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Smith & Nephew
Associate Sales Representative was asked...February 5, 2014

The hiring mgr may ask you to do random tasks throughout the hiring process (i.e. oh, hey can you do this for me?).

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I would do something I believe is pertinent to the position and say no if they are not pertinent to the position. Less

What were you doing prior to this job?

In order to answer your question, I will have to bill you.

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SouthTech Orthopedics

Why is medical sales for you?

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I am a self motivated team player that is dependable and fixates on things I'm interested in. Surgery should be done right the first time, and I know that I can ensure the product will be implemented properly once I know all there is to know about it. Less

Destination Maternity

How would you handle directing a small team of associates and helping them get to know one another.

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I said "I would first introduce myself and hold an icebreaker session, so everyone can become familiar with one another." Less

Vanda Pharmaceuticals

Describe a time when you made a mistake and how did you fix it

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Said mistakes and emphasized what I learned and the outcome to fixing it

American Marketing and Publishing

What makes you good for this position?

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As someone with minimal experience, I talked about my experience in extracurriculars in college and recruitment in those groups. Less


Are you prepared to give up your life outside of work for this?

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I live to work. Im willing to do whatever it takes to be the best in this position. Less


Who was your biggest role model growing up

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That they varied, and were typically older friends that I looked up to.


One difficult aspect was to try and get a word in. The RM was a fast talker & would often go on for awhile in a story - Not necessarily a bad thing since I asked a lot of open-ended, technical questions

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Be assertive in answering and don't be afraid to speak up on any points. They want to see how your interpersonal skills are. Sell yourself! Less


Would you consider yourself an entrepreneur?

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Stryker is looking for driven, self starters. Based on already knowing that and myself, I knew what to say. Less


Random hypotheticals regarding a negative customer service experience.

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Showing any type of desire to problem solve. There is no "right" answer,

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