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    Salesman Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Palm Harbor Homes (Houston, TX) in January 2014.

    Interview

    Very simple and easy typical interview sales questions if you know how to sale at all you will get the job and will love your job because it's a great place

    Interview Questions


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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Palm Harbor Homes (Austin, TX) in May 2013.

    Interview

    Got a phone call from the GM, we talked a bit about my background, scheduled a face to face interview. Interview went well, not overly hard, promised a lot of training, and promised good pay. Had to take some sort of personality test to determine whether I was a good fit and a drug test. Met with GM a second time and offered the job.

    Interview Questions

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    Housing Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Palm Harbor Homes in February 2013.

    Interview

    manager interviews you first, then a regional manager interviews you. If you are willing to work and can pass the background check and drug screen, you are hired. All you have to do to get hired is tell them you love to sell and you want to make as much money as possible no matter what it takes.

    Interview Questions

    • they show you a chart of how much money other sales people make in the dallas region, but you later find out it was a total fabrication.   1 Answer

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    Sales Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Palm Harbor Homes (Atlanta, GA) in June 2009.

    Interview

    I responded to a newspaper ad with a personal visit. I met with other managers in a fews days. I could see they did not have the extensive background I had, and they mentioned it. I knew if I got an offer I'd need to learn the culture and their sales methods, which were very strong arm tactics, but I wanted to learn the process.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do I want to join the company, since you have the background to run a region?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation, they have a sales commission process and that it what everyone folows. I did push for more on the first month in draw, because of the learning curve.


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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Palm Harbor Homes in April 2007.

    Interview

    Please be as detailed as possible - everything from your initial communications with the company, organization and planning of the interview, number and type of interviews, and any advice you might offer to other interview candidates. Bonus points for your perceptions of the people, office, and work culture.

    Interview Questions

    • Please be as detailed as possible - everything from your initial communications with the company, organization and planning of the interview, number and type of interviews, and any advice you might offer to other interview candidates. Bonus points for your perceptions of the people, office, and work culture.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Interview took 22 days.


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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Palm Harbor Homes in March 2009.

    Interview

    Contact was initiated by a corporate recruiter, which consisted of a basic phone interview. Next was an online IQ test and skills test. Then an on site interview was conducted with a panel of team members. Panel interview was mostly technical questions. The last interview was with the hiring manager.

    Interview Questions

    • Would you be willing to develop applications using a different language then what was indicated in the position you are interviewing for?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no room to negotiate on the salary.


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    Housing Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Palm Harbor Homes in March 2008.

    Interview

    You are contacted by a Company represenative. He does a 2 hour phone interview. Then you are invited to come in for a 1 on 1 interview with the Company representative. The third step the general manager interviews you. If accepted you take a drug test and the company does a background check. If all is ok you are hired

    Interview Questions

    • Why should we hire a person who has no direct building experience.   1 Answer
    • Abusive customers. If they get in your face and scream at you. How do you handle this?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation per say. Everything is laid out-your weekly minimum pay, sales commission etc.

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