Hey everyone! Want to hear your thoughts on having to complete a sales test as last stage before an offer? They said it’s 7 general sales questions… no prior info needed. Any thoughts or advice? Is this normal?

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A sales assessment isn’t strange. A 7 question test might be looking at your sales acumen to gauge your current skill level. A practical test like a cold call or cold written email is more common. I wouldn’t sweat it.

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Totally agree. I’m hoping it is a mental test. I typically on the same page as you with its not worth it but I just got laid off from my SDR job and this is an account management role so it’d be a step up. They are on a hiring freeze so the offer wouldn’t even come till the new year…. sucks but I’m hoping it pays off in $$$

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Update! Test wasn’t hard… drafting prospecting emails, looking up companies, a bit of basic math, etc. Felt like free work but happy it wasn’t hard 🙃

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Crush it! LUK if we can help

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Sales Test sounds weird, but especially for junior sales positions, it is common to have a sales roleplay as last interview stage so they see if you can sell

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Exactly…. that’s what I would be expecting

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They are deciding between you and someone else

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This is kind of how I was feeling but like why bother, ya know? And I was told early in the process there would be an assignment but now it’s being called a test. doesn’t have me feeling great tbh

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I’ve personally never had to complete one. Heard of them but verrrry small percentage of companies use it. I can’t expect that it would be challenging tho… it’s not math right? Haha

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I’m praying it’s not but they said it’s supposed to test my ability to perform in a time constraint and I’m getting flashbacks to the LSAT lol

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