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Avon Products Interview Questions

Updated Feb 20, 2017
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    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newark, NJ
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 9+ months. I interviewed at Avon Products (Newark, NJ) in November 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process takes anywhere from 4-9 months. It is a very slow and inefficient process. There are about 4 phone interviews, 3 in-person interviews and a shadow day (possibly 2).

    Interview Questions

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    HRBP Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Avon Products (Buenos Aires (Argentina)) in March 2016.

    Interview

    The interview process was comfortable. The recruiter was on time and very gentle. He managed a place to park my car near the front door. The questions were constructive, and dedicate half of the meeting to know my history and the other 50% of the interview was used to tell me about the company and so on..

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    Public Relations Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Avon Products (New York, NY) in December 2012.

    Interview

    The interview process was coordinated through a recruiter. I met with HR and then separately with individual senior team members within the PR department, then finally several times with the President of the brand I would be representing within Avon, along with her business consultant (friend). The process took a long time before a decision was made.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions about my experience working with beauty editors and PR agencies.   Answer Question
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    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Avon Products (Newark, NJ) in November 2013.

    Interview

    Bogus! Role playing! Asked questions that you see was never part of what a DSM role does! Most executives and HR personnel have no clue what DSMs go through and give you bogus questions!

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Westland, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Avon Products (Westland, MI) in March 2014.

    Interview

    I walked in to the store ,Looking for a job and I was emeditly hired. In a shopping Mall store I enjoyed the interview it was fin and she was inviting to the outlook of the job. I got hired that day and that's it.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you want to be a represanitive, she Jill set me up with avon welcome bag   1 Answer
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    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ann Arbor, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Avon Products (Ann Arbor, MI) in May 2012.

    Interview

    Lengthy process - really had to sell yourself for this position and they put you through many hoops. Phone interview, face-to face, then a day in the field with another DM. Then I had to go to a group meeting where we all had to compete in tasks.

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    Negotiation

    They made an offer lower than we originally discussed, I then countered and we settled somewhere in the middle.

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    Managed Independent Sales Representatives Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Avon Products (Minneapolis, MN) in March 2012.

    Interview

    The interview process took about a week. I received a call from the recruiter for Avon and then I met with the Regional Manager to discuss my background and determine if I would be a good fit. Then the Regional decided to call me to disuss a few situations he wondered if I could do well. I answered his questions and apparently affirmed what he wanted in his District Sales Manager.

    Interview Questions

    • How much money can I make?   1 Answer
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    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Avon Products (Minneapolis, MN) in May 2013.

    Interview

    Over the phone I spoke to a recruiter who had the Avon account. He put me in touch with the Divisional Manager for my area and I met with him one time and was hired within the week.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    i had to negotiate salary a bit. My recruiter was a big help.

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    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Rye, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Avon Products (Rye, NY) in October 2014.

    Interview

    Outsourced phone interview followed by telephone interview with hiring manager. Approximately 1 week after telephone interview, a followup telephone interview with one of the Executive Assistants to gauge interest. Once mutual interest was achieved, schedule with relevant personnel was discussed and set up.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you enjoy volunteering.   1 Answer
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    Business Development Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sofia (Bulgaria)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Avon Products (Sofia (Bulgaria)) in March 2012.

    Interview

    one to one interview with hr and hiring manager, review the resume and major accomplishments, companies and industries that i worked for, relevant experience, negative experience and failiers, compatibility with the offered position, description of the offered position, question and answers

    Interview Questions

    • What are the first important projects that you will start   Answer Question

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Star Star Star Star Star   Former Senior Manager in Hoboken, NJ

Pros: “Nice people to work with. Flexible schedule as you move up the hierarchy. Constantly challenging and gratifying work.”“Nice people to work with. Flexible schedule as you move up the hierarchy. Constantly challenging and gratifying work.” – Full Review

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