Colgate-Palmolive Oral Care Consultant Interview Questions

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Oral Care Consultant Interview

Anonymous Employee
No Offer
Negative Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Colgate-Palmolive.

Interview

I had 3 interviews over the course of 2 months. The first two interviews went well and were fairly standard behavioral and informational. The third interview was the most grueling interview experience I have had to date. The interview was conducted in a hotel room by their National Sales Trainer and their Associate Director of Oral Pharmaceuticals. If you want this job, don't bother applying unless you fit their cookie-cutter profile and have "revolving door" sales experience in the dental field arleady. Be prepared to spend at least an hour discussing your work experience, including your day-to-day activities. And be prepared to do so while feeling like you are in an interogation room. I have nearly a decade of sales experience, a master's degree with a 3.75 GPA and have devoted two months of my life to product research and relationship-building within the territory. All this, and I still couldn't overcome their cookie-cutter recruitment goals. This is not rocket-science, and they need to figure that out. I was prepared to leave a good job to come on board with them for the long-term. Very disappointed. Maybe Proctor and Gamble will feel differently.

Other Interview Reviews for Colgate-Palmolive

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    Oral Care Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Colgate-Palmolive.

    Interview

    Written test and interview. Written test is basic math and logical reasoning and also english. Interview is by the area manager and the HR. Basically they try to test your acumen for the job.

    Interview Questions

    • No unexpected questions were asked. they just try to keep us comfortable at all times.   Answer Question
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    Oral Care Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Colgate-Palmolive (Hyderābād (India)) in February 2012.

    Interview

    Written test, interview with HR, interview with managers. The interview is a breeze through and the written test is a basic quantitative, reasoning and verbal test. There was also a group discussion. Colgate does not take candidates who are overly aggressive in their gd.

    Interview Questions

    • They ask in and out about the previous work experience   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They will negotiate to give a salary that is at par to your peers.

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