State Farm Insurance Sales Representative Interview Questions

Updated Jul 31, 2014
Updated Jul 31, 2014
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Insurance Sales Representative Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
Application Details

I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at State Farm in April 2014.

Interview Details

Three phone interviews, the expected process; also had to fill in a test consisting of math and chart-interpretation questions. It was moderately easy. I wish all employers would be as courteous and professional.

Interview Questions
Reasons for Declining

Found another job; did not want to specialize in insurance as much as in the other profession

Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

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    Insurance Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Rego Park, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rego Park, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at State Farm in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    if working for an agency - 1 initial interview, second interview would be conducted to explain compensation and sign a disclosure for a background check. you will also be required to pass state exams for licensing.

    Negotiation Details
    not much to be negotiated.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Insurance Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    professional attire took 3 interviews. How yow you work in a team what your goals are. Give examples of a time when you had to sell something. As well as how do work under pressure.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Insurance Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  West Covina, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in West Covina, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at State Farm in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed twice. During the first interview I was asked to provide a list of 50 family and friends I could sell insurance products to. At the second interview, it was a follow-up as to whether or not I contacted anyone and their responses.

    Interview Questions
    • Why did I want to work for State Farm insurance.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Insurance Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Tempe, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tempe, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at State Farm.

    Interview Details

    Submitted my Resume and Cover Letter to one of the recruiters. I received immediate response on how to properly apply. I scheduled a phone interview within the next week and was hired a week later

    Interview Questions
    • When have you worked as a team and had to persuade your team mates to do things your way?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Insurance Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dayton, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dayton, OH
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at State Farm.

    Interview Details

    Individual interview process by Agency Owner.

    Interview Questions
    • What was the best part of your High School experience?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Several emails went sent back and forth from the initial offer and acceptance.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Insurance Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at State Farm in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Contacted San francisco State Farm agent and set up an interview as he needed an employee. Met with Agent along with a Commercial sales representative from the company. After one interview and started the job about a week later

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Insurance Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dallas, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at State Farm in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Starting off with a phone-interview, the agent will call the interested party and have an ask them about their past work experience. Afterwards, if you qualify after the phone interview, they will call you in for an in-person interview. The in-person interview would be the final interview and you basically go through a behavioral test with the branch sales manager.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Insurance Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at State Farm in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied online

    Received email to take two tests. One personality test, and a fast quiz similar to IQ tests. Don't rush and guess. Take your time and answer correctly.

    Phone Interview with Agent Manager.

    1:1 Interview. Mine was 2 hours long.

    Interview Questions
    • Answer these percentage questions. (ASKS ME 30 OF THEM)   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Insurance Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Columbia, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbia, MO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at State Farm.

    Interview Details

    You will be asked why you want to work for them and why is insurance important to you. My agent asked about time an attendance and my sales history. How did your employer measure your sales and productivity? Also how you deal with difficult customers.

    Interview Questions
    • when you wanted to get your license? before you started working or start working and get your license? You want to do it before you start. It will make everything much easier.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    they gave me a base salary amount. They mentioned commissions but did not say what they paid for commissions. You should ask about when you will be eligibe for an increase in pay. Ask how many attempts you get, to pass the insurance test. How long you have to study and if you have to have both Life & Health & P &C or just one.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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