Mary Kay Interview Questions

Updated Jul 27, 2015
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    Sales Director Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed 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

  2.  

    Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed 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

  3.  

    Front End Developer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed 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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    Corporate Employee - Non-manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Addison, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Mary Kay (Addison, TX) in February 2012.

    Interview

    1. Phone screening with HR representative (20 mins) - Approx. 2 weeks after online submission 2. In-person interview with your potential supervisor (40 mins) - 1 week after phone screening 3. Group interview with your potential team (40 mins) - 1 week after supervisor interview Phone call with offer 4 days after supervisor interview

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work for Mary Kay? How do you handle conflict?   Answer Question
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    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Mary Kay in November 2011.

    Interview

    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 Questions

    • 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

    nothing

  7.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Mary Kay in November 2010.

    Interview

    I was offered a free lipstick to hear the details of the Mary Kay Opportunity. The first time I heard it I didn't think it was for me! I had another chance to listen, and this time I wanted to hear more. The Sales Director shared more details, especially about the product buyback option if I gave it a try and decided it wasn't for me. I realized I had everything to gain and nothing to lose, so I signed my agreement!

    Interview Questions

    • "What do you think will be different about your life in three years if you don't do this?"   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    n/a

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    Independent Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Mary Kay (Milwaukee, WI) in April 2010.

    Interview

    There are no interviews, you just show up at a meeting, ask them questions about what the position is like, and pay the fee for the "Starter" kit. From there the discussion goes to how much product you are planning on ordering and stocking, and they set up training appointments with you.

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    Sales Director With Mary Kay Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooksville, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Mary Kay (Brooksville, FL) in March 2010.

    Interview

    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 Questions

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    Independent Beauty Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in West Melbourne, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Mary Kay (West Melbourne, FL) in March 2009.

    Interview

    I had a one on one interview with a sales director/recruiter. First she gave me a facial and then offered me the opportunity to become an independent beauty consultant. She was bubbly and very nice.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I say that they should go for the opportunity to be an independent beauty consultant because you're your own boss and it helps to have that income during these poor economic times.

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    Beauty Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Magnolia, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Mary Kay (Magnolia, TX) in October 2008.

    Interview

    Very easy with all opportunities explained.

    Interview Questions

    • How much do I want to earn per month?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Take the chance it is worth

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