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Barnes & Noble Merchandise Manager Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Feb 24, 2014
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Interview Details – group interview generally they have a job fair. You will get a better salary if you get brought in from the outside. They do promote from within but don't pay well. You will start at a small volume store and get moved around as you learn.

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I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Barnes & Noble.

Interview Details – I applied to Barnes and Nobles a while back but never heard anything. A month or two went by and I got a call for a interview. I did two interviews the same day with both the store and asst. store manger, both female by the way. I was told they had a few other people to look at but would get back to me. A week later I had a invite for a background check via email but was not called about it. I did it anyways and sent it in. Two weeks went by and I lost hope, that Monday I received a call from a DM asking to do a phone interview, he was nice thanked me for my time and told me they would get back to me one way or the other. Another two weeks went by and I again lost hope. I was called this morning and offered the job, I guess they had a hell of a time talking to my old Manager for some reason and it delayed the process.

Interview Question – There weren't any really, very standard questions. They want answers that make it clear you understand the customers come first no mater what.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – None, they offered me what I was looking for.

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The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Barnes & Noble in January 2009.

Interview Details – The process was fairly slow in the beginning. But as soon as the process began, it had a quick upkeep. I went through several rounds of interviews, in person and over the phone and the people were very nice about it. I received the interview afterwards and accepted it immediately

Interview Question – do you know our shelving system?   Answer Question

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