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Advance Auto Parts Retail Parts Pro Interview Questions

Updated Jul 10, 2014
Updated Jul 10, 2014
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Retail Parts Pro Interview

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

I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts in March 2014.

Interview Details

It did not feel like an interview. Walked in, asked for GM or hiring manager. The staff there was very nice, they told me to wait because the GM will be back in a short time. I spoke to the GM, the district manager walks in shortly. I answered a few common questions. The next thing I know, I'm taking the test for the position.

Negotiation Details
I told them that I did my research about the wage for my position. But because I have a background in automotive and business management I asked for a higher wage. I also mentioned that I am willing to work my way up the scale.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Retail Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pikeville, KY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pikeville, KY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Friend of mine run the place, said hey you want a job I'm can get you 12 buck and hour.
    I said sure, he said come back tomorrow

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    He told me 12 per hour, 8 dollars on my first 5 paychecks
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Retail Parts Pro Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts.

    Interview Details

    I talked with the manager and started following monday I believe 9 years ago hard to recall

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Retail Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Middlesboro, KY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Middlesboro, KY
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Advance Auto Parts.

    Interview Details

    Very few questions about automotive knowledge and experience. Most questions centered on loyalty, loss prevention, and sales experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Caught off guard when asked about family members and children.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Retail Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interview process is an interview with the store manager and the second interview with the district manager.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions were self explanatory. They were not difficult .   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was a negotiation on salary. They make an offer. You tell what you would like and then they usually meet in the middle.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Retail Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interview was by manager. They wanted to know if I spoke Spanish. They also wanted to know if I had background experience on cars. The manager was very professional and had questions about my flexibility and where do I see myself in the future.

    Interview Questions
    • Was not difficult for me as I know about cars and installing batteries.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Retail Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    It was 3 interviews with 4 different people. 1st was with district mgr. Was asked a series of prescripted questions then a few questions about how a car works. 2nd was with the store gm same type interview. 3rd was with the agm very simple last interview was offered job and pay.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Retail Parts Pro Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Advance Auto Parts in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    No real questions, and no skill surveys. Not even asked about my experience. Nothing was mentioned about salary and the employer did all the speaking during the interview process. I was not told, for instance that I would be getting less than twenty hours a week, and that the pay range did not exceed minimum wage by very much.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiations, I was told that in a nutshell, I had to accept the offer as-is, or I would not be considered at all. The interviewer seemed bored with the process and dis-interested in anything I had to say.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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