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Updated 18 Feb 2015
Updated 18 Feb 2015
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    Marketing Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jaipur, Rajasthan
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jaipur, Rajasthan
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at 3M in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Basic Interview. General questions asked related to the profile offered. As the profile was related to market research i was asked questions on same and also I was briefed about what exactly the profile and work was and how was I supposed to accomplish it..

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warangal
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warangal
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at 3M in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Interview process

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. They mailed me a copy of offer letter and asked me meet at their company.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    AREA SALES MANAGER Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at 3M in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Initial interview will be telephonic from supervisor. Next from NSM (can be video conference also) & in rare occasions from Divisional Manager. HR only facilitates.

    Interview Questions
    • They may ask about Key account management , Channel Management and team handling experience. Then about 3M , etc.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They will tell no negotiation possible. This happens with HR. They may stick to the band given by business. Approval process for exceptions are quite difficult.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at 3M in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Got a call from consultant, attended the telephonic interview, got a schedule for personal interview & then one more round of technical interview with site manager & then finally with a VP then negotiation & offer letter.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    One step negotiation was possible
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calcutta
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calcutta
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at 3M in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    Shortlisting was done by the General Managers. The shortlisted candidates had a group discussion on a management case for 10 to 15 minutes. 1 person was selected from each group of 6. These candidates were then interviewed to judge fit in the Healthcare Industry.

    Interview Questions
    • Healthcare involves seeing patients b?eing operated in hospitals. Are you scared of blood?   View Answer
    • Why 3M?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at 3M.

    Interview Details

    I talked to a recruiter at a college job fair and had a very easy and short behavioral interview the next day. I was told to apply online, which I did, and I didn't hear anything for almost 5 months. I had a short phone interview that mostly just went over my resume and my skills. I was offered an internship 4 days later.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about your programming experience and projects you've worked on.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    R&D Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at 3M.

    Interview Details

    long. recruiter took a long time to respond to emails and such. I had to email him to get any idea of what the next step in the hiring process was. apply --> phone call --> emails --> no offer

    Interview Questions
    • walk me through your resume? what are your plans for the future? what do you know about 3M?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    O2 Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at 3M in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    Typical 30 minute phone interview, asked questions about resume and past work experience. It was very similar in questioning to other interviews. Lady who did the interviewing was very nice and laid back.

    Interview Questions
    • How does your past work experience relate to this position?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Product Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at 3M in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    Had an initial phone interview with the hiring manager in one of their staff scientist. They then invited me for an on site interview which started with a presentation followed by several individual interviews. the interviews were pretty simple and that there is not a great deal of behavioral or technical questions a lot of it was just conversation about what I had done or was living in the greater Minneapolis area is like. they also asked me about my hobbies. I would say that it was a very inviting experience and that the company is extremely impressive.

    Interview Questions
    • describe your collaborations

      do you have any problem initiating collaborations

      what makes a good innovator/inventor

      what are some problems you think you would encounter during your transition

      who is an innovating inspiration for you and why

      describe an "aha moment" you had and the impact of that

      what skill sets would you bring to the table and what about them separates you from others
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at 3M.

    Interview Details

    Hit it off with a rep at a national career fair. The rep and i discussed medical devices and she passed me onto another rep. This next rep signed me up for an interview with the 02 Intern program, which I had not properly read up on. Interview was to take place a few hours later, and I had another interview before it that I was prepping for, so I neglected to read much about 3M's 02 intern program.

    My interviewer was admittedly cranky because she hadn't eaten lunch. She was abrupt and unpleasant. She stopped me mid-interview to tell me that I should have read up better on the position she was interviewing for. It was not a fun interview. Largely my own fault. Though I never want to interview with anyone with this woman's disposition again, even if I am properly prepared and qualified.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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