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DISH Inside Sales Representative Interview Questions

Updated Oct 14, 2014
Updated Oct 14, 2014
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Inside Sales Representative Interview

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

I applied in-person – interviewed at DISH.

Interview Details

Multiple interviews that are very combative. They try to get you to lose your composure. I understand why they do it; Dish customers can be very abusive and you have to control your temper.

One of the interviewers seemed quite racist and tried multiple times to make race baiting questions. The fact that I am caucasian made his efforts seem quite comical and unprofessional. Again, it seems to be part of the screening process because Dish employees are subjected to that behavior from their customers.

Interview Questions
  • There were really no unexpected questions. It's the atmosphere of the interview that is quite unexpected.   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
no negotiation phase
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Difficult Interview

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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pine Brook, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pine Brook, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at DISH in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Received an email and interviewed with a coach and hr and sales manager all in the same day.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at DISH.

    Interview Details

    I did the online application and the online assessments. Then someone from Colorado gave me a telephone interview. She set me up for a face to face interview in phoenix. The interviewer seemed to like the interview. He went to get the recruiter to give me a tour and he came back and said to go home that they will contact me in 2 to 3 days. They may have more assessment tests for me to take. So I waited 2 days. Then exactly 72 hours later, I get a automated email telling me they are going on to other candidates. Have a clue. They Probably sent me home giving me hope of being hired and scheduled a automated email at the same time. I don't think it is fair and do not like the way they do it. Why is someone ok after taking the online assessments and doing a telephone interview but very quickly gets discounted when doing a face to face interview. What are you guys looking for in a candidate.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Littleton, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Littleton, CO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at DISH in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Starts off with applying, then on to an assessment with situations and math questions. Next to the phone interview and then the face to face interview.

    Interview Questions
    • It was pretty basic, the manager had me tell him about my work history in sales and also do a role play and sell him something.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at DISH in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview, online assessment test, and then a face to face interview. The assessment is a great introduction to what you will be doing. It forces you to spend a hour or two doing redundant sales scenarios in a simulator. If you can't stomach this part, don't take the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Are you willing to work 70 or 80 hours a week, nights and weekends.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Wife didn't want me working all those hours. I was working my own business, so the hours I was working was from home.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Littleton, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Littleton, CO
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a weekinterviewed at DISH in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Quick interview with a Sales Manager followed by an HR representative. I was then taken to a computer to which had a call center simulation program. The program had several scenarios designed to test one's customer service and sales skills; this was by far the longest portion of the interview process.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no particularly difficult questions during this interview.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Littleton, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Littleton, CO
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at DISH in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    i had 1 phone interview, then you go personally to dish to take your online assessment they call you if you pass. then you go a second time for your face to face interview you see your Coach first then the site manager and last and HR rep. each one interviews you. be prepared to be there about 3 hours hr.

    Negotiation Details
    there is none everyone gets paid 10 dollar and our or your commission
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pine Brook, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pine Brook, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at DISH in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    Easy. They just fill seats. It is a one on one to see if you can speak and are sober. If you speak Spanish you get treated better and put in the best team.

    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Littleton, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Littleton, CO
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at DISH in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    The hiring and interview process went well, but he did ask if I was married.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't any negotiation. They said it was about $60,000 to $70,000 for the first year but even as a top performer, I don't think I would have come close to this. It was more like $20,000+.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Inside Sales Representative Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at DISH in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Was told in the interview that it was a 4 day 10 hour shift work week with a full 3 days off. Was never told that you were forced to work a 5th day almost every week without extra compensation. Was then told that it was easy to make $80~90k per yearwhich turned out to be another lie.
    Was told how easy it was to sell tv, these people are calling in looking for service, simple process. Never told about the false advertising that got people to call in and the they are upset that the 24.95 TV services is actually more than $60 after all the crap ad ons.
    Misleading interview process

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None. Take what we say, do what we say and you will make a lot of money
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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