The Connor Group Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Aug 8, 2015
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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
No Offer
Negative Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at The Connor Group (Columbus, OH) in February 2015.

Interview

I have had 5 people, including myself, go through almost a month of interviews wasting up to 10 to 20 hours on this company. After the amount of time spent, we didn't get even a phone call for weeks and then all of us got the same duplicated email saying they had hired someone else. I have had 6 years of sales experience, mostly face to face sales, and my friends have also had the same type of experience. Also, their employees are rude and nasty to customers. During the process, the last step is an 8 to 10 hour day shadowing at one of their locations followed by an interview. The Property Manager I spoke with was nice, however, I could not say the same about her employees. Total waste of time!!! Even if you have friends in their recruiting office or in any part of their company, they will not hire you.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at The Connor Group (Columbus, OH).

    Interview

    Went through 4 interviews. 2 phone and 2 face to face. One was a video conference. Pretty laid back but intense. Process was kind of misleading for the outlook of the culture of the job and workplace.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I interviewed at The Connor Group (Austin, TX) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Quite a long process, very detailed in every interview, had 5 interviews- some phone, some in person, once interviewing is done you spend a "day in the field" which is a great concept

    Interview Questions

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    Sales Associate Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at The Connor Group (Dayton, OH).

    Interview

    VERY Lengthy process. There are 4 interviews a job shadow and then you get the offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain a difficult situation that you were in at work and express how you handled it.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They will low ball you big time. You must counter offer to get where you need to be.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at The Connor Group (Atlanta, GA) in July 2012.

    Interview

    The interview process only took 2 days, I applied on a Friday and by Tuesday I went through 3 interviews. The first as with a recruiter, second was ith a human resource manager and the final interview was with a company partner. They made expectations very clear in the beginning.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    There as no need to negotiate they gave me what I expected for this position.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at The Connor Group (Columbus, OH) in June 2012.

    Interview

    I was called by someone at home office who did the first phone interview and then a second immediatley follwing. Then I was called to set up my first in person interview with SMT in Columbus, then I was called by home office to set up my day in the field where I spent an entire day with an SMT. Then my final interview was a video interview at one of the properties. Following I received a call with the job offer.

    Interview Questions

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at The Connor Group (Atlanta, GA) in September 2011.

    Interview

    applied online, got a phone call from a recruiter. went onto a long questionnaire, then went on to an in person interview with 3 different people.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you be relentless   1 Answer
    • How would you describe the speed of your workday   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    They gave me what I asked for.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at The Connor Group in July 2011.

    Interview

    I submitted my resume, then recruiter call and did a resume' interview, and about an hr later they did a personality test.... still waiting on the results from that.

    Interview Questions

    • When was there a time when you stood up for something you believed in?   1 Answer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at The Connor Group (Atlanta, GA) in March 2011.

    Interview

    I received a phone call and was asked questions about my resume. The lady set up another phone call later in the week. The second phone interview consisted of a personality test. The questions were about simple questions. She could only repeat the questions if you asked, but she could not rephrase them. She said that she had to put my answers into a database to see if I was a match for the company. A week later I received an email basically stating that my skills and qualifications were not need at that time.

    Interview Questions

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at The Connor Group in December 2010.

    Interview

    I posted my resume on a careerbuilder website. Next, I got a call from a recruiter and she set up an interview that day. She asked about my employment history, experience and skills. After I passed that interview, I was set up with another one the next day. That interview was an objective personality test. She read questions and was not aloud to elaborate and she could just only repeart. The interview took about 20 minutes.

    Interview Questions

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