How exactly is writing sample being used for interview/CBs?

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How exactly is writing sample being used for interview/CBs?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:44 pm

so far I've had several, including one today, where they didn't ask me for my writing sample, nor it was asked for his firm's pre-selection, though the guy told me expect a 2 1/2 weeks turn around time for a decision, I am thinking that's a ding?

regardless, when do they use your writing samples for their evaluation?

thx for your input

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Re: How exactly is writing sample being used for interview/CBs?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:45 pm

Probably to gauge if you can write well.

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Re: How exactly is writing sample being used for interview/CBs?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:48 pm

It's my understanding some firms never use them, but don't quote me. I think some may use them for borderline candidates. Others rely on them heavily. I really think it's just one of those "firm to firm" things.

Woops didn't mean this to be anon. Oh well.

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Re: How exactly is writing sample being used for interview/CBs?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:50 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Probably to gauge if you can write well.


so you saying it's possible for them to ask for it and use it during any step of the entire interviewing process? for example after one's call back, before they make their offer?




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