Marcus & Millichap Interview Questions

Updated Mar 9, 2015
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    Payroll/Stock Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Calabasas, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Marcus & Millichap (Calabasas, CA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Positive experience. Phone call w/ HR went smoothly and easily. Scheduled an in-person interview with the Payroll Manager the subsequent week. The conversation was excellent and professional about expectations in the position, background, skills, etc. Followed up with HR by sending a thank you email and reiterated my interest. No response. At the very least, I could have received a response back l saying "No thanks." Not very professional. I have since secured better employment with a great investment firm so in many ways I am glad this did not work for me; if anything, it allowed me to land a better job.

    Interview Questions

    • No major difficulties after all my background was strong for the payroll portion. I probably lacked on the Stock Administration area, perhaps the reason why I did not get the position. In any case, a "Thank You" for taking the time and spending your gasoline would have been nice. I guess in this lean and mean market business "etiquette" seems to have gone out the window. It is as if employers feel they are doing us poor souls with no jobs a big favor for giving us the opportunity to interview.   Answer Question
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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Marcus & Millichap in September 2014.

    Interview

    This was a very strange interview process. I sent in a resume and was asked to come in and interview. When I arrived, there was another young gentleman sitting in the lobby who had already been waiting for a half an hour for his interview. Long story short, I waited for almost an hour past my interview time and was taken in and only give 10 minutes to answer very brief questions about my experience. The man interviewing me was disinterested and did admitted he did not remember looking at my resume.

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    Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in West Los Angeles, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Marcus & Millichap (West Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    Nice people very chill interview. Submitted my resume and they called the same day.

    Interview Questions

    • There was nothing to out of the ordinary. I think the most important thing is that they have a feel for how serious you are about working in the industry.   Answer Question
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    Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Marcus & Millichap (Seattle, WA).

    Interview

    Phone with Regional Operations Manager (10 mins) and scheduled physical for next day. Physical with Regional Manager (1.5 hours) and had Phone with Corporate Operations Manager same afternoon (2 hours). Took online skills assessment next day, which was more personality/behavioral (3+ hours). Then they stopped communicating with me cold after that.

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  6.  

    No Offer

    Interview

    The guy who interviewed me was an absolute jerk. Started doodling while I was talking to him. Acted condescending and seemed very unprepared. Made the company seem very unprofessional.

    Interview Questions

    • Why would you be a good fit for real estate sales? (was literally the only question asked. he decided he'd rather sit there and have me ask questions the entire time than prepare questions he wanted to ask me)   Answer Question
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    Associate Broker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Marcus & Millichap (Fort Worth, TX).

    Interview

    Went in to talk with the hiring manager and had a good talk. Supplied a packet of information and wanted to make sure that this is really something that I wanted to do and to get back to him after I had looked it over and thought about it.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you feel you would fit into the culture here at M&M?   Answer Question
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    Client Services Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Interview consisted mostly of the interviewer talking, with very few direct questions about my skills or experience. I learned that they were looking for a specific, highly outgoing personality type, which had not been explained at all in the ad. The atmosphere, as observed during my interview and as described by the interviewer, seemed like it had the potential for drama and office politics. It certainly didn't have the healthy, positive vibe of other offices I've seen and worked in.

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    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Marcus & Millichap.

    Interview

    After applying I was contacted about 3 days later. I was given a first interview where the hiring manager informed me about the position and what it consisted of. He asked standard questions including strengths, weaknesses, why their company, etc. I was given a chance to ask all the questions I wanted to ask. I then was introduced to an agent who I would be "shadowing" if given the position and interviewed with him as well. I was told to contact them at a later date if I was still interested.

    Interview Questions

    • If they met my friends at a bar what would they say about me?   2 Answers
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    No Offer

    Interview

    Interview was pretty straight forward. I think they were just looking for my ability to articulate my thoughts. Their business models involves getting as many people in place to succeed, with the thought that the cream will rise to the top and the dead wood will move on.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you expect to manage the expectation of not closing a deal for at least 6 months?   Answer Question
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    Commercial Real Estate Broker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Marcus & Millichap (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    I went in as a new comer to the real estate business. I sat in on a presentation by the hiring regional manager. He was to the point and explained the company's objectives and direction using a Power Point Presentation slide show. The presenter mentioned out of a room of 25 people he only had one opening, which was a bit nerve wrecking.

    Interview Questions

    • After the presentation, I went in for a second interview and noticed a discrepancy in the material presented. The commission split was not as he had presented at the first interview. Perhaps this was a way to dissuade me from going further. He was also firm about the long hours required without pay realistically for two years. I was very discouraged and didn't see a point in pursuing this job any further.   1 Answer

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