ADT Security Services
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ADT Security Services Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 11, 2014
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Residential Sales Representative Interview

Residential Sales Representative
Nashville, TN

I applied online - interviewed at ADT Security Services in February 2009.

Interview Details – quick

Interview Question – why are you here?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – no negotiation, commission only

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Average Interview

Outside Representative Interview

Outside Representative
Kansas City, MO

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at ADT Security Services.

Interview Details – they check your background

Interview Question – a lot of people are unhappy with adt security   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – that to have an hunter mantality

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Positive Experience

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Inbound Sales Representative Interview

Inbound Sales Representative

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at ADT Security Services in August 2010.

Interview Details – Very typical interview process. First there was the phone interview, with typical education and behavioral questions. After that an interview was set up with HR if they liked you the sales managers would be next to interview. The interview with the sales managers was a panel interview.

Interview Question – What type of persuasion or sales have you used in your previous job?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – There was really no negotiation, the hourly pay is set and commission just depends on you.

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Average Interview

Sales Representative Interview

Sales Representative
Anaheim, CA

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at ADT Security Services.

Interview Details – First, an outside agency calls. Pass extensive background check including employment verification.
Secondly, meet with hiring sales manager.
Normal questions.

Interview Question – Normal questions.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – N/A

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Negative Experience

Average Interview

Small Business Sales Representative Interview

Small Business Sales Representative
Oak Brook, IL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at ADT Security Services.

Interview Details – Contacted by recruiter but follow up was difficult by both recruiter and hiring manager. Fairly casual interview, straight forward - hiring Manager liked to talk about himself rather than focus on the position. Painted a pretty realistic picture of daily routine and expectations.
High turn over so interview process was quick and painless.

Interview Question – How long do you expect to be employed here?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No real negotiation - commission only

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Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Small Business Sales Representative Interview

Small Business Sales Representative

Interviewed at ADT Security Services

Interview Details – I interviewed with Mike Woods at the Torrance office and he was happy with me and my interview, so since I was a ways away from his office he suggested I contact Rich Pintang at the Anaheim office. I interviewed with Rich and again it went well. I was made an offer on the spot and without any other job offers at the time I had to take it.

Interview Question – It was a simple interview process. I talked about my sales experience and how I could apply my sales experience and skills to the small business sales representative position.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – They made and offer and I countered. They didn't accept my counter and without another offer I had to take it.

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Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Small Business Sales Representative Interview

Small Business Sales Representative

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at ADT Security Services in May 2011.

Interview Details – Pretty straight forward. Phone interview with HR rep, followed by a face to face with a district manager.

Interview Question – This company will hire anyone if there is a space open. All you need is a pulse. If you want the job, all you have to say is that you don't mind door knocking.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – There is no negotiation. ADT has no intention of paying you. They will even jilt your commissions if they can.

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Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Technical Support Representative Interview

Technical Support Representative
Aurora, CO

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at ADT Security Services in March 2009.

Interview Details – Applied in person, received a call about one week later for an interview. Questions were basic behavior.

Interview Question – Not difficult at all.   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Small Business Sales Representative Interview

Small Business Sales Representative

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at ADT Security Services.

Interview Details – First phone screening and if you can fog a mirror you get scheduled for a one on one. Standard questions about your experience and back round and why you would make a good fit.

Interview Question – Can you make a lot of phone calls and cold call canvassing ?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Commission only after small training pay.

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Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Service Tech Interview

Service Tech
Toledo, OH

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at ADT Security Services in December 2011.

Interview Details – Interviewed over the phone, then setup interview with the store manager.(kind of a shady location/empty room feeling)

Reason for Declining – Got an offer from another company

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