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ADT Security Services Interview Questions

Updated Nov 14, 2014
Updated Nov 14, 2014
173 Interview Reviews

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    Emergency Dispatcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at ADT Security Services in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied in March had a phone interview rather quickly, it was very in depth. I would say about 45 min. She asked you the usual why you would want to work with ADT, Why they should hire you? etc.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Residential Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ashland, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ashland, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at ADT Security Services in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Received a call from their recruiter and showed up early for interview to find a sign saying fill out application. The young lady who interviewed me was nervous and kept reading her instructions. Once I realized that the management position I had applied to was not available, I ended the interview.

    Reasons for Declining

    I applied for a management position, which was not on the table.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Custom Homes Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at ADT Security Services.

    Interview Details

    I was initially contacted by a recruiter who saw my resume online. Went through a typical process of going over my resume, basic overview of the job, questions about my work experience and comfort with the sales process, etc. She then scheduled a phone interview for me with the area sales manager, who went through a very similar process over the phone. Then we met in person. After that, the job was offered to me.

    Interview Questions
    • I don't remember any difficult or unexpected questions. If you are a sales rep and have been on any interviews lately, be prepared for typical questions: Tell me about a difficult situation at work and how you handled it. What are 3 qualities you feel would be important for this position, and why? What would previous employees and coworkers say are your strengths and weaknesses and would you agree with them? Tell me about a time you were given advice or correction by a manager and how did you handle it? Tell me about how you handle stressful situations at work.... That sort of thing.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. This is a commission only job.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at ADT Security Services.

    Interview Details

    Lots of exaggeration of training and assistance in the interview. The interviewer really lied about the amount of business the company would be drawing in to get the sales staff appointments we could build on to get referrals.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    It's a commission only position, with very little training or support. What advice would I give? Don't waste your time with a company that doesn't care the least about its employees or current customers.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Human Resources Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lafayette, LA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lafayette, LA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at ADT Security Services.

    Interview Details

    I found the position online on career line. I applied, got a phone call and a same week interviews. One was over the phone, the other in person. Since I got hired they switched to a recruiting company.

    Interview Questions
    • Manager that interviewed me was not experienced giving interviews   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Emergency Dispatch Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Melbourne, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Melbourne, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at ADT Security Services.

    Interview Details

    Very simple 1:1 interview.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jacksonville, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jacksonville, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at ADT Security Services in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    VERY VERY BAD!. the worest I have ever seen, been too or heard of. Office is scary, ugly, unprofessional warehouse, the paint job look as if high school students did. The whole experience SCREAMED DEAD END JOB.

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at ADT Security Services in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Received a phone call pertaining to setting up an interview time, once confirmed, was sent a text detailing time and address. Arrived 25 minutes before scheduled time. I signed in and was immediately retrieved and taken into the interview room. I was interviewed by one of the hiring managers.
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    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Assistant to Marketing Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mesa, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mesa, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at ADT Security Services in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Its all mass hires, im pretty sure they will hire anybody if they have a pulse and can talk to people. interview process is very little to just very basic.

    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Residential Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The first interview lasted an hour. We went over relevant sales experience. Did a couple scenarios that will be a part of the sales process.

    Upon second interview they went into detail about the pay and benefits. Due to my lack of home sales, they were hesitant to hire me. The interviewer asked for a business plan on how I would create self-generated leads within first 3 months. I emailed him the plan but I never received a response until I saw the same job posting back up on the company website

    Interview Questions
    • How to close a sale. Especially hard if you dont have in home sales experience.   Answer Question
    No Offer

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