Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at ADP
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Sales Associate Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week – interviewed at ADP (Tampa, FL) in February 2015.
Process took about two weeks. Call with recruiter then call with VP sales manager for the area I applied in. Then you have to follow up with the recruiter to ensure your next steps in the process.
- What is a personal goal that you have? Answer Question
Other Interview Reviews for ADP
Sales Associate InterviewDeclined OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day – interviewed at ADP (Roseland, NJ).
Fun and energetic people who seemed to be open about the process and how the company is run. Called me the day I applied which as a new grad was pretty cool and made me more anxious for the opportunity. The interview was pretty basic no major curve balls or anything that sticks out
- What are your weaknesses Answer Question
Reasons for Declining
Sales Associate InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at ADP.
The interview process is long but necessary. Training is expensive; they only want you if they truly think you'll be successful. The interviewer will try to get you to break and admit that you're not built for 'cold calling' and 'knocking on doors'. Once you've passed this initial interview you are scheduled for a ride along and additional interviews if needed.
- Why should I choose you over the other candidates? Answer Question
Sales Associate InterviewNo OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at ADP (Milpitas, CA) in February 2014.
ADP was very professional and I had a nice experience. It was very professional and had a very through interviewing process.
- Why would you be a good salesmen if you don't have that much sales experience? Answer Question
Sales Associate InterviewDeclined OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week – interviewed at ADP (Novato, CA).
Phone screening - 1 on 1 with vp - 1 on 1 with DM - sales presentation
- Would you rather be number 1 and hated or number 7 and well liked 1 Answer
Reasons for Declining
Region was too far and couldn't relocate
Sales Associate InterviewDeclined Offer
I applied online – interviewed at ADP.
First was a phone interview that took me 30 minutes to complete because I chit-chatted with the interviewer. Very nice friendly process. Several months later they finally got back to me and set up a second interview. Location in Portland was ok, the VP of sales was way out of her element and I turned the offer down as I felt I would be wasting my time.
- What motivates you through attrition? Answer Question
Sales Associate InterviewNo Offer
I applied online. The process took 1 day – interviewed at ADP (New York, NY).
Very straight forward interview process, I was contacted after applying online. It seemed like they do a lot of these interviews, and that turnover was high. They were looking specifically for sales experience. All questions were basic interview questions that if you have been on a professional interview before you have seen.
- If you were on a sales call right now, how would you sell me the product? Answer Question
Sales Associate InterviewNo OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through college or university – interviewed at ADP in July 2013.
There were no questions that were virtually difficult. They made me wait an hour in the waiting room to be called in, only to be disrespected by two employees. Overall it was an unprofessional interview leaving me feeling as to why I wasted my time going.
- No specific question was hard, but the people conducting interview were very unprofessional Answer Question
Sales Associate InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days – interviewed at ADP.
Was initially contacted by an ADP affiliated recruiter after applying on the company's website. We set up a phone interview which was really just her going over surface level things about the opportunity. An interview was then set face to face with the recruiter. Very laid back interview with the recruiter, "tell me about your workday", "what motivates you". Just say you want to make money and you have strong work ethic and your golden. If everything goes well with the face to face with the recruiter they will move you on to a one on one with a sales manager.
This interview is pretty quick again you will get the same type of questions as the recruiter asked you. Couple of additional questions I was asked "what do your parents do?" "how come you aren't in the same field?" What they are looking for there is that you are truly passionate about sales and controlling your salary.
Next up was a field ride with a rep. Only advice here is to not chicken out when its your turn to prospect. Fake it til you make it.
Last was a panel interview composed of Regional VP and sales managers.Unlike some other companies a successful field ride does not mean that you have the job wrapped up. This is the make or break stage. Expect to be there for at least 2 hours and have every question thrown at you. Though none are difficult you have to be confident and concise. "Why you?, "Why sales?, "What do you know about this company?, "How would your friends describe you?, "adversity", etc.
Once you pass the round robin of questions you will be asked to do a role play. You will be given 15 minutes to prepare an ADP sales pitch to a prospect. You are given information about ADP different platforms and it is your job to align the prospect with the correct one. Obviously they do not expect you to know everything verbatim, but they are looking for certain things; 6 steps of a sales call, confidence, ask lot's of questions, 2nd and 3rd attempts to close after they tell you no (you will not close them). If you pass and you are a fit they will give you an offer there.
- Role Play ADP's services Answer Question
No Negotiation, take or leave
Sales Associate InterviewNo OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online – interviewed at ADP (Irvine, CA).
Several general questions of your strengths & weaknesses and behavioral questions. The recruiter is more interested in your personality and energy in the responses rather than your answers. They really focus on whether or not you're able to sell their products in the interview since it is a sales position.
- Why did you leave your last sales job? Answer Question
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