CDW Account Manager Interview Questions

Updated Aug 31, 2015
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Account Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at CDW (Chicago, IL).

Interview

It's was your typical interview. Follow the STARS method and you should be fine. There were no surprises or trick questions. I think the biggest thing is being able to answer why you want the job.

Interview Questions

  • What benefits would you bring to the team if you get hired?   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for CDW

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at CDW.

    Interview

    Phone Interview Followed by a 1:1 standard interview. The innterview process was fairly standard and no curve balls or unexpected questions were asked. Based out of Chicago. My interview was at the downtown location but I believe could also be at another office if necessaryu.

    Interview Questions

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at CDW.

    Interview

    phone interview then onsite interview. very straight forward, set expectations. good interview. started at college recruiting fair. interviewer onsite is manager once hired, which was nice.

    Interview Questions

    • what are you looking for in a new career   1 Answer
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mettawa, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at CDW (Mettawa, IL) in July 2015.

    Interview

    Great interview process. they give you good prep for the phone interview & for the actual interview too. if you read the prep & prepare answers, you'll do fine. The recruiter explained everything in full detail to me about the job. the interview questions are behavior based. I had a phone interview on a Friday & an in person interview on the following Monday. Offer made on the spot.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you solved a customer complaint.   1 Answer
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 days. I interviewed at CDW (Chicago, IL) in July 2015.

    Interview

    Was contacted by a recruiter and they set up a phone interview. They spoke about the salary, benefits, culture, average commissions, and the departments within CDW's sales teams. The actual phone interview was based on behavioral interview questions where I had to give examples of times that I have been successful.

    Interview Questions

    • Give an example of a time that you needed to persuade someone to do something?   1 Answer
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vernon Hills, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at CDW (Vernon Hills, IL).

    Interview

    Was referred by employee. Had a Phone interview, in-person interview with HR rep and sales manager. Hired on the spot which was refreshing. Manager was very nice but was slightly missleading on salary range. Overall pleasant interview process.

    Interview Questions

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Shelton, CT
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at CDW (Shelton, CT).

    Interview

    The interview starts with a phone call from the CDW recruiter. If you pass that round, an in person interview is set up with your potential future manager. The interview is pretty standard and not too hard. CDWG usually has three hiring classes per year and the entire process can range from as short as a week to up to three weeks depending on how close you apply to the hiring deadline.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time where you found yourself in the leadership position of a group project.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Base pay is standard for all Account Managers.

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Eatontown, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at CDW (Eatontown, NJ) in April 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was easy. After applying online and completing the assessment, I was contacted after about a week or so. The recruiter called me and touched base with me about the position and the salary and we scheduled a phone interview for the following day. The phone interview was very easy. The recruiter was very nice and easy to speak to. It lasted about 35 minutes. We clicked on the phone so she told me she was recommending me to he hiring manager. I was then contacted a few days after that to set up the actual in person interview which took place two weeks later. The interview consisted of a bunch of behavioral/ scenario type questions. These are easy because even if you don't have the right answer, they're easy to make up!

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you had to deal with an irate customer.   Answer Question
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mettawa, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at CDW (Mettawa, IL).

    Interview

    Phone interview and screening with simple interview questions, followed by a face to face interview with management that consists of more professional questions pertaining to a career in sales, why you would like to do sales, strengths, weakness, situational questions about times of adversity.call back if accepted and then drug screening before job is finalized

    Interview Questions

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at CDW.

    Interview

    About 3 days after applying for the position I received a phone call from a college recruiter asking to set up a phone interview. Consisted of mostly behavioral questions and 2 questions of how I would handle potential sales scenarios. About a week later, received a phone call saying that they would like me to interview with a hiring manager. The interview lasted about an hour and consisted of a few behavioral questions, how would handle situations, and small talk to get a feel of my personality. Over all it was a good experience, very friendly people!

    Interview Questions

    • Explain a time when you disagreed with someone in the workplace and how you handled the situation?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Salary was non negotiable, but commission is uncapped which was very appealing,

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