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DataSphere Technologies Interview Questions in Seattle, WA

Updated Aug 29, 2014
Updated Aug 29, 2014
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellevue, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days - interviewed at DataSphere Technologies in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    The process was submit resume, phone call with a recruiter, onsite interview with a sales manager & a staged call where you pitched a manager on the product. In general, it was very similar to any other interviews I have gone through at other companies.

    The call was the most difficult part. It was basically a role play over the phone. I can understand why they do it but since I didn't know the product-- I was winging it the whole time. The person on the other side will try to throw you off but as long as you remember the sales basics-- you should be good.

    Interview Questions
    • It was the call where you pitched a product you know little about.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiations. It was a standard offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellevue, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at DataSphere Technologies in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    On the phone with recruiter then you will do a mock call with a sales manager. Afterwords, if you did good on the mock call you will be invited for an in person interview. It's pretty easy to get hired.

    Interview Questions
    • There was no structure to the interview. We had a quick conversation and the hiring manager was too busy for more.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None. Their package is what it is.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellevue, WA
    Application Details

    interviewed at DataSphere Technologies in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, got a call back right away. Did short telephone interview and then they asked me to come in next day for in person interview. In person interview was a lot of questions about worst manager, worst experience, how would you change last job etc....Phone interview was scheduled, waited over 2.5 hours waiting by phone. Very unprofessional. Final phone interview is worst part, they ask you to overcome objections on a product you know nothing about, something you can say to overcome objection at one job could be highly discouraged at this job. You will never know though, cause they do not tell you. Sales floor seems like high school, top 40 music cranking, people talking to each other rather than working. Not a good place if you like to stay focused, too loud, everyone in each others business.

    Interview Questions
    • Final phone interview is not a real gauge of someones sales ability. Interviewer objects to things you would learn to overcome in the very first day of training, you just have to know what they want you to say.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Too unprofessional work environment, low pay, reps told me they went a week with no sales.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellevue, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 week - interviewed at DataSphere Technologies in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    Received a call from Recruiter who did not provide all the facts about the company and could not give real numbers of what people made. Most people make $50k per year if you hit commission consistently. Had face to face interview that last about 20 minutes, then he sat me with a rep to watch and listen to them call. I left and received a phone call from the Recruiter three days later and scheduled a mock phone call to sell their product over the phone without a script or details on what they sell. The manager called 25 minutes late and told me to make up a company.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    they bring everyone in at the same level 30k base and its not worth it unless you never worked before or if you are just looking for sales experience.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellevue, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at DataSphere Technologies in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Met one of the firm's recruiter at my school's career fair where we exchanged resume and business cards.

    1st interview: Via phone where the recruiter asked me general questions based on career goals, interests, why sales, and etc. Initial gauge on how well you articulate over the phone

    2nd interview: 1:1 with a sales manager. Asks you general, behavioral questions. Opportunity to tour/shadow the work site and recruiter gives you an assignment after tour.

    3rd final interview: Via phone, based on assignment. You give a mock sales pitch based on one of the products they sell, to the sales manager. They are also listen to how you respond to objections you'd experience in a typical sales call. Prep your responses based on common objections as the sales manager you're trying to sell will object against your pitch aggressively. Decision is provided ~48 hours after call.

    Interview Questions
    • Addressing certain objections in 3rd interview can be difficult. Prep for these objections along with common ones:

      1. Product/offer is a scam.
      2. Competitive offers from other firms.
      3. What about the product that really benefits the customer
      4. Delaying purchase
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellevue, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at DataSphere Technologies in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    Recruiter was very professional from start to finish. Interview was with only one Manager. Questions regarding past experiences regarding call center experiences.

    Interview Questions
    • What if scenarios regarding working as a team and also individually in an environment with music playing in the background.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Training Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellevue, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at DataSphere Technologies in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Submitted app after seeing a Craigslist ad. Got a call within 1 week. ~1 hr phone interview with a recruiter. ~1 hr phone interview with hiring manager. Brought in for in-person interviews, met with 5 people. It took about 2 weeks of negotiations before getting a written offer.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Inside Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellevue, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at DataSphere Technologies in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    Saw re-occuring ad on Craig's List, so said why not? Submitted my resume and got call by recruiter to do a phone screening. Phone screening led to onsite interviews. They do a bunch of interviews at once by getting a big group, and then they hand you off to two different sales managers for two interviews. If you get past that, you get to do a mock call which is the final step.

    Interview Questions
    • Mock call for selling advertising was the hardest thing about the interviews. I was successful in sales at previous jobs, and pitched how I normally pitch.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellevue, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 days - interviewed at DataSphere Technologies in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    Phone call where you pretended to sell the product

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11. 3 people found this helpful  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellevue, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellevue, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at DataSphere Technologies.

    Interview Details

    Recruiter called to setup phone interview asking various questions to get a sense of phone presence and voice clarity. Once phone interview was approved, in person interview was established two weeks later. Interviewed with two different sales managers. Format was nonchalant asking random various questions and seeing how quickly you can adapt and how personable you are. From then start date was two weeks later as well.

    Interview Questions
    • Can't recall since it was long ago, but intervew was 1:1, relaxed, conversational environment as opposed to being drilled questions one after another. It will depend on the sales manager you happen to get that particular day who is doing interviews with you.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. Base salary is $30k annually + commissions earned.

    Paycheck is biweekly on Fridays 26x a year.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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