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Advance Auto Parts Overview

Roanoke, VA
10000+ employees
1932
Company - Public (AAP)
Automotive Parts & Accessories Stores
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
AutoZone, O'Reilly Auto Parts, NAPA Auto Parts

Working at Advance Auto Parts

Founded in Roanoke, VA in 1932, Advance Auto Parts is a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. Our family of companies operate more than 5,100 stores across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and ... Read more

Mission: With our nationwide presence, helpful advice and access to thousands of parts, Advance is proud to keep advancing a world in motion for the millions of customers we serve each year. When you join Advance, you join a team that has a passion for customers and a passion for yes ... Read more

Advance Auto Parts Reviews

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Advance Auto Parts CEO Thomas Greco
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    I have been working at Advance Auto Parts full-time

    Pros

    Champion Inclusion, Cultural Beliefs and Company Strategy

    Cons

    Really nothing to say here, I have been with company for 14 years, sure there have been ups and downs, but attitude triumphs over all change.

    Advice to Management

    None

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Advance Auto Parts Photos

Advance Auto Parts photo of: Tom Greco and team members with AAP sponsored driver, Alex Laughlin from GasMonkey Energy
Advance Auto Parts photo of: Our team members always have a passion for yes and a passion for the customer!
Advance Auto Parts photo of: Our team is dedicated to growing talent.
Advance Auto Parts photo of: Our first group of interns in 2017.
Advance Auto Parts photo of: Our team members innovate every day to delight our customers.
Advance Auto Parts photo of: Our team members hold themselves accountable to overcome obstacles and deliver winning results.
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Advance Auto Parts Interviews

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    Commercial Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Roanoke, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Advance Auto Parts (Roanoke, VA) in December 2012.

    Interview

    It's a very standard, by-the-book S*T*A*R interview process. Come prepared with 3-4 personal scenarios of how you reacted to a specific situation in the previous leadership role, the obstacles you faced, the actions you implemented and the results of your actions.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever had a disgruntled TM, who although had unlimited talents and experience, but was negatively impacting others on the team? What did you do in this situation ?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Initial offer was well below what current, equally experienced TM's we're being paid. After negotiating, the company came back with an offer that was more in line and I accepted the position. The base salary difference was roughly 15k lower when negotiations started, and by the end, I was within 5k of my initial salary requirement.

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Advance Auto Parts Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the Midwest, Latinos For Hire, 2012
  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
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