Advance Auto Parts
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corp.advanceautoparts.com Roanoke, VA 5000+ Employees

Advance Auto Parts Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 08, 2014
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General Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Advance Auto Parts in June 2012.

Interview Details Online process and Pre-Screen personality / ethics evaluation. Phone interview, then interview with DM. Final decision made by Panel interview with RVP for General manger positions only.

Interview Question – Auto Technical Questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Salary and a week of immediate vacation available.

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Retail Sales Representative Interview

Anonymous Employee
Raleigh, NC (US)

I applied in-person and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Advance Auto Parts in January 2013.

Interview Details Mine was pretty simple, I knew cars and bugged the hell out of my GM to give me a job, was too young at first, worked at Harris Teeter for a few months (Another GOD AWFUL company to work for) and when I was finally old enough, got the job ad Advance.

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District Leader Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Advance Auto Parts in October 2010.

Interview Details 3 interviews, including panel interview at regional office

Interview Question – None-basic behavioral interview questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. The offer was not negotiable. I did negotiate an extra week of vacation.

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Positive Experience

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General Warehouse Worker Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Salina, KS (US)

I applied online - interviewed at Advance Auto Parts in July 2010.

Interview Details Just know how to count a stacked pallet of boxes making sure you get every single one.

Interview Question – Do you see yourself with the company in 10 years?   Answer Question

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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Counter Interview

Sales Counter
Atlanta, GA (US)

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Advance Auto Parts in December 2013.

Interview Details One on one interview basic auto questions was asked.

Interview Question – The test you had to take to see if you get paid a little more was very difficult. It had stuff on it I never even heard of in the store. Maybe they make it difficult so they wont have to pay more.   Answer Question

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Very Easy Interview

Retail Parts Pro Interview

Retail Parts Pro
Pikeville, KY (US)

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Advance Auto Parts in July 2013.

Interview Details Friend of mine run the place, said hey you want a job I'm can get you 12 buck and hour.
I said sure, he said come back tomorrow

Interview Question – wasn't any   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – He told me 12 per hour, 8 dollars on my first 5 paychecks

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Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

General Manager Interview

General Manager

I applied in-person and the process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Advance Auto Parts in February 2010.

Interview Details i interview with a idiot first who hired someone with no automotive exp and then i was hired by a friend that worked in another state so i had to travel for over a year at my exspense

Interview Question – its easy to get hired just say what they want to hear   Answer Question

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Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Second Assistant Manager Interview

Second Assistant Manager

I applied through an employee referral and interviewed at Advance Auto Parts.

Interview Details Initial interview with a GM, followed by a second interview with a DM. There was a drug test and background check required which took several days.

Interview Question – Nothing difficult or Unexpected - all standard interview questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – None.

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Sales Counter Interview

Sales Counter
Somersworth, NH (US)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Advance Auto Parts in March 2014.

Interview Details Online application, online test, backround check, dmv records, urine test

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Very Easy Interview

Mobile Pro Interview

Anonymous Employee
West Palm Beach Farms, FL (US)

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at Advance Auto Parts.

Interview Details They are constantly looking for bodies. Can't keep decent people because of low scale and very poor management. Looking for nothing more than basic skills to read and write and servitude because they don't really know how to interview

Interview Question – Are you alive and moving.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – None. Fixed hourly rates based upon geography of store.

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