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Interviews at Medtronic

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Medtronic.
Interview experience
Based on 1,040 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,013 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 914 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Medtronic

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a week
25%
About two weeks
22%
About a day or two
21%
About a month
17%
More than one month
15%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
70%
Drug test
63%
Background check
61%
Phone call/screening
57%
Group interview
33%
Least reported steps
Other
6%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Medtronic

  • It has dragged in forever. No follow up, no feedback. "we'll call you" but they never do. And then a month later, "can you do one more call?"
    Shared on October 8, 2019
  • I interviewed with two leaders within the company, both managers for the department I applied for. The interview started with introductions, then they brief you with what to expect. They give you an o…
    Shared on February 18, 2018
  • Interview at the Brooklyn center location is difficult; I applied for a quality assurance job and had 2 days of interview and 6 people interviewing me at a time for both days. And after all of that, I…
    Shared on January 25, 2018

Interview questions at Medtronic

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Tell me about your professional experience.
    Shared on March 11, 2020 - Program Manager - Phone
  • My experience with the hospitals in my prospective territory. My ability to sell their devices. My relationships with specific surgeons. My plan for upward mobility within the company.
    Shared on July 5, 2018 - Principal Account Manager - St. Louis, MO
  • About myself
    Shared on May 23, 2018 - SCD's technician - Plainfield, IN
Interview tips at Medtronic
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • Formal (business suit)38%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Medtronic
  • If it is the MECC location, you have to follow the STAR format of answering. State the Situation, Task, Action performed, and the Result.
    Shared on January 25, 2018
  • Good luck it is no longer there.
    Shared on December 29, 2017 - Reliability Engineering Technician - San Diego, CA
  • Yeah I have to go by on time
    Shared on February 20, 2017
The first interview at Medtronic
How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me36%
  • Employee referral21%
  • Other14%
  • Other online job site12%
  • Through Indeed7%
How candidates received their first interview at Medtronic
  • An employee recommended me.
    Shared on January 29, 2020 - Executive Administrative Assistant to Vice President of MITG - Minneapolis, MN
  • Through a temp agency and friend.
    Shared on August 30, 2019 - Clinical Assistant - Chanhassen, MN
  • I passed all the tests and accessment.
    Shared on July 23, 2019 - Assembler - Brooklyn Center, MN
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