Advance Auto Parts Interview Questions

Updated Mar 19, 2015
Updated Mar 19, 2015
173 Interview Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    A three step interview process including tests, role plays and a series of questions.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They made an offer. They don't negotiate
    Accepted Offer
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Commercial Account Manager 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. Sales Manager contacted me within a week of applying. Had a phone interview with sales manager, hr manager and regional vice president.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when a customer stopped doing business with you and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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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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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Simple questions such as why do you want to work there and previous experience and jobs. As long as you are honest and a hard worker they will recognize that and hire you.

    Interview Questions
    • They dont ask difficult or unexpected questions its just a sales position.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There is no negotiation at the bottom of the totem pole.
    Accepted Offer
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    Mobile Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts.

    Interview Details

    Was brought in, peed in a cup and the job was mine. they aren't picky

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Advance Auto Parts.

    Interview Details

    Hired based on recommendations from a mutual business contact.

    Interview Questions
    • I did not have many questions during the interview. I found the manager to be abrasive and he told me that he'd interviewed a lot of people but found none suitable. Since our mutual business acquaintance recommended me he said he'd "give me a shot".   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
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    Retail Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    After Application received phone call to schedule a date of interview. Interview was re-scheduled 2 times. After interview drug test that was followed by a work week.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond for a customer.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Its better if you know somebody.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Key Holder Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    The interview was pretty basic. Was asked to explain a few parts of a car and how they worked. After that was offered a job.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Unable to negotiate starting salary as I was desperate for a new job and had no experience.
    Accepted Offer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    It was normal

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Received less than I asked for.
    Accepted Offer

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