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Updated May 23, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Greeter for Verizon Wireless Interview

Greeter for Verizon Wireless

Interviewed at Adecco

Interview Details I submitted an application to the Adecco office and they reviewed my abilities. They offered positions to me that were available at the time. It wasn't really an interview process, just making sure that I had no criminal history, did a cheek swab for the drug test and did a background check. They did check my references to make sure I was a quality worker.

Interview Question – No interview questions, it's a temp agency.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Support Engineer Interview

Support Engineer
Moscow (Russia)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Adecco in February 2012.

Interview Details 0) Post you CV on HH.ru or SuperJob.ru
1) Get call from Adecco. Telephone interview
2) tet a tet interview #1 (adecco 1)
3) tet a tet interview #2 (adecco 2)
4) Telephone interview with Employer
5) tet a tet interview #3 (Employers HR Manager)
6) tet a tet interview #4 (Employers Project Manager)
7) Start working.

Interview Question – 7 levels of OSI model?
what is AD ?
What you do when TOP manager (in stress) is comming to you for supprot, but you can not support him according to policy ?
What to do when user is in stress asking for support?
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Negotiation Details – Be calm
Be ready
Be Skilled
Be sure in yourself


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Vice President Interview

Vice President
Melville, NY (US)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Adecco in October 2010.

Interview Details telephone interviews with 4 future subordinates. 2 in person interviews

Interview Question – How do you motivate people?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Salary was acceptable so, little to no negotiation other than start date.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Consultant Interview

Consultant
Taipei (Taiwan)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Adecco in January 2011.

Interview Details The interview was fairly smooth. Total took about 2 weeks. An online examination session to be completed at home, including an English test, personality, and will-do will-fit test. Three face-to-face interviews. Met with direct report manager, director and CEO. (According to other employees, the candidate could also be interviewed by other team members).

Interview Question – What would you do if you could not meet the sales target?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Not much. The salary they offered because I was a fresh graduate and it was like a take it or leave it situation.


No Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Bilingual Recruiter Interview

Bilingual Recruiter
Goshen, NY (US)

I applied through another source and the process took a day - interviewed at Adecco in June 2013.

Interview Details office not organized the receptionist was also a recruiter, i had to wait 29 min before being called. the person in charge of the office interview me but it was unprofessional. she did not asked many questions appeared to have an attitude, was arrogant and rude. dont waste your time here.

Interview Question – none, i did most of the taliking and asking and at the end she said i talked too much, was never contacted again. so i guess i did not get the job. lucky me!   Answer Question


No Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Call Centre Representative Interview

Call Centre Representative
Ann Arbor, MI (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Adecco in April 2013.

Interview Details We had an in-person interview, then a follow-up phone interview, then a second in-person interview. Then I had a brief phone interview with Adecco's client then had a panel interview in person with client. After each contact with client, I had to call Adecco for a debriefing. There were many forms to fill out, including an agreement to arbitration. I also found out during the client interview that other Adecco candidates were being interviewed for the position as well.

Interview Question – What are you looking for in a work environment?   Answer Question


No Offer

Negative Experience

IT Specialist Interview

IT Specialist

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Adecco.

Interview Details Broken record with this outfit: An initial email or telephone call will be issued from the company. If they have to leave a message on the initial contact, all bets are off: The agent you worked with will have already submerged like a submarine into the ether.

If an initial contact is successful, it's the millrun series of basic questions with little or no subsequent followup.

Interview Question – As each contact with this company was an initial intake interview (regardless of the fact each new contact was with a new agent each time), only the basic, most cursory qualifying statements and questions were used. At no time was the client, or their requirements discussed or mentioned in more than the most basic, nebulous terms.   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Business Analyst Intern Interview

Business Analyst Intern
Sofia (Bulgaria)

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

Interview Details After sending an email with my CV, I received a reply the very next day, which pleasantly surprised me. The interview was set for a week after their email.
The Interview was pretty straight forward, though I believe it was long. 1.5 hours for intern maybe it's a bit too much. There was a good background check, and every point that I had in my CV. Person needs to be prepared to answer different questions about your projects and research skills.
After the interview was over, I was told that I will be contacted in up to two weeks period. Two weeks passed, and I was not contacted. So after sending an email to them, I received a reply that they forgot to contact me, but it's kinda ok, because they cannot offer me the position.

Interview Question – Unexpected Question: Tell me what kind of theories and approaches you were using in your research project, and what did you conclude from it? (Having a research project that has been done couple of years ago, I wasn't able to remember up to the smallest details.   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Temp Interview

Temp

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Adecco.

Interview Details Would not recommend unless you are hard up for a job. The opportunity is there, but the management at this company is not great. Technical issues, lack of communication between employees, it all had me going back and forth to their headquarters to fill out paperwork that could have easily been done at the comfort of my home. And trust me, there was A LOT of paperwork to fill out. More than normal, especially since the job hadn't even been given to me yet. The employees are nice and welcoming but that only makes the overall experience bearable. Claimed more than one position was available during job fair, but bait and switched me during first round interview. Complete waste of time and travel expenses. Was offered to come in for another position that paid less and didn't amount to much, I respectfully declined. Didn't want to waste another minute with them.

Interview Question – No difficult questions, performed group interviews. Overall a waste of time.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Account Executive Interview

Account Executive
Overland Park, KS (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Adecco in April 2011.

Interview Details It was a multiple stage process. I was first called by a corporate recruiter to set a phone interview at a later date. After the phone interview I was scheduled to interview with the local Branch Manager. Next was a face to face interview with the Regional Vice President. The RVP had to fly in so the interview as almost 2 weeks later. Then I had a phone interview with Senior Vice President. I was told that if you make it past the Branch Manager and RVP that the phone interview with the SVP is just a formality.

Interview Question – The Regional Vice President had me role play how to set an appointment (over the phone) and also how to run the appointment.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Unable to negotiate

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