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Advance Auto Parts Interview Questions

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  1.  

    Team Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in La Vergne, TN
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Advance Auto Parts (La Vergne, TN).

    Interview

    Phone interview with recruiter with follow ups with HR and GM. Recruiter and HR were easy to talk to. GM came off as pompous and seemed to be looking for specific answers to behavioral questions.

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  2.  

    Delivery Driver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lake Charles, LA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Advance Auto Parts (Lake Charles, LA) in October 2016.

    Interview

    Went to talk to a manger at a different store. She asked me questions and how I would like to work for the company. She was very nice and welcome it went well

    Interview Questions

    • What have you done in the passed for work   1 Answer
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    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lenoir, NC
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Advance Auto Parts (Lenoir, NC) in February 2016.

    Interview

    I was contacted by a store manager to come in for an interview. The interview took approximately an hour and a half and was very thorough.
    The questions asked were form questions for consistency and conversation was easy.
    I was told the interview was positive, but never heard back- yay or nay.

    Interview Questions

    • Several automobile systems, components, and operation.   1 Answer

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    Delivery Driver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Advance Auto Parts (Richmond, VA) in February 2016.

    Interview

    When the pay is inadequate and management takes a myopic view in which employees are considered ineffectual and dispensable you simply need to just fill out the application and show up for the interview. They are always hiring because it is an unfortunate place to work,

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  5. Helpful (2)  

    Commercial Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Portland, OR
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Advance Auto Parts (Portland, OR) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Applied on line. District Manger called and we did a phone interview. Took assesment test online. Did a panel interview. The panel interview was 2 local DM and 1 Regional Commercial Manager. Took about an hour. They introduced themselves one by one an told me how long they were with the company. Then asked me to tell them about me and my job history. Not sure what they were lookng for. I think I should have bragged more about my sucesss with each company. Will find out on Tuesday if i get the job

    Interview Questions

    • When was the last time you visted one of our stores? What is the prmary and secondary role in sales? Tell me about the time you had a goal and there was an obstacle in the way. What was the obastacle and how did you overcome it.   Answer Question

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    Complex Parts Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Roanoke, VA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Advance Auto Parts (Roanoke, VA) in August 2015.

    Interview

    phone contact, then one on one, then testing and then panel interview, this led up to a final one on one that ended telling me they were not going to fill the position since they are downsizing.

    Interview Questions

    • how do you interact with other people   1 Answer

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    Store General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Defiance, OH
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Advance Auto Parts (Defiance, OH) in August 2015.

    Interview

    filed application and test online for a position that was being trained for - was a dog and pony show for corp. Dm already picked a person from another district - The whole process was nothing but a waste of my time and the company money to rent the hotel conf. space - 2 Dms interviewed but was told a complete line of B.S. from both about this interview and the future at the store.

    Interview Questions

    • how would you handle a customer satisfaction issue with a product or service the company offered   1 Answer
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    Inventory Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Advance Auto Parts in June 2015.

    Interview

    It wasn't an interview. They called to review my resume and we didn't really discuss my resume. I honestly don't know how to explain what happened. We talked about why I wanted to get in with advance the types of career paths and etc. I had to explain what skills I thought I would bring to the table.

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    Commercial Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Advance Auto Parts (Indianapolis, IN) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Long online application, similar to other retail stores. Phone interview and screening, then in person interview. Many questions about how you handle various situations, how you will grow business, what you would do in hypothetical situations, etc. Position offered really GREAT benefits and perks. Interviewer was an owner who had sold out to corporate, had a personal investment in the success of the company, and truly wanted more than an employee. Was very impressed.

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    • What's the hardest problem you have faced   1 Answer

  10. Helpful (5)  

    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Interview

    Usual questions. Panel type intreview. Focused on customer service. Not concerned if you had auto parts experience. Please don't lead people on. Lead to believe I was a great candidate and would get their decision in a week. No call weeks later. Very unprofessional very glad I didn't get an offer

    Interview Questions

    • why are you leaving your current job? really why do you think.   Answer Question

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