Jewelry Television Interview Questions in Tennessee

Updated Apr 15, 2015
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    Phone Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Jewelry Television (Knoxville, TN) in September 2014.

    Interview

    Followed a link from Craigslist.com to www.Jewelrytv.com/careers. Answered a few questions, uploaded my resume and then came across a new application procedure for the first time in 20+ years of applying for jobs. JTV required a recorded voice response to several questions over the phone. While I'm not sure whether the hiring managers actually listen to these recordings after overhearing peers within my training class, it's a useful tool if used properly. I am doubtful that hiring managers actually listen to applicants' responses due to the fact that I was contacted via email within minutes of concluding the voice response and online applications. I received a personal call from the person (whom was the same I actually met in person for an interview) within minutes of concluding my application and was offered an interview. I arrived and sat in a very small lobby and waited only minutes before I was greeted warmly and asked to follow her into an empty conference room. The hiring manager verbally skimmed through responses to my online application and had my resume printed out in front of her. At that point though, she picked up on the briefest of employment tenure due to her personal family involvement. She agreed that I possessed the skills necessary to benefit both myself and the company. I was then offered a job on the spot. To some that may be the best outcome, but I was skeptical as I've never been offered an on the spot offer. Due to the economy, I accepted and then I was required to fill out a plethora of forms. In addition, I was required to immediately provide my availability (specific shift, days, and times) and then mandated to submit to an offsite, drug test that would expire within a five hour window. While I am drug free, it all felt quite rushed.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked about the briefest employment tenure (3 months) amidst a resume of over 20+ years in sales.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    JTV does not negotiate hourly pay rate for sales agents.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Jewelry Television (Knoxville, TN) in April 2014.

    Interview

    The interviewer was very nice and courteous. I was asked to sit down and answer some questions concerning my qualifications. The interview lasted 30 minutes. It started with simple questions and moved on to more complex questions.

    Interview Questions

    • What skills will make you an asset with the company?   1 Answer
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    Phone Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Jewelry Television (Knoxville, TN) in April 2013.

    Interview

    Interview was fairly simple. My interviewer ended up being my supervisor. She was so sweet and caring. I loved being on her team. She asked me in the interview to sell her any item in the room. I chose hand sanitizer because she sneezed. I was offered the job at the end. Wages are not negotiable.

    Interview Questions

    • To sell them any item in the room.   1 Answer
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    Customer Care Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Jewelry Television (Knoxville, TN).

    Interview

    quick less than 30 mins per HR reps (2 in fact) and then a 15 min sit with scheduling and another agent to listen to some calls

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    easy. they tell you what you will make and when you will start. The American Dream!

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    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Jewelry Television (Knoxville, TN) in March 2012.

    Interview

    it was rough and enlightening

    Interview Questions

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    Phone Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Jewelry Television (Knoxville, TN) in May 2011.

    Interview

    The interview process to become a Phone Sales Representative was very simple. I received a call that I was to be interviewed two weeks prior to my interview. I was greeted at the front door by an HR employee who was very friendly and lead me right where I needed to go while starting a bit of idle chit chat. I had a couple papers to fill out while I waited to be interviewed with a few other potential employees. The actual interview felt a little rushed, but I was comfortable with who was interviewing me. He had a bit of conversation with me to break the ice and explained some of the basic workplace features. Then interview was very standard and straightforward with no tricks or odd questions. After we spoke he left me in the room alone for about 10 minutes and when he returned he told me I was hired. This was surprising because I expected they would call me back at a later day to let me know. I was lead out to another room where we filled out all the required paper work and I was given information for a free drug screening. Everything was very quick and smooth, if not a bit rushed.

    Interview Questions

    • The most unexpected question (though it should have been expected) was when I was asked to sell something in the room. It could be any item, I just had to look at it and attempt to sell it to the interviewer.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    It was very straightforward. There was really nothing to do on my part other than fill out paperwork. I would suggest asking as many questions as you can during this phase, just so you have a good grip of the job you're coming in to.

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    Production Tech Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Jewelry Television (Knoxville, TN) in April 2011.

    Interview

    Interview before a panel of people, followed by a tour.

    Interview Questions

    • Wants to see how you handled a mistake at your last job.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Negotiated an optimum salary, they want ultra experienced people and are willing to pay.

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    Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Jewelry Television (Knoxville, TN) in October 2010.

    Interview

    I was called and they scheduled me an in person interview. When I arrived, there were about 25 other people there and we were taken in one by one. They asked average questions and then I was told to pick anything I wanted and I had to sell it to the interviewer. I did well and they sent me to the call center to do scheduling.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your strengths?   1 Answer
    • Sell me something in this room.   1 Answer
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    Employee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Jewelry Television (Knoxville, TN) in October 2010.

    Interview

    I applied for a job that was posted at several online sources. I received a phone call and was asked if I was still interested in the position> I stated that I was and set-up an interview. I met with several supervisors and they explained the job duties and requirements in great detail.

    Interview Questions

    • What have you seen or heard that you don't think you'll like about Jewelry Television?   Answer Question
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    Imager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Jewelry Television (Knoxville, TN) in February 2009.

    Interview

    I got an email from my college placement program about the job, sent a quick résumé to hiring person and after a week or two had an interview with dept manager. Very simple 5 minute question process, mainly talked about mutual friends and was asked once about photoshop. The tour of the building took up most of the time. Days after, I took a color test. I was later informed that I was second on the list behind a girl who worked there before and "didn't have to go through orientation again". I was called a month later offering me the job.

    Interview Questions

    • "Do you use levels or curves in Photoshop?"   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. Be aware the beginning compensation is very low, raises and opportunities to advance are non existent

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