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Sales Representative Interview Questions in Portland, OR

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Tell me about a time you heard no over and over again, despite having a good rapport with the lead and how did you go about it?

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I had a very specific story in mind for this STAR question. Basically, my attitude is never give up and continue being friendly though if it looks like they will never buy then I won't throw a lot of attention their way. Just maintain good rapport in case there's ever that open door of opportunity.

Asked for a time when I ran into a challenge with a co-worker and how I solved it.

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Would you prefer Account Executive, taking care of and growing existing accounts, or would you prefer new account sales? Anything else?

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What do you about the company?

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What do you read? Books? Newspapers? Magazines?

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The most difficult part of the interview is the "Role-Play", where you are the Sales Rep. & they get to be the "Difficult Car Dealer". You have less than 5 minutes to read the specifics about the Dealership, seek a couple of different solutions for them, (Even though you don't really know the solutions at that time) and sweat through the denials, rejections, rebuttals, etc.

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Why should we hire you?

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my experience

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Describe a tough time in which you had to think on your feet.

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Tell me about a time when...

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