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Hindawi Publishing
Copy Editor was asked...14 March 2014

What are your weaknesses?

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was the interview in English?

Be fair and intelligent in answering this question.

My main weakness is that I tend to be a perfectionist.

The Times of India

Besides the general questions like "Tell us a little about yourself," other questions were "What beats have you covered so far or would be comfortable with?" "Would you be open to relocation later" etc

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Baby

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eBrandz

Do you know what Search Engines are?

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Search Engines are there to help internet users search for their required business or general information. Less

Search engines are also the source which allow a certain article to be in the top 5 in the searchlist through the optimization of the keywords present. Less

Hindustan Times

No questions were asked. I was warned that there would be no work life balance.

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I was interviewed a week ago. After a week i called the HR person twice & texted her too, but i got no answer for my efforts. Should i wait or let's assume it as no. Less

Depends on where you live. If you are in Mumbai, please don't bother. If Delhi, then just push a bit more until you get a definite yes or no. Less

HT Media

no questions asked, deputy editor just went on about journalism

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You shut up, you disqualified my husband even after he was selected by the concerned manager at Airoli. Digital marketing and journalism are two very different aspects. I have friends working in network 18 and I am proud to have written blogs for them. Less

keep your mouth shut if you want a job as a copy editor and want to do anything interesting Less

Investors Business Daily
Copy Editor was asked...13 September 2012

Name something you wish you regret at your previous job and would do differently here.

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Not get involved in other people's business, it creates conflict.

I've never been asked but this sure would send up a red flag. I think I'd turn it back on the interviewer and ask them tell me more about the question, e.g., Can you tell me more about the question, e.g., will I work with people in the office who are considered difficult? Maybe you could tell me what you consider to be difficult? I've worked with many different types of people, many different personalities. Less

The Agora

Our articles typically are right-leaning, are you comfortable with editing this type of material?

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No.

Yes

Scientific Publishing Services
Copy Editor was asked...10 September 2016

Why you relieved from the previous company?

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The project got over hence ultimately i have to search for new job thats why am here. Less

I had been with the organization for 2 years and wanted to continue growing, Looking for a better opportunity and facing new challenges. Less

Spandidos Publications

I was asked about the company and its journals.

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When did you interview and get a response by?

I did my research before hand.

The Daily Meal

How can I be sure you're not going to leave New York after you graduate?

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I explained that I'm looking to stay in the position for at least a year or two.

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