Mary Kay Interview Questions

Updated May 14, 2015
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Addison, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Mary Kay (Addison, TX) in March 2014.

    Interview

    Phone screen, then a group interview then met the decision maker. They LOVED ME according to recruiter. They had never met someone like me and wanted me. Little did I know what awaited me - boredom and looking for work to stay busy. Started looking elsewhere after the first 3 weeks.

    Negotiation

    No nego - my rate was met.

  2.  

    Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Spokane, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Mary Kay (Spokane, WA) in March 2014.

    Interview

    Basically asked who I was and my family and what my goals were. Three things I wanted to get out it. What things were important to me.

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    Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Mary Kay.

    Interview

    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 Questions

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Mary Kay (Dallas, TX) in October 2013.

    Interview

    I went for two interviews. The first was a group interview and the second one was upper management. I did better on answering the questions I was prepared for- so I recommend practicing an answer for every question you can think of. I also recommend that you bring extra copies of your resume for people that were pulled into the interview last minute that did not have a chance to look at your resume. Plus- try to know something about the company before you go for the interview- it matters.

    Interview Questions

    • What do makes you excited about this position?
      Do know anything about this company? Okay- then what do you know?
       
      1 Answer
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    Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Mary Kay.

    Interview

    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

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jacksonville, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Mary Kay (Jacksonville, FL) in June 2013.

    Interview

    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 Questions

  8.  

    Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cleveland, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Mary Kay (Cleveland, OH) in April 2013.

    Interview

    It wasn't so much an interview as it was an introduction to the company. The day I signed up my district manager scheduled me to try Mary Kay out and then she showed me how to do a facial the Mary Kay way. As we were talking about the products that we enjoyed and we compared them with the name brand products that were similar product wise. after my facial we did a mini make over using all Mary Kay products and I loved them and loved how the products made my skin feel. After we did a mini manicure I wanted to buy some of the products and that was when my district manager told me that I was the type of person who is cut out for selling cosmetics like Mary Kay and after all that I signed up to be an independent beauty consultant. So since signing up I was not able to put effort into selling products I soon lost interest in Mary Kay. I have been with the company for a while and still don't understand why other people were so good at selling beauty products and why could not sell even a hand soap.

    Interview Questions

    • How does Mary Kay products differ from product you buy from retail?   Answer Question
    • Did I like the way my skin felt after using Mary Kay once?   Answer Question
  9.  

    Sales Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Mary Kay (Dallas, TX) in September 2012.

    Interview

    Confusing and not straight forward what the responsibilities are until later on

    Interview Questions

    • They ask you to purchase a kit for $100   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Didn't like the methodology of their business

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    Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saddle Brook, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Mary Kay (Saddle Brook, NJ) in April 2012.

    Interview

    It's not exactly a hiring process because you are running your ownn bussiness

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    none really

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    Front End Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Mary Kay (Dallas, TX) in March 2012.

    Interview

    I reported to HR. The lady at the desk made sure they had all my paperwork in order. After that, I waited about 10 minutes for them to let the interviewers know I was here and schedule a room. I was then escorted to a conference room on one of the upper floors.

    I meet with the position's supervisor, his boss, and one of the team members. The interview was straight forward and routine. Questions covered my previous work, technical skills, and workflow.

    One of the interviewers threw in some trendy questions, jokingly. "If you were a pie, what kind of pie would you be? How many squirrels are there in the lot next to the building?"

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your ideal work environment.   1 Answer

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