3M Sales Representative Interview Questions

Updated Mar 22, 2015
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Sales Representative Interview

Anonymous Employee
No Offer
Positive Experience

Interview

Fairly normal process. Was interviewed over phone twice then in person once. Did not receive an offer beyond that. Was disappointed because it seemed like a great company to work for with a great atmosphere and really nice people to work with.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Paul, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at 3M (Saint Paul, MN) in June 2013.

    Interview

    It was quite honestly a brief strengths and weaknesses assessment. Very basic and general questions that anyone who truly knows themselves can easily come up with. There were questions regarding any obstacles that you had to overcome and how did you overcome them.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at 3M (Hartford, CT) in August 2009.

    Interview

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

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at 3M in January 2010.

    Interview

    Asked general questions about my experience.

    Interview Questions

    • 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?   1 Answer
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at 3M in June 2009.

    Interview

    Panel Interview with 6 diferent people

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at 3M in November 2011.

    Interview

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

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 5 daysinterviewed at 3M (Saint Paul, MN) in January 2012.

    Interview

    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

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Paul, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at 3M (Saint Paul, MN).

    Interview

    Standard interview process. Met with roughly 4 3M employees. Ranging form Management, to sales trainers. Asked typical interview questions. Have 30/60/90 day plan ready. Dress formal. Be ready for a long day of interviews. They will give you 10-15 mins in between rounds. Bring note pad. It's helpful to take notes.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at 3M (Dallas, TX) in February 2011.

    Interview

    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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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 daysinterviewed at 3M (Minneapolis, MN) in August 2010.

    Interview

    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 Questions

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

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