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Updated Jun 18, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Manager Trainee Interview

Manager Trainee

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Airgas.

Interview Details – Two phone interviews in two weeks, one with HR rep then one with hiring manager. In person interview two weeks later with hiring manager and two local site managers. Company gave presentation, site walk through, then a one on one interview with hiring manager and a two on one with local site managers. Called back within one week to ask preferred locations for incoming job offer. Official offer followed two weeks later.

Interview Question – How would you go about explaining a change in operations to an older highly experienced member of your team?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Account Manager Interview

Account Manager
Lincoln, NE

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Airgas in June 2014.

Interview Details – Interview went great, had one, and then had my second and final interview with in a few weeks time. Had my first interview over the phone, then the following day I had a 1:1 interview on site. From there I had my last interview with the district manager at a different location.

Interview Question – Most important aspects of sales.....   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Sales Representative Interview

Sales Representative
Long Beach, CA

I applied in-person and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Airgas in January 2011.

Interview Details – Basic process - telephone interview and interview with boss that when okay. Met with HR manager who seemed a little unprepared and talked more herslf then ask questions about my experience. Also note, the company has you take a personality test which asks several unrelated questions about the job - so you know something is wacky here.

Interview Question – If you were an animal on a merry-go-round, what would you be?   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Did nt seem like a fit for me at the time


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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Director Interview

Director
Atlanta, GA

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Airgas.

Interview Details – Needs improvement. Slow process.

Interview Question – What do you know about Airgas?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Process Cylinder Interview

Process Cylinder
Lenexa, KS

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Airgas in February 2014.

Interview Details – Called in and meant with plant manager


Declined Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

SAP Service Desk Analyst Interview

SAP Service Desk Analyst
Radnor, PA

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Airgas in January 2014.

Interview Details – Applied through School's job board, was contacted directly by hiring manager and interviewed by her and her boss.

Interview Question – Typical "how you handle a difficult customer" questions - internal customers in this case.   View Answer

Reason for Declining – Interviewers made rude comments like asking about my BA degree (also have MS) saying: "so what, you couldn't get a job with that degree?" Fact is I attended Ivy league Architecture school after undergrad. Also, Top manager made moronic comments about SAP ABAP code "and all that crap" - that "crap" is the platform that your company's enterprise data runs on, dope.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Assistant Vice President Interview

Assistant Vice President
Radnor, PA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Airgas in July 2013.

Interview Details – I worked with a headhunter. HR was not involved at all. There was a personality and math/english exam. Reminded me of the SAT. Had one phone screen and then 2 3 hour on site interviews with my future peers and my future boss. Once I received the offer, my boss called several times wiht information and support. Great process.

Interview Question – How do you work with dealing with employees that are remote.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I spoke on the phone with my future boss and he was great to go back and get me additional benefits.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Branch Manager Interview

Branch Manager
Detroit, MI

I applied online and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Airgas.

Interview Details – Great process, lengthy, but very positive. One phone screen, 2 face to face interviews and a third meeting with an official offer.The questions were not technical in nature. I did have multiple interviews and with multiple hiring managers. I traveled at least 2 hours for 2 of the interviews. I didn't feel the interview process was difficult, just read the questions on Glassdoor and be prepared to discuss your abilities appropriately.

Interview Question – What can you bring to Airgas to grow our business in the geographic area you would work?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was able to negotiate and brought up the low offer to an acceptable level for my wife and I.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Specialist Interview

Sales Specialist

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Airgas.

Interview Details – After applying online, they call to setup a one-on-one interview with the manger over the position. The questions were very basic and behavior based during the interview. In less than a week, they called with their decision.

Interview Question – None, they were all very general behavior based questions based on previous experiences.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Staff Accountant Interview

Staff Accountant
Long Beach, CA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Airgas in April 2012.

Interview Details – The process was fairly easy though a bit lengthy. After the initial contact from one of the company's recruiters, I scheduled a phone interview, followed by an Excel assessment, which was not too difficult. I successfully passed on got the in-person interview with the supervisor, manager, and controller respectively over a week long period. The questions they sent my way were not difficult to answer and it was a straight-forward process, no run-arounds or corporate-speak. I eventually received an offer but still had to submit to a drug test and background check before finally coming on-board. Lengthy? Yes. Difficult? Not at all.

Interview Question – Nothing too crazy. I guess the most unexpected would be "tell me a time you've had conflict with a colleague." Not an overly difficult question and probably not even a guarantee it'll be asked. Just go in prepared.   Answer Question

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