Westlake Services Interview Questions

Updated Jul 3, 2015
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    Title Administrative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Westlake Services.

    Interview

    Applied online , about a few days letter I received an email from a recruiter to schedule an interview . She also emailed me a link for a basic assessment . Before arriving for the interview you have to take a basic short essay with 3 questions . Interview lasted bout 30 mins, asked basic situational questions.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Yea started at $12 was able to negotiate for $12.50

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    Franchise Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Westlake Services in September 2013.

    Interview

    Hiring process was average, know your stuff! Be prepared to answer all questions truthfully. If you show your on top of your game and want to be number one show it, process took 1 week. If you have the drive to better yourself show it, be honest and upfront. Don't lie you will regret it. Keys to success are learn, learn, learn. The company will offer more than enough training to get you by, and do not be afraid to ask your management for help, everyone is more than willing to help you, your success shows upon them.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation, take it or leave it.

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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Typical interview and hiring process.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Take it or leave it.

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Westlake Services (Los Angeles, CA) in April 2013.

    Interview

    They pretty much hire anyone that comes in with dress clothes and shoes. Be professional and confident. I am only describing sales. II have nothing more to say so now I'm just wasting your time.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me the worst & best thing an employer has said about you   Answer Question

    Westlake Services Response

    Jul 13, 2015 – Sr. Corporate Recrutier

    Thanks for your review of our interview process. We interview 70-80 people a month for the sales team, however not everyone get extended an offer. We do look beyond the dress clothes. All ... More

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    Auto Securities Broker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Westlake Services (Los Angeles, CA) in March 2013.

    Interview

    Applied through an Indeed posting & heard back later that afternoon One Interview, done by the hiring manager for the position -- pretty standard -- he gives a powerpoint presentation of the position & describes the positions expectations Turned it over to me to provide my relevant experience & pitch him on why I would be successful in the position

    Interview Questions

    • What interest did you have before being contacted by Westlake Financial Services in Auto Loans?   2 Answers

    Reasons for Declining

    The position seemed like if you could mention key words in the interview, you were extended an offer.

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    Dealer Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Westlake Services (Los Angeles, CA) in June 2012.

    Interview

    Apply for the job or college recruiter will give you an app to apply for. First interview is over the phone. The second and third interview are in person with sales managers and senior execs

    Interview Questions

    • Why Westlake financial as opposed to other banks   2 Answers

    Negotiation

    No negotiations, its take this or nothing

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    Auro Securities Broker/Dealer Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Westlake Services (Los Angeles, CA) in April 2012.

    Interview

    I did a three person panel interview. Asked questions on my resume and my past experiences.The atmoshere was very easy-going. They understood I was a bit nervous, my temp position was ending, and this my way of staying on board. I remember I was the last person they were seeing that day for the program, but they treated my like I was the first person they saw.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me to sell the value of my ca - why I choose it, what did I like about it, etc   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I came with a strong sales background which added to my having a degree. The program is set, you get a standard salary for a year, and then roll into the regualar sales compensation plan.

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    Dealer Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Westlake Services (Los Angeles, CA) in July 2011.

    Interview

    Interview process was very casual. Only place that I have began working for in just one interview. Have to have basic financial acumen and helps if you have car sales or finance experience. Just let them know what you can bring to the table and you will probably be hired. Office has car sales feel, all about doing deals.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you think we do the bulk of our business during tax season?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    no negotiation. They start you at a base for 6 mo that drops significantly after then. The goal is to be making high commissions by then...

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    Collector Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Westlake Services in April 2011.

    Interview

    I did a group Interview where I already had experience in Collections with IRMC previously I worked 2 different campaigns for Direct tv & Western Dental. Where had exceed in maintaining my position as 3rd best Collector from the company keeping my bonus structure high. I learned how to help customer make payment arrangements.

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    Negotiation

    I was able to negotiate 12,50 per hour plus Bonus. Instead of 10.00 plus bonus.

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Westlake Services (Los Angeles, CA) in January 2011.

    Interview

    Phone interview and job offer

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiating. Commision position.

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