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Should I still be keen to work for a company who has had such a long & involved interview process?

I work in Marketing as a Product Manager. I had my 1st interview with this company a month ago, with 2 HR staff (2 hours long). A week later I had my 2nd interview with HR, Business Unit Manager & Marketing Manager, I had to do a presentation & answer more questions (another 2 hours). They told me they would make a decision in 1 day. Well 4 days later I got a call saying they wanted me back for a 3rd interview. 2 weeks later I have the 3rd interview with HR, B.U.M & other Product Manager. I had to do a role play, answer a case study, analyse data & answer MORE questions (another 2 hours). Do you think this is a bit far fetched? Or is it the norma? I could understand if it was for a more senior position, but really, why can't they seem to make a decision?

Asked By: natty watty - 8/24/2006
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the more long and involved the process, the more the candidates are screened, often means the more selective the company is... More
Answered By: enginerd - 8/24/2006
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very far fetched. Imagine how they would be to work for.......
Answered By: justaskme - 8/24/2006
 
I am hearing about these long interviews more and more these days. I think employers are tired of being hoodwinked by people that lie on their resumes and are stupid and don't know what they are doing. Seems to me, you should know if you have the job by now though and they should give you a date by which they are going... More
Answered By: Elizabeth - 8/24/2006
 
These guys can't make up their minds, they sound disorganized, and they sound like they are going to want you to give them the world on a platter for not very much money... More
Answered By: Doug W - 8/24/2006
 
Its up to you my last job i got put through this ridiculous interview process from tell me your life story who is my hero and tell me a joke... More
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Answered By: Daffy - 8/24/2006
 
The longer you're in the running the better shot you have. They want to make sure they get the best candidate because locating and training new employees is costly in both time and money... More
Answered By: misslabeled - 8/24/2006
 
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