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Solitaire Group
Managing Editor was asked...4 November 2012

Would you be able to work today?

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yes, i,m ready


same day interview and job ofer and contract doesnt come yet,no had sence

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Hachette Book Group

What are the first three things you would do on your first day working here?

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If I were the interviewer, I would nitpick that one of the first things you would do is go home. It's a good answer, but you want to just scope out the books. Don't take them home until later when your shift is over. (For this particular position I would be watching closely for the precision of your use of language and this would stick out to me.) Less

Introduce myself to my new coworkers, familiarize myself with the house style, and take home a few titles from the imprint(s) to read. Less


Describe a difficult time in your life and how you overcame it.

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This question was actually kinda tough because I didn't want to get too personal with the interviewer. Less


What are some ways you would motivate an Editor to complete a task that was essential to the health of their community?

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I would bracket the task back towards the skills they seek to develop in the position; by motivating themselves, it'll make the task seem less obligatory and more constructive. Less

Pulsus Group

Simple basic questions Were asked

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How would I cope with the fact that none of the departments at the company like each other at all.

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I'm used to dealing with fractious environments and difficult people.

Anonymous Content

Were provided with sentences to correct .

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"So, what is it you do again?" "Ummm, where did you used to work?" "Do you have any writing experience?" "Can you repeat that?"

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Dear Benzinga. Is there a way you can do a better pre-screening so people you don't intend to hire can avoid the drive to Campus Martius? Less

Thrive Global

why do you want to work here

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talk about the company's mission

OMICS International

Normal Questions- Tell me something about yourself? What do you know about journal department? Tell me something about your project work?

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I gave all the answers genuinely.

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