Automobile Appraiser (Auto Appraiser) Interview Questions

1 Share an experience in which you accurately estimated parts and labor to repair damage. How about a time you were less accurate?
2 Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (Look for answers that show the candidate is dependable.)
3 Describe a time when your attention to detail helped you accurately determine the extent of damage on a vehicle.
4 Share an experience in which you successfully negotiated a difficult cost agreement with an auto repair shop. What methods led to your success?
5 Provide an example of a time when you were able to demonstrate excellent listening skills. What was the situation and outcome?
6 Provide a time when you dealt calmly and effectively with a high-stress situation.
7 Name resources you use to evaluate the practicality of repair as opposed to the payment of the market value of a vehicle before an accident. Share an experience in which you have effectively done this.
8 Tell me about your last experience preparing insurance forms.
9 How do you effectively determine the salvage value on a total-loss vehicle?
10 Share an experience in which your attention to detail and thoroughness had an impact on your last company.
11 Name a time when your patience was tested. How did you keep your emotions in check?
12 Provide a time when you worked in a rapidly evolving workplace. How did you deal with the change? (Make sure the candidate is flexible.)
13 Tell me about a time when you developed your own way of doing things or were self-motivated to finish an important task.
14 Provide an example when your ethics were tested.
15 Please share an experience in which you presented to a group. What was the situation and how did it go?