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Hewlett-Packard Sales Representative Interview Questions

Updated Aug 11, 2014
Updated Aug 11, 2014
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Sales Representative Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boise, ID
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boise, ID
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in April 2014.

Interview Details

It was a telephone interview only. No tough questions. It was clear that they were working on volume rather than quality. I was recruited through a 3rd party contractor so I wasn't a direct "core" employee of Hewlett Packard, which made it easy for them to accept or reject candidates. Or in my case discard them.

Interview Questions
  • There were no difficult questions presented whatsoever. After being hired during the first day of training they made it clear that the decision was based on their perception of our personality over the phone.   View Answer
Negotiation Details
There was no negotiation. It was through 3rd party contractor, the terms were non-negotiable.
Accepted Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Hewlett-Packard

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Decent, but lacked depth of exploring my skills...went too heavily on my resume. Culture seems broken, HP seems lost in the space I was skilled to work in. One potential co-worker actually called me names when I asked about work-life balance....that was all for me.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Poor market position in delivering Cloud services.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rio Rancho, NM
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rio Rancho, NM
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    At the time when i went in for the interview everyone was dressed in a professional manner. The interview lasted about an hour long while most of the questions were very straight forward and easy to answer. It was a group interview where i had to speak with 3 other managers during this time.

    Negotiation Details
    Didn't have much room to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Sales Representative Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    Hiring for my position as an internal canidate was very simple. I had 3 rounds of phone interviews and then was presented a job offer.

    Interview Questions
    • What value will you bring to the HP Partner communitiy?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation as an internal canidate was minimal. I requested relocation and that was approved.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Conway, AR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Conway, AR
    Application Details

    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    The interview process started with a phone interview. They asked a series of question about character, job history and situation based questions. The next step was a group interview with a few district managers. That was the final interview before the offer was made. I accepted the offer and it was followed by paperwork and training.

    Interview Questions
    • Name the top 5 in the Fortune10 and tell me why each company is successful?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    The interview went well, it had been several years since my last job interview so I was a bit nervous and unsure of what to expect. I believe that I performed well during the interview and answered the questions well. Due to time restrictions, the presentation that I had prepared for did not happen. I was told the job was mine but the internal politics took over and I was not offered the position.

    Interview Questions
    • If you were a car, what kind of car would you be?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard.

    Interview Details

    Got called from HR, went to a 1 on 1 interview, asked about my background and normal behavioural questions. Got hired another day

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    Saw job posting on linkedin. Searched my network for a manager to refer me to hiring manager for position posted. Asked contact to send me hiring managers contact info. Got referral to hiring manager. Sent email to manager, applied online, followed up with name given by hiring manager as the screener. Phone interview by screener. Didn't meet the public sector experience request. Ended with if position with non public sector experience is available please contact

    Interview Questions
    • What type of public sector experience do you have?   View Answer
    • What direct relationship do you have in Omaha related to SLED?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    The process was quick from the time I applied for the position to the time I interviewed. Had one interview and got the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a situation where a customer was upset and what you did   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Hewlett-Packard in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Negative energy

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work for this organization if you received your degree in an unrelated field?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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