questions of which were totally new to me and out of my knowledge   Answer Question

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DSA Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Bangalore

I interviewed at Quintiles in November 2013.

Interview Details i have been interviewed few days back still waiting for result, can someone tell how long would it take to know my result?

Interview Question – General questions regarding the job positioned were asked   Answer Question

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Senior Software Engineer Interview

Senior Software Engineer
Bangalore

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Quintiles in September 2013.

Interview Details simple,
2 rounds behavioral questions
3 practical test (coding like make an application)

Selection call

Hr Round(another surprise technical round ) not an hr round

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Interview Question – You prefer love marriage or arrange   Answer Question

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Very Easy Interview

Senior Analyst Interview

Senior Analyst
Bangalore

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Quintiles in May 2013.

Interview Details It was a Walk-In interview, there were around 200 candidates and none of us were called till 2.00 PM. It was a worst experience I had in my career. Interview was very simple and easy. After 1.5 months, I received a call for next round - telephonic technical discussion. Again the discussion was simple but couldn't hear any updates after that.

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Product Intelligence Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Cambridge, MA (US)

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Quintiles in November 2013.

Interview Details Interview was established through online application. I received a phone call for a general informational interview a few weeks before my scheduled, in-person interview. The phone call lasted about 15 minutes, and we talked about general topics regarding the available positions. The in person interview consisted of a general behavioral interview, as well as a case-based interview. They were standard questions. There was one additional interview round that I did not make.

Interview Question – How would you feel working for the "bad guy" of the industry   Answer Question

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Clinical Educator/Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Orlando, FL (US)

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Quintiles in February 2014.

Interview Details Went thru several interviews and had a 1:1 which I know I did very well.

Interview Question – Not difficult but they were just going thru the motions since they only hire internal candidates. Never even communicated after my time was wasted.   View Answer

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District Sales Manager Interview

District Sales Manager

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Quintiles.

Interview Details 2 phone interviews with HR - 1 behavioral interview with outside vendor - 1 live interview with Regional Business Manager and Project lead

Interview Question – Tell me about a difficult decision you needed to make.   Answer Question

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Statistician II Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and interviewed at Quintiles.

Interview Details After the phone interview, I was invited to on-site interview. Everyone was very nice and helpful. I talked to about 5 people total. Only one person really asked technical questions (which I probably bombed. I had a really bad cold and wasn't totally on point mentally that day). I never heard back from them after the interview though.

Interview Question – "Do you have any questions for me?" was kind of a stumper after the third or fourth time.   Answer Question

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Patient Advocate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Boston, MA (US)

I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Quintiles in January 2014.

Interview Details I had a phone call from a hiring manager that turned into a phone interview. I was on the phone with her for about 30 minutes and was told I would be hearing back in 1-2 days if I was going to be selected to move on to the in person interviews in Chicago.

Interview Question – The call was unexpected and I did not have time to prepare for the phone interview.   Answer Question

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Patient Advocate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Quintiles in December 2013.

Interview Details The hiring process was quite lengthy. I started with a half hour phone screening interview with a recruiter. They invited me to fly to Chicago, where I interviewed with another recruiting manager, as well as a director for the client. Both of these interviews were one-on-one and about an hour long. About a week later, I received a call saying they had not yet made a decision. Due to the timing, I had to wait until after the holidays for the next steps. They invited me back to Chicago for another interview. This interview was in a panel format with 3 people. The interview lasted about 1 hr 15 minutes. I heard back a week later they I had not been offered this position but they had another interview that they were interested in having me interview for. So, I flew back to Chicago for another interview, where they also told me that I was the top candidate and would be interviewing against one other person. This interview was another panel with the VP of Quintiles, and 3 other people from the client. This interview lasted about 30 minutes. I found out a few days later, by email, that they had decided to to go with another candidate.

Interview Question – All interviews consisted of going through resume in great detail. I was also asked some behavioral questions in the 2nd interview. In the final interview, they asked 2 simple questions. I also conducted a presentations in all three 3 interviews.   View Answers (3)

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