New York Life Sales Agent Interview Questions

Updated 6 Mar 2015
Updated 6 Mar 2015
47 Interview Reviews

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Sales Agent Interview

No Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview
No Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at New York Life (Melville, NY (US)) in March 2015.

Interview

Met the guy at the job fair and got interview offer at the job fair. I looked at the reviews on glassdoor before I went there, and I though it might not be the job for me but I'll go there for the experience. The guy who interviewed me asked me only one question - tell me about your education and experienece. and he talked about their programs and invited me to the compensation seminar. I'll not go there anyways.

Interview Questions

  • Tell me about your education and experience. THAT'S IT.   Answer Question

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    Sales Agent Interview

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source – interviewed at New York Life.

    Interview

    I had an hour long meeting to discuss the opportunity within the company and was given a great presentation. I was told the average annual salary and benefits that would come with the position. I was then give an assessment on a computer which took about 15 minutes to complete. I was called later the same day and offered the position. I am still weighing my options.

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    Sales Agent Interview

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source – interviewed at New York Life (Las Vegas, NV (US)) in November 2014.

    Interview

    had been New York Life long time ago.,I was good agent in Las Vegas,NV,Williong to assist clients pgoal for the futureroblem, Find right answer with study fixing family size and financial situation.

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    Sales Agent Interview

    Declined Offer
    Declined Offer

    Interview

    I received a phone call and was told there would be 4 interview rounds and they will help me finish step by step. The second round is a face-to-face interview. This job is good for people who have good communication and sales skill and commission-based

    Reasons for Declining

    I am interested in another job

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    Sales Agent Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at New York Life (Los Angeles, CA (US)) in June 2014.

    Interview

    Interviewed many times (4 to be specific). The 1st is with the recruiter. The 2nd is likely that with a Partner. The 3rd is likely the Executive Partner or Group. The 4th is back with the Partner. There are tasks to be completed after the 2nd interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your motivations? Please list 3 in the order of importance... Please explain each.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There isn't much room for negotiation, because it is a sales position. It is a matter of how much do you believe you can sale without a safety net. I would definitely reconsider if this is your first job. Actually, I would doubt they would offer you the job if it is your first.

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    Sales Agent Interview

    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    basic behavior questions, very nice person, makes me ask him a lot of questions. had to take a survey to evaluate your personality and see if you are fit to this job. made me practice with people around me to ask their preferences on having insurance.

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    Sales Agent Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at New York Life (San Jose, CA (US)) in January 2014.

    Interview

    The hiring process consisted of a personality test, homework from a reading booklet, attending a class and another interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you least like about your job? And Why do you want to be part of NYI?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No, there was no negotitation

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    Sales Agent Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at New York Life (Chicago, IL (US)) in December 2013.

    Interview

    I got reference and came in to have a interview with a partner. It was very straight forward. The whole process contain 4 interviews. In the first interview, they will ask you few question to get to know you and they will spend more time to tell whats going on in New York Life.

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    Sales Agent Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at New York Life (Edison, NJ (US)) in August 2013.

    Interview

    Got a phone call to discuss opportunity. Set up a personal interview to discuss the opportunity. We went over the requirements. We talked about the license requirements, and the compensation. The need to have fingerprints taken and the schedule of training. When that was completed we talked about business cards and the lead time that was required.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.

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    Sales Agent Interview

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at New York Life (New York, NY (US)) in July 2013.

    Interview

    The NYL partner took a very long time describing how good the company and the position is. She kept emphasizing that if you work hard you will succeed as a sales agent. Those who failed or quit are the lazy ones.

    Reasons for Declining

    Not the career path I want to pursue at this point

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