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Best Buy Geek Squad CIA Agent Interview Questions

Updated Nov 17, 2014
Updated Nov 17, 2014
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Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Best Buy.

Interview Details

online screening for consistent behavioral question answers, phone interview, in person interview, Job offer before second interview.

Interview Questions
Negotiation Details
Zero room for negotiation. I tried to counter offer and was met with heavy resistance, condescension even.
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Easy Interview

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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process was rather easy. Complete the application process online and wait for a phone call when positions become available. After interview with several managers and drug test then you're hired as long as test comes back negative and you can work well with others.

    Interview Questions
    • When presented with a problem that required team assistance, how did you work with others to get the problem fixed.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It was the usual questions. I didn't think it was too difficult of an interview. As long as you come prepared, you should be OK.

    Accepted Offer
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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alpharetta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alpharetta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Best Buy in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    I filled out an online application submitting a resume as well as cover letter for both the Sales Associate and Geek Squad position. I explained that I would be a great candidate for both as I have previously worked at Best Buy as a sales associate and have serviced both laptops and desktops from the sales floor when Geek Squad was backed up. They asked me some questions which I feel I answered well above expectations. I feel my technical knowledge (which includes programming, servicing laptops, desktops, gaming consoles, cell phones, and consumer routers) was well above even the knowledge and presentation of their staff. I pointed out with the interviewer that their Apple product displays had older technology at "eye-level" which I feel is important for customers. I also explained that loss prevention is everyone's job and told the interviewer (who I believe was a Geek Squad manager) that no one at the front counters is paying attention to what is going on. I really would've enjoyed and qualified for either position that I applied for and I feel I made that very clear from the start. My attitude was not the problem I really had a team-oriented attitude and my cover letter explained "There is no I in Best Buy!".

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The first interview was conducted through the phone. I was asked very general PC hardware questions as well as questions regarding work place etiquette, team work, and expected wage. Phone interviewer was polite, courteous, and efficient in her question asking. Total time of interview did not take more than five minutes.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Hiring manager was very nice and very personal.

    Interview Questions
    • None were difficult or unexpected. All were your normal, standard questions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northridge, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northridge, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    filled out online application, got a call with in 3-4 days and they set up and interview. Panel interview with 2 supervisors and 1 manager.

    Interview Questions
    • If you was an animal what animal would you be? Random question all really easy just have to think quick.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    They offered me a pretty good hourly so I accepted. starting was $12.50 i believe.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    they called me in for an interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Best Buy in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Had a quick impromptu phone interview. It was pretty basic, but the job turned out to be more home theatre installation, rather then computer repair/diagnosis, which is what I was looking to do. Still interested in the position, I went on with the interview. All basic stuff. Strengths, weaknesses, what do you want to get out of this job. Those kinds of questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Explain a situation where you didn't get along with someone, but still had to work with them, and how you dealt with it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Memphis, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Memphis, TN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Best Buy in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    A little slow, then they called me to make my interview appointment. I got 15 minutes early; However, the manager made me wait around 30 minutes. The interview was in a little room, two managers asked me questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview

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