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Best Buy Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Dec 15, 2014
Updated Dec 15, 2014
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    Make sure you mention how you are highly team oriented, friendly, organized, high energy and love the latest and greatest technology. They will more than likely hire you in the holiday season make sure you show up everyday ready to help crazy holiday people if you can make it through with your sanity you'll do well.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Computer Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Had an initial interview with a supervisor that entailed very basic interview questions and preferences regarding department. The second interview was with the general manager and was similar and almost less specific than the initial interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It was easy and straight forward. They asked normal questions and were more worried about personality rather than skill. It was easy and straight forward. They asked normal questions and were more worried about personality rather than skill. It was easy and straight forward. They asked normal questions and were more worried about personality rather than skill.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Not negotiable
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Best Buy in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and one of my friends who works there referred me to the hiring manager as well. I got a call a week after I applied. I went in and the manager's computer was not working and that was unfortunate since the interview questions were on the computer. So, we casually talked and he asked me about my self and what I was expecting from the job and my technology background. After we were done he offered me the job.

    Interview Questions
    • What are you expecting from being a mobile sales consultant   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I got offered more than I asked for so I accepted and had no reason to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Best Buy Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    Interview was fairly simple. They do a quick phone interview and then proceed to have you come in for a 1:1 interview with the Assistant Manager. Just prepared to answer how you would deal with difficult situations, like with customers or co-workers. Or "when was a time you went beyond the call of duty for a customer"? If the Assistant Manager likes you they will set up a time with the General Manager of the store at a later date for a follow up interview. I had to cancel my second interview as I ended up taking another job. So unfortunately I cannot provide more information on that. Don't get nervous about the interview process, nothing crazy. I thought it was interesting that the phone interview they told me not to wear jeans for the first interview, isn't that obvious?

    Interview Questions
    • They like to ask how you would solve an issue with a co-worker.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
  7.  

    Computer Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    The questions are very easy and cliche'. "Tell me about a time you took lead in a project etc. Google the questions and they will appear. The easiest way to get hire is apply during the holidays and work diligently and they will keep you after the season is over

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Multi Channel Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and was contacted by the hiring supervisor probably two weeks later. I had a short screening interview during that first call - was I still interested? What area of the store did I think I would best fit? A brief overview of the job, etc. I went in for a first in-person interview a day later with a supervisor. Basic STAR questions - tell me about a time when/tell me how you turned a negative experience into a positive, etc. - and then was called back in for a final interview with my department's manager. Very similar questions. Was offered the job during that interview, pending background/drug screen.

    Interview Questions
    • An unexpected question I'd never been asked during an interview - "How do you think a store should respond to employee theft?"   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There was a little negotiation room.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Computer Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    I filled out the online application and attempted to talk to the hiring manager in-store as a follow up. She was busy, but called me back after a few hours. I came in to interview the next day, but was interviewed by a department manager instead of the hiring manager. The interview went well, but I did not hear back for several weeks until I was asked to come in for an interview with the general manager. I was offered the job on the spot, and the second interview quickly felt like a formality, as the manager spent more time training me than asking me questions. I was made to take a drug test, and started my training just days after a good result.

    Interview Questions
    • I was mostly asked questions about how I handled certain situations in previous jobs; When I had to overcome an obstacle with a team, when I had to sell something to a customer, etc. No questions were unusually hard in comparison to other retail jobs, and the interviewers seemed more interested in what my responses showed about my personality than my experiences.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was asked to name how much I wanted to earn, and when I low-balled because I desperately needed a job, I was offered more than I asked for.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    The online personality test was the first step to getting an interview. After I took the test it took about 2 days for them to contact me with an in-store interview. The questions were basic and just making sure one could handle a high pressure environment. I was moved on to a third interview with the GM the same day. In this interview i was asked situational questions about how i would handle certain sales situations. Three days later i was offered the job.

    Interview Questions
    • How have you had to handle confrontation in teams previously?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 4 people found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    Was a typical and easy interview. Interview was a three step process. Done in store. Total time for all 3 interviews was about an hour and one half. Was not difficult and conducted by store management.

    Interview Questions
    • Question that asked about a difficult scenario, what made it difficult, how did I overcome it and what were the results.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer

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