Aflac Account Executive Interview Questions

Updated Mar 3, 2015
Updated Mar 3, 2015
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Account Executive Interview

Anonymous Employee
Anonymous Employee
Application Details

The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Aflac in February 2012.

Interview Details

I received a call about my resume posted online and set up a time for the interview. I found out that it was a presentation of what the company is first and then the next step was a 1:1 interview. When I was told that the job was commission based I was not happy because they did not say this on the phone when I tried to get more information about them, they were very secretive about what to say over the phone.

Interview Questions
Reasons for Declining

I declined because of the commission based pay

Declined Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Aflac.

    Interview Details

    Applied through my university and was contacted to set up an info session and interview the following week. The district sales coordinator was very professional and personable, and provided a broad summary of the industry and position. It was hard at times to keep up with all of the information given I had no prior knowledge of the insurance industry. In addition, like most people, all I knew about Aflac was the duck in the commercials.

    Interview Questions
    • What sets you apart from the average candidate for this position?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    It's a great opportunity and Aflac is a great product, however I felt it was better for me to take an entry-level position in a finance role rather than start out in insurance where you make 100% commission. Could be a possibility in the future though.

    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was hired after the first interview. Then, I was to go through training to take the licensing exams for selling health insurance and life insurance. I was told that we were to practice a training protocol and to look up business owners to call to set up appointments to meet with them in person and discuss what AFLAC could provide for their employees.

    Negotiation Details
    I was not in a position where I had any negotiating power. The field was new to my career experience.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Aflac in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    I was approached for the position by one of there internal recruiters. They offered a live interview. During the initial phone call and after through a few emails. I was a bit surprised at just how little the recruiter knew of the position. It came down to doing the interview or not getting the information. If this was going to be the start I was not interested in going forward.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Aflac.

    Interview Details

    I was referred by an old friend, came in for a board room meeting which was followed about a week later by a one on one meeting with the Regional Sales Coordinator. He was thorough but brief and to the point, and seemed genuinely excited to have me on the team.

    Interview Questions
    • Are you comfortable with not knowing what your pay will be each month?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Aflac.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, got a call within 24 hours, set up an in person interview
    Interview was 1-on-1, about 30 minutes
    They spend a lot of time trying to sell you on the job
    At the end they told me to think it over and call back if I'm interested, and then they'd let me know if they were extending an offer, which felt a bit backwards.

    Interview Questions
    • What is a challenge you faced and how did you overcome it?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Aflac in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Two step interview process. First step being a group information session with several other people where a Manager goes over the basic information and function of Aflac. A follow up, 1 on 1 interview with a Manager is then scheduled for a future date. The interview process is very easy and they will accept pretty much anyone that comes in.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no difficult questions. The most difficult question was simply to tell them about yourself and how your personality and previous work experience will help you with this job and to succeed at Aflac.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. 100% commission compensation
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Columbia, MD
    Anonymous Employee in Columbia, MD
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Aflac.

    Interview Details

    There was no interview. 5 of us were basically given a sales pitch about why we should become Account Executives (basically salesmen). We were not asked any questions. We were invited back for a second day, which I declined.

    Interview Questions
    • I was not asked a single question. Maybe "How are you, today?"   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Aurora, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Aurora, IL
    Application Details

    The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Aflac in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    got email unsolicited from one of the "managers". they found a resume i posted on a job board. they gave no details other than the job title. called and scheduled interview and arrived on time to find 5 other candidates in the conference room with me. manager gave an hour presentation and collected our resumes and said he would call us that afternoon with a time for 1:1 interview if he was interested in us.
    he called me and i went back (30 min trip 1 way) the next day. turns out they make you pay for class, test and license for state insurance sales license.

    Interview Questions
    • do you think you can come up with the money for the tests and training?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    I will not pay to go to work, if they want me bad enough, they will pay for my training..
    job is 100% commission, no sell-no pay.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Glen Burnie, MD
    Anonymous Employee in Glen Burnie, MD
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Aflac in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    First, they call you saying that your resume looks impressive and their superior asked for an interview. Then they set up an "interview" appointment. When you get there you are asked to fill up a form, and then they ask you to sit in a room with people in it. You think that they were also called in for an interview and that one by one will be called. Guess what wrong thinking, the hiring personnel comes in and instead gives you a seminar on their company. After the seminar, he/she asks you to go for training and then the interview. Well, I wasted my time on that day.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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