Advance Auto Parts
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Interviews at Advance Auto Parts

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Advance Auto Parts.
Interview experience
Based on 1,124 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,118 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 1,056 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Advance Auto Parts

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
49%
About a week
28%
About two weeks
14%
About a month
6%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
80%
Background check
63%
Drug test
52%
Phone call/screening
38%
Problem solving exercises
19%
Least reported steps
Other
4%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Advance Auto Parts

  • Minor automotive knowledge questions for drivers, fairly in-depth for counter sales.
    Shared on March 11, 2019 - Counter Sales/Delivery Driver - Dallas, OR
  • Interview process went from a course at a college to find out and make sure you understood working in a warehouse facility to hiring off the street from popeyes police department car dealerships.
    Shared on January 2, 2019 - General Warehouse Worker - Hazlehurst, MS
  • Laid back & easy going. Just be honest!
    Shared on November 23, 2018 - Delivery Driver - Callahan, FL

Interview questions at Advance Auto Parts

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Just simple basic questions. like name and address
    Shared on April 2, 2019 - Mobile Parts Pro and Cashier - Decatur, GA
  • None I had the job before I walked in based on recommendation.
    Shared on March 26, 2019 - Assistant General Manager - Martinsburg, WV
  • They ask if or how much sales experience you have?
    They ask situation questions about how you would handle customers, they are being rude? Some situation questions about how you have done in the pas…
    Shared on March 14, 2019
Interview tips at Advance Auto Parts
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)60%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)22%
  • They didn’t have a dress code9%
  • Formal (business suit)7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Advance Auto Parts
  • Better have at least basic automotive Knowledge
    Shared on March 18, 2019 - Retail Parts Pro - West Berlin, NJ
  • Dont do it!
    Shared on March 1, 2019 - Advanced auto Delivery Driver - Dawsonville, GA
  • Be yourself and be honest
    Shared on May 11, 2018 - Store Manager - Texarkana, TX
The first interview at Advance Auto Parts
How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In26%
  • Employee referral20%
  • Other online job site16%
  • Through Indeed12%
  • Other9%
How candidates received their first interview at Advance Auto Parts
  • I applied online at Indeed.com and by the grace of God the manager pulled my application and called me in for an interview.
    Shared on March 14, 2019
  • Fill out application. Was call by manager.
    Shared on July 23, 2018 - Assistant Manager - Rocky Mount, NC
  • Contacted the manager several times until they had an opening.
    Shared on February 20, 2018 - Crew Member - Winfield, WV
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