J.B. Hunt Interview Questions

Updated Mar 26, 2015
Updated Mar 26, 2015
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  1.  

    Driver Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lowell, AR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lowell, AR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at J.B. Hunt.

    Interview Details

    Weird interview. I felt like they were trying to sell me on the job instead of having to sell myself to them. Two managers sit across from you in a conference room and tag team with questions. As stated, not many questions for me, more them trying to get me to see what a great company J. B. is.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    ICS Launch Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fayetteville, AR
    Anonymous Employee in Fayetteville, AR
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at J.B. Hunt in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    HR people were easy to talk to and were sincerely trying to find a fit between my needs and goals and their corporate needs and strategy. Most of the interview(s) content revolved around my background and skills and the company's current and future direction. Much attention was given to my willingness to relocate (I was willing) and to my understanding that non-office hours may be required at times.
    They further wanted to know how I approached a difficult problem and also how I would manage working on a problem in a group context. Customer service and fulfilling customer needs were also foci points.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Fleet Manager Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at J.B. Hunt.

    Interview Details

    It was a campus interview process. Met with two Fleet Managers. They described the job, required hours, how well the industry and JB Hunt has done/are doing. The interviewers were both friendly and there wasn't any pressure at all. There was not much to the interview process before, during, or after the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you handle a resistant workforce?   Answer Question
    • Why should we choose you?   Answer Question
    • Open to moving around the country (moving around seems about the only way to move up in the business)?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    After the interview, they said that they would fly me out to their office, but sent an offer email only a few days later (JB Hunt did this to others on my campus). I originally accepted the job (good pay and benefits) but turned it down after seeing the facility and thinking more about the required hours (3pm-1am).

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Logistics Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lowell, AR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lowell, AR
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at J.B. Hunt.

    Interview Details

    First you must go through a phone interview. If invited to an on-site, that day starts with a brief introduction to the Engineering department. Afterward you begin your first interview. All interviews are two on one. The second interview is a technical interview. After lunch you have two more regular interviews. Each interview lasts thirty to forty-five minutes. The day concludes with a short job demo.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at J.B. Hunt.

    Interview Details

    2 phone interviews. 1 formal/"in person" interview. Formal interview usually consists of 2 managers but one was away from work that day. Recruiter before the formal interview was very helpful, descriptive, and welcoming.

    Interview Questions
    • Most unexpected question was to describe a failure from my past. Very comfortable and successful interview.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Claims Examiner II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at J.B. Hunt.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview screening via HR Recruiter very friendly and optimistic. Group interview within the Claims Department due to potential openings to determine which team to be assigned. The separation of claims and the actual potential position being interviewed for was a bit confusing, however the three managers interviewing were very pleasant and welcoming.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Easy with email negotiations which took a few days.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Installation Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at J.B. Hunt.

    Interview Details

    Process took less than 3 business days. Got an email from them and asked for a call back. When I called, guy named Phillip told me he was afraid to call because that was too early in the morning and he would have possibly wake me up, that was very nice of him.
    He made sure I was interested in the position and transferred me to an HR to fill out application over the phone, did not take long.
    Interview set in a couple of days.

    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Driver Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at J.B. Hunt.

    Interview Details

    It was a great and easy going interview. The had two other interviewers in . One already done , other in process. Only had one interview with one person. Couple questions about past experience. Nothing crazy or out of the box.

    Interview Questions
    • Are you willing to give a lot of time out of your life for this job?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    To much time out of my life. Not enough pay

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    FMS OFFICE TECHNICIAN Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    You apply to the position on the JB Hunt website. HR will contact you for an interview. You interview with both managers. Length of interview time differs from person to person. HR will contact you if you are chosen for the position. If chosen, HR has you come in and lets you know what the pay is and they also send you a letter of acceptance.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Logistics Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lowell, AR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lowell, AR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at J.B. Hunt in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    I submitted an application through their website and was contacted by a recruiter 2 weeks later who was REALLY selling the Northwest Arkansas area. She briefly reviewed my resume and told me a manager would contact me regarding another phone interview. 1 week later I was contacted by an engineering director who told me a lot about the different areas of engineering within the company and asked a little about my resume. A week after that I was invited for an on-site interview that lasted all day and consisted of interviewing about 45mins each with pairs of engineers that work there and about an hour lunch. The interviews included all levels of experience from new hires all the way to a Vice President. The interviewers were also from different business units and really focused on helping you decide which you would be interested in.

    They were very adamant about three things: love what you do, enjoy the people that you work with, and feel that you are making a positive difference. I can see how the process could be a bit tiring but during lunch they take around the different buildings and introduce you to the different engineering teams so you aren't sitting all day long. There is a technical interview but it's nothing ridiculous and they are more interested in your problem solving thought process than how much you remember from your college classes.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    E-mail offer from a senior engineer not HR and paper copy delivered shortly after. The offer was quite generous especially for the area so did not need to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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