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Lamar Advertising Interview Questions

Updated Nov 25, 2014
Updated Nov 25, 2014
9 Interview Reviews

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Lamar Advertising.

    Interview Details

    easy apply through the website, Standard interview, nothing out of the ordinary. went through my portfolio, they asked questions about each piece and basic skill set questions, how I worked with a teach and so on

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Lamar Advertising in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Filled out online application, promptly received an initial phone interview, met with hiring supervisor the following week, professional yet relaxed interview. Straightforward interview with about ten canned questions the lead up intrduction actually lasted longer than the battery of questions

    Interview Questions
    • How do you respond to a potential client that says they need time to think about it   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Human Resources Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Baton Rouge, LA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Baton Rouge, LA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Lamar Advertising in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Most of the interview questions are behavioral questions

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Lamar Advertising.

    Interview Details

    Pretty basic interview, anyone with a good sales approach should do fine. They want hunters, obviously who will go out and knock on as many doors as you can. You do have to pass a drug test before hiring and are subject to random drug tests throughout your employment.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions you shouldn't be able to handle if you've been in sales before.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Lamar won't negotiate, and their starting salary is extremely low. That's why many candidates decline working for them.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Augusta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Augusta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Lamar Advertising in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Vey laid back and quick.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Nothing.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at Lamar Advertising in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    Very basic interview. Sales related questions.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eugene, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eugene, OR
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Lamar Advertising in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    2 interviews. Offer is contingent on passing a drug screen. Offer a base, phone allowance, car allowance, 401k match, discount stock purchase, one week vacation for first year, two for second year.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Asked for more vacation time....was accustomed to at least two weeks off. Was told I could use sick days for vacation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Contract Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    2 interviews a preliminary interview and then second interview is where you get the job offer and review of the job. easy interviews, want to know your background and about your personality.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Graphic Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Lamar Advertising in November 2008.

    Interview Details

    I presented my portfolio and gave my resume to someone within in the company; he gave it to a manager once it came time for hiring (months later). Manager called me in for an interview and to review my portfolio. It was a very relaxed, 1-on-1 interview. Although I wore a suit, Manager was in shorts, a t-shirt, and sandals. Manager was very friendly, made me very comfortable, and gave me an idea of a daily schedule there. Once Manager approved, he needed the General Manager's approval and I went on an interview with the GM about a week later. Even my interview with the GM was relaxed, casual, and inviting. Roughly a week after my interview with the GM, the Manager called and offered the job with my requested hourly pay. When I got a tour of the place, I noticed the workers were all very young (aged 25-40) and relatively new to the industry. Although the work culture is more casual than others I've experienced, this is in no way an indication that the people do not work hard. The designers must complete a lot of work in a day and there isn't much room for goofing off. Unfortunately, the physical environment in which the designers worked inhibited their creativity, in my opinion.

    Interview Questions
    • Truthfully, the interview itself was not typical an no particularly difficult questions were asked.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I requested a specific hourly pay and I got it. However, I made sure to stay within the middle of our local industry's pay range while still pitching higher than I was making at the time.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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