Equity Residential
2.8 of 5 109 reviews
www.equityapartments.com Chicago, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

Equity Residential Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 11, 2014
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Easy Interview

Leasing Consultant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Pleasanton, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Equity Residential in September 2013.

Interview Details – Through my interview process, I was kept up to date on follow up interviews, I got to see where I'd be working, and who I'd be working with (this is very important to me). I was notified of my job offer quickly. I did not bother negotiating hourly wage because I felt it was fair.

Interview Question – A resident comes in to complain that a sprinkler system sprayed a bit of water on their car. This resident demands we pay for a full $500.00 exterior AND interior detailing at a local luxury car wash, just because a bit of water was on his car. What do you do?   View Answer

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Accepted Offer

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Very Easy Interview

Leasing Consultant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Seattle, WA

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at Equity Residential in May 2010.

Interview Details – Simple enought

Interview Question – They were pretty generic   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Community Manager Interview

Community Manager
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Equity Residential in February 2012.

Interview Details – Pretty standard interview process with an RM. Position was offered quickly after an intensive background check.

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Manager Interview

Manager

Interviewed at Equity Residential

Interview Details – Joined Equity through acquisition so did not formally interview. Good HR and recruiting dept with high standards for talent selection

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Accepted Offer

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Leasing Consultant Interview

Leasing Consultant

Interviewed at Equity Residential

Interview Details – Phone interview followed by in person interview

Interview Question – Tell us something you would have difficulty with about this position.   Answer Question

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Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

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Maintenance Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Rancho Santa Clarita, CA

I applied in-person - interviewed at Equity Residential in September 2009.

Interview Details – started as maintenance helper then maintenance technician then maintenance engineer

Interview Question – on call at night and emergency work such as water leak heaters electrical trouble shootings and more   View Answer

Reason for Declining – for my age i could no longer carry heavy materials such as water heater from first floor to fourth floor

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Leasing Consultant Interview

Leasing Consultant
Atlanta, GA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Equity Residential in April 2011.

Interview Details – They begin with a detailed phone interview which consists of your typical "Tell me about yourself" questions. Any issues with management or coworkers? How do you handle sales rejections? Do you consider yourself a people person...etc.

Interview Question – Nothing was out of the ordinary   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I asked for a bit more than what they initially offered and got it.

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No Offer

Positive Experience

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Procurement Specialist At Equity Residential Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Chicago, IL

I applied online and interviewed at Equity Residential.

Interview Details – The people that I met with were great and I was walked through the interviewing process. HR was very informative and provided detailed information about their benefits package. Very enthusiastic and energetic group. I had a great experience overall but unfortunately I wasn't offered the position. Everyone I met was able to answer my questions and provide me with a good idea of what is expected.

Interview Question – Provide an example of a constructive criticism you have received.
Give an example of you have used one of your strength to resolve an issue
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

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Vice President Acquisitions Interview

Anonymous Employee
Chicago, IL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Equity Residential in July 2009.

Interview Details – 5 interviews and intelligence tests

Negotiation Details – yes on salary and bonus

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Concierge Interview

Anonymous Employee
Los Angeles, CA

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Equity Residential in February 2012.

Interview Details – The process has been very professional and pleasant so far starting from the application which was done online through the company website. I received the first call approx a week later after submitting my application asking me to go in for an interview. After hanging up, the interviewing manager sent me an e-mail right away confirming the place and time of the interview. The interviews went smoothly and I did not feel like they were interrogating me. When they said they would give me a call, they really did. That is something a lot of employers do not care enough to do anymore especially in this economy.

Interview Question – Were you ever asked to do something by your past employer that you did not feel it was right and what was your response?   Answer Question

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