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Senior Product Manager, Social Media Advertising was asked...27 June 2012

Tell me how you would scale a social media software platform?

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Try to define "scale", ask for clarifications. Are we trying to scale to more users or to more ad providers? Are there any current bottlenecks? What is the goal here? How about we improve the experience by providing more relevant ads? etc... Less

Its such a tricky question. I guess its by the analytic we use to know the page views and all.. Less

I didn't have a good answer for this one.

A1 Management

They asked me no questions during the "phone interview"...

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Sorry that this person missed out just because he/she failed to ask the right questions. Less

Sorry that this person missed out just because he/she failed to ask the right questions. Less

Press Enterprise

Why do you want to come back to the PRESS

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I like weekends off and having a break daily

J.S. Paluch Co.

Are you able to close over the phone?

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yes assume you have already closed the deal :)

Mass Vision

What are you looking for in a company / job

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They repeated exactly what I said I was looking for just to trick me. Very disappointing. Less

If I go there, I'll remember that it's not what you are looking for. Is there any other place that has something you are not looking for, that I should stay away from? Less

What type of job are you looking for?

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Hi, I am very sorry about your experience. We are a professional company that has been around for over 30 years, and work with fortune 500 companies. I do apologize that you were offended by Fox 13 Wendy show, we try to keep major News outlet channels on. Best of luck on your job search, if you would have stayed and gone out for your third round and both parties were interested you could have definitely landed yourself a great career. Best of luck to you . Less

One that makes me happy.

Press Enterprise

Why are you leaving Jenny Craig

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Brand imaging I have gained weight on the program and was asked what the clients were saying to me Less


Why are manhole covers round?

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So that the cover - if you flip it in any direction - won't fall through the manhole. Less

Because the manhole receptical is round.

Publicis Groupe

What were previous accounts I had worked on.

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I listed out all accounts

Hey I am looking for some good recruiters that work with publicis group or McCann or BBDO but cant find a credible source. Can you identify some good recruiters for me that you know of. If you dont want to post here let me know I can email also Less


What do you know about Cox Automotive?

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Good health benefits. That is it. Run away as fast as you can. It is run like a cult with leaders vying for position to get closer to the dear leader. Trust NO ONE. Spent 2 regrettable years working with these psychopaths. They will question everything you do and micromanage your life if you let them. I heard stories at training sessions that made me wonder why they haven't been sued for harassment and cruelty. Less

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