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First Advantage Interview Questions

Updated Apr 19, 2017
52 Interview Reviews

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  1. Helpful (1)  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at First Advantage (Indianapolis, IN).

    Interview

    Two phone interviews with people who knew less about the job than I did. They did zero communication after the phone interview. I was told I would move forward with the interview process in the next few weeks. I never heard a thing. Left multiple voicemail and sent emails with no response

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    Leadership Position Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at First Advantage.

    Interview

    The process was organized from the beginning, so I shouldn't have wasted my time. The interview days and times kept changing and no one followed up with me to let me know the final decision. Culture changes come from the top down, so if the leadership team treats candidates this way, I can see why the organization is having a hard time shifting the culture.

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  3.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at First Advantage.

    Interview

    Esasy interview process, phone screen to determine if you are a qualified potential then schedule face to face interview with manager.no thought interview questions, short intwrview basically only discuss experience on resume

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    Account Executive Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at First Advantage (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Process was way too long and multiple interviews. The managers were changing the hiring process as they went based on the other interviews. It was three months after I was hired that I learned the company was for sale which is what complicated fhe hiring process.

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    Clerk II Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at First Advantage (Dallas, TX).

    Interview

    Manager explained job, asked if I would be interested and I accepted. Process was over in a matter of minutes. I went home and returned a couple of days later to start.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever done a job like this?   1 Answer

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    Anonymous Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at First Advantage.

    Interview

    1st interview was a phone interview with the hiring manager. 2nd interview was a interview onsight and the 3rd interview was onsight as well. I was given the job verbally by the hiring manager only to have her manager tell me they were not moving forward with me and we're looking for someone with more experience. A complete waste of time and energy. I had to follow up several times just for scheduling the interview and then after the final interview for the results. I found that to be very unprofessional. I went into the interview with last minute notice. It was a complete waste of time and energy. If I didn't have enough experience we could have eliminated this process after the 1st interview. Who tells someone they are excited to get them started and then not hire them. I would not suggest anyone interviewing with this company. Very unprofessional and waste people time. I brought my brag book and the guy didn't even want to look at it. That says enough.

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    Customer Service Representative Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a week. I interviewed at First Advantage (Atlanta, GA) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Briefly. Asked basic questions, must be open to all shifts. Energy must be upbeat and willing. You will meet with a supervisor of the floor, strict on your timing when getting on phone. Tardy and absence is a no go.

    Interview Questions

    • If your were sent out to the middle of the sea what would you bring and why   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Be straight forward it's a background check company.


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    Donor Caller Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bolingbrook, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at First Advantage (Bolingbrook, IL) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Extensive, and a little concerning, when asked questions like "how do you handle work place drama" or "how do you handle people having a problem with you" The interview was about 45 minutes total. There were several questions asked.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you handle workplace drama?   1 Answer

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    Client Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at First Advantage (Atlanta, GA).

    Interview

    I was immediately sent in to speak with a very nice young lady, she was very easy to speak with and was able to ask to typically hard interview questions but made them seem more like a typical back and forth conversation.

    Interview Questions

    • if stranded on a deserted island what 5 things would you take with you.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Just stay relaxed and positive


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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Several phone interviews and then in-person interview.
    Very unprofessional and disorganized. Wasted my time and poor representation of company.
    Only lasted a few minutes and wasted my time. The only professional person I encountered was the security officer at front desk.

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    • What is your Account management experience and size of accounts?   Answer Question

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