Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at GFI Informatique.Interview Details
First, there was an interview with the HR professional who contacted me through LinkedIn, and then the next interview was with two managers with some technical questions and some behavior assessment. Then we had one last interview in which the job condition was presented.
What they are looking for are candidates that are both technically good and equiped with soft skills (stress management, clear career objectives, good communication skills and good team member). Being a developer nowadays means more than just programming in our own corners, so a developer that is both good at hard and soft skills is important, specially when dealing with clients and interacting with other team members.Interview Questions
Negotiation DetailsThe value they offered was better than I expected, and I was happy. :) It's important to know our average market value given our experience before the negotiation, and then try to negotiate and reach a good value for both sides when negotiating, since your salary is part of the value you represent, and then it's important to be satisfied as that is what you'll receive for the next years (it is also its' growth starting point). And of course, other conditions like health insurance are important.Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
- I was asked to explain the architecture of some of the applications I've worked with and why using EJB. As for behavior assessment I was asked how do I deal with stress and what were the biggest challenges or mistakes I've had or made in my career. View Answer
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GFI Informatique is wired to deliver software and hard data. The IT services company specializes in systems integration, engineering, consulting, software implementation, and maintenance. The company caters to local government agencies, banks, manufacturers, retailers, telecommunications vendors, and transportation enterprises; clients include BNP Paribas, France Telecom, Renault, and Telefónica. Founded in 1970 and relaunched in 1995 after years as a subsidiary of Electronic Data Systems (now HP Enterprise Services), GFI has expanded its consulting services and its...