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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Dell Technologies.

    Interview

    This was all started off with a referral . I had received a call roughly a week after i was referred . There was first a HR interview over the phone, followed by a couple of phone telephonic screen interviews. This was then followed by an in person interview with Sr Director .

    Interview Questions

    • The interview was mostly technical areas including custom development of asp.net apps, C#, SharePoint Search, Custom web parts development from my recent and past experiences. Detailed questions around my current projects, architecture, design and customizations.   Answer Question

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    Project Program Management Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Dell Technologies.

    Interview

    University Recruiting - three interviews, mostly for cultural fit. One interview with university recruiter then two interviews with hiring manager. The process lasted a few weeks and next steps were always provided.

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    Senior Support Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Round Rock, TX (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Dell Technologies (Round Rock, TX (US)) in February 2020.

    Interview

    Spoke initially on the phone after receiving an email to confirm an interest in the position. An on-site interview was scheduled and held with 2 managers. It consisted of a few technical questions followed by some situational response questions, then they wanted to see how I would respond to a staged email that explained a client who had a previous issue they felt took an extended length of time to resolve.

    Interview Questions

    • if a customer called in saying their computer did not work, how would you start the troubleshooting process?   1 Answer

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    Sales Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Dell Technologies in February 2020.

    Interview

    1st interview, the questions are pretty much about yourself and goals
    2nd one, interviewers ask your work attitude and vision
    last one, you will meet people in management level and ask you how your current job relate to the position you applied for and they will throw task related questions and ask you how you will resolve it.

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    Internal Sales Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Franklin, MA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Dell Technologies (Franklin, MA (US)) in February 2020.

    Interview

    Video interview and onsite interview. At the onsite interview we met with three different hiring managers each for 45 minutes. It ended by doing a role play with the last hiring manager based on materials sent to you a few days before the interview

    Interview Questions

    • Asked technical questions about several products   1 Answer

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Dell Technologies.

    Interview

    Hiring manager sent a email to me to decide the talk time. Then gave me 10 mins QA, just about the experience. Then chose a time to talk to their manager later. Waiting for interviewing with manager.

    Interview Questions

    • Experience about previous projects, expectation of salary.   Answer Question

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    MBA Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 days. I interviewed at Dell Technologies (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    On campus recruiting. Came for company presentation and offered on site visit. Application was also via on campus portal. All very standard.

    Now here's the weird part:
    Your chances in being hired are dictated by the happy hour prior to your interview. Not a screening call or interactions with the company the months leading up. Or, what most normal companies do, the interview.

    I feel that the process automatically discounts introverts trying to become extroverts. Its one thing if an 'airport test' was chatting with a recruiter over drinks. An entirely different thing if over 30 candidates are expected to enter social circles and ask questions 'correctly'. That's not normal inter company interaction. Everyone in this process is concerned about receiving an offer, so no one is truly authentic. If Dell was trying to judge fit, then this is quite possibly the worst way to gague anything real out of a person.

    Anyway, the happy hour dictates the type of interview you receive the next day. Do well and you will receive a very light conversational interview. Do badly and be prepared for a borderline hostile interview bombarded with questions without a chance to catch your breath. I've gone through hundreds of interviews prior to B school and never experienced one where I felt so uncomfortable by the tone and pace of the interviewer, especially since Dell misleadingly tells all their candidates to enter in a very conversational mindset (which I've confirmed that my colleagues who had positive reactions the night before received a much lighter interview).

    I'd love to work for Dell in theory...but not if this is their hiring process. This process makes me question Dell's ability to gauge talent and how they make advancement decisions internally overall.

    Interview Questions

    • What did you learn the most last night at the happy hour reception?   1 Answer
    • Why did you register for the timeslot you did and what was your strategy?   Answer Question
    • What is your favorite Dell product?   Answer Question
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Phone interview with HR recruiter. Very professional, asked good questions, listened to my responses and asked good follow up questions. No big surprises or trick questions, more of a fact finding call.

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    Security Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Round Rock, TX (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Dell Technologies (Round Rock, TX (US)).

    Interview

    While attempting to schedule the call portion of the interview, the HR person had ghosted me, then I randomly received a rejection letter. There were other parts of the communication where HR had seemed absent-minded, and apologized for missing a call because of an unexpected meeting. Waste of my time, and shockingly unprofessional for a large company.


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    Inside Sales Representative II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Nolensville, TN (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Dell Technologies (Nolensville, TN (US)) in January 2020.

    Interview

    Nashville- Inside Sales Rep 2 for the Small Business Division.
    Video Interview. Standard STAR type questions. Quick follow up resulted in a face to face to interview with a small business sales manager and sales coach. Interview was informative but relaxed. Really made me feel comfortable and excited for the next step in the process.
    Still waiting to hear back as no offer has been offered as of yet.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time you had an upset customer and you handled the situation?

      What goals have been set and how you achieved them in previous employment?   Answer Question

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