Interview questions: looking for the best way to hire a Junior Sales Representative?

We’ve compiled a list of interview questions normally used in an online skills assessment for a Junior Sales Representative role.

To hire a great Junior Sales Representative it’s not enough to ask “resume questions” about someone’s experience. The best way to predict performance is to test job-related skills by seeing how candidates perform tasks they’d normally do on the job.

In this skills assessment you’ll find interview questions that evaluate a mix of skills relevant to a Junior Sales Representative, including Cold Email Outreach, Preparation, and Selling.

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Junior Sales Representative interview questions

Question 1

Sales

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Sales

When I hear a "no" from a prospect I...

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Question 2

Sales

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Multiple-Choice
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Sales

The most correct order for effective selling is:

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Question 3

Sales

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Video
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Sales

What are the most important things to focus on to be successful in sales?

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Question 4

Sales

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Sales

Once you have discovered the decision maker at an organisation you are trying to sell to, what would your steps be to make contact with this person?

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Question 5

Cold Email Outreach

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Cold Email Outreach

Pretend you are a salesperson for a company of your choosing. Please write a short cold lead introduction email that you may send to a potential client.

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Question 6

Preparation

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Preparation

Please outline how you would prepare for a sales meeting, either over the phone or in person.

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Question 7

Sales

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Video
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Sales

Please record a short video outlining your general thought process when meeting with a perspective customer and how you would plan to sell to them.

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Question 8

Preparation

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Preparation

In your opinion why would taking notes be important during a meeting?

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