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Question 1 of 32
Many consumer products are heavily regulated by the FDA and other health organizations/associations. How do you feel about that?
"I feel that strong regulations are really important for the protection of the consumer as well as for the distributor. If I could change anything, I would wish for some approval processes to be more streamline; however, I do agree with most consumer product regulations."
Talk to the interviewer about your thoughts on consumer product regulation. Be sure to remain positive and avoid going on a rant if there are regulations that you do not agree with.
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List of Acuity Brands Interview Questions
  1. Many consumer products are heavily regulated by the FDA and other health organizations/associations. How do you feel about that?
  2. At Acuity Brands we always think of the consumer first. What are the top 3 ways that we can ensure consumer satisfaction?
  3. In your opinion, what is the most innovative consumer product you have seen in the past 12 months?
  4. What do you know about Acuity Brands and our work environment?
  5. Of all the places that you could work, why do you want to join Acuity Brands?
  6. The performance of consumer products relies greatly on advertising and marketing efforts. Do you have any experience with advertising, marketing, or market research?
  7. At Acuity Brands we prefer to hire candidates who value post-secondary education. Do you have any post-secondary education or related training?
  8. Despite more current trends, many consumer products have been tested on animals. What are your thoughts on this?
  9. Sales performance is of utmost importance to Acuity Brands. How do you plan to contribute to our profitability?
  10. The consumer products industry is fast moving. How do you keep up to date on current trends?
  11. Are you applying for a job with any of our competitors?
  12. Acuity Brands likes to hire those who take pride in their work. Tell me about your greatest work related accomplishment.
  13. If Acuity Brands hired you today, what would you accomplish first?
  14. Change is par for the course with Acuity Brands. When have you had to adapt to change?
  15. When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?
  16. Have you progressed in your career as you have expected?
  17. Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.
  18. Tell me about your experiences giving presentations in front of large groups.
  19. We believe in strong work/life balance at Acuity Brands. How often do you take work home with you?
  20. Acuity Brands puts emphasis on hiring people who fit into our workplace culture. How would you describe your personality?
  21. Acuity Brands wants to know how to motivate you. What work situations excite and motivate you?
  22. What type of work environment do you dislike working in?
  23. How did you bring value to your last position?
  24. Have you ever broken a confidentiality agreement?
  25. What are your salary expectations?
  26. Do you feel performance should be rewarded over experience?
  27. After researching Acuity Brands and our culture, what do you think are the top 3 values we look for in our candidates? Do you possess those qualities?
  28. How do you deal with distracting coworkers who stand in the way of your progress?
  29. Do you see yourself a leader? When have you led a team?
  30. Tell me about your experience in training and coaching others.
  31. How do you feel about performance incentives?
  32. List the top 3 skills that you have acquired in your last role.
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Acuity Brands Information
Acuity Brands is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, USA. The company has been in operation since 2001 and has yearly revenues of 1.66 Billion with approximately 6,500 employees. Acuity Brands is a publicly traded company, trading under the symbol AYI. Read about the company culture, corporate mission, and discover any job openings at Acuity Brands, by visiting their Career Page. If you need help finding more information about Acuity Brands, visit their Website.
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Question 1 of 32
Many consumer products are heavily regulated by the FDA and other health organizations/associations. How do you feel about that?
"I feel that strong regulations are really important for the protection of the consumer as well as for the distributor. If I could change anything, I would wish for some approval processes to be more streamline; however, I do agree with most consumer product regulations."
Talk to the interviewer about your thoughts on consumer product regulation. Be sure to remain positive and avoid going on a rant if there are regulations that you do not agree with.
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Question 2 of 32
At Acuity Brands we always think of the consumer first. What are the top 3 ways that we can ensure consumer satisfaction?
"I feel that consumer satisfaction comes first from offering value. The product must be surprisingly high quality for the price being asked. The other top ways I ensure consumer satisfaction is through easy access to answers, and fast delivery / shipping / order fulfillment."
When it comes to consumer goods, the satisfaction of the consumer is everything! These days with reviews online and the power of social media, how do you ensure that consumer satisfaction is a priority?
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Question 3 of 32
In your opinion, what is the most innovative consumer product you have seen in the past 12 months?
"I have seen many innovative products come onto the market in the past 12 months. The one product from Acuity Brands that I was most impressed by was XYZ. I love that it offers the consumer an easy solution, it's packaging is clean, and it has many qualities never presented in a product like this before."
When you are discussing innovative consumer products, be sure to include products created or distributed by Acuity Brands. You want to assure the interviewer that you have a keen interest in their particular products. This is where research, prior to your interview, becomes very important.
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Question 4 of 32
What do you know about Acuity Brands and our work environment?
"I have looked at employee reviews online and have talked to a couple of your current employees on the workplace culture at Acuity Brands. The consistent feedback that I have come across is that Acuity Brands values its employees through fair pay, a great benefits package, and a lot of performance incentives. My findings were, overall, very positive."
Do you know anyone who has worked for Acuity Brands before? Have you researched employee reviews online? Talk to the interviewer about your findings when it comes to the work environment at Acuity Brands.
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Question 5 of 32
Of all the places that you could work, why do you want to join Acuity Brands?
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Question 6 of 32
The performance of consumer products relies greatly on advertising and marketing efforts. Do you have any experience with advertising, marketing, or market research?
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At Acuity Brands we prefer to hire candidates who value post-secondary education. Do you have any post-secondary education or related training?
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Question 8 of 32
Despite more current trends, many consumer products have been tested on animals. What are your thoughts on this?
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Question 9 of 32
Sales performance is of utmost importance to Acuity Brands. How do you plan to contribute to our profitability?
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The consumer products industry is fast moving. How do you keep up to date on current trends?
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Question 11 of 32
Are you applying for a job with any of our competitors?
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Question 12 of 32
Acuity Brands likes to hire those who take pride in their work. Tell me about your greatest work related accomplishment.
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If Acuity Brands hired you today, what would you accomplish first?
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Change is par for the course with Acuity Brands. When have you had to adapt to change?
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When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?
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Have you progressed in your career as you have expected?
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Question 17 of 32
Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.
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Tell me about your experiences giving presentations in front of large groups.
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Question 19 of 32
We believe in strong work/life balance at Acuity Brands. How often do you take work home with you?
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Acuity Brands puts emphasis on hiring people who fit into our workplace culture. How would you describe your personality?
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Question 21 of 32
Acuity Brands wants to know how to motivate you. What work situations excite and motivate you?
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Question 22 of 32
What type of work environment do you dislike working in?
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Question 23 of 32
How did you bring value to your last position?
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Question 24 of 32
Have you ever broken a confidentiality agreement?
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Question 25 of 32
What are your salary expectations?
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Question 26 of 32
Do you feel performance should be rewarded over experience?
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Question 27 of 32
After researching Acuity Brands and our culture, what do you think are the top 3 values we look for in our candidates? Do you possess those qualities?
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Question 28 of 32
How do you deal with distracting coworkers who stand in the way of your progress?
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Question 29 of 32
Do you see yourself a leader? When have you led a team?
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Question 30 of 32
Tell me about your experience in training and coaching others.
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Question 31 of 32
How do you feel about performance incentives?
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Question 32 of 32
List the top 3 skills that you have acquired in your last role.
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