Abbott Labs Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative Interview Questions

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Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Rochelle, NY
Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Rochelle, NY
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Abbott Labs in July 2010.

Interview Details

Met with territory manager, then regional manager. Went through a head hunter. Took about a month. I went to training in Ohio for about three weeks. They paid for almost everything and the training was excellent. I really felt like I knew the product after the three weeks.

Interview Questions
  • The questions were pretty straight forward. Why do you want to be a sales rep? Tell us about yourself and where you see yourself in five years..   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Abbott Labs in April 2009.

    Interview Details

    SMART interview questions to experiences. How did you handle a time when you disagreed with your manager. How did you acheive your biggest success. how did you handle your peers. what would your friends say about you

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    none. no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Abbott Labs in February 2009.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process was phone screen, f2f with Regional Manager. Compared to similar companies, Interview was very unstructured and very easy. RM was very "old school" and didn't seem to even care as long as he filled open positions. Total interview time for f2f was less than half hour.

    Interview Questions
    • Why did you get laid off at last company?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    they started low, I negotiated up $10k on salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, OH
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Abbott Labs in March 2007.

    Interview Details

    The interview process with Abbott was very organized and moved very quickly. A friend of mine had me apply to the position and within a couple days of applying the District Manager called me and we had a phone interview at that time. We then set up a meeting place for the next day for a one on one interview. We met at a local restaraunt and conducted the interview there, the Distric Manager was very professional and helped make the interview more comfortable by offering a beverage or food before we started. He then went into some detail about how the interview would work; he would ask questions and was looking for my answers to be as specific as possible and at the end of the interview he would go into more detail about the position and give me an opportunity to ask questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Give me an example of a time where you had to sell an idea to a colleague or a boss. What was the sitution and what was the outcome?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Abbott Labs in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    This answer is in response to my former employer, I hired on 20 years ago, based on an ad in the paper for a "cattle call". Over 200 potential candidates looking for employment. I received offer 3 days later.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to be a pharmaceutical rep?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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