Banana Republic Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Jun 29, 2015
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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Banana Republic.

Interview

I applied with an application in person for seasonal employment. I was called for an interview within the next week. We had a group interview where they asked us questions while sitting in a circle.

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I asked for more than minimum wage and receive the exact dollar amount I requested.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Banana Republic.

    Interview

    I applied online and they got in touch with me within a week. I did the interview on my own and it took about 20 minutes. It was quite easy and friendly - I think this was because the manager who was interviewing me was an easy-going person. A tip I would give is that they do seem to want you to be interested in fashion. I read fashion blogs and watch youtube clips on fashion so I knew the current fashion bloggers and could name some of them.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Banana Republic.

    Interview

    Interview was held in the middle of the mall, and not in the stockroom or back office of the store. General interview questions. The sit down portion of the interview lasted no more than 30 minutes. Once completed I was taken back into the store to do a sales scenario.

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    • Name a time in which you've gone above and beyond for a customer.
      Where do you get your style and fashion inspiration?
       
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Banana Republic in June 2015.

    Interview

    I had a group interview with two other people. We went to the back office to answer some basic interview questions like when are we available and to tell her about ourselves. Afterwards we did a roleplay activity where she pretended to be a customer and we had 5 minutes to pick out an outfit for her(I was the only guy so she said I could pick out an outfit for her boyfriend lol).

    The interviewer was really nice! I think I stood out because of the tiny things like when she asked if we had any more questions, the other two had a typical "Hmm I don't really have any" response while I had some. Just be enthusiastic and don't give generic cliche answers! (e.g. "How social are you?" don't say "I'm a people person! I love people! Because I am myself, a person!!")

    I thought I'd have to get a second interview since the interview was very basic but they said they'll do a background check and two days later I got the call and got the job :)!

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Banana Republic (Orlando, FL).

    Interview

    The interview process was very relaxed! I was put in a group interview with a few different candidates and we were asked to answer a few questions each. After the questioning we did two different activities. The first activity involved us selling an item. The second activity involved us working in groups to put together an outfit that fit our given scenario within a set time frame.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Banana Republic (Orlando, FL).

    Interview

    Got there initially way supposed to be a one on one but the manager decided she wanted to kill two birds with one stone so me and another applicant went into the office and were asked basic interview questions, it was competitive to give the better answer

    Interview Questions

    • Any experience in retail?   1 Answer
    • Are you familiar with loss prevention   1 Answer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Banana Republic.

    Interview

    I applied online on their corporate website. I received a call asking to come in for an interview. It was very casual. We spoke outside the store for about 15 min. I was asked basic questions about my previous employment and why I want the job. I got a call the next day and they offered me the job. I accepted the position.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Allen, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Banana Republic (Allen, TX) in May 2015.

    Interview

    It was such a simple interview. I went in for a group interview and we didn't even get asked questions, the manager just talked about the company procedures and what we would be doing, what to expect, etc. She was very nice. We then as a group had to go out and pick an outfit for a girls first date goinf bowling. I picked the entire outfit out, lol. I thought it would be hard but it was super easy, and she told all of us to expect a call within a couple days on if we got the job or not but I got a call less than 2 hours later saying I got hired! Yay! :)

    Interview Questions

    • The only thing they asked was about my availability and if I had any retail experience   1 Answer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Allentown, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Banana Republic (Allentown, PA) in May 2015.

    Interview

    went in for the first interview- lasted about 15-20 minutes. was easy and simple, got a call for a second interview, which lasted about 45 minutes. he asked scenario questions, and took me on the floor to pick out an outfit as a test.

    Interview Questions

    • What inspires you in a coworker?   1 Answer
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    Sale Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Banana Republic (Minneapolis, MN) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Interview was actually fairly unique compared to interviews with other companies. Lots of personality-oriented questions dominated the majority of the interview session, which made me feel wanted as an employee. To my surprise, the manager was actually interested in my life outside of work, and we spent almost an hour talking about topics outside of the work place as well as their own experiences. As a result, I knew I had the job as soon as I left the interview site.

    Interview Questions

    • Who are some of your favorite fashion designers at the moment?   1 Answer

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