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Regional Sales Director was asked...July 28, 2019

"Sell me this pen."

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This is hilarious. Should've told the interviewer you also enjoyed Wolf of Wall Street. Less

Seriously, they asked this question. I almost laughed in front of the interviewer as I figured he was joking, but he really wanted me to sell him a freaking pen. This would (somehow) show I had sales skills. Okay. Besides that, the interviewer spent half the interview time explaining how he had worked at ADP for 5+ years and he was really good at managing. Total ego trip. Couldn't get out of the room fast enough! Less


(for this you need to understand that Panduit sells mostly pieces and parts, but thinks of itself as a solutions provider): How would you position Panduit's solutions in the financial services industry space?

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When I first interviewed with Panduit, I was asked one single question -- Have you ever danced with the Devil by the pale moonlight? That was the defining moment...... Less

Panduit wants to hear that you can sell value, not sell on price. You should tell them you're willing to walk away from a sale before you'd undermine your own pricing system in a given region or industry. Less

Jacaruso Enterprises

Who is someone who's inspired you?

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The most difficult question was what my professional approach would be to potential IL state clients. It was difficult because the potential decision makers are IL state politicians with whom I had not had previous experience.

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My answer was that I would pursue my typical professional approach to build trust and value and not approach the individuals as politicians which was positively accepted, endorsed and supported through the interview process. Less

Springboard (UK)

If I had COO and real estate connections at retailers?

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I had marketing contacts.

Lincoln Financial Distributors

Can you consistently meet 25 people face to face each and every week? (See answer). You do not get any assistance keeping your schedule or setting your appointments!

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Yes, however I would request assistance setting that many appointments.

Jacaruso Enterprises

What motivates you?

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Not struggling in life is motivation alone. Being able to support my family financial pushes me to want to me great Less


¿Qué valoras a la hora de reclutar personas para el equipo comercial?

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Asumo que cualquier profesional en este puesto sabe establecer una buena comunicación con los clientes, y por encima de eso valoro su capacidad ejecutiva para cerrar las oportunidades Less

Boats Group

Asked about experience and understanding of customer management, sales, and an understanding on the technology.

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WIth 30 years of technology sales and customer management experience, I am well versed in all areas of the role. My areas where I need to learn are on the specific comopany offerings and the Marine Industry. Less

Marriott International

Describe the most difficult selling situation you encountered in which you were unsuccessful.

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This is always a hard question. The fact that interviewers could not have me elaborate really beyond strict questions they were allowed to ask was the most difficult component. Less

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