Fastenal Part-Time Sales Support Interview Questions

Updated Mar 11, 2015
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Part-Time Sales Support Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through college or university – interviewed at Fastenal.

Interview

It was quick and to the point, If you were confident and have somewhat of a thought process. You have a job. Just know that with time and good work you have the chance to move up within the company.

Interview Questions

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    Part-Time Sales Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    - Make you take a personality test
    - Schedule an interview with the store GM
    - Then an interview with the stores DM
    - Will contact you within the next 2-3 weeks on status

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    Part-Time Sales Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Fastenal in July 2014.

    Interview

    Applied online, received notification to apply further within a week, set up interview a week later. In person at location. Was very laid back in setting and relaxing. Interviewer did most of the talking and inquired about company knowledge. Gave clear expectations of job. It only lasted about 30 minutes in length. Given opportunity to ask questions and tour the location. All questions were answered clearly and directly. Showed enthusiasm for the company and having me join it.

    Negotiation

    None

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    Part-Time Sales Support Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Fastenal in June 2014.

    Interview

    Very casual interview. Asked about interests and why I wanted to be part of the company. It seemed more like a "get to know you" type interview. The interview focused more on telling me how to do the job. Again, it was almost less of an interview and more of a job training session.

    Interview Questions

    • Really was none. Everything was common sense type questions that made sense to ask.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Accepted a position elsewhere

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    Part-Time Sales Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Fastenal.

    Interview

    First off just for part time at Fastenal, you have to take an online assessment. It isnt that hard, but you only get 2 minutes to answer each question, and they take almost the whole 2 minutes. It is just a lot of thinking and comparing. If you pass that, then your results and resume get sent to the district manager. He or she can then decide whether they call you in for an interview.
    -The first interview is with the district manager. Basically ask you the typical questions like what do you know about Fastenal, why did you chose Fastenal and so on and so forth
    -Then I met with the district manager for another district (why? I dont know? I wasnt going to be working in his district) I had to drive 45 mins to meet with him for literally 10 mins just for him to ask me THE EXACT same questions as the other DM did.
    -The third part was meeting with the stores Manager at the store with whom they were hiring. He asked the same questions as the other 2 and then told me they would get back to me. I believe I heard back within a week.

    Interview Questions

    • I didnt have anything to difficult that was asked of me. Just make sure you know your basic facts about Fastenal and be sure to ask questions yourself.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    n/a

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    Part-Time Sales Support Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Tucson, AZ
    Declined Offer
    Easy Interview
    Declined Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Fastenal (Tucson, AZ).

    Interview

    Application process initially started with an online application, and then immediately afterwards a test. The interviews process consisted of three interviews, beginning with a phone interview. The entire process took about a month. Interview questions were fairly standard. They did throw in one completely odd ball question to throw you off.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions were are fairly easy if you can think quickly.   Answer Question
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    Part-Time Sales Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Memphis, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Fastenal (Memphis, TN) in April 2013.

    Interview

    Interview was very easy going and straight forward.

    Interview Questions

    • Why should i pick you over the other applicants?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation was allowed. Pay was set at $10.00 and you can only work 28 hours a week.

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    Part-Time Sales Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Fastenal (New York, NY) in March 2013.

    Interview

    Had one phone interview and one interview in person. Asked questions that were vey general and not focused on business. Very friendly people I must say but I wish they would have said I would be stocking shelves rather than getting out there to sell.

    Interview Questions

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    Part-Time Sales Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Fastenal (Fort Lauderdale, FL) in May 2012.

    Interview

    I applied online and was contacted a few days later from the District Manager. He scheduled an interview with me and I was offered the job on the spot. The interview wasn't difficult, they hire pretty much anyone.

    Interview Questions

    • Experience with tools, equipment, etc. I didn't have any experience and I was honest about that. I explained how I was a fast learner and was capable of retaining a lot of information.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Always negotiate wage. Especially if you have some customer service or even knowledge of tools.

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    Part-Time Sales Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Parsippany, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Fastenal (Parsippany, NJ) in May 2011.

    Interview

    The interview was as basic as possible; the behavioral questions such as "tell me about yourself, why do you want to work here?, why should we hire you?" - those questions were ones people seeking employment should prepare for. A simple preparation for addressing these types of questions would make any interviewee a stand out candidate.

    Interview Questions

    • "Can you think of a time where you had an issue with a colleague and how the matter was resolved?"   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There wasn't much to negotiate; the pay was good and the hours were balanced to meet my school schedule.

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