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1. What do you like best about the idea of working at Advance Auto Parts?
Advance Auto Parts is headquartered in Roanoke, VA, USA. The company has been in operation since 1932 and has yearly revenues of 5.41 Billion with approximately 55,000 employees. Advance Auto Parts is a publicly traded company, trading under the symbol AAP. Follow Advance Auto Parts on Twitter at @AdvanceAuto. Read about the company culture, corporate mission, and discover any job openings at Advance Auto Parts, by visiting their Career Page. If you need help finding more information about Advance Auto Parts, visit their Website.
Advance Auto Parts Interview Questions
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What do you know about Advanced Auto Parts?
 
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It is the second largest retail automotive parts group in the USA. Doing over $5 billion in sales last year. Advance caters to not only the commerical side of repair but also the DYI group which is a growing number of individuals.
 
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Advance is the largest retail auto parts company. It has the resources to make each individual team member successful in their respective positions.
 
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What can you do for us that other candidates can't?
 
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I can deliver results with the Advance team. My experience and knowledge has proven successful in the past and I am confident of the future. I have dedication and drive to act as an entrepreneur with others interest first.
 
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Bring 25 years of automotive backround and experience. Have owned a parts store in the past and 2 automotive service centers.Strive for cumtomer service and satisfaction.Your employees are your business. You need to work as a team to achieve business and personal goals.
 
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How would you describe your work style?
 
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I have a strong work ethic. I am loyal, dependable and honest. I am dedicated to helping others being successful in their endeavors. I am known as a team player.
 
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I am organized and I like to go to work daily with a plan of what I would like to accomplish with built in time for employee or customers interactions. I use my ability to do multiple things as once to achieve my daily and weekly stretch goals.
 
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If hired by Advance Auto Parts, how would that affect your career plans?
 
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It woudlnt because I plan to get my ase certification and advance auto seems a good way to get some knowledge.
 
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I'll learn the things quickly and I'll adjust to preform with the organisation.
 
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Give me an example of when you took a risk to achieve a goal. What was the outcome?
 
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I took a risk by replacing my factory fuel injectors and replaced them with higher pound injectors without a tune and the car ran fine.
 
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I took a risk by replacing my factory fuel injectors and replaced them with higher pound injectors without a tune and the car ran fine.
 
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What have you done to improve your verbal communication skills?
 
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Been customer friendly really always stay positive and speak clearly.
 
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The place where I am currently employed requires a lot of commuication and has helped me grow in that area.
 
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Tell me about a time that you had to work on a team that did not get along. What happened?
 
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Alrhough we did not like each other we did our job by ignoring our attitude towards each other and job the job done quite well.
 
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Well one time I worked on team that did not get along we were putting on a roof and the boss and another worker was arguing there were only 3 of us I just stayed focused and kept right on working they then asked my op ion on the matter they stooped arguing and came to a conclusion to the problem.
 
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Describe a time when you made a suggestion to improve the work in your organization.
 
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We were framing a roof and we had a fairly fast method of building it but then I suggested we put one guy on the ground to cut and toss boards up so it would go even faster.
 
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Improved workflow in the freight unload process.
 
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Tell us how you keep your job knowledge current with the on going changes in the industry.
 
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I happen to read a lot about my field and take e learning classes.
 
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I Visit sites online and do allot of research really browse threw stores and work when I can.
 
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Are you applying for other jobs?
 
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I am very interested in working for Advance Auto and I am not looking at other options at this time.
 
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Currently yes but I would greatly appreciate working for advance auto parts.
 
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What can you do for us that other candidates can't?
 
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Having past experience with employee situations, having a postive attitude and always try to be upbeat. If the general manager comes to work postive there is a very good chance the rest of the stores employees will have the same attitude.Remembering the customer is the bottom line, with out the customer there is no business. Customer service is a must.
 
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I can bring maturity, integrity and knowledge to make our team winners and our customers winners as well. I have a strong dedication to customer satisfaction which brings loyalty.
 
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What position at Advance Auto Parts, are you hoping to get?
 
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