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Top 15 Altria Group Interview Questions

Question 1 of 15
What continuous steps do you take to improve your experience and value of yourself?
Question 2 of 15
Are you willing to work overtime, nights, weekends?
Question 3 of 15
What motivates you to perform your best?
Question 4 of 15
What do you know about the Altria Group?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
It owns tobacco and wine companies. Leader in their industry. 2001 Changed name to Altria.
2.
Altria Group is the leading industry that provide their customer with products in the category of tobacco and wine. Altria Group headquarter is in Virginia and compensates other acquisition such as Nu Mark and Phillips Morris.
3.
Good company with work life balance, great benefits, and a good company culture.
Question 5 of 15
Explain how you would be an asset to this organization.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
With my experience I will increase sales. I am a team player.
2.
22 years experience, have worked all areas,
3.
I know the territory and have great relationships to help close the deal.
4.
Self-driven, goal oriented, people friendly.
Question 6 of 15
What do you see as the challenges in working in the tobacco industry?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I see the challenges as being business challenges vs. Personal challenges. The competition in the tobacco industry is widespread and the main challenge would be doing everything, each day, to remain at the top.
2.
Perception vs Reality. Individual have there own opinion toward tobacco but us a company know our customer needs and we as all have to meet or exceed those needs.
3.
I do not see any challenges due to the great brands.

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Question 7 of 15
Why do you want to work for Altria?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Growth oriented position, #1 in their industry, great training, job is challenging.
2.
I want to work for Altria because it aligns with my career goals.
Question 8 of 15
Why should we hire you?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I meet the job criteria, Iím very hardworking, realiable and a team player. I am a fast learner and able to adapt quickly. In my past experience I have given 100%. I want to enhance my skills within Altria because I feel as if your company is very fast-paced and I love to accept new challenges.
2.
Great listener hard worker, have what it takes to perform the job requirements.
3.
Motivated, determined role model, I posses the knowledge and analytic skills necessary for success in this business.
4.
With my past careers I have the right skill set to grow the business.
Question 9 of 15
explain a time when you exceeded expectations or accomplished a goal
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Owning my own snack shop my goal was to have at least $400 by Spring break and I was able to surpass my accomplished and earn $1000
2.
I have won national and local contests. My last job I won a contest the first month of imployment.
3.
Company set goal for sales. I set my own goals and hit them, which were higher than the company expectation.
Question 10 of 15
tell me a time you recieved feedback and what was the outcome
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Was asked to ask more qualifying questions. I listened and outcome was more successful calls.
2.
A customer told me that my burgers reminded him that he back home. With that positive feedback I was able to provide that same high quality product and service to every customers that ordered.
3.
I was encouraged to take more time off. Not work so many hours. I met them in the middle.
Question 11 of 15
describe a time when you fell short of goal and how you responded
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Fell short of quota and found other avenues to achieve goal.
2.
During football I really was excited to play this new position and I was prepared to be successful. But since our team was scarce of athletes that had ability to play other position I was the first one up. I had to leave my pride and athleticism and convert my self to that position.
3.
I realized half-way through month I was going to fall short of my sales goal, so I reassessed right away and hit it.
Question 12 of 15
where do you see yourself in 5 years
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I see my self having control over my career, having a positive impact on the company.
2.
Firmly embedded in the altria family.
Question 13 of 15
Name me one or two brands that we own at Altria.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Malbour skoal black and mild.
Question 14 of 15
Are you comfortable working for a tobacco company?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Working for an company you to have a full understand of what they do. And I know what Altria is all about.
Question 15 of 15
name a situation in which peers criticized you
User-Submitted Answers
1.
When I would not quite on a client and move onto the next.
2.
My peers did not have faith in my Snack shop and I was able to generate enough customer to be competitive in the snacks dorm business.
3.
When we were offered to take the day off, and I stayed to work on projects.

About Altria Group

Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. As of December 31, 2009, Altria Group, Inc.?s wholly owned subsidiaries included Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), which is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and certain smokeless products in the United States; UST LLC (UST), which through its subsidiaries is engaged in the manufacture and sale of smokeless products and wine, and John Middleton Co. (Middleton), which is engaged in the manufacture and sale of machine-made large cigars and pipe tobacco. Philip Morris Capital Corporation (PMCC), another wholly owned subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc., maintains a portfolio of leveraged and direct finance leases. In addition, Altria Group, Inc. held a 27.3% economic and voting interest in SABMiller plc (SABMiller) as of December 31, 2009. On January 6, 2009, the Company acquired UST Inc. (UST), and its wine business, Ste. Michelle.

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