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Updated Dec 2, 2014
Updated Dec 2, 2014
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    Jefferson County School Systems Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Family Dollar Stores in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    They called me for an interview on a specific date and time. The interview was good and organized. There were five people in the interview which kind of frighten me.

    Interview Questions
    • If I had to make the lunchroom more likable for the younger kids what would I do to make it better or something to that effect.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Midlothian, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Midlothian, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Family Dollar Stores in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Waste of time. I applied for the job because the description just stated customer service experience, which I have over 10 years of. I got called in for an interview a few days later and was told that she couldn't continue the process because I didn't have management experience. Can you please tell me why you called me then?

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
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    Assistant Manager Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Family Dollar Stores in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and a few days later I got called for an interview. The women who called me for the interview didn't even show up. I interviewed with another person that was there and it went great, loved talking to her. She told me she would try to get a hold of the original people that where supposed to interview me and get back to me. I never heard anything from anyone of them again.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Temporary Customer Service Representative Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Family Dollar Stores in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I filled out the application on the family dollar website, for a new store that was opening up not too far from my home. I received a call back about a week and a half later from a manager of another store who was conducting interviews, since the store I applied to had not opened up yet. I was asked to come in for an interview the next day, and the process was very simple. The manager who conducted my interview was very nice and did not ask me many questions. She was more interested in explaining to me the details of the position and in my availability. The whole process lasted about 5 minutes, and afterwords she told me that I would be receiving a call from another manager to bring in my State ID and my social security card. I was also asked to take a drug test within the next 24 hours. Unfortunately, even tho I successfully completed and passed my drug test, I never received that secondary call to bring in my information. Even after several attempts to get in contact with the manager that interviewed me, I was unable to reach her and thus missed the starting date for the position.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Visalia, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Visalia, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Family Dollar Stores in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I came in 15 minutes early and after about 5 minutes the manager finally shook my hand and took me to the interview room. He seemed a bit preoccupied since only 2 people work in the store at a time. The interview went great, although the interviewer was hard to understand on occasion. He asked me tons of questions that weren't even on the question sheet. It was like having a conversation with your friend. We talked about both liking art and tons of tangents. My interview went so well (i thought), it extended into someone else's interview time slot. The manager told me he had more interviews, but would be calling me in for a second interview the next day. I shook his hand and we walked out then he greeted the other interviewee. I waited and never got a call back. Called back for follow up a week or so later and he said they were still determining the position.

    Interview Questions
    • He asked me about certain things I knew how to do, like set up displays and displaying merchandise, but used technical terms I didn't understand. Once they were defined I told him I could do all the tasks asked.
      Why do you want to work for family dollar?
       
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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Family Dollar Stores.

    Interview Details

    Easy questions - related to physical abilities and previous jobs

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sharon Hill, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sharon Hill, PA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Family Dollar Stores in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview was a breeze. Although, the current manager had only been there 3 months and didn't at all seem satisfied. Spent plenty of time telling me how low the pay scale was and how hard the work load would be and how few hours I would get. Don't expect overtime. He was seriously trying to talk me into not taking the position? Now that I look back, I think he was threatened.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked the standard questions. "What if? What would you do? How would you handle? Tell me about a time... Also, seemed particularly interested in how I would handle shrinkage(employee theft).   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Temporary Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ridgeland, MS
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ridgeland, MS
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Family Dollar Stores in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was called about 6 weeks after applying for a Temporary Customer Service Representative at a new location that was being built in my city. The manager interviewed me at a location in another city since the one in my city wasn't ready yet. She asked about my past experience, availability, salary requirements and why I left. I could tell by her her facial expressions regarding my answers that she did not approve so I don't expect a callback.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Associate (Cashier) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Family Dollar Stores in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    First you have to go on-line to do your app. They are pretty progressive as far as being paperless. They do a background check. I personally had to stay committed to keeping my name as a familiar. It took over 3 weeks before any actions were taken. After a drug screening and interview in a make shift office I was hired. That process was over a month long.

    Interview Questions
    • Not so much as a question but a statement to the effects of ...."DON'T STEAL" !!   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Cashier Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Family Dollar Stores in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Apply online. When you get called for interview it literally takes three minutes. Anyone can work for this company.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions. You are asked about your experience and availability.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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