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State Farm Sales Representative Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
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Insurance Sales Representative Interview

Insurance Sales Representative
Rego Park, NY

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at State Farm in September 2010.

Interview Details – if working for an agency - 1 initial interview, second interview would be conducted to explain compensation and sign a disclosure for a background check. you will also be required to pass state exams for licensing.

Negotiation Details – not much to be negotiated.


Accepted Offer

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Easy Interview

Sales Representative Interview

Sales Representative
Norfolk, VA

I interviewed at State Farm in July 2012.

Interview Details – Brief interview with the agent of the office. Go over the quota they expect in sales. Very laid back. You just have to show that you are motivated and are willing to work for money. They show you a few generic slides State Farm gives them about income and different products State Farm offers.

Interview Question – Why is this job right for you?   View Answer


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Very Easy Interview

Customer Service Representative/Sales Interview

Customer Service Representative/Sales
Katy, TX

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at State Farm in April 2013.

Interview Details – When aplying for this position, make sure you are very friendly. Have to have great customer services and really good sales pitch. Dress Professionally and be ready to interview with more than one person. Have your resume on hand and also be avaiable to work right away.

Interview Question – Depending on the agent there aren't any unexpected questions, besides how long you plan on being with the company. Most agents don't want to hire someone for a seasonal job while school is out.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – When can you start ?


1 person found this helpful

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Insurance Sales Representative Interview

Insurance Sales Representative

Interviewed at State Farm

Interview Details – professional attire took 3 interviews. How yow you work in a team what your goals are. Give examples of a time when you had to sell something. As well as how do work under pressure.

Interview Question – pretty standard   Answer Question


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Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Agent/Customer Service Representative Interview

Sales Agent/Customer Service Representative
Edmond, OK

I applied in-person and the process took 3 days - interviewed at State Farm in May 2010.

Interview Details – The agent was my personal agent for my insurance while I was in the office he ask if I would interested in working for him. that was my interview started the following week


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Average Interview

Insurance Sales Representative Interview

Insurance Sales Representative
West Covina, CA

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at State Farm in March 2010.

Interview Details – I was interviewed twice. During the first interview I was asked to provide a list of 50 family and friends I could sell insurance products to. At the second interview, it was a follow-up as to whether or not I contacted anyone and their responses.

Interview Question – Why did I want to work for State Farm insurance.   View Answer


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Easy Interview

Sales Representative Interview

Sales Representative

I applied online and interviewed at State Farm.

Interview Details – I received email asking if I could come in for 1:1 interview. The interviewee asked a lot of general, "personal" & " unusual" questions.

Interview Question – what is your favorite color? what animal you would be?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Insurance Sales Representative Interview

Insurance Sales Representative
Tempe, AZ

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at State Farm.

Interview Details – Submitted my Resume and Cover Letter to one of the recruiters. I received immediate response on how to properly apply. I scheduled a phone interview within the next week and was hired a week later

Interview Question – When have you worked as a team and had to persuade your team mates to do things your way?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

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Difficult Interview

Quote and Sales Representative Interview

Quote and Sales Representative
Dallas, TX

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at State Farm.

Interview Details – I applied via online within five days I was contacted to complete an assessment. I received the email for the assessment and completed it. The assessment consist of typing, data entry and personality questions. After the completion of the assessment I was contacted approximately 4 days later to schedule an interview. The interview was conducted via phone, the recruiter and I was on the phone for 1 hour. Afterwards, the recruiter stated that I was hired and the offer for the position was contingency base on the background check. Now i am just waiting for the background check to be complete before training.

Interview Question – The interview was the star method which is situation, task, action and result questions. The questions are also extended from your answers, example if you stated that organization skills are your attribute the recruiter will ask you to give an example in your workplace when you had to utilize this skill.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Sales Representative Interview

Sales Representative

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at State Farm in September 2011.

Interview Details – The interview and hiring process is pretty straight forward, you will take assessements to gauge your apptitude to sell. One is timed and mostly math and verbal question and the second is untimed and focuses on personality traits. Overall not too challanging but definietly makes a difference on how well you score.

Interview Question – If you were hired, how would you go about generating new leads?   Answer Question

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