Quest Diagnostics Interview Questions

Updated 16 Oct 2014
Updated 16 Oct 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Regional Training Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Quest Diagnostics.

    Interview Details

    Initial Interview performed over telephone. Informed at the completion of call that resume would be forwarded to Manager and second, in-person interview was scheduled at that time. They were very willing to work with my schedule as I was required to travel in order to attend the second interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Interview process is fairly typical. Began with a review of basic qualifications, followed by examples of relevant experience. Interviewers (manager and HR representative) then presented a number of scenarios (6-7 total). Interview was relatively stress-free and interviewers were quite personable.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The rate of pay was not discussed during the interview. I did request relocation assistance, which was denied. However, when I received my job offer, they informed me that they increased the salary in lieu of relocation assistance.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Technical Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The department was desperate as they have had extremely high turnover in the position. Because of their desperation and difficulty in filling the position, they deliberately lied to me about how long the position had been vacant and they lied about the extent of the needs of the position because of their difficulty in keeping people in the position. If a candidate must be honest about their experience and credentials, then my expectations are that a prospective employer be no less transparent. Why would I want to work for a company that can be deceptive to its workforce?

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I accepted and in 6 months resigned when I realized that Quest had not been forthright with me.
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    All hiring interviews done at Madison, NJ headquarters. 2 interviews scheduled on single visit. First interview with hiring manager. Second scheduled with senior group leader and sales director. However, group leader did not show to second meeting, and the sales director did not seem familiar with the job requirements- line of questions seemed to come out of left field and at times were at odds with expectations laid out by hiring manager. It was a somewhat puzzling experience, especially having flown in for the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Are you applying for this job simply to serve as a vehicle to relocate?   View Answers (2)
    Negotiation Details
    no negiotiation. offer was fair.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Lab Assistant II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Quest Diagnostics.

    Interview Details

    I was hired by a local company which was bought out by Quest Diagnostics. I had to work my way up to the position and location. I first worked at the Core processing center and then made my way to hospital work with night hours then to day and evening.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult interview question was how would I handle a problem with a patient. I didn't have that experience yet so I fudged my answer. I honestly got the position by knowing people within the hospital.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation: it was cut and dry.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Medical Laboratory Technologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    They contacted me by e-mail after seeing my resume, I agreed to come to the job interview.

    Accepted Offer
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newark, NJ (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newark, NJ (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Quest Diagnostics in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    They mostly hire through professional recruiters and prefer outside management instead of promoting from within their teams . Matrix management team will interview all short listed and the final decision is made by VP of the division and HR manager.

    Interview Questions
    • None really! they were friendly and kept on the details of the job requirements and my relevant experience.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Medical Transcriptionist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Quest Diagnostics.

    Interview Details

    The HR rep who interviewed me was extremely nice and made me very comfortable. Unfortunately, she did not work at Quest more than one year.

    Interview Questions
    • There were none - she was pleasant and not intimidating at all - it was a nice experience.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation.

    I cannot enter a date as I was interviewed in December 2004 and started working in January 2005. I was laid off in May 2013 when all transcriptionists were laid off due to implementation of voice recognition program.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Collegeville, PA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Collegeville, PA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Quest Diagnostics in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Hiring and interview process is standard
      I was contacted by a recruiter who conducted an initial screening. Having passed this initial screening I met for over an hour with a team of hiring managers. The feedback I got back from the recruiter was positive and I was called back for a second interview. Process is straightforward adn is done in a professional manner

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Phelbotomist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Quest Diagnostics.

    Interview Details

    Long and lack of details

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
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    Customer Service Representative I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Quest Diagnostics.

    Interview Details

    Scheduled a phone interview with a gentleman, and it was abruptly cancelled via email, with no explanation. I tried to contact him a few times to possibly reschedule, and I never got a response. Very unprofessional in my opinion.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

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