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CARQUEST Interview Questions

Updated Jan 19, 2015
Updated Jan 19, 2015
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  1.  

    Sales and Delivery Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at CARQUEST.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my application to the Carquest website which consisted of entering identification information, work history, and filling out a 50 question multiple choice survey. I received a call within a week of completing the application about a position. The manager was a bit unsure about the availability of the job since he was having trouble with an employee's work status, but had me come in to the store within a couple of days to interview and relate the job details. The interview was a fairly standard introductory conversation with the store manager where he went over the details of my application and the results of the survey. I was hired a week later and began trained for a few days before I was up to working a regular schedule.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    None at the time. Throw a set of keys at you and wish you good luck. But a lot has changed. Now they do 3 person panel interviews. Ive never been a part of one so Im not sure of the process

    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Parts Driver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cocoa, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cocoa, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at CARQUEST in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Was called after a week of applying to position on the internet. Came in for a interview two days after initial contact and discussed previous work experience. The store manager was very open minded and the interview was very professional. After the interview it took about two weeks to start working.

    Interview Questions
    • Give an example of how you would deal with an unhappy customer   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate a slight higher pay since I had over three years experience in delivering from previous jobs.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Driver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at CARQUEST in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    It was more about how you would fit in to the position they were hiring for, no questions of past employment or if you were qualified or a safe driver.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Parts Driver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gardner, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gardner, MA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at CARQUEST.

    Interview Details

    Went well

    Negotiation Details
    was none
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Retail Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at CARQUEST in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    I had an initial interview and a follow up interview. Need some work on their computer program
    to make it smoother. Did encounter problems in filling out all of the paperwork that was needed.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you handle people giving you a hard time?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    NO negotiation was allowed.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Customer Service Teammate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at CARQUEST in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied on CarQuest website. 2 days later got a phone call from a store manager. Set up a in person interview. I was told that my experience and talents was exactly what they were looking for. Offered and accepted job that day. While driving home was contacted by 2 other store managers, pulled over on a side street and called them back, informed them
    I had been hired by another store.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate anything except hours. I highly recommend asking how long they expect you to be a driver before getting counter sales training, if that is what you intend to be when hired. If not you will be just a driver and temporary counter worker.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at CARQUEST in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Not bad. All my interviews were over the phone where it's hard to establish a personal rapport. Overall, it went very quickly. I heard back after each round within a few days.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked to sum up my employee relations philosophy in 30 seconds.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at CARQUEST.

    Interview Details

    Phone screen followed by two face-to-face interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Head of department asked questions that weren't necessarily pertinent to job.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Customer Delivery Teammate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at CARQUEST.

    Interview Details

    Applyiedonline, waited to receive call from store manager, I was invited in for an interview 3 weeks later, and I received the job on the spot. Drug test was approximately a week after initial paperwork was filed. Interview was informal, but this will vary depending on manager. Do not expect this same process, make sure you have a clean background and clean driving record if you are applying for driving position.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I was offered more than I expected.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

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