Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

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Ravi Saligram
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    Solid company, local management issues

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    Former Employee - Reviewer  in  Lincoln, NE
    Former Employee - Reviewer in Lincoln, NE

    I worked at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers full-time for more than 8 years


    Solid company, good benefits, many opportunities


    While corporate management is sound, mid-level/local management tends to have issues

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    Train you local/mid-level managers in how to manage. Don't be afraid of them.

    Neutral Outlook
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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Interviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
Updated Jul 21, 2014

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    Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Butner, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Butner, NC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the position online and was given an interview. When I went in for the interview I spoke with two of the customer service managers. I answered all questions during the interview and didn't have to very long for a response with an offer to work for the company.

    Interview Questions
    • I think the most difficult question to answer was what I thought my best skill or attribute was that would make me perfect for the position. My answer was my attention to detail that was drilled into during my time spent in the US Navy.   Answer Question
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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Awards & Accolades

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Family Friendly Employer of the Year, Burnaby Board of Trade, 2013

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Website www.rbauction.com
Headquarters Burnaby, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1958
Type Company - Public (RBA)
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Ritchie Bros. began as a family business. Three brothers - Dave, Ken & John - conducted their first auction in 1958, selling CA $2,000 in inventory from their furniture store to pay a bank debt. Spurred by success, the brothers conducted more auctions, eventually moving beyond furniture and into industrial equipment.

Today we're the world’s largest industrial auctioneer...

Mission: We live to create compelling business solutions that enable the world’s builders to easily and confidently exchange equipment.

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