Cintas Interview Questions

Updated Aug 14, 2014
Updated Aug 14, 2014
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  1.  

    Document Imaging Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hazelwood, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hazelwood, MO
    Application Details

    interviewed at Cintas in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    not a very detailed process they hired most people that applied to this job. they wanted a hard worker but sifted through people after they were hired.the job was very repetitive and alot of people who seemed good for it could not do it well.

    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Service Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  DFW, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in DFW, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Cintas.

    Interview Details

    Be ready for a Long Process ...... My process was 6 interviews long over 2 months starting with a phone interview with a military recruiter, then a phone interview with the hiring manager at the location, then a face to face interview with the Hiring Manager, Then a Ride Along, Then a Face to face interview with the sales manager, Then finally lunch with the Sales manager and GM of the location. The only time during the process I felt on the ropes about the job is when they started asking a lot of questions about my Reserve duties and responsibilities in the military ( the hiring Manager seemed to not be okay with my military duty but the GM was all for me being in the Military ) . Tips- wear a nice shirt and tie no bluejeans, Be ready to close and make a sale on a pen or stapler, do your research on Cintas, and make sure you can sale yourself and how they would benefit from hiring you. Other than that stay motivated and be a peoples person. Confidence and kindness goes a long way. They want people that can build and maintain relationships with costumers for a long time.

    Interview Questions
    • None really that difficult. questions are similar to " What is something that you have done to improve safety at work." and " tell me about a time you had to go out of your way for a customer "   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    None, take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Scholar Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Cintas.

    Interview Details

    The process seems complicated and structured. There will be one phone screen interview and three in-person interviews. Dress professionally. Normally, Human Resources Manager will do the first screening interview. The last one is conducted by the general manager. I thought they would ask question but they did not. They will ask you many situations in which you have to put your skills and knowledge in every answer. Do short answer with powerful word

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    First Aid & Safety Service Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Cintas.

    Interview Details

    Called the GM, who got me in contact with the Sales Manager. Called him and set up interview appointments. Went in for a boiler-plate interview with those dreaded canned questions. Was called a week later and offered the job.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
  6.  

    Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Franklin, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Franklin, WI
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Cintas in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    Started with one phone interview followed up with 3 in person interviews and one ride along. All questions were the same for each interview, preprinted questions asking you about previous work experiences/work situations.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us a time it would of been easier to look the other way than doing the right thing.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations. They are straight forward with what the five you and won't budge
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  7.  

    FS Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Cintas in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    you will have 5 interviews minimum. HR. Sales Manager, Sales Director, Sales VP, plus a field ride. Make sure you dress to impress because it is a uniform company and image is very important. Focus on how you can help bring results.

    Interview Questions
    • just show confidence and dress to impress   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    didn't have one but should negotiate base salary if you have a leg to stand on.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Office Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Cintas in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    You apply online on their website. Then they call you to schedule. Diana is from HR, real nice. You speak with manager and then with the general/branch manager. Then manager again.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if a customer calls to complain.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Service Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Cintas.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the job after seeing it posted on a Social Web Site and received a call within the first 3 days after submission by the recruiter and set up an interview for the next day. I went in for the interview, which was conducted by the recruiter. It was basic questions about background, salary expectations and lasted for 20-30 minutes.

    The recruiter asked if I had time for a second, then third, fourth and fifth interview on that same day. I sat down with several Managers in the location, who all had 7 different STAR questions.

    Four hours later, I had gone through five interviews, but only expected to have one. The recruiter tried to get the GM interview pushed through as well, but he was out the office. She did however set up the interview for two days later prior to my departure.

    I came in for the interview with the GM, who asked several questions, but not the same STAR related questions asked in the previous interviews. This interview was more about management style and philosophy. He asked about Salary expectations as well and explained the pay structure. He was laid back, but you can tell how knowledgeable he was in the business. This interview went well.

    My seventh interview was with the district service manager. This interview took a week to coordinate because he was on PTO. This interview was really laid back and we basically had a conversation about myself and my experience. We also talked in depth about the position and what to expect. This interview lasted 30 minutes. He informed me that they will call with their final decision.

    I received a call three hours after the interview was finished in which I was offered the position. They met my salary requirements, which was my only concern. This was a very thorough process, but they know exactly what they are looking for I a candidate. I appreciate the process because it can and will weed out individuals who most likely will not fit their culture.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a irate customer.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cintas.

    Interview Details

    Long interview process, usually about 4-5 interviews in about a month or 2 time spam, interview with sales manager, general manager, sales director and HR manager/Office Manager, this is in addition of a ride along with a senior sales representative

    Interview Questions
    • None that pop in my mind, a lot of them were the same question asked in a different way   View Answers (3)
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation allowed
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Cintas.

    Interview Details

    You do an interview with sales managers at the location, then do a field ride, then interview with a director, and the final interview is with the Vice president. Once all the interviews are complete you do a drug test and background check.

    Interview Questions
    • They ask you to close multiple times in the interview.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer

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