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Sales Representative
Saint Paul, MN

The process took 5 days - interviewed at 3M in January 2012.

Interview Details – Situational Questions, tell me about time......., also had to sale a product. Apply online 2weeks later got a call, phone interview, then flown out to st. Paul, interview with 4 different ppl

Interview Question – Tell me a about time   Answer Question

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Denver, CO

I applied online and the process took 7 weeks - interviewed at 3M in April 2011.

Interview Details – I have had two phone interviews, one face-to-fce interview with a Sales Director, and one final presentation interview with the VP and Sales Director.

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Minneapolis, MN

The process took 2 days - interviewed at 3M in August 2010.

Interview Details – Straightforward
On-campus
Interviewed for their internship Summer 2011 internship program.
Interviewed with the head manager of a division within 3M as well as a previous sales intern from my school.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you had to turn a 'no' into a 'yes'?   Answer Question

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Dallas, TX

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at 3M in February 2011.

Interview Details – 4 interviews. HR, Area manager, and 2 in person interviews. Had to give a sales presentation and describe several situations that were hard decisions and or difficult ones.

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Hartford, CT

The process took a day - interviewed at 3M in August 2009.

Interview Details – Very casual one on one interview with hiring manager. Lasted two hours. Very informative give and take.

Interview Question – Why should I hire you.   View Answer

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Sales Representative

The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at 3M in November 2011.

Interview Details – Flown out to Minneapolis/St. Paul, interviewed with several people.

Interview Question – Where did you hear about this position?   Answer Question

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Sales Representative

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2+ months - interviewed at 3M in February 2009.

Interview Details – 10 weeks.........don't hold your breath.
HR was toughest.
Be willing to further your education.

Interview Question – describe your work week.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Offer came right to the penny.Pretty simple.

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Sales Representative

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at 3M in April 2008.

Interview Details – Interview process started with phone interview then 3 seperate 1 on 1 interviews. Questions were primarily situational and tell me about a time when... it took about a week to hear back with an offer. the offer was very competitive however you are expected to be willing to be placed anywhere throughout the country.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you took lead on a project...   Answer Question

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Sales Representative

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at 3M in June 2009.

Interview Details – Panel Interview with 6 diferent people

Interview Question – What is your best work quality   Answer Question

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Sales Representative

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at 3M in January 2010.

Interview Details – Asked general questions about my experience.

Interview Question – Can you describe a time in your current position when you had a problem come up that needed to be solved quickly and what did you do?   View Answer

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