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Updated 15 Jan, 2015
Updated 15 Jan, 2015
196 Interview Reviews

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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at McKesson.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was very intensive - with 6 interviews in total. The feedback and the interaction with the recruiter/company during the process was fantastic. I never had to wait more than a few hours without receiving an update on the process. Once the position was offered, there was a normal background check and drug screen.

    Interview Questions
    • If you were hired but then never NO further direction, at all, how would you spend your first 90 days   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Was able to negotiate slightly higher than was originally offered.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at McKesson.

    Interview Details

    Applied through a referral. The whole process took about 2 months.
    Telephonic Discussion with the recruiter.
    Then called in for face to face. Total of 5 interviewers one after another.
    Each interview was about 30 mins long.
    Mix of technical, interpersonal, soft skills questions.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Co-Op Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, BC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, BC
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at McKesson.

    Interview Details

    Personality test,general question, then a technical question

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, BC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, BC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at McKesson.

    Interview Details

    ~HR phone interview - generic list of skills verification & industry experience
    ~1st (in person) interview: written test, oral test, interviewed by three separate individuals (supervisor, peer, senior peer). Called to set up 2nd interview later that afternoon.
    ~2nd (in person) interview: panel, individual, tour of facility, presentation of offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Do you own any IP or patents/pending patents that could possibly conflict with the company's interests?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not a lot of room for negotiation. Slight increase in base. Refused to waive the non compete clause.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    QPIC Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at McKesson in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    general HR questions. not a hard interview but might have to go three or four times.
    i had first one with HR over the phone then second with DM and third with DM.

    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, BC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, BC
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at McKesson in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    There were 2 interviewers, they were really nice. One of them asked about non-technical questions, more like my transferable skills in teamwork. And he asked me to explain some projects that I did. The other one asked about technical questions. Mostly on C++.

    Interview Questions
    • Given an array of 1001 elements, consists all numbers from 1-1000. Only one number is repeated. Write a function that returns the repeated number.   View Answers (4)
    • What is one thing that you want to improve?   Answer Question
    • What is your motivation?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, BC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, BC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at McKesson in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    Straight-forward and good communication

    Interview Questions
    • What would be your start-to-finish approach to a release?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    company provided best offer available
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at McKesson in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    Phone screen first then face to face

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at McKesson.

    Interview Details

    Initial over the phone interview. Said I would go on but took two months to set up next interview. Lots of follow-up on my end. Then about two weeks for additional interviews until offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Pretty standard questions were asked during the process.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at McKesson.

    Interview Details

    Interviews were two rounds, phone screen with HR & in-person. Phone screen was approximately an hour, and was more intense than most typical phone screens. Big focus on graduate education, problem-solving and dealing with ambiguity. Followed up within a week to schedule in-person interviews at SF HQ. Included five 1:1 interviews with a variety of members from the team as well as the SVP. More relaxed than the phone screen, a few interviewers were late and one had to cancel.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing too out of the ordinary - standard behavioral / situational questions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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