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Tyco Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 11, 2014
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Average Interview

Manager Interview

Manager
Bangalore

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Tyco.

Interview Details Initially I was hired as a Assistant manager, and was also promised for growth with in 6 month to 1 year to the position of Manager. There would generally be a good amount allotted for new hires, how ever HR/ Dept Managers negotiate too much and gain importance showing cost saving on the hiring, very poor hiring strategy. This has a long standing effect as when you compare your counter part in other countries/ town/ other companies with in India, many a times you would realize that you have not been on par with your counter part.

Job Security - This company has a history of firing people with out proper notice period, due to failure in their recruitment process.

Interview Question – How does HR ensure they evaluate an individual on his performance with out any prejudice.

What are the steps / initiatives taken by management to eliminate favouritism in India

How do they identify and grow talents with in the company
  Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Never negotiate the salary, HR Managers are not here to identify and state your worth.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Intern Interview

Intern

Interviewed at Tyco

Interview Details Resume shortlist followed by Telephone Interview. The resume shortlist is mostly based on Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) and projects. Around 15 were shortlisted out of 50 students. The interview is very generic. They didn't concentrate much on technical aspects. Most of the questions were HR oriented-- Whether my interests match with the profile etc.

Interview Question – Why am I interested in the given profile. Two profiles were given, one on communications and other on embedded systems. I was asked to explain which of those I would like to choose and why   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Site Supervisor Interview

Site Supervisor
Mumbai

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Tyco in April 2009.

Interview Details Interviewed on the basis of past experience, see the way of communication, project handles, questioning on the project related activities, roles and responsibilities, discussion on salary, etc

Interview Question – How long you can stay way from you home?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

SSE Interview

SSE
Bangalore

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Tyco in January 2009.

Interview Details 2 Manager rounds, 1 technical round, 1 HR

Interview Question – Tell me about the S/W development process used in your company in detail   View Answer

Negotiation Details – no negotiation


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Project Manager Interview

Project Manager

Interviewed at Tyco

Interview Details Multiple rounds of interviews with senior management, middle management and co-workers. The HR representative ushers through the interview, and the interviewers take notes. The assessment is made quickly and hiring occurs.

Interview Question – Define an example for how to develop a tool   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – 2 rounds


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Project Sales Manager Interview

Project Sales Manager
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

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

Interview Details First interview conducted by hiring manager. First interview was to find the right candidates and shortlisting. Usually they will shortlist 3 potential candidates. Second and final interview done by GM. If successful HR will contact you.

Interview Question – GM will asked a lot of technical questions to test your knowledge. May even request interviewee to draw up simple schematic diagram based on his technical questions.   Answer Question


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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Engineer Interview

Engineer

I applied in-person and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Tyco in January 2011.

Interview Details Long process. Expected background check but took additional time due to international inquiry. Very helpful and informative. Very honest and direct during screenning. Interview very specific to position. Plenty of information on benefits and expectations

Negotiation Details – Easy and painless


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Staff Auditor Interview

Staff Auditor
Manchester, NH (US)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Tyco in September 2010.

Interview Details Was referred by a friend. Initial phone interview with HR. In person interview with 2 managers. Process lasted about 2 weeks. Asked typical behavioral-based questions. Describe a time when . . . .etc.

Interview Question – Behaviorally focused. Asked about comfort with change.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – negotiated base salary up 7%.


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

QA Intern Interview

QA Intern
Boston, MA (US)

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Tyco.

Interview Details They need someone with the knowledge of unix and good knowledge about scripting language.
Questions related to networking protocol layer such as HTTP, TCP/IP, UDP , DNS, DHCP.
the interview was a pre-screen and basically related to the technical skills mentioned in the Resume.


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Commercial Installation Technician Interview

Commercial Installation Technician

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Tyco.

Interview Details Was short. He mostly dodged my questions into the Kozlowski scandal

Interview Question – Where do you live?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – They sent a letter and included an offer

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