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Interviews at ViacomCBS

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at ViacomCBS.
Interview experience
Based on 277 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 268 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 232 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at ViacomCBS

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a day or two
22%
About two weeks
22%
About a week
21%
About a month
20%
More than one month
14%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
74%
Phone call/screening
59%
Background check
42%
Group interview
17%
Problem solving exercises
9%
Least reported steps
Other
6%
Take-home/sample work
5%
They have no interview
4%

What candidates say about the interview process at ViacomCBS

  • Phone interview & in person
    Shared on March 30, 2020 - Media operation coordinator - New York, NY
  • Very smooth, I was recruited via another job site platform, emailed the hiring manager my resume and the rest is history!
    Shared on February 16, 2020 - On and Off Air Promotions Coordinator - Miami, FL
  • Very easy going and relaxing.
    Shared on January 27, 2020 - Accounts Payable/Legal Billing Specialist - New York, NY

Interview questions at ViacomCBS

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Skill set, experience and team building skills
    Shared on March 30, 2020 - Media operation coordinator - New York, NY
  • The generic questions.
    Shared on January 27, 2020 - Accounts Payable/Legal Billing Specialist - New York, NY
  • Can you work any shift.
    Shared on October 27, 2019 - Security Guard - West Hollywood, CA

Interview tips at ViacomCBS

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)59%
  • Formal (business suit)25%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at ViacomCBS

  • Prepare and know your stuff
    Shared on November 18, 2019
  • Be professional!
    Shared on November 18, 2019
  • Know the brand you're interviewing for really well, know the shows, current trends in media
    Shared on November 14, 2019

The first interview at ViacomCBS

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral35%
  • Recruiter contacted me20%
  • Other17%
  • Other online job site12%
  • Through Indeed7%

How candidates received their first interview at ViacomCBS

  • I persistently called the hiring manager asking if opportunities were available. .
    Shared on October 11, 2019 - Photo Editor - New York, NY
  • Determination
    Shared on October 11, 2018 - Stage Manager/Video Editor/Master Control Tech - Baltimore, MD
  • There was no any particular interview for selection
    Shared on July 27, 2018 - Surveyor - Kathmandu, Nepal
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