I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Sherwin-Williams in October 2013.
Interview Details – Interviewing with SW is very straight forward and to the point. They do not beat around the bush, and are upfront and honest about expectations. The only thing you must keep in mind that is if you are not willing to move, do not waste your time. The company has a military mind set when it comes to relocating, and only if you are willing to do so is there chances for advancement.
Interview Question – Why do you want this job, and what makes you think you can do it better than the other candidates? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Everything is negotiable, as long as you can state your case...
Very Easy Interview
I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams in September 2013.
Interview Details – Interviewed and was hired within one week. Very quick process. Now one interwiews normally two times, must pass a background check. The process takes 2 to 4 weeks.
Interview Question – Why do you want to work for this company. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation.
The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Sherwin-Williams in December 2009.
Interview Details – I was offered a position in the management training program and told them I was too experienced for the position. After a few successful phone interviews I had 2 face to face interviews which led to me being offered a position which I gladly accepted.
The process took 1 week - interviewed at Sherwin-Williams in May 2012.
Interview Details – There was initial contact through e-mail acknowledging my application. Next there was a Phone interview approx. 30 min. Then a few days later ane-mail of questions about sales strategy and 90 day sales plan. Finally a face to face interview by the hiring manager. The whole process took about a week. I was beat out by a candidate with prior store manager and sales rep experience.
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Sherwin-Williams in February 2010.
Interview Details – I have only gone through one interview so far but the recruiter had considerable knowledge. I recommended researching the company and thinking back on past experiences. For example, you should know some specific examples of conflict with another employee and how you resolved it, problem with customer and how you resolved it, time when you lead people, etc. The more specific stories you have the better.
Interview Question – Tell me of a time when you had a conflict with an employee and how did you handle it? Answer Question
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