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Commercial Parts Pro Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Skokie, IL
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Skokie, IL
Application Details

I applied online – interviewed at Advance Auto Parts in May 2014.

Interview Details

Spoke with the manager over the phone who said he's looking for a commercial parts pro, so we set up an interview. Once I got in, he switched it to part-time key holder. Took the parts test and waiting on response, but the system didn't disclose any results. I asked about compensation, but he did not want to provide that information. Currently, I hold 2 Associates Degrees, am A+ certified & a US citizen. Waiting for his call, but doubt it'll happen. Can't wait until graduating to get on board something corporate.

Interview Questions
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Easy Interview

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    Commercial Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts.

    Interview Details

    Interview was very basic. Why you are interested in the position exc.... If you have Auto Parts experience you are basically going to be able to get a job at any auto parts company.

    Negotiation Details
    Very competitive. I was asked what I made at my past place of employment ( which was a competitor Auto Parts Store ) Advance paid me a substantial amount more at the first offer. I felt it was fair and I accepted the offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Commercial Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, received a call about setting up an interview for part time job. Called back and set up an interview. During this first interview I was asked if i was interested in management, said yes and was set up for 2 more interviews, one at another store and another with the division manager. After the first interview I took an automotive knowledge assessment test. My second interview was with a store manager at a different store, this one wasn't really an interview as I wasn't really asked any questions, we really just had a conversation. The third interview was more intense and had some tough questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you had to inspire someone else   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Did not negotiate, did not feel like I was able to.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Commercial Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Carthage, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Carthage, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts.

    Interview Details

    Was turned onto the position by a current employee, brought in to interview, took assessment, received papers for drug testing, signed forms for MVR certification, took drug test, went for second interview, agreed on wage and hours, was put on schedule.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you think you are worth for hourly pay?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Commercial Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed six different times over the period of 6 weeks. After being diligent with phones calls and unscheduled follow up visits to stores. Was finally hired.

    Interview Questions
    • For myself, there was not a difficult question. I am more than qualified for the CPP position.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Ridiculous!
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Commercial Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Hiring involved applying online, waiting for a phone call, and going in for a scheduled drug test. There was little if any training whatsoever.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There are no negotiations.
    Accepted Offer
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    Commercial Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Westminster, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Westminster, MD
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    Commercial Area Manager recruited me from a shop in his area. The required interview was with the local General Manager. Who had no idea what a Commercial Parts Professional did other than make more individual sales than anyone else in the store. He spent more time telling me about the break area than interviewing me.

    Interview Questions
    • The most unexpected question was that they had none for me. I was rubber stamped and overqualified.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was told that the company could only hire a new Commercial Parts Professional at $15 per hour. Which I replied thanks, but the interview is over since I already agreed to come on as your new Commercial Parts Pro at $18/hr and that is a pay cut for me. Worth it only because I will have more time with my family.

    After apologizing profusely the GM said that pay wasn't actually up to his discretion, and thought that the figure was $15.... should have been a huge red flag
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Commercial Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Durham, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Durham, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    Pass the absurd assessment, and take the parts knowledge test, pee in a cup and pass a background check. woo hoo!

    Negotiation Details
    It was what the computer told me.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Commercial Parts Pro Interview

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

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts in April 2009.

    Interview Details

    The interview processes are a joke. We have too many people in the company that would rather play on their phone than work. The company has made it almost impossible to hire decent help. There are no full time opportunities and the compensation is a joke! What kind of employee do you really expect to get for minimum wage???

    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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