Verizon Sales Representative Interview Questions

Updated Jul 25, 2015
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Sales Representative Interview

Anonymous Employee
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

Application

The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Verizon.

Interview

They did not contact me despite high qualifications other than sales. I filled out a 1 hour survey. The questions were ambiguous so you need to pay good attention.

Interview Questions

  • There are very detailed survey questions online about how you handle interactions.   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for Verizon

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Verizon.

    Interview

    Contacted directly by an internal recruiter from my resume which was posted online, set up call to discuss position, business unit and process. Had another phone interview a week or so later and scheduled in person meeting with local contacts. In person interview after that with several members of the local team. No reply or response until finally saying they were going another direction.

    Interview Questions

    • How have you dealt with a difficult situation in the past?   Answer Question
  2.  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Nevada, MO
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Verizon (Nevada, MO) in April 2014.

    Interview

    I applied online and got a call about a week and a half later on a Saturday. I was then scheduled for a phone interview that following Monday which lasted about 15 minutes. After I completed a personality assessment and sent some references, two days later I was scheduled for my skype interview which lasted about 30 minutes. I told them I would think about it. I was called by a local rep who went over some of my concerns and then I decided to call and schedule my third interview which is tomorrow morning. Wondering what all I will have to do in this one?

    Interview Questions

    • What did you not like about your last job?   1 Answer
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Verizon.

    Interview

    Several phone interviews, two or three 'in-person' interviews, lengthy (great vetting) process. No formal offer letter, just another step in the process. This part is pretty advanced - computer related. On boarding process continues to improve. 5 years ago, a few days of quick training, today, a full week of introductions, overviews, main systems familiarity, too much info, but at least you know where to go for help. much better today than 5+ years ago.

    Interview Questions

    • They had asked for a 90-day business plan - how was I going to success.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Just another step in the process. actually, anti-climacteric. HR people seem to have this process down.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Verizon.

    Interview

    They gave two telephone interviews with general questions. It was pretty standard qustions about sales. The recruiter was very nice and seems to want to help people get the job. The recruiter said there would be three interviews up front so you would know what to expect. The offer seemed to come pretty fast as oppose to waiting around for weeks. They gave the decision within two days.

    Interview Questions

    • Whether you would help a customer with a problem or make a new sale. I am not sure if this twas a trick question or not.   4 Answers

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. HR basically gave salary range and that was it. They did quote a "total" compensation with bonus.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Angelo, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Verizon (San Angelo, TX) in September 2010.

    Interview

    I received a call to schedule a phone interview with the recruiter. Within three days I had the phone interview and from there I received an invitation to meet with the store manager. Received email job put on hold.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time when you included others in your decision making.   Answer Question
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, WA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Verizon (Vancouver, WA) in March 2010.

    Interview

    I had two different phone interviews then I was interviewed in person by a panel of four. During the phone interviews I was asked to describe particular situations from my experience in the work force. Questions consisted of: "How did I overcome customer objections?" "What did I do to hit quotas?" "In the past, how did I solve a problem for an angry customer?" When I was being interviewed by the panel, I was asked why I was applying for Verizon, how I was going to keep a positive attitude, what makes me the person for the job?... I was informed that I was not hired as soon as I sent the follow-up email.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever had to achieve sales quotas and how did you do that?   Answer Question
    • How do you plan on keeping a positive attitude when business slows down?   1 Answer
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Verizon in July 2009.

    Interview

    I submitted an application on the website. Around 1 week later, I was called and emailed by VZW HR about a phone interview. They called me at 8am as promised, and the interview began. They asked me questions regarding my prior experience, as if they were checking up on my application. They asked about prior sales experience and management experience. They did not just confirm, but asked for in-depth examples of these jobs. After about 45 mins of questioning, they forwarded me to a store manager for a follow up interview. This interview has not yet begun.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work for VZW?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation. The job offers base + commission.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Verizon (Columbus, OH) in March 2009.

    Interview

    applied online and a 3rd party recruiter contacted me within a week.

    Interview Questions

    • What does a typical day entail?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Was not the right job match

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    Sales Representative Interview

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

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Verizon (Atlanta, GA) in October 2007.

    Interview

    they have a 8 page interview guide where they ask you questions to try and see how you respond and what experience you have. it can be difficult or easy depending on what mood the manager is in. They can be picky, so try to be very relaxed and friendly.

    Interview Questions

    • When was a time you had to sell something that you didn't know that much about?   Answer Question
    • Name an event or time in your life when you had to make a difficult decision. What was the outcome?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    not really a negotiation. they just tell you what you will get paid.

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