Best Buy Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview Questions

Updated Feb 10, 2015
Updated Feb 10, 2015
86 Interview Reviews

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Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Best Buy (San Francisco, CA).

Interview

Two face to face interviews in store. You must first pass a phone interview before you get an interview in store. Always come dress business professional. Drug and background check needed before hire.

Interview Questions

  • Basic customer service questions   1 Answer

Negotiation

No need to negotiate. Pay rate is based on experience.

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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Applied online, within a couple weeks was contacted over the phone to come in and do an in person interview. The interview was pretty casual, nothing out of the ordinary. The manager I interviewed with was pretty cool and easy going.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle a disgruntle customer?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    no

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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    No Offer
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Interview

    they test your skills with visual identification of parts, and test of skills on a computer,its not hard if your really a geek at heart.its simply to see a bit of what you know and how you will fit into the "squad"

    Interview Questions

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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Best Buy (Plymouth Meeting, PA) in November 2014.

    Interview

    Went for two interviews, was told the over the phone call was my first interview but honestly all they did was ask when I wanted to meet them in person. First interview the guy showed me around the place and asked me some situational questions, then told me that he would schedule me for the same time the next week, and that he would also consider me for other positions around the store considering they have more of a need for workers in other positions then they do for Geek Squad. At the Second Interview I ended up waiting for 30-40 minutes because there was a scheduling mishap, for some reason my interview was scheduled during an important meeting with one of the departments. Once the interview started it was more of the same thing but this time with the store's General Manager.

    Interview Questions

    • "What would you do to make sure that you meet your hourly sales goals?"   Answer Question
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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    interviewed at Best Buy (Dallas, TX) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Everything was great. He spoke about the company and what I would be doing. I already know a lot about tvs. They helped me with talking to customers. I picked it up quick and moved it fast. Just talk about how well you can talk to customers. You will do fine

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing,just the basic questions you can find online or YouTube.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Offer,take it or leave it

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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Best Buy (Union, NY) in July 2014.

    Interview

    Terrible and unorganized, was scheduled for a 3pm interview and showed up an hour early to wait until that time and then having someone tell me the hr manager isn't here cause he left early.

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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Best Buy (Monroe, NY).

    Interview

    Fairly general interview questions. Very friendly interviewers. It was a 2 interview process. The first one seemed more along the lines of informing you about the position to see if you still were interested. The second one had more questions along the lines of work ethics. Both interviews seemed laid back, but still had the important questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Unexpected: What are your views of customer or employee theft?   Answer Question
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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview

    Meet with Geek Squad Manager and Store Manager. Interviews weren't substantial and they took me at my word on my experience. More focused on sales experience than technical. I had all the basis for an A+ cert but they were more happy that i'd worked as a sales rep elsewhere.

    Interview Questions

    • What experience in sales and computer repair do i have.   Answer Question
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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Best Buy (Tucson, AZ).

    Interview

    Someone in HR initially called to ask about availability and if I still wanted then position, scheduled an interview for 2 days later. The manager was really disinterested and had half a pen in his mouth the whole time. He seemed bored and it immediately turned me off wanting to work for Best Buy.

    Interview Questions

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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Best Buy in May 2014.

    Interview

    Phone interview -> Geek squad manager interview -> GM interview

    Overall process took pretty long, but got the job and is working now.

    Asked a lot of situation questions such as tell me one time...

    and of course tell them you can sell anything they want you to sell

    Interview Questions

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