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Updated Jan 25, 2015
Updated Jan 25, 2015
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    Assistant Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    Meet with Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager in a one on one setting within the store. Given a tour of the store. Introduced to the Manager you will be working with and then asked some questions by them as well.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    You fill out a questionnaire on a computer. If you pass that part and they are interested in you, you will get a call within a few days and, you will meet with the store manager. The store manager will want to know which area of the store you think you might be interested to work in.

    Interview Questions
    • The initial questionnaire portion of the interview seemed directed towards a very below average, high school mentality. Nothing difficult about it.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    If you are placed in a commissioned area, keep your hourly rate at the lowest possible amount. That way if the store is very slow, like in the summer, you won't get fired because you didn't sell enough to cover your draw.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    AREA SALES MANAGER Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    The process was fairly easy since I had already been working as a part time sales clerk.
    I interviewed with the area manager at the time and as well as the store manager for the position over the men's area. So it was a within the company advancement opportunity. The process went smoothly and my training began immediately.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    They ask you to sit and fill out the job application on the spot. Then an assistant manager will interview you. If you pass that interview, someone else will interview you and then you will have to take a personality test and pass it, and then you're hired. It's always good to be prepared when you come to apply. Dress appropriately .

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I took what they offered.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cosmetics Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    1st interview held with Cosmetics Manager, second held with Operations Manager. Extremely easy. Once background check clears, you are offered a position and given a start date. Full-time positions have to be approved by the CEO and it takes a week for a response. You're normally brought on part-time until everything is approved.

    Interview Questions
    • Do you consider yourself an aggressive competitive sales person?   View Answers (2)
    Negotiation Details
    Yes, you can negotiate. ALWAYS check the salaries on glassdoor for the position you are applying for.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
  7.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Little Rock, AR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Little Rock, AR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    The interview gave a brief overview of the company along with a short tour of their office. The questions were your basic average interview questions. They weren't too technical. The job was described well, and it was what I expected.

    Interview Questions
    • They wanted to know why I chose this position based on my background.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Salary and vacation can be negotiated if you have the experience.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    I applied in person which consisted of me filling out their online application on one of their office computers. The application asks for typical information - education, past experience, etc. However there are several tests following and a survey. The survey focuses on getting to know you as a person/potential employee and asks you to rate your response to numerous statements (i.e. I feel it is important to help co-workers - must select answer ranging from strongly disagree to strongly agree). The tests are timed and ask a variety of questions (some math-related, and others selecting which word is least similar to the others, matching, etc. - reminded me of standardized school tests - it isn't especially hard but isn't super simple either.. my approach was to answer as many as possible in the time allotted so I skipped around and didn't get hung up on a question for too long).

    Interview Questions
    • I was not expecting the timed tests that followed the online application.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    They called me the day after I put my resume on Monster. I started three days later. They will promise you alot of things that never come to pass. The interview was very easy. Basic questions, previous experience, work environment, etc.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Your first interview with initial interview to tell you about the position that you will be interviewing for you get the idea of the job that you will be doing plus the pay and if there's a commission based position how did you get your commission

    Interview Questions
    • How would you describe a situation where you had to handle a difficult customer   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation they pretty much throw you out on the floor
    Accepted Offer
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    Sales Associate - Area Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my resume on Monster. Within a week I was called in to fill out their application on the computer and to interview. I interviewed with the store manager first, and then the area sales manager that I first worked for. This was at my first store in Florida. After my interviews, I got a call back a week later with the job offer. I started as a Sales Associate and after 3 months, I was promoted to an Area Sales Manager.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions were pretty common customer service and sales questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There really was no negotiation. They offered a good hourly rate for my training period. Once I was assigned a department, I was given a raise. When I was promoted, I was put on salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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