KB Home Interview Questions

Updated Jun 17, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)  

    New Home Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at KB Home (Austin, TX) in June 2015.

    Interview

    I was recruited by their own company and it was a very quick process. The recruiter interviews you and asks you questions. If they like you, they set up a time to visit a corporate location and take a 60 question skills test. If you pass the recruiter calls you for a recap and a short interview. From there they relay the information to management and see if they would like to do a panel interview. That's as far as I got.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked a lot of example questions about sales techniques and situation/open ended things.   Answer Question
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    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at KB Home.

    Interview

    First step was a phone interview w/ recruiter, then took an assessment test, then another short phone interview with the recruiter, the an in person interview with director. Pleasant experience overall

    Interview Questions

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    Design Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Centennial, CO
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at KB Home (Centennial, CO) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Applied, 1 week later assessment, 1 week later phone interview that was rescheduled a few hours before, 2 weeks later interview, 1 day later interview with director, 1wk later generic decline email.

    Interview Questions

    • I really connected with recruiter and loved the hiring manager, but went for "final stamp of approval" with director and that was it. His interviewer skills were terrible and uncomfortable to sit through. After all the successful interviews, I was going against his personal bias and was not reviewed accurately based on my capabilities.   1 Answer
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    New Home Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wildomar, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at KB Home (Wildomar, CA) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Was asked for a resume by a recruiter, then had a Phone Screening a week later, Took Personality & Math Testing (65 questions w/ 10 being word problems) at one of the corporate offices, Had another Phone Screen again the following day after notification of passing the test, Went to a Panel Interview but first had to go visit and inspect a KB sales site, then attend Group a Interview, then two more Face to Face 1:1 Interviews same day.. Yep total of 7 interviews.. Process went fast.. started with about 10 people dwindled down to final 3

    Interview Questions

    • How did you handle an irate customer in a previous role? What was the outcome?   Answer Question
    • Tell us about yourself, who you are, what you've been doing past 5 years   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Nothing to negotiate. They offer 2 mos small base salary then it's 100% commission but can take a draw against commission. Commission range is about 1-1.5% of sales price. Can take up to a year for a new home community project to be completed thus long wait for real closings.

  6. Helpful (3)  

    New Home Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at KB Home.

    Interview

    First a one on one conversation with an excellent recruiter was held. She said they Vet all of the applicants and only the very best get past her. Then she called to set up the next interview. Upon arrival for that interview I found there were several potential new hires were bought in at the same time, without being told it was a group interview. There were more "qualified" candidates than places to sit. After a group interview and test, each candidate was called in for a round table interview with the sales director and two sales managers. Then finally an interview with the Area VP.

    Interview Questions

    • His first words to me before I said anything at all were "When a sales person tells me it sells itself I know they don't know what they're talking about, so tell me really, how do you plan to sell my houses?"   Answer Question
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    New Home Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at KB Home (Los Angeles, CA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    First testing in Westwood Corp office, then a phone interview, then an in person interview. All of this was within one week. Everyone was very nice especially the person I had the face to face interview with. They are a very good company and they let you know exactly what their expectations are which I found very helpful.

    Interview Questions

    • How many appointments could I generate in a week.   1 Answer
  8.  

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at KB Home.

    Interview

    After applying for the position I started talking with a recruiter who set me up with an assessment test at the KB Home location. Upon passing the assessment test I completed a phone interview with the recruiter then had a face to face interview with the VP of Operations. After the face to face interview I met with 3 other people to make sure that I would mesh well with the company. Everyone is extremely nice and personable. The interviews are pretty generic without many tough questions.

    Interview Questions

  9. Helpful (2)  

    New Home Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    After you submit your resume, you have a phone interview that asks basic questions on experience. If the HR rep likes what they hear, you will be directed to take a test at either the main office or at a community, You are timed on the test. The questions are basic math questions. Once you pass, you will be set up with another phone interview and then a face to face interview.

    Interview Questions

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    Marketing Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at KB Home (Raleigh, NC).

    Interview

    I had to take a mini SAT Test before the interview, which I passed. During the interview I answered all questions and asked them what they were looking for in a candidate. They said someone like me. I didn't get an offer for no apparent reason except I am black and everyone who works there is white.

    Interview Questions

  11. Helpful (3)  

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at KB Home.

    Interview

    I spoke to the recruiter for over 45 mins. She scheduled me for an assessment test the following week. The same day I received an email about scheduling an interview with their HR Department. The interview went well. Waiting for the next step. The questions were real estate related. There were not any that threw me off or were difficult.

    Interview Questions

    • There was not any difficult questions. They were all real estate related. They were mainly about my past sales, and how I acquired new business, why I wanted to work there etc.   Answer Question
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