DGA Security Systems
DGA Security Systems Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Installer Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at DGA Security Systems.
Interview Details – I applied online then after a week or so; the recruiter contacted me over the phone to arrange the meeting. We met at the their HR office, where we spoke about the DGA and how the great the company is. After the HR introduction/interview I had to take two tests such as the IQ and low voltage/electronics test. Then they make copy of your driver's license and son, so they could obtain your background checks. Usually within a week the background check is done, so expect to receive the call within one after after HR's interview.
After a week, I got a call from the HR and they told me to come and stop by the DGA office to finalize the interview process with the installation department, where you would probably speak to two or more people.
Interview Question – There was not any besides Why did you pick DGA? and Why do you want to work for? Which is could be answered easily by rephrasing the HR's introduction. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – They are firm on the pay.
Accounts Receivable Representative Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at DGA Security Systems in March 2010.
Interview Details – After submitting my resume, I was called and asked for an interview. I met with the recruiter Gregg and was asked to take a timed IQ test. I did well and immediately met with the CFO. I was called back for a second interview and met with one of the VPs. Everyone I met was very nice. I appreciated that Gregg knew I was employed and interviewing on my lunch break, so made an effort to speed things up. Also I feel that a lot of companies want references from your current employer, which is impossible if they do not know I am looking for a new job. DGA was understanding about not contacting my current employer for a reference.
Negotiation Details – I was not able to get more than what was being offered, but it was still a large increase from my previous job so I was happy. Try to get a little more money because it is a tough job!
Very Easy Interview
Sales Representative Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 6 days - interviewed at DGA Security Systems.
Interview Details – Phone interview, interview with HR then a sales manager. final interview with the owner of the company. Not a difficult interview process, just be well dressed and clean shaven. Wear a white shirt and suit/tie. Very conservative dress and very judgmental about that.
Interview Question – Nothing was unexpected or difficult. Answer Question
Inventory Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at DGA Security Systems in December 2013.
Interview Details – Very easy and friendly HR woman. Dont put on a show, just be yourself. one on one interview. Small 3 part computer test of personality descriptions, all you have to do is choose which you feel the company expects of you and which you feel describe you.
Interview Question – None at all. Everything asked of you is from your resume. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I asked for 40K, i was offered 38K. After one month of hard work they saw my work ethics and gave me 40k.
Installer Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at DGA Security Systems.
Interview Details – First Interview was fairly straight foward, small talk with the human resource rep and then given an exam to take, I was scheduled for a second interview where I met with one person who interviewed me and asked various questions related to my experience and then met with the departments manager.
Interview Question – Do you shave every day? View Answer
Reason for Declining – Not willing to negotiate on wage.
Sales Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at DGA Security Systems in June 2013.
Interview Details – Prior to the interview, I completed a sales questionnaire, which was over 100 questions and took about 45 minutes. The interview starts with an introduction to the HR Manager, who is nice and will ask many of the standard interview questions. The conversation with him was pretty in-depth and lasted about 30-45 minutes. Following the interview with him, I was given a multiple choice test that seemed to be focused on math and vocabulary. Next, I answered some simple personality questions. And finally, I met with the Inside Sales Manager for about 10-15 minutes. He was very laid back and easy to talk to--much less formal than the HR Director. The entire process took 2 hours.
Interview Question – Would you rather have someone like you or make a sale? Answer Question
Reason for Declining – The base salary for sales associates is between $40-50k plus commissions.