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Progressive Business Publications Interview Questions

Updated 16 Nov 2014
11 Interview Reviews

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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bensalem, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Progressive Business Publications (Bensalem, PA (US)) in November 2014.

    Interview

    Everyone looked so happy! Either they had too much coffee or this is a great company to work for. Scheduling flexibility was a plus for me. Benefit package looked attractive. I guess I'll find out soon if they are authentic

    Interview Questions

    • what would you find challenging working at the call center?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Not much negotiations. You get a base hrly. You can make $10-$20 an hr based on how well you do.

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    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Progressive Business Publications.

    Interview

    Very professional and friendly. They reviewed my past experience and asked many questions about the skills I learned in those jobs. I interviewed with several people and they shared how the company functioned and what motivated employees. I found the experience to be positive and give me a good sense of the responsibilities and the team environment I would be working in.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wyomissing, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Progressive Business Publications (Wyomissing, PA (US)) in March 2014.

    Interview

    The Interview process took 2 Days, and the process was pretty straight forward. The interview was very relaxed and professional, and the Office appeared to have a high energy, fun culture.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Howland Corners, OH (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Progressive Business Publications (Howland Corners, OH (US)) in March 2014.

    Interview

    Interviewing... call the number and based upon how you sound you may or may not be asked in for interview. I have learned that if you are not hired on the spot with a start day upon leaving interview, you are not being considered.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    They offer their base rate (7.95) and commission based on performance. Its a take it or leave it deal.

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    Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Malvern, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Progressive Business Publications (Malvern, PA (US)) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Submitted resume via job site, had phone screen and did online survey. Was called for interview, did another assessment test while there. Tag team interview was comfortable and focused on handling real situations and my experiences, no crazy questions.

    Negotiation

    No negotiation or very little, they were flexible on some pre-planned family events and vacation.

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    Editor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Malvern, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Progressive Business Publications (Malvern, PA (US)) in April 2013.

    Interview

    You will be asked to fill out a survey in advance of the first interview. If you pass the first interview, there will be a couple of tests, including a writing test. Candidates who pass these tests are calling in for a second interview. Both in-peron interviews will last approximately one hour.

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    Branch Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Meadville, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Progressive Business Publications (Meadville, PA (US)).

    Interview

    It's a nice interview process you are asked to read a few pamphlets about the company and then you meet with the manager and they give you more detail about the company and job itself.

    Interview Questions

    • What the biggest challenge of the job would be?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I worked as a happy employee for quite a few years before the management offer so not much negotiation was needed.

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    Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Malvern, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Progressive Business Publications (Malvern, PA (US)) in August 2012.

    Interview

    Great process...very fair and thorough.

    Interview Questions

    • Not a question, per se, but I had an involved project I had to complete.   Answer Question
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Altoona, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Progressive Business Publications (Altoona, PA (US)) in June 2012.

    Interview

    Saw an ad in the paper asking for outgoing people who were able to communicate well with others. Part of the ad that was appealing to myself was that I could make my own schedule, with no nights or weekends, and I could earn $12/hr within the first month. I called and was immediately granted an interview for the next day and was hired upon completing the interview and started the next week.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Malvern, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Progressive Business Publications (Malvern, PA (US)) in September 2009.

    Interview

    It was very unprofessional in nature. I was asked my age right out of the gate which really took me by surprise to be quite honest. i was also asked whether or not i was married and had children to "check if i was eligable for their benefit plan"? the conference room in which i was interviewed had various board games laying around and was just a mess. The people were not very friendly at all and seemed as if they really didnt want to be there.

    Negotiation

    i was unable to negotiate my pay. i was told what my pay would be.

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