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Burlington Coat Factory Interview Questions

Updated Nov 15, 2014
Updated Nov 15, 2014
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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in April 2009.

    Interview Details

    very detailed, read from a paper, drilled on previous experience...ask about numbers alot..

    Interview Questions
    • What was your shrink for the past 3 years and give the plans to reduce it.   Answer Question
    • Give me examples on how you handled a personell issue   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    not enough pay

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Merchandise Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Burlington Coat Factory.

    Interview Details

    Was a very professional interview process. Took about a week. Phone interview comes first. Pass that and you're interviewed in person. Pass that and they do a complete background check.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    At the start of the process they asked what my salary range is and they met it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Customer Service Logistics Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kingsport, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kingsport, TN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Burlington Coat Factory.

    Interview Details

    When I was hired, they did allot of phone interviews. My initial interview was in person but the 2 that followed were done over the phone. This process has changed and all interviews are done face to face.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked about merchandising and at the time I had been doing merchandising with another retailer for 5 years. It was the hardest question asked but easy for me to answer.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    1 phone call from a regional manager. We worked everything out on that call.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    The process took about 2 weeks after I spoke to the recruiter, who was one of the nicest people in the company. The rest was back and forth interviewing at different stores before I was made an offer, even though I was already working but just doing a training.

    Interview Questions
    • One manager was constantly asking the same question as why did I want to Work there, as If he was trying to tell me that it was not a good place for me, but when I turn the question around he had an agenda to leave to another state as a short- long term goal.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    What are you salary expectations? I gave a number and they matched it. ( too bad I did not research the position completely, I took a lower than expected for the position.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Maintenance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brooklyn, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brooklyn, NY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process was very good and detailed. He asked about my prior job experience my schooling and significant certifications was necessary for the job. After my orientation was began on the same day and I working on that Monday.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    My hours
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the job as Cashier Sales Associate and got a call back within about 2 weeks for an interview. After the 1st interview I had a 2nd interview the next day. I then had to wait for background check results to come in and was just officially hired today ! The interview process was fairly easy , plus the interviers were very nice. They both asked questions like why do you want to work here and what does customer service mean to you ...

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Minimum wage $7.25
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Customer Service Logistics Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with the store manager after applying on line and then a second interview with the district manager

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They would not negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    telephone call for interview scheduling. on the day of interview i was interview by the HR and store manager. The interview was approximately 30 minute. after all, I sign up for screening process and if that produce positive i was promise i'll get the job

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Merchandise Team Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saginaw, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saginaw, MI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interviewer was really nice and made me feel comfortable. He expressed that he didn't particularly like the interview process of the company but asked me the 7 questions required anyway. It was fairly easy and I was basically told I had the job before I left, I just had to fill out the background check form and tax form when I got home. I expect to hear back this week about hiring, orientation, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • What was a mistake you made in the workplace and tell me how you corrected it and overcame it   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Sales Associate Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Called in, Asked for Interview, Offered the Job, Went to Orientation, Had to Wait 2 Months to Start Work

    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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