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Interviews at Viacom

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Viacom.
Interview experience
Based on 100 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 96 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 79 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Viacom

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
25%
About two weeks
25%
About a week
22%
About a month
14%
More than one month
14%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
78%
Phone call/screening
63%
Background check
41%
Group interview
12%
Written test
5%
Least reported steps
Presentation
3%
Other
3%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Viacom

  • It was a great interview. it was over the phone and it was very straight forward
    Shared on January 25, 2018 - proudication asst - New York, NY
  • Very relaxed.
    Shared on January 24, 2018 - Creative Services On-Air Promotions/Planner - Washington, DC

Interview questions at Viacom

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • I really cant remember, but one thing that sticks out is how passionate you are to work in the field of television. I also remember questions pertaining to how well can you conduct yourself in stressf…
    Shared on January 25, 2019 - Productions Assistant - New York, NY
  • Why do I want to work as PA
    Shared on January 25, 2018 - proudication asst - New York, NY
  • Working style.
    Shared on September 21, 2017 - Spike- Manager, Multiplatform Scheduling - New York, NY
Interview tips at Viacom
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)59%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)12%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Viacom
  • Ask real questions. Do not be distracted by the shiny packaging.
    Shared on February 14, 2019 - SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER - New York, NY
  • Great company to work for & great benefits & paid time off, but you may have to overlook some things that may seem unfair. Focus on the three things that I mentioned in the beginning of this section.…
    Shared on January 9, 2018 - Legal Billing Specialist - Franklin, TN
  • Be confdent
    Shared on January 10, 2017 - G;obal Travel Manager Procurement and Sourcing - Los Angeles, CA
The first interview at Viacom
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral36%
  • Recruiter contacted me18%
  • Other online application16%
  • Other15%
  • University recruiting/job fair9%
How candidates received their first interview at Viacom
  • Referral by a friend and then applied on their website.
    Shared on June 18, 2018 - Senior Application Support Specialist - New York, NY
  • I submitted through the online portal
    Shared on June 13, 2018 - VH1 Development Intern - Los Angeles, CA
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