Sales Person Interview Questions
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Written by Kellie Lail
Updated over a week ago

Congratulations! You’ve received a completed IdealTraits personality assessment from a candidate. They have shown interest in the role and have taken the steps to move forward by investing their time and energy.

You can create an interview based on the assessment results. This allows you to dig deeper to get to know your candidate better to determine if the role fits.

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Below are questions to ask based on their personality result:

Sales Person:

  1. What skills identify you as a strong sales representative?

  2. Describe when you convinced a reluctant customer to purchase a product. How did you do it?

  3. Give me three adjectives that a friend would use to describe you.

  4. Do you prefer inside sales or outside sales? Why?

  5. We provide sales leads, but that won’t always be enough. What steps will you take to generate leads for yourself?

  6. What do you do to improve your sales skills?

  7. Tell me about a mistake you made in a previous position. What did you do? What did you learn from it?

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