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Equity Residential Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Leasing Consultant Interview

Leasing Consultant

Interviewed at Equity Residential

Interview Details – Ask you basic questions like what was a difficult situation you had to deal with? How did you deal with it. What makes you a valuable asset to the company?
What can you contribute?

Interview Question – Nothing out of the ordinary   Answer Question


1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Leasing Consultant Interview

Leasing Consultant
Pleasanton, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Equity Residential in September 2013.

Interview Details – Through my interview process, I was kept up to date on follow up interviews, I got to see where I'd be working, and who I'd be working with (this is very important to me). I was notified of my job offer quickly. I did not bother negotiating hourly wage because I felt it was fair.

Interview Question – A resident comes in to complain that a sprinkler system sprayed a bit of water on their car. This resident demands we pay for a full $500.00 exterior AND interior detailing at a local luxury car wash, just because a bit of water was on his car. What do you do?   View Answer


1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Leasing Consultant Interview

Leasing Consultant
Seattle, WA

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at Equity Residential in May 2010.

Interview Details – Simple enought

Interview Question – They were pretty generic   Answer Question


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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Community Manager Interview

Community Manager
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Equity Residential in February 2012.

Interview Details – Pretty standard interview process with an RM. Position was offered quickly after an intensive background check.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Manager Interview

Manager

Interviewed at Equity Residential

Interview Details – Joined Equity through acquisition so did not formally interview. Good HR and recruiting dept with high standards for talent selection


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Leasing Consultant Interview

Leasing Consultant

Interviewed at Equity Residential

Interview Details – Phone interview followed by in person interview

Interview Question – Tell us something you would have difficulty with about this position.   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Maintenance Engineer Interview

Maintenance Engineer
Rancho Santa Clarita, CA

I applied in-person - interviewed at Equity Residential in September 2009.

Interview Details – started as maintenance helper then maintenance technician then maintenance engineer

Interview Question – on call at night and emergency work such as water leak heaters electrical trouble shootings and more   View Answer

Reason for Declining – for my age i could no longer carry heavy materials such as water heater from first floor to fourth floor


1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Leasing Consultant Interview

Leasing Consultant
Atlanta, GA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Equity Residential in April 2011.

Interview Details – They begin with a detailed phone interview which consists of your typical "Tell me about yourself" questions. Any issues with management or coworkers? How do you handle sales rejections? Do you consider yourself a people person...etc.

Interview Question – Nothing was out of the ordinary   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I asked for a bit more than what they initially offered and got it.


1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Vice President Acquisitions Interview

Vice President Acquisitions
Chicago, IL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Equity Residential in July 2009.

Interview Details – 5 interviews and intelligence tests

Negotiation Details – yes on salary and bonus


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Concierge Interview

Concierge
Los Angeles, CA

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Equity Residential in February 2012.

Interview Details – The process has been very professional and pleasant so far starting from the application which was done online through the company website. I received the first call approx a week later after submitting my application asking me to go in for an interview. After hanging up, the interviewing manager sent me an e-mail right away confirming the place and time of the interview. The interviews went smoothly and I did not feel like they were interrogating me. When they said they would give me a call, they really did. That is something a lot of employers do not care enough to do anymore especially in this economy.

Interview Question – Were you ever asked to do something by your past employer that you did not feel it was right and what was your response?   Answer Question

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