Kimball Midwest Sales Representative Interview Questions

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Sales Representative Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Kimball Midwest (Chicago, IL) in December 2010.

Interview

The process started with a phone call from the sales recruiter, and she was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the position and expectations. We talked about my background, what I'm looking for in a new opportunity, and she answered most of the questions I had about the process and the position. She submitted my information to the manager, and I had a great phone conversation with him. We met in person, and we talked about my experiences and how that would mesh with Kimball Midwest. From there I went on a ride along, known as a JOT (Job Observation Tour) with an area trainer. It gave me a great view of what it would be like out in the field, and I was even more excited! Since they custom design the compensation packages for each person, they developed an offer for me and he presented it. I accepted and have been very happy and have seen outstanding successes in the time I've been with Kimball. I feel I have a career, and they truly appreciate my efforts.

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Negotiation

They base your compensation on what you've done in the past, to make sure you're whole. It is amazing that a company provides this type of pay structure to complement my training program.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orange, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Kimball Midwest (Orange, CA) in October 2010.

    Interview

    Found the job position offer on indeeded.com forwarded my resume on to headquarters,about 45 days later a recruiter called from kimball midwest and i had a phone interview with her for about 20 minutes,after that i was askes to take a couple of test online,skills,personality and intelligence. Recieved a call about 2 days later to say i passed the tests and they would like me to interview with the district manager. 1 or 2 days later the district manager called me to do a phone interveiw for about 40 minutes. 1 1/2 weeks later the district manager called and wanted to do a sit down interveiw,got together at starbucks around 4pm lasted 45 minutes, 1 week later manager asked for another meeting at the same place, after about 5 weeks of interviewing i asked the manager if they had made a decission a week later i was offered a sales job with many conditions. Interview was kind of wishy washy so ask before you take the job offer.

    Interview Questions

    • I was askes if i was married and had kids.   2 Answers

    Negotiation

    The company does not negotiate with nobody so it is what is offered or no position. Ask everything about the position first,start up fees,hours,pay,benifits and manager support.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Kimball Midwest in February 2009.

    Interview

    I interviewed by phone with a corporate recruiter, than spoke to a Manager the same week. Setup a face to face interview for the following Tuesday. They do want to make sure that they are making the right hire so, I got to ride with one of the current reps and see what it would be like. I then meet with the Manager again face to face to recieve and accept the offer. My whole process took less then 1 mth to complete and I knew exactly what the job entailed and what to expect.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I was able to negotiate the entire package. They are very flexible and customize the offers to the individual

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