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Updated Sep 12, 2014
Updated Sep 12, 2014
108 Interview Reviews

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    Entry Level Junior Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Tysons Corner, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tysons Corner, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Zerin Business Consulting in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I submitted an application via careerbuilder and was contacted aggressively within the week for an interview.

    The initial request for an interview was via e-mail, with a follow-up interview over the phone the next morning before I was able to respond to the e-mail. Rachel, in human resources, requested that I be available for an interview the next day on short notice. When I asked to interview the next week, due to other work commitments she stated she would have to talk to management.

    I followed up with her via email asking for more information on the position and responsibilities, stating that I was not looking for a sales position she responded with an absolutely vague, important sounding position title that gave no information on the duties.

    Ultimately, I officially withdrew my application after that via e-mail for several reasons:

    -the HR specialist I spoke with seemed too young, and expressed herself too casually

    -despite my inquires the HR representative presented false information and failed to directly answer my questions

    This is a great company for recent graduates that have no qualms about working in an aggressive, fast-paced environment that are young, and want experience, but if you're looking for a more complex role in a developed organization this isn't the place for you.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Entry Level Junior Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at Zerin Business Consulting.

    Interview Details

    Received a phone call Thursday morning from a cheerful young lady who found my resume on a job board and said that I was an ideal candidate for a position at her company. She asked if the Falls Church area was still good for me. She spoke very fast and didn't explain anything. I thought it was a joke. Nonetheless, I scheduled an interview for the following afternoon. I emailed her and asked for a position description and read some reviews online. Turned out to be a glorified door to door sales position.

    Reasons for Declining

    Not interested in sales

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  McLean, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Zerin Business Consulting.

    Interview Details

    I only attended the first interview. The people were very nice and the interview wasn't difficult, however they did wait until the end of the interview to mention that it is entirely commission pay. If the job posting had said it was commission based pay then I would probably not have applied.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me when I could start and wanted it to be in the next few days. Be aware before you apply that they really want to move quickly.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    I don't want to work for commission.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Junior Sales and Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  McLean, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Zerin Business Consulting.

    Interview Details

    I was first called to set up the initial interview. They asked general questions for about 10mins. then described the company for about 15mins. I was asked back for a second interview the next day where I was told would be a "day in the life of" type interview. So I would be shadowing an associate. I was still unsure though of what the job was. It was in that day I found out it was a door to door sales job selling Verzion Fios. I spent 7 hours going door to door with one of the associates and since I was not told about this I was wearing dress clothes and uncomfortable shoes that gave me blisters and a poor opinion about the company. Also, was told that most days I would be going door to door solo which made me feel very unsafe and nobody seemed to care about the safety side of it.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing was really difficult or unexpected. Just the typical interview questions.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Junior Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  McLean, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at Zerin Business Consulting in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    There was only one interview. They asked basic questions like, what makes a leader, things that describe yourself, and where do you see yourself in 5 years. My resume and qualifications had nothing to do with the job however they still offered me a position.
    - I declined the offer mainly to the fact that it it commission only and its door to door sales of Verizon fios.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Management Traine Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    They initially had a phone interview. Then next day they called for an in person interview. The interview was quick and last 10 minutes. They told me to get back by the end of the day. In the evening, I got a call and was invited again next day for 6-7 hours. This did not make sense to me. Upon further research, I found out that it is just a door to door sales job with no or minimal salary.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    This was not what I was looking for in a job.

    Declined Offer
  8.  

    Junior Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied on career builder, got the call instantly and set up an interview for the following day. The interview lasted 15 minutes, with general questions like "professional weakness?, 3 words to describe yourself, what do you like to do for fun" blah blah blah. explained they work with verizon but didn't give a description as to what the job would entail as it was just a preliminary interview and if i happened to get selected for round 2 then it would go into more detail. talked about the company and how they have happy hour together every thursday night and take trips together-whatever. afterwards i got down to the lobby and asked someone sitting down where the bathroom was, he directed me and then afterwards when i came out of the bathroom asked me who i just interviewed with bc i was holding a folder with my resume/notebook. told him and he said its his 4th day on the job, i asked "so whats the job like, what do you do there?" he replied with "i can't tell u what i do its a secret, i'm not supposed to tell anyone". so i asked "what do u mean you can't tell me?" he said if i got the call for the second round interview later in the day then they would explain more what the job was . sounded super sketchy and fishy, who says "i can't tell you what i do?" unless you work for the secret service or something?! i never ever write reviews for places but this one really shook me to the bone and i wanted to get it out there of what this place was like. nonetheless- when i left the office where the interview was at the walked to the lobby, about 10 other people were in there waiting to be interviewed. must be a high turnover rate. wonder why. just got the call for a second interview too but declined. I've read enough reviews about this place that I've concluded its a waste of time

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
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    Account Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Mc Lean, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mc Lean, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Zerin Business Consulting in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    General personality questions in both initial and second round interview, working environment seemed apparently friendly and conducive, CEO and HR manager were very nice and accommodating, what are your future plans, why do you want to join

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Everything seemed a bit fishy in a sense, that they basically cloak the real job of door to door sales in the wrapping of direct marketing philosophy.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Corporate Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  McLean, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Zerin Business Consulting in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted via phone after submitting my resume to interview for the position. Upon arriving at their location I was very pleasantly greeted and made comfortable before the interviewer could see me. (Nice atmosphere, quiet, modern music, but uncomfortable hard plastic chairs.)

    Interview Questions
    • 'Does cold calls, sales, and marketing sound like something you would be comfortable doing?'   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    They will not accept you unless you are a salesperson. I responded to a training position, went in with that intent, and they attempted to thrust another position on me.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Junior Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  McLean, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA (US)
    Application Details

    interviewed at Zerin Business Consulting in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and process took two days. Questions were simple but I was surprised that so many candidates were waiting for interview and I guess it was a door to door sale. I asked directly to the hiring manager but he did not give me proper response and said It is a part of management.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview

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