Hewlett-Packard Sales Representative Interview Questions

Updated Jul 13, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    At the time the interview process was based on my overall experience and employee recommendations - I had worked with a few people in past jobs and came highly recommended, based on the software solutions that were hiring.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you see yourself five years from now?   1 Answer
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview

    Met manager and various team members individually. We did this often to ensure that a person would "fit" with the team dynamics. If the location allowed, it would be in person, if not via call or skype (later on).

  3. Helpful (3)  

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview

    It was one-hour long phone call, for the first time I was asked about company's CEO and founding year. I was also asked to define cloud, server, and visualization. Additionally, there were typical questions about my strengths and a role play as if I was actual inside sales rep (I could choose a product).

    Interview Questions

    • define cloud, server, and visualization, CEO and founding year, what are your strengths, why HP, do you want to relocate, what do you know about location, how did you prepare to this phone call   Answer Question
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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Albuquerque, NM
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard (Albuquerque, NM) in May 2015.

    Interview

    HR called to schedule an interview with the district manager. The atmosphere was very positive, the interview questions were easy, but I think it's because they needed someone right away. He asked about salary and when I could start. I heard back three days later, an interview was scheduled with the field sales rep I'd be working with. Our personalities meshed, she still had to do two more interviews, but because we I was offered the job.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your strengths? What motivates you?   1 Answer
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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rio Rancho, NM
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard (Rio Rancho, NM) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Brief phone 'screening' then in person interview with 5-6 person team. Very nice, personable phone interview. Everyone was very kind, not stuffy. Easy to talk to, and explain myself.

    Interview Questions

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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Salt Lake City, UT
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard (Salt Lake City, UT) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Phone Interview about a half hour. First received and email from a recruiting coordinator. After that we had a few conversations over the phone before a real phone interview that shortly followed. Very easy to talk to and asked good questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your sales background and why that qualifies you for this position.   Answer Question
  8. Helpful (1)  

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview

    I applied online and recieved a call to set up an interview that day. We scheduled a phone interview for the next day that lasted about 40 minutes. The interviewer explained the postion and the daily duties of a sales rep. She then asked a series of questions. It was a low stress interivew mainly asking me to elaborate on my past experience and goals. The first phone interview allows them to get a sense of your communication skills. They want to make sure you can keep a potential customer engaged.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work in sales at HP? Tell me about an experience when you met or exceed a goal. Tell me about an experience when you didn't meet a goal.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Persued other opportunites that better matched by interests.

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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview

    they invest in your career because the better you are, the better they all are. they will encourage you to identify your training goals. Then they will help you exceed them. Your path may include on-the-job training, trainee programs or coaching from managers. over all iti was a good experience.

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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview

    I was referred to the position from current employee who was my classmate in college. The whole interview process happened in an expeditious speed, with interview on site within two weeks of submitting my resume. The hiring manager follows up upon making the decision to hire or not.

    Negotiation

    It's largely based on prior experience and education

  11. Helpful (4)  

    Declined Offer

    Interview

    My friend who already accepted an offer to work as an inside sales rep, referred my name to a recruiter. I was contacted promptly via email a few days after this. A phone interview was setup with the recruiter. The interview lasted approximately 40 minutes. The main objective was to explain what was expected for inside sales reps. After this interview the recruiter arranged a panel interview with 2 mangers. During this interview they asked a few questions to test my knowledge of the field I was pursuing. I was asked to preform a mock sales scenario. They asked me questions about my resume and why I have interest in HP.

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