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Mary Kay Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 16, 2014
All Interviews Received Offers

Getting an Interview  

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Interview Experience  

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Interview Difficulty  

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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Engineer Interview

Engineer

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


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

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.


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Technical Consultant Interview

Technical Consultant
Tacloban, Tacloban (Philippines)

I applied in-person and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Mary Kay in May 2012.

Interview Details – interview and terming

Interview Question – what did you choose this kind of job   View Answer

Reason for Declining – because i feel like i didn't deserve it.


1 person found this helpful

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Business Analyst Interview

Business Analyst

I applied in-person and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Mary Kay in December 2009.

Interview Details – Obtaining the interview was easier than normal since I was already working there as a contractor. But, since they hardly automatically convert contractors to full-time employees. I had to apply. They set up the bar so high and always find one bullet point in the job description to hold on to that. This Business Analyst position that I applied required some financial background, but they made it seem like you have to have a Financial degree with masters in technology.
This was not the only position I applied for, but the process is the same. The interview process is more intended for you to get disappointed, making you feel you don't qualify (even though you have 90% of the requirements). And to tell you the truth there is people inside that you ask yourself how in the world they got hired. The Culture and benefits were great back in 2006, but they have been decaying over the years considerably. Hopefully it gets back like it was before.

Interview Question – Why would make you a good fit for this position?   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Consultant Interview

Consultant

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Mary Kay in May 2009.

Interview Details – I went to a consultant meeting/direct sales and after hearing about the opportunity I chose to sign up with my friend, that is now my director...Over a few weeks I was given ample training on products and their use and purpose...I was taught about skin care classes and even able to go to some and watch my director in action...

Interview Questions

Negotiation Details – I was taught a lot about the products and how to give skin care classes...I have received a lot of support from my up line directors...


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Consultant Interview

Consultant

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Mary Kay in March 2009.

Interview Details – tried the product, inquired about the employment opporunity, set up interview within 24 hours, offered position next day, accepted, began work with 24 hrs.

Interview Questions


Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Beauty Consultant Interview

Beauty Consultant

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Mary Kay in August 2009.

Interview Details – Good interview.

Interview Questions


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Sales Director With Mary Kay Interview

Sales Director With Mary Kay

The process took a day - interviewed at Mary Kay in June 2010.

Interview Details – Informal during a company sponsored event.

Interview Questions


1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

Independent Beauty Consultant

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Mary Kay in May 2007.

Interview Details – Basically, the interview was an opportunity for me to tell my recruiter what I wanted out of Mary Kay and then she offered me the opportunity to become a part of her team. She answered questions I had for the most part (it's usually the other way around, but she had already seen what she wanted to out of me I guess!) and then we talked about the first steps to get started!

Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in Mary Kay in a few years? What are your goals?   Answer Question

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