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Sales Representative
Jersey City, NJ

I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific in February 2011.

Interview Details – Why are you leaving your current position?

Interview Question – Why are you the best person for the position?   Answer Question


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Sales Representative
Houston, TX

The process took 5 days - interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific in March 2009.

Interview Details – Interviewed with local manager, then district manager and then an offer was extended.

Interview Question – What is a weakness you have overcome?   View Answer


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Sales Representative

I applied online and interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Interview Details – Long interview process; with recruiter/HR on phone, Hiring manager on phone, in person with all managers in sales territory

Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 5 years   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Accepted first offer


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Sales Representative

The process took 2 days - interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific in March 2010.

Interview Details – Very professional, expedited process. All expense paid trip to HQ, multiple person schedule, all questions professional and two way discussions.

They were not forthcoming about deficiencies in the product line, which was detrimental later.

Interview Question – Describe a difficult situation and how you overcame it?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Had an existing position, so was able to negotiate pay rate to some extent, and covered commissions lost for leaving other job.

If I did it again, I wouldn't take the job without a 3 yr contract minimum to protect against upper management.


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Sales Representative

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific in May 2010.

Interview Details – Quick, good communication.

Interview Question – Why transition to sales?   Answer Question


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Sales Representative

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific in September 2009.

Interview Details – Submitted my resume on line. Was surprised to actually get a call from the in-house recruiter (there is only one) Initial phone interview with recruiter. One hour phone interview with hiring manager. Face-to-face interview with hiring manager (one hour) and finally a phone interview with manager's VP. Closed him hard and he said the job was mine - he was just a final check-off in the process.

Interview Question – Why have you had so many jobs?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Not much negotiation opportunity.

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