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National Federation of Independent Business Interview Questions

Updated May 11, 2015
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    OUTSIDE SALES Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at National Federation of Independent Business (Phoenix, AZ) in April 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process is as follows: resume submitted to a recruiter,then a district manager. After district manager decides resume meets criteria, then a meeting takes place with divisional manager. The divisional manager personally calls the prospective candidate to arrange the time of the interview. During the interview the company history is discussed. Who started the company and why. The current objectives that NFIB has as well as future goals to represent the important issues a small business owner has today.

    Interview Questions

    • Level of experience with small businesses and in what capacity.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Personal

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    Software Development Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at National Federation of Independent Business.

    Interview

    Quick, direct, to the point. There was no time wasting. First a telephone interview, then an in-person interview for technical questioning. The difficulty was not overly complex, but required a good comprehension of the technology. Other interviewees were brought in for a team mixer.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked to write some Javascript on a white board.   Answer Question
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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stamford, CT
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at National Federation of Independent Business (Stamford, CT).

    Interview

    Had to drive about 45 minutes away. Pretty basic questions. Interviewer was very professional and nice. I got the impression the job was mine if I wanted it & that they wanted you to ask for it or to really want it. I left feeling like the job was mine.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you commit to your availability for the next 90 days. In other words, no vacation or travel plans that may have already been made. This includes Christmas time.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    there wasn't

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    NFIB Outside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at National Federation of Independent Business.

    Interview

    interview was very informative. They really want someone that is going to be able to commit to the position. You have to dedicate your time, be informative, but they give you the tools you need to succeed. Also you use your own vehicle without being reimburse.

    Interview Questions

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    Principal Programmer Analyst Lead Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at National Federation of Independent Business (Nashville, TN) in August 2014.

    Interview

    The process was impressively quick, starting with a phone call with the national director and followed up by a final round two hour onsite interview with same as well as the team members. The interview was a mix of your "standard" software development interview where you are asked increasingly difficult technical questions about the Microsoft Technology stack, personality and management style questions, as well as coding and logic puzzles to solve on the whiteboard. You didn't need to solve the problems completely on your own as they would provide hints if you asked good questions, since they were looking for problem solving skills and how you think on the fly. They also did not ask any technical questions that were unduly difficult but they also didn't ask questions you could have simply looked up on the web ahead of time. The offer followed an hour after the onsite interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Be prepared to discuss design patterns, principles, and how to handle various scenarios a team lead would face.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    The team, technology stack, and position were great. The compensation and the cost of the medical plan unfortunately were not a fit.

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    Membership Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Williamsport, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at National Federation of Independent Business (Williamsport, PA) in October 2012.

    Interview

    First you must send your resume to the Human Resources department. They will contact you and ask you a few questions about your resume as well as a few questions based on the job. They will also explain to you that this will be a commission based job and that you control your income based on what you do and how hard you work.

    Interview Questions

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    Membership Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Florence, KY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at National Federation of Independent Business (Florence, KY) in November 2011.

    Interview

    Fill out application, regional recruiter contacts you via email then phone, recruiter coordinates initial contact with division manager, set place, date & time to meet for one on one interview, if both sides agree to move forward in the hiring process schedule/perform a ride along/job sample with a representative in territory close to home, execute a personality test online and if both sides agree then the on boarding process begins.

    Interview Questions

    • Is Government to big or do we need more Government in our lives?   1 Answer
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    Membership Representative Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at National Federation of Independent Business (New York, NY) in January 2010.

    Interview

    they will hire anybody. everything is a numbers game with them. it is not uncommon for them to have more than 100% turnover in a given year so they'll take a chance on anyone.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    They said, " We will not pay you anything unless you sell" and I said "OK"

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    Field Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at National Federation of Independent Business in December 2009.

    Interview

    I had to do a personality test first, and according to how they score you on your test they determine if you are right to do this position, then I was contacted for a personal interview and was hired on the spot. Most of the people are professional however, what I was promised as far as territory and amount of renewals wasn't even close to what was promised in the interview.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    It is straight commission, so there is no negotiating other than there is flexibility in the territory that they will assign to you

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