Mary Kay
4.2 of 5 256 reviews
www.marykay.com Addison, TX 1000 to 5000 Employees

Mary Kay Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 2, 2014
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Beauty Consultant Interview

Beauty Consultant

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Mary Kay.

Interview Details – There is no interview. If you think you're the one on the spot, laugh out loud, because more than likely the person trying to recruit you is trying to do just that - recruit, not hire. Think of it like if you had to have an interview before you could get a gym membership. Look pretty, do your makeup, and by the end of your "interview" you'll be signing a new consultant agreement.

Interview Question – The fact that there weren't any questions except, what are you dreams? whats important to you?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – You negotiate with yourself for your own salary every time you try to make a sale.

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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied through college or university and interviewed at Mary Kay.

Interview Details – At the beginning I did not answer the call from the hire manager.
However, she called again and ask some questions about personal information. She ask about relocation, and which type of visa, full time or part time. How many hours I prefer...But after that, no more calls from that company.

Interview Question – only basic questions for personal information   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

Independent Beauty Consultant

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Mary Kay.

Interview Details – In person, or by phone

Negotiation Details – It was fun, easy, and inspiring

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Accepted Offer

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Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

Independent Beauty Consultant

I applied through other source and interviewed at Mary Kay.

Interview Details – Everyone can join and there is no interview or hiring process. You can sign up with any other consultants help.

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Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

Independent Beauty Consultant

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at Mary Kay.

Interview Details – you just meet somewhere with a recruiter and talk about Mary Kay, they will ask you a number of questions, tell you what the company is about, ask you about yourself and see ask you if you would like to join if they think you are right for Mary Kay

Interview Question – do you plan on making mary kay your only job   Answer Question

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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Intern Logistics Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

Interviewed at Mary Kay

Interview Details – On-site interview

Interview Question – Why should I hire you?   Answer Question

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Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 6 months - interviewed at Mary Kay in March 2014.

Interview Details – I was almost sucked into this cult. Thankfully, I did some research first and discovered that it is a pyramid scheme that uses cult-like manipulation tactics.

I was harassed, for months, by a Mary Kay consultant to attend a "pampering session." She eventually managed to manipulate me (guilted) me into attending. I was very skeptical, at first, but as they lavished us all with compliments and cheesecake and told us their stories, even those most skeptical in the room was ready to sign up for an "executive level income" working only part-time.

Interview Question – Tell us something unique about you.   View Answer

Reason for Declining – It's not exactly a "job offer" it is an opportunity to buy in to a multi-level marketing pyramid scheme. Do your research and you will see for yourself. (even Harpers magazine calls it the Pink Pyramid...Forbes also wrote about the scam)

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

Independent Beauty Consultant
Jacksonville, FL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Mary Kay in June 2013.

Interview Details – It was very easy, basically she asked me if I was interested in working with the company, I said yes, and bought my starter kit, then began work!

Interview Question – There were no difficult questions.   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

I Just Want to Use Glassdoor to Find Reliable Income Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Mary Kay in November 2011.

Interview Details – Interview with a girl who is already with the company and can assist you with heart. Do not sign up with just anyone. Make sure she does not rub you the wrong way

Interview Question – Make sure you invest in the least inventory option possible and make sure you earn enough to invest in the business and still get paid   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – nothing

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Director With Mary Kay Interview

Sales Director With Mary Kay
Brooksville, FL

I applied in-person and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Mary Kay in March 2010.

Interview Details – Very friendly staff of women , wanted to know why I want to sell mary -kay , what skill I have in sales. have I every use the product or know anyone that use mary-kay. telling me information about mary-kay and how it started and asking me what are my goals . the meetings are follow of knowledge and fun to go to and you meet new people every day

Interview Question – what are you goals   Answer Question

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