At medical, 90 days is the minimum usually. 6 to 12 months is not uncommon, depending on the sales growth of the year and department you're in, and 18 months have not been unheard of in office positions... but most office positions offer direct hire.
It takes over a month to get hired.
Answered - Director of National Accounts (Former Employee) - Kalamazoo, MI
The whole process took approx. 4 wks.
One phone screen with HR, one phone interview with manager, one interview with fellow engineers.
Answered - Mechanical Engineer (Former Employee) - Mahwah, NJ
Years if you are a temp, unless you are friends with the senior management. Then about a day, so the managers get there finders fee for employing there mate.
At least one Gallup personality test followed by many interviews. Once completed successfully an offer may be made for a contracted to hire position or full time employee.
Answered - Technical Support Specialist (Current Employee) - Portage, MI