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Philips Electronics Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
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Marketing Intern Interview

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I applied through college or university and interviewed at Philips Electronics.

Interview Details it's a school co-op interview. the interview was hold in co-op office. the interviewer ask many questions about marketing concept and how to apply these concepts to real work. She specifically asked about creativity and innovation in marketing work environment and many behavioural questions like your biggest strength and weakness.

Interview Question – what's the most creative activity you did in your former job.   Answer Question

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Summer Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee
Markham, ON

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Philips Electronics in March 2013.

Interview Details 2 Sales Managers and 2 Marketing Managers interviewed me. All the questions were behavioural and about what you're passionate in. The interview lasted 30 minutes. Prepare to answer questions that demonstrate that you're reliable and self-starter.

Interview Question – Would you ever go back to your previous job?   Answer Question

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Personal Response Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee
Montreal, QC

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Philips Electronics in March 2013.

Interview Details 1st was a phone interview with the recruiter and then came the group interview with three of their management staff.

Interview Question – A few behavioural questions were tough.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Salary was fixed, no negotiating it.

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Account Manager Interview

Account Manager
Vancouver, BC

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Philips Electronics in June 2009.

Interview Details Well, it is very hard and be well prepared. REALLY, know the normal quetions about " tell me about yourself,
why you want to work for us? what make you a best candidate? Strength& weakness? Past experience?
kind of such stuff. I didn't get into it, so guys, good luck.

Interview Question – tell me about yourself   Answer Question

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Human Resources Corporate Interview

Anonymous Employee
Amsterdam (Netherlands)

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Philips Electronics.

Interview Details Quite lenghty process, I must admit I had lost hope after few months not hearing any feedback (I applied via website). Only later, once the process kicked off, I interacted and exchanged with extremely bright managers

Interview Question – Depends, the very weird situation was to have completely differentiated interview style, one talked the entire meeting, the other just listened etc   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Relatively quick

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Customer Service Representative for Medical Consumables Interview

Anonymous Employee
Andover, MA (US)

I applied in-person and interviewed at Philips Electronics.

Interview Details I worked as a temp when it was the medical side of HP, sold to Agilent and was hired, bought by Philips. Interview was easy as they all knew I was a good worker and cared about my job.

Interview Question – What could I do to improve business and customer satisfaction.   View Answer

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Portfolio Management Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee
Andover, MA (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Philips Electronics in March 2013.

Interview Details applied through university had an interview on campus and offered the job a few hours later via email and phone call. Pretty simple process nothing super difficult although if you do not do your research and do not have any compelling questions your interview will fail.

Interview Question – they didnt ask me many specific questions rather kept explaining different aspects of the job and asking if i had any questions.   Answer Question

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Research Scientist Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Philips Electronics.

Interview Details General questions, mostly can be found from interview tips online. Superficial questions and not too technical. you get a 1:1 interview with various people such as senior scientists and managers. Most important is to deliver a clear presentation for the interviewing panel. Also very clear and sharp answers in the 1:1 interview process.
Having good soft skills is a must in order to get an offer.

Interview Question – Where do you place yourself on a scale from 0-10 and why?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – for fresh graduates no possible negotiations. This mainly occur for experienced professionals.

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Account Manager Interview

Account Manager
São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Philips Electronics in August 2010.

Interview Details 1 interview with the head hunter and 2 more with the managers and HR of the company.

Interview Question – Nothing but the usual. Asked about the reasons that made me leave my current job to be part of their team and needed details about every experience i have had.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – If you get an offer you can negociate to get more benefits if you think you worth.

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Procurement Engineer Interview

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Interviewed at Philips Electronics

Interview Details Friendly and supportive

Interview Question – What is your expected salary?   Answer Question

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