E. & J. Gallo Sales Representative Interview Questions

Updated Sep 5, 2014
Updated Sep 5, 2014
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Sales Representative Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Interview Details

I first met a recruiter at my college career fair. We talked for a while, and after the career fair I followed up with an email expressing my interest in the position. We talked on the phone and scheduled the first interview with her. It went well, and I go invited to go on a ride a long with a current sales representative. After, I had another interview with the general sales manager.

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Accepted Offer

Other Interview Reviews for E. & J. Gallo

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Focused on past work experience, they will see if you're qualified in the first interview then they will call you back for a second

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    3 Year training process seems too long

    Declined Offer
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interviewed through school career fair. The interview seemed to go very well and we connected easily.

    Interview Questions
    • Went through resume and talked about past sales experiences.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source - interviewed at E. & J. Gallo.

    Interview Details

    I went on two in-office interviews and one "day in the life" work day.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Sales Representative Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at E. & J. Gallo in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Initially was contacted by email to meet for coffee nearby my campus. After that I received a call for a formal interview (it was a 2 on 1 interview). That went really well, so I was asked to come back for a second face-to-face interview with two different Gallo higher level managers. Both interviews were fairly smooth. They asked the general questions such as: why are you interested in sales? Why Gallo specifically? What motivates you? Why do you think you would do well in this industry? etc. The next step was a job shadow of a sales representative. I thought it went great. But after this step, I received a letter in the mail saying "thanks, but we went with someone else." It was a great experience, not sure what went wrong though.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no real difficult questions. One that had me fumble for an answer a little though was: "tell us about a time where you struggled, and had to overcome the adversity or obstacles you faced." (or something of that nature). Those questions are hard, because you have to make a negative sound positive.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    applied online and then was asked to interview. went to three different interviews on a ride along

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Got a call from a screener - asked basic questions like what I had heard about Gallo, why I wanted to work for Gallo, what sets me apart from competition, etc. Also made sure I didn't have any DUIs. Then had an interview with a district manager and he gave me info about the company and asked some "get to know you" questions.

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    Declined Offer
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    Sales Representative Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at E. & J. Gallo in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Two rounds of on campus interviews followed by a trip to wine country for the final rounds of interviewing. The trip to wine country is used to get to know you and the other applicants on a personal level.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at E. & J. Gallo in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    Met recruiters at Career Fair, & was invited for an interview which went very well. Both recruiters were personable & it was a simple meeting where they asked about my resume, described the job, etc. I was then asked to come for a second interview and it was borderline unprofessional and left me feeling very discouraged about the job. This was a complete shock as all of my encounters with this company and its employees have been nothing but positive. Most of the questions were not related to the job or the company but rather my change in major from healthcare to business. Additionally, I was hurried out the door to due lack of time and was unable to ask the recruiter any questions.

    Interview Questions
    • What other companies are you currently interviewing with and why are those companies not related to this industry?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at E. & J. Gallo in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    The recruiter came to campus and conducted interviews and then the info session. They asked the basic question but based off of my experience and just read from my resume. It was all about tell me a time when questions.

    Interview Questions
    • If you know yourself and you have been a leader in organizations then you will do great. Just think of different scenarios that you have been in. I would suggest doing practice interviews if you have not really interviewed with a company.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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