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Updated Aug 12, 2014

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Supply Chian Replenishment Planning Interview

Supply Chian Replenishment Planning

Interviewed at Ace Hardware

Interview Details – Pretty straight forward phone interview where a woman asked about my resume and asked about how my skills would work with the job. She was very friendly during the interview and told me that she would let me know about a potential in-person interview within a week. I got an email a couple days later saying that she regretted to say they were going forward with different candidates although I was very qualified

Interview Question – Give an example where you used analytics to solve a problem   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Temporary Human Resources Assistant Interview

Temporary Human Resources Assistant
Arlington, TX

I interviewed at Ace Hardware in January 2013.

Interview Details – Initial Phone Interview- very nice, off the cuff

Interview Question – What do you bring to the table   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Atlanta, GA

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Ace Hardware in April 2012.

Interview Details – The hiring process was very smooth and fast. Someone called me back a few days after I applied. The interview was casual and stress free. All the employees were very friendly.

Interview Question – My interviewer asked me if I knew who tom cruise was...   View Answer


No Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Customer Service Representative Interview

Customer Service Representative
Carlinville, IL

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Ace Hardware.

Interview Details – I was interviewed to be a cashier. was asked what work I had done before at other jobs. then asked if I had any questions about this store. then within a week if I got a phone call I would be hired if I didn't get a phone call I would not be getting hired.

Interview Question – there really wasn't one interview only lasted I would say maybe 5 mins.   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Senior Inventory Accountant/Analyst Interview

Senior Inventory Accountant/Analyst

Interviewed at Ace Hardware

Interview Details – Brief phone interview mainly discussed how I handle inventory process reporting. Also the Sap competencies I have attained including reports and transaction code proficiencies.

Interview Question – Describe most difficult situation I had to deal with?   Answer Question


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No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Program Manager of Consumer Insights Interview

Program Manager of Consumer Insights
Oak Brook, IL

I applied online and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Ace Hardware in May 2013.

Interview Details – I applied online and within a couple of weeks I had an interview set up with HR. After that interview, I was asked to come in for an in-person interview with the hiring manager. When I arrived, HR met with me first, asked me a couple of questions and even told me she does this to help calm any nerves that a candidate might have before they actually meet with the hiring manager. She then shared some background about the hiring manager which might be useful for the interview. Then I met with the hiring manager and we talked for around 1.5 hours (much longer than I had expected, which led me to believe that the interview went very well). I will say that the hiring manager actually talked more than I did ... which later on I feel was a detriment for me. I was told this job was only set up for two interviews (unlike a prior 3-interview process for a different position). After a bit, I checked back in with HR and was told they were pursuing a different candidate.

I really loved the corporate culture that I experienced during this interview process. I was made to feel welcome and not just 'another candidate'. I would reapply for an open position I'm qualified for in a heart beat.

Interview Question – Explain how your background (mostly CPG) fits with the type of position requirements that are needed here.   View Answer


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Replenishment Planner Interview

Replenishment Planner
Oakbrook Terrace, IL

I interviewed at Ace Hardware in June 2013.

Interview Details – Initial contact at career fair. Sent a follow up e-mail but didn't receive an email back for an interview for about a month. Interview was fair. It was about two hours with two groups of two people.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you had an idea to change a process.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate

Interviewed at Ace Hardware

Interview Details – Not that great. i wish it could have gone better but I guess I didn't have what they wanted. It's a shame but I wish it was managed better as well.

Interview Question – what would you do with $100   Answer Question


No Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Corporate Position Interview

Corporate Position
Oak Brook, IL

I applied online and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Ace Hardware in August 2012.

Interview Details – Phone interview with HR. In person interview with two managers on team.

Interview Question – HR representative asked all the generic interview questions that are irrelevant to the position and annoying to answer. Sat on the table hovering over me in an authoritative position that was also annoying and condescending.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Ace Hardware in January 2007.

Interview Details – I filled out app and asked to speak with manager. i spoke to asst manager and was told that they would call me. next day i called asking they said to just wait a few days. i called a few days later and got nothing. A week later I finally got a call and went in next day for interview. I went through the regular questions and mainly they focused on my background in landscaping. I figured i would get on but never heard anything.

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