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CDW Interview Questions in Chicago, IL

Updated Apr 24, 2014
Updated Apr 24, 2014
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    Team Lead Mailroom Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Vernon Hills, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vernon Hills, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at CDW in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Co-worker services will call to schedule a phone interview and if your phone interview is good it will be submitted to the interview manager of the department that you are applying.

    Interview Questions
    • Situations given by the interviewer that you should answer to the best of your knowledge and some microsoft applications like word. spreadsheet, excel.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at CDW in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview- about 20 minutes. Next step- interview by hiring manager. Lots of behavioral based questions. You must be familiar with these if you are going to get hired. Interview lasted about 45 minutes.

    Interview Questions
    • Mainly just behavioral questions relating to past work experience to predict future work experience   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Helpdesk Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Vernon Hills, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vernon Hills, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at CDW in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    when hired I had a double interview and a working interview. Where i was required to build install hardware components into a desktop.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Mettawa, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mettawa, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at CDW.

    Interview Details

    After speaking with an HR representative on the phone and being asked many behavioral-type questions, I was then offered an interview at an office with a sales manager. I met with someone who showed me around the building first, and then prepared me for the interview by answering questions and giving me expectations for the interview. I then met with the manager, who was laid back and asked me more behavioral type questions.

    Interview Questions
    • The manager noticed I had changed professions and industries, so he asked me why I decided to leave the industry I was in for a job in sales.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 week - interviewed at CDW in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Basic phone interview. They tell you it lasts about 30 minutes but it can last up to an hour. Make sure you ask questions about the position at the end of the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time when you had felt rejection.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Program Manager, Healthcare Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Vernon Hills, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vernon Hills, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at CDW in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    The process up to meeting with the hiring supervisor went pretty smoothly. An HR phone interview and then I met with the team in person, which also went well. When I showed up for the F2F meeting, the hiring director was in the wrong location (downtown while I was in the suburbs). Took a while to reschedule due to her schedule and when we finally met, it did not go well.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me how you would go about putting together a Marketing Strategy given that you've never worked in the industry?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at CDW in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Interview over phone then in person

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
  9.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at CDW in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    I applied via my school's career services office. After completing the lengthy online application I was offered a phone interview a week later. It lasted about 30 minutes and the interviewer sounded fairly young. This was my ever first phone interview and I feel my nervousness came through clearly. I was given a response the following Monday.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Solutions Manager Services Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Vernon Hills, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vernon Hills, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at CDW in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    I had 2 phone interviews and five face to face meetings. Two with the hiring manager and three with members of the hiring manager's team. The people who I met with were professional. The work environment very energetic. The only challenge I had was that there seemed to be some confusion about the type of candidate they were looking for.

    Interview Questions
    • I don't think you have strong enough technical background to do this job. Am I correct? (This after I was told by the HR representative and the hiring manager that a technical background was not what the position required.)   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Lake Forest, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lake Forest, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed at CDW in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    All I have to say is, if you have any type of sales experience at all and are NOT right out of college then RUN. Dont walk RUN and or dont even bother to attempt to get a job here. There base is 25k a year and you are required to cold call all day long hoping to land some accounts. The manager that hired me basically did the worst interview I have ever had. Could of chatted with him over the phone rather than waste my time going in to talk with him. This job should of been a slam dunk.......I have over 5 years of sales experience but I felt that during the interview that this manager wanted nothing to do with someone with actual experience!! Got the over qualified look plenty of times. Basically I think CDW likes to hire people to train from the ground up so they arent scared of someone with experience coming in and taking their job. Just my opionion.....

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work at CDW?

      Really, this was the hardest question during my interview! Kinda comical. The rest was all small talk
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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