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AvalonBay Communities Interview Questions

Updated Jul 12, 2018
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    Community Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at AvalonBay Communities (Arlington, VA) in September 2016.

    Interview

    They called to do phone screening, after which we scheduled an in-person interviewed. I interviewed with the Sales Manager and the General Manager and was hired on the spot. To be honest, I may be an outlier because I had read up on AvalonBay, loved what I read and was very excited for the opportunity.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you manage your time when you have a lot on your plate (paraphrasing)?   Answer Question
    • Why do you think you would be the best candidate?   Answer Question

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    Community Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Orange, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at AvalonBay Communities (Orange, CA) in November 2014.

    Interview

    Phone interview with recruiter, interviewed with a Community Manager at a sister community, then the Community Manager of the property at which I'd be employed, then the Assistant Manager, Community Manager and POD for the final

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  3.  

    Community Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at AvalonBay Communities (San Diego, CA) in March 2015.

    Interview

    I was called by and HR representative within a few days of applying. After a brief phone interview, I was contacted by the Community Supervisor from the community that was hiring. It was two calls before I was asked to do an interview in person. I was interviewed by the Community Supervisor and General Manager

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    Community Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at AvalonBay Communities (Seattle, WA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    2 interviews: One over the phone and one in-person or via Skype with 2 managers. Normal questions were asked. I was allowed to ask questions about the current team and property when done. I really felt that the manager I interviewed with cared and was genuine. They were even willing to do a Skype interview since I moved from out of state.

    Interview Questions

    • How would handle a customer service issue?   1 Answer

  5.  

    Community Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at AvalonBay Communities (Arlington, VA) in February 2016.

    Interview

    The process takes forever! It took 2 months for me to actually get hired. I applied in Dec. and started in mid Feb. I interviewed 3 times in total.
    1. Phone interview (not with a community manager)
    2. Panel interview at the corporate office there were 2 community managers present along with a Portfolio Director.
    3.Final was with the Sales and service Supervisor at the community in which I was being hired.

    Interview Questions

    • What was the hardest experience that I have had working in customer service?   Answer Question

  6.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at AvalonBay Communities in September 2010.

    Interview

    I submitted application with no contact. I followed up on application to find that position was filled but I was immediately offered an interview for another property and had a pretty immediate second interview with job offer.

    Interview Questions


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    Community Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in North Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at AvalonBay Communities (North Bethesda, MD) in April 2013.

    Interview

    After posting a resume multiple times I was finally called for a phone interview, after that I moved up to the first interview with the community manager and customer service supervisor. After passing that I moved up to an interview with the general manager and a customer service supervisor.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    no negotiation

  8.  

    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a week. I interviewed at AvalonBay Communities.

    Interview

    I spoke to the General manager in person for the first interview and was asked standard questions. I was then asked to do a sales pitch on a random desk supply. I was then offered a job on the spot, provided I met with the actual property manager and they were in agreement.

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  9.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at AvalonBay Communities.

    Interview

    I had an interview arranged and was offered the position a couple days later. Since being with the company I have found it is more common to start with a phon interview then at least two in person interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • She asked very upfront questions, none that threw me off guard. She asked salary requirements and for me to detail my employment history.   Answer Question

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    Community Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at AvalonBay Communities (New York, NY) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Applied online. Received an email from a Community Manager to set up a phone interview. Phone interview occurred about 2 days later. Questions were not difficult. Basically a run down of my resume. Why am I interested in the job, etc. There were a couple of behavioral questions. Nothing too tough. Received an email the next day to set up time for an in-person interview. In person interview was with a Community Manager. They were a lot of people interviewing that day. A lot of interviewers and a lot of candidates. My interview seemed to go well.

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