Avon Products Interview Questions

Updated Apr 18, 2015
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    Independent Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Belmont, MA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Avon Products (Belmont, MA) in August 2011.

    Interview

    the hiring process made everything look a lot more simple than it was. it is hard to generate income in this field when about 45 other people are more experienced in your line of work in "sales"

    Interview Questions

    • Why is it so hard to place my order?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    i spent a lot more money trying to make this work than not

  2.  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Jamaica, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Avon Products (Jamaica, NY) in December 2013.

    Interview

    Interview and hiring is easy and laid back

    Interview Questions

  3. Helpful (1)  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McAllen, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Avon Products (McAllen, TX) in February 2012.

    Interview

    Someone will call you and interview over the phone then they will schedule another over the phone with the Division manager and if they like what you bring to the table you'll have another phone with upper management . It takes awhile they do a very detailed background check. Just close the sale when your talking to them.

    Interview Questions

    • Be prepared to answer what was the most difficult situation you have had and how did you handle,   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No

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  5. Helpful (3)  

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Avon Products.

    Interview

    Filled out online application was contacted by hiring agent who conducted phone interview. Was referred to HR for scenario type interview. Was contacted by Division Manager for phone interview and set up ride along with another District Manager (highly recommend) Spoke with Division Manager after ride along.

    Interview Questions

    • None of the questions were difficult if you have direct selling leadership experience.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    The region I would be responsible for was an hour away and I feel the position is better suited for someone who lives in the area or does not have a family. The job offers a lot of flexibility if you live in the area.

  6. Helpful (1)  

    Independent Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Victorville, CA
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Avon Products (Victorville, CA).

    Interview

    There is not really an interview. You just pay a ten dollar fee to get started and fill out some paperwork.

    Interview Questions

    • None of the questions are very hard.   1 Answer
  7. Helpful (1)  

    Independent Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lancaster, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Avon Products (Lancaster, PA).

    Interview

    There was no formal hiring or interview process. Once you decide to join Avon, you meet with upline and District Manager to sign contract. You pay your $10 to start and then have a few days to sell 1st campain and make 40%. Not enough time to actually get business started.

    Interview Questions

    • How much money do you think you will make your 1st campaign?   1 Answer
  8. Helpful (1)  

    Global Brand Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Avon Products.

    Interview

    Was a mess. I flew in for the day to interview, HR left me waiting over 30 minutes before starting the interview. Sent me to my next interview who asked me why I was late! HR hadn't even bothered to tell them I was late on their accord. I was hired, came for my first day, and my hiring manager didn't even come to pick me up from the lobby. There was a global meeting and after orientation all the other hires got picked up at like noon. The reception kept calling my boss with no answer. My two up boss happened to walk by about an hour later and was like hey! What are you doing out here! Come with me!

    Interview Questions

    • They asked a segmentation question -- how would you segment the bottled water market?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Was working with a recruiter. They were fair and paid competitively.

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    Associate Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Avon Products in July 2011.

    Interview

    Internal reference, HR contacted by email, scheduled the interview, four rounds of interview with two senior managers, one application development manager. Final round with HR

    Interview Questions

  10.  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brandon, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Avon Products (Brandon, FL) in February 2011.

    Interview

    Pre screen on line exam; Talent recruiter interview then direct supervisor interview followed by the supervisor's boss interview. Recruiters and interviews were done with respect and professionalism.

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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Avon Products in July 2013.

    Interview

    Communicated via email, met at a restaurant for the interview, nice/pleasant manager who maintained a friendly conversational atmosphere rather than too formal, asked a lot of "what would you do" questions, requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word products, said there was another applicant after me but would call me that night (and did).

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do if someone was trying to contact me but you knew they were just being "needy" and did not have to speak to me directly (and my schedule was already booked).   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. The hourly rate was predetermined and there was no way to ask for anything else.

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