R.R. Donnelley Interview Questions

Updated 27 Aug, 2015
128 Interview Reviews

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    Communications Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley in February-2013.

    Interview

    There were several phone interviews, an email interview and several Skype interviews with different senior managers. It was not atypical but still a long and somewhat confusing process as different managers in different parts of the company wanted to check in with me and then with each other.

    Interview Questions

    • It was quite specific because this was a new project. Questions about branding, copy writing, project management, professionalism.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I was able to negotiate. I asked for 10K more than they offered which is what I was making at my prior full time job. I was successful.

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    Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley.

    Interview

    Met one on one with dept. managers. I believe it was offsite, over lunch. once passed this step, then was run through an onsite interview with the Dept Manager. Answered a series of questions on situation. Then a one on one interview with HR Mananger.

    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    Digital Graphics Technician III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Elgin, IL (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Elgin, IL (US)).

    Interview

    It is nothing more than a standard interview. No surprises and takes a long time to hear back. HR is nothing more than a drone to cover RRD's back.

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Applied online and took a week to hear back. Had phone screen with an HR. HR did not ask any productive questions. Did not feel the person asked any skills or knowledge that related to the job. Also, the questions they asked are too general and too broad. It only took 10 mins.

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    Financial Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    interviewing process is friendly but tricky many questions are asked that are not traditional. a confident but not cocky attitude is the best way to answer and be relaxed. the staff is very nice and warm but it may take a long time before they get back to you

    Interview Questions

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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mandaluyong City (Philippines)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Mandaluyong City (Philippines)) in July-2015.

    Interview

    It was very easy. So many exams though. There's this exam wherein you'll have to spot errors. It's very easy but it tested my patience as well. HR interview was easy as well, Manager interview was average.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    If you don't wanna start at 19k, don't apply. However if you wanna have a normal life (dayshift and weekends off) then this is for you!

  8.  

    Information Technology Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warrenville, IL (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Warrenville, IL (US)) in July-2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was pretty straight forward and I found everyone very pleasant and helpful. Phone interview with HR, Phone interview with hiring manager, and an in person interview at their office with hiring manager, his boss, and someone from the team I was applying to be a part of

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about your current role, Why are you looking to change, technical questions (for IT)   Answer Question
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    Maintenance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Willard, OH (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Willard, OH (US)) in June-2015.

    Interview

    Good questions, respectful interviewers, gave time to formulate a quality answers, were interested to make you comfortable with the process and company. Explained the culture of the company, so you could see if you would fit in.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you bring that could benefit the company.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    They presented a fair offer, there was little back and forth due to the fairness of the offer.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley.

    Interview

    Spoke to an HR employee over the telephone. Had a good conversation about 15 minutes talking about past experiences in work and capabilities. She was proper and asked typical but good questions as an employer should.

    Interview Questions

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    Lead Press Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Durham, NC (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at R.R. Donnelley (Durham, NC (US)).

    Interview

    Talked w/ COO and department manager? Plant tour, spoke with current employèes. Shown all departments in process for finishing jobs. Met HR to be told benefits and company policy and SOPs. Entire process took in all aspects of customer expectations and quality printing. All in all interview went well. Lasted about two hours.

    Interview Questions

    • Years of exp. on machine in job desription.   1 Answer
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