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  1. Do you enjoy socializing with customers?
  2. What do you see as the key skills in closing?
  3. How do you move forward from a string of rejections?
  4. Why have you chosen sales as a career path?
  5. What do you know about the products and or services we offer our customers?
  6. How do you handle stressful situations?
  7. Have you ever walked up to a stranger and started a conversation, tell me about that experience.
  8. What attracts you to this position?
  9. What do you think are the most important skills in succeeding in sales?
  10. As a sales professional, what do you see as your primary and secondary roles within a company?
  11. What do you enjoy most about the selling experience?
  12. What do you like about being a sales associate?
  13. Do you work well on a team? How would you define teamwork?
  14. Are you able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays?
  15. How would you handle a situation where your co-worker was being rude to customers?
  16. What do you think are the most important characteristics of a great sales associate?
  17. Are you familiar with cataloging, inventorying, stocking of merchandise, and other sales-related responsibilities?
  18. Do you have any experience selling the products we offer?
  19. Do you have any prior experience in the field of sales and customer service?
  20. How good are you with targets and deadlines?
  21. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  22. What does good customer service mean to you?
  23. You are scheduled to leave at 6 pm and your replacement doesn't show up. What would you do?
  24. How do you typically like to engage a customer?
  25. In your current position, how much time would you say you spend directly with prospects and customers throughout the sales day and what specifically do you do with them?
  26. What are some of the challenges you see that are facing this industry?
  27. Describe a situation where you negotiated terms with a tough customer.
  28. What is your greatest strength?
  29. What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
  30. Do you work well on a team? How would you define teamwork?
  31. Describe a time when a customer wasn't happy. What did you do to fix it?
  32. How do you adapt in a constantly changing environment?
  33. Why should we hire you?
Sales Associate Information
September 21st, 2017

The seller or salesperson, the provider of the goods or services, completes a sale in response to an acquisition or to an appropriation or to a request. Sales Associates specialize in selling to customers. They may be trained for specific products or services. Generally, the position is a commission based salary.
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