Interview Questions

AutoNation Interview Questions | Top 50

Top 10 AutoNation interview questions to prepare answers:


  • 1. How do you organize and plan for major projects?

  • 2. What kind of personality do you work best with and why?

  • 3. Describe your personality.

  • 4. Tell me about your experiences at school.

  • 5. Is detail important to you? Do you think details should be left to your assistant?

  • 6. What do (did) you like about that job and AutoNation?

  • 7. What did you like or dislike about your previous job?

  • 8. Would you choose the same curriculum again?

  • 9. What do you do when you disagree with your line manager?

  • 10. What steps have you taken in the last few years to develop your skills?

  • Career Interviews


    1. Interview questions at AutoNation for Database Administrator:

    • In hindsight, what have you done that was a little harebrained?
    • How would you describe the ideal job for you following graduation?
    • How did you assign priorities to jobs?
    • What can I do for you?
    • How many projects do you work on at once?
    • Tell me about your successes in that job.
    • Would you go there again? Where would you go instead?
    • What were your expectations for the job and to what extent were they met?
    • Do you feel that grades are a good indicator of your ability?
    • Tell me about a time when you had to give someone difficult feedback.
    • What salary package are you expecting for this role?

    2. Executive Assistant interview questions:

    • How long would it take you to make a contribution to AutoNation?
    • Tell me a suggestion you have made that was implemented.
    • What was the name of your most recent employer?
    • What kind of decisions are most difficult for you to make?
    • Why have you had so many jobs?
    • What have you done to support diversity in your unit?
    • Have you ever dealt with company policy you weren't in agreement with?
    • What decisions do you find easy to make?
    • In a job, what interests you the most/least?
    • Could you describe a difficult problem and how you dealt with it?
    • When given an important assignment, how do you approach it?

    3. Application Developer job interview at AutoNation, questions:

    • Have you had any specific offers?
    • What interests you most about our position?
    • If you weren't working in this industry, what would you be doing?
    • Why did you leave that job?
    • What does trust mean to you?
    • What has been your biggest frustration?
    • How would you describe yourself to a stranger at a party?
    • What do you really want to do in life?
    • Time when you made a suggestion to improve the work.
    • How do you handle stress and pressure?
    • What do you believe are your key strengths?

    4. Questions at AutoNation, interview for Executive Director:

    > How long would you stay with us?
    > See this pen I am holding, sell it to me.
    > Tell me about a time when you used your creativity to overcome a problem.
    > Are there any other organisations to which you are applying?
    > What do you feel is a satisfactory attendance record?
    > Can you tell me about a time when you have failed to achieve a goal?
    > Why do you think you would do well at this job?
    > What is your greatest fear?
    > Give me an example of a high-pressure situation.
    > What has been your most successful job experience in speech making?
    > Describe the time period and circumstances when you became self-supporting.


    5. Interview for Database Administrator, questions:

    > Why is this job with AutoNation right for you at this time in your career?
    > What is your greatest fear?
    > Tell me about an important issue you encountered recently.
    > How do you spend your day?
    > How do you reach a decision if you don't have all the facts?
    > What specific skills acquired or used in previous jobs related to this position?
    > What's the worst mistake you've made at work and how did you deal with it?
    > Which areas of your work are most often criticized?
    > Is detail important to you? Do you think details should be left to your assistant?
    > How would you weigh a plane without scales?
    > What interests you most about this job?
    > How have you successfully worked with this difficult type of person?
    > What are you interested in outside of your career?
    > Do you prefer mashed potatoes or home fries?


    6. Questions for Engineering Technician:

    > Have you given any seminars/courses/presentations?
    > When would you be available to start?
    > What percentage of your time is spent on each of your job responsibilities?
    > Do you think honesty is always the best policy?
    > What do you do when making a mistake?
    > Are you willing to take calculated risks when necessary?
    > Describe a situation in which you dealt with confrontation, for example a difficult customer.
    > What will you do if you don't get this position?
    > What types of people annoy you the most?
    > How do you feel about taking no for an answer?
    > Give an example of a time when you assisted a co-worker to enhance their work skills?
    > What two or three things are most important to you in your job?
    > Tell me about an important issue you encountered recently.
    > How will you manage to come in on time to the office?
    > What do you feel this position should pay?
    > If you could change or improve anything about your college, what would it be?


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