Valspar Interview Questions

Updated Sep 19, 2014
Updated Sep 19, 2014
24 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 3 months - interviewed at Valspar.

    Interview Details

    Much selling about the great things offered. Not very challenging interview. Selling more as to how the company is growing. Seemed little desperate and not evaluative. Very easy interview that did not make me feel the job would be hard to get

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Summer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Valspar.

    Interview Details

    Submited resume through on campus recruiting channel. After a while, received the interview invitation. There were 2 back-to-back interviews. I interviewed with the head of M&A department and then with the head of treasury department.

    Interview Questions
    • Actually it was difficult because the department of treasury seem to have no interest on me.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  3.  

    Chemist I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Valspar.

    Interview Details

    Very friendly, not a lot of challenging questions asked it was more of a conversation, they really described what you would be doing and then expected you to ask a lot more questions, be sure to have plenty of questions because of this and show off your work experience

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    • oddly enough there was no difficult or unexpected questions   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Chemist II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It's long. One to one face talk every hour. You will feel very tired especially when you are asked very tough questions. They are friendly at first, however, after they decided not to give an offer, everything changed.

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    • Have you ever feel stressed? How did you go through?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Valspar.

    Interview Details

    The time from the first telephone interview to hire was a very long process, 5-weeks total. Hiring managers were pleasant, but decisions moved to slowly. I was surprised by how many steps were involved to get this job.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you handle working with difficult people and how I handle stress   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Since I was recruited and already had a job that I loved I was able to negotiate a good salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Chemist I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Valspar in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview was 1:1 on campus, about 40 mins. I was asked to introduce my research work first, and then some technical questions followed by behavioral. The interviewer introduced the position in details and the organization of the R&D.

    Interview Questions
    • What's the most difficult problem you encountered in your research and how you solved it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Distribution Center Manager Interview

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

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Valspar in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was initially contact by a staffing agency for the position. The screening process went very well. I had a phone screen and subsequent face to face interview with the HR manager who was wonderful to work with. The next step was a site interview with the hiring manger and company engineer. I was with both for about four hours total. Facility was great; engineer was very knowledgeable and considerate. I used the phrase "chain of command”. After a total of 8 hours of interviewing was told that made me sound to militaristic! Perhaps the 12 years of military service outlined on my resume would have given that away. A total waste of time. Hiring manager stated she encouraged me to join groups related to logistics as she would not be my mentor if she hired me as she would be too busy to lead teach and coach.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Lab Tech I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Birmingham, AL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Birmingham, AL
    Interview Details

    Hired through temporary agency with benefits, and competitive pay, got job offer with company after 4 months of working there

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Territory Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    hiring process was not difficult

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    Negotiation Details
    there was no negotiation…
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Operator II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Valspar.

    Interview Details

    Lengthy, but they have a standard they got which doesn't always allow the best hires.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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