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CDW Inside Sales Account Manager Interview Questions

Updated Aug 28, 2014
Updated Aug 28, 2014
29 Interview Reviews

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Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

The process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at CDW.

Interview Details

The process was very quick. I closed the final interview well. Asked if they had any "reservations" about me as a candidate and they said no. But then I didn't get an offer. There was no indication what qualities they didn't like. It was just a "sorry we don't want you..."

Interview Questions
  • Describe a time you were met with opposition on an idea.   Answer Question
No Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for CDW

  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at CDW in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    took 1+ week and was a pretty basic interview. Applied online and got a call from a recruiter and had your basic phone interview. Did pretty well on the phone interview and moved to the one on one interview. Was also pretty standard. Got an offer, but the base pay is ridiculously low.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Base pay to low

    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Phoenix, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Application Details

    The process took 2 days - interviewed at CDW in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online. Immidiately took an online personality assessment. I finished this by 9 am. I receive a a call at 2 to schedule a phone interview for ten the next day. The interview was very basic. Asked about a sales experience when I upgraded a customer. Asked about my college degree. She offered job right away. Definitely in a rush to hire. They are apparently looking to start a training class aug 11. This is a position for someone with little sales experience. Salary is the lowest I have seen-25k an avg rep can make 35k. First few months you make 12/hr. and 70-100 outbound calls a day to build a book of business. Not what I'm looking for. I Pursued this opp based on the reviews of the company and their standing. This is an excellent company from what I have read .

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Salary was extremely low. Over qualified for specific position

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at CDW in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    There is a prescreen with recruiting. Next there is a prescreen personality test, finally you interview with a hiring manager, possibly another if that manager thinks you are a good candidate but not specifically for them. The recruiting stage was the easiest as they are really trying to fill candidates. So they will help/steer you towards the answer they would like. Remember that as it will come in handy later.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions are pretty standard for a sales role. Situational in content and plenty about overcoming obstacles or objections.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There is no negotiation for this role
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at CDW.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview was straight to the point, we got into salary pretty quickly because we both knew I was qualified. I turned down the offer of around 25k a year as a base salary.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at CDW in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    First, I had a phone interview with a recruiter. They asked the typical questions, and then said there was no room at the office in Chicago and I would have to go on a waiting list, or I could apply for the Vernon Hills location right away. I told them I would rather wait to interview for the Chicago office. I was then called the next day to schedule an interview for the Chicago office, so apparently they were just trying to get people to apply for the Vernon Hills office. I was then brought in for a face to face interview with the person who would become my manager. She asked typical interview questions as well, no curveballs. I was offered a position on the spot, 25K base plus commission.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at CDW.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by a recruiter. Had one phone interview with her and then an in person interview with the Manager of the sales team. The recruiter was very helpful along the way and explained every step of the process and followed up right after the in person interview. The in person interview was pretty straight forward and the manager told me exactly what to expect coming in.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    I took another offer.

    Declined Offer
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at CDW.

    Interview Details

    Applied and called within a week. Had a phone interview, then called two weeks later to set up an in person interview. Declined their offer.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Mettawa, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mettawa, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at CDW.

    Interview Details

    A couple of short phone conversations, then face to face with hiring manager

    Interview Questions
    • nothing was difficult, its a job mainly for college kids so no real curve balls   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    Inside Sales- Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Voorhees, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Voorhees, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed at CDW in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Recruiter called and left message, we missed each other and via email scheduled a phone interview. There was an online skill/personality test prior to phone interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Recruiter wanted to know if the job was my first choice. I said I would not know until I knew more about the company, job and management. The recruiter was not satisfied with my response and continued to push for an answer of yes or no.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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