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Finish Line Sales Associate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 6, 2014
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I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Finish Line.

Interview Details – the interview was not hard, but took a while to get a call back. interview process was very easy, they asked me what my favorite type of shoe was. I had one interview and didn't get a second one until 2 weeks later.

Interview Question – no hard questions were wasked   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Finish Line.

Interview Details – Very quick, one interview followed by a day for reference checks and then I was hired. Went in for an interview at the mall. The manager and myself walked the mall while I was interviewed. Process took about 10 minutes.

Interview Question – Pretty standard interview.   Answer Question

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Sales Associate
Oklahoma City, OK

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Finish Line in June 2010.

Interview Details – this job requires that you are persistent with time and values. during the interview they will ask you a series of question pertaining to customer service issues that you have dealt with and what you did to resovle the problem without upsetting the guiest or yourself. also they want clean cut salesman with great communication skills. they are a solid company and would be great todevelope you people and customer service skills

Interview Question – why should we hire you?   Answer Question

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I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Finish Line in September 2012.

Interview Details – A friend reached out to me regarding current openings. Applied online. Got a call back a few days later and was asked to come in for an interview.

Interview Question – Sell me the shoe you are wearing.   Answer Question

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Sales Associate
Philadelphia, PA

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Finish Line in October 2010.

Interview Details – Use of phone screening, 1st and second interviews before making the final hiring decision. Questions are designed to get to know the person, are not interested in retail experience but rather candidates that are quick learners and extroverted in behavioral nature.

Interview Question – You are a salesman at a office supply store, [hands candidate pen being used in interview], sell me this pen.   Answer Question

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Sales Associate
Longview, TX

I applied online and interviewed at Finish Line.

Interview Details – It took time however, I was diligent and continued to persevere for my opportunity with the company. This was a job I've wanted to work at from a young age so I made sure I got my opportunity when the chance was given.

Interview Question – No questions were difficult in my opinion.   Answer Question

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Sales Associate
Cerritos, CA

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Finish Line in February 2014.

Interview Details – You will be called for a phone screen before you get called in for an interview. The phone screen is to hear how you sound if you are energized and motivated and excited about the position. Once you are called in for the interview they will call you back the next day or next week depending how desperate they need to hire.

Interview Question – Do you think there is a difference between good customer service and excellent customer service?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The pay is base rate. Everyone gets paid the same when they get hired, there is no negotiation.

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I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Finish Line.

Interview Details – A few questions on the phone pretty much dont blow it. then face to face and they read off of the paper typical questions

Interview Question – 3 negatives   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Did not negotiate

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Sales Associate
Tracy, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Finish Line in June 2011.

Interview Details – Very entry level hiring process. Interview very non descriptive of the work to follow.

Interview Question – If you had to pick between being a rhino or giraffe which you pick an why?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Work schedule only. Salary was minimum.

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Sales Associate

I applied through other source and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Finish Line.

Interview Details – Basic interview question. They try to make it like a conversation. I use to interview people and if you have a competitive type attitude and enjoy the challenge of meeting goals and socializing with people then your hired. They look for someone who will be reliable and a team player.

Interview Question – When is the last time you took the initiative to complete a task or help someone with a task.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – schedule, if you play a sport they will work around it during the season.

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