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W.W. Grainger Interview Questions in New York, NY

Updated Jan 9, 2017
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    Fied Account Representative Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at W.W. Grainger (New York, NY).

    Interview

    phone interview will lead to in person interview . 5 star process is what they are hoping you use to answer their questions. why should I hire you?

    Interview Questions

    • you asked to provided examples of time when you had a challenge ,that you would often experience in this position and how did you handle it.   Answer Question
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    Operations Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at W.W. Grainger (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Recruiter contacted me within couple of days and had and easy phone interview. Went in for an in person with 2 groups of 2 managers. Every manager was nice and easy to talk to. Mostly behavioral questions. It took them a while to finally hire me. 2 months total from applying to first day at work. I didn't get the ops job but they liked me enough to offer a sales associate position.

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    Inside Sales Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at W.W. Grainger (New York, NY) in March 2016.

    Interview

    I had 3 telephone interviews and then 2 face to face interviews. All in different days. I was led to believe that I was going to receive an offer. After 5th interview I waiting for an email or a call for a week. Then I finally reached out and got a reply stating that I was not selected. I am extremely disappointed. The process was extremely drawn out and I wasted numerous days interviewing and a lot of prep time was put into it. I had to decline other job interviews because I had to conduct 5 total with Grainger.

    Interview Questions

    • STAR questions were asked (behavioral questions) I prepare by doing some research and I also prepared by checking out numerous YouTube videos on STAR interviews.   Answer Question
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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at W.W. Grainger (New York, NY) in January 2016.

    Interview

    Interview over the phone with a recruiter. Interview in person with current employees. Interview over the phone with current upper level management. Typical specific situational questions. All interviewers where very nice, to the point, helpful.

    Interview Questions

    • Can't remember specifically but similar to: Tell me about a specific time when things didn't go as planned with a customer. How was it handled and what was the outcome.   1 Answer
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    Account Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at W.W. Grainger (New York, NY) in February 2012.

    Interview

    It was a formal panel Interview with thee people sitting about 10 feet away facing me. The process lasted several hours. Each interviewer asked several questions pertaining to why I felt qualified for the job and how I would bring success to their team.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your most recent success and how do you see that transferring to success in this role.   Answer Question
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