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H&M Part-time Sales Advisor Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2014
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I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at H&M in May 2014.

Interview Details – I applied to H&M on numerous occasions but never got a call.When I decided to to another application it was just my luck that they called me back.When they called me back I was a little surprised. I had my phone interview that must've went well because i was offered a face to face interview. When I went to the interview I was asked questions and was told to tell a little about myself in more depth. At the end I was told that they thought I would be good fit. They had me sign some papers so that they could do there background check.It took almost two months for them to call me back. They called me and basically asked me to come in. They asked me the same questions and then they said they would like to offer me the job.

Interview Question – 7 Values of H&M? & Why do you want to work at H&M?, Why do you think you would be a good fit for store?(H&M)...   Answer Question

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Buford, GA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at H&M.

Interview Details – Applied online got called maybe a week or so later. Went to interview. I read online they like you to dress your own way. Doesn't have to be professional. Showcase your own style. Was asked basic interview questions.

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Jacksonville, FL

I applied online and the process took 7 weeks - interviewed at H&M in June 2014.

Interview Details – I had applied to H&M many times before only to get a rejection e-mail. This time I saw they were hiring on the job board from the mall and applied. About two weeks later I got a call for a impromptu phone screening. The questions where why do you want to work for H&M? What is your availability? Describe your previous work history? What is your salary requirement? And things of that nature. Two days later I meet with the store manager and she asked similar questions. She wanted to know what experience I had, if I could handle irate customers and meet deadlines. How would my friends describe me and what kind of expectations was I looking for with H&M. The manager was very nice and made me feel at ease. The interview lasted between 30-40 minutes. At the end I had to fill out a background check. That Sunday, five days later I got a job offer and was invited to do paperwork. It still took a few weeks after that before I started training. I really did not think it would take this long to get hired.
It does help to do research about H&M and know ypur strengths and weaknesses. They will ask a lot about your previous work history, things you liked or did not like.

Interview Question – What are your expectations for H&M as a company?   Answer Question

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Santa Barbara, CA

I applied in-person and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at H&M.

Interview Details – Describe the most challenging obstacle you've faced when dealing with a customer? How did you handle it? What are you strengths and weaknesses? What is your passion within fashion? What experience have you had in the past within fashion? Would you call yourself a fashionista?

Interview Question – Describe the most challenging obstacle you've faced when dealing with a customer? How did you handle it?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Couldnt negotiate on start day. But eventually negotiated for higher pay when i stayed with company for a year

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Jersey City, NJ

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at H&M.

Interview Details – Initially was supposed to go in for a group interview but it wasn't for another hour so the manager decided to interview me one on one instead. First, I had to fill out a paper asking where I lived, my social, and phone number. Then I was called into a small office and asked me basic questions. After she told me that she had to fax out my application and I should receive a call in about 5 or 6 days telling me if I should go in for another interview. She said it would a total of 3 interviews. The manager was very polite, and so were the rest of the employees. They were all very nice.

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I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at H&M.

Interview Details – Filled application online had first interview 3 weeks after the app was submitted not at the location I was hired for FYI followed up on a random day next week got interviewed on the spot got a phone call later that week for a interview basically the accepted offer process

Negotiation Details – Whatever they offered I took was really good pay for retail

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Interviewed at H&M

Interview Details – Two interviews with two different department managers.

Interview Question – Why H&M?   Answer Question

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Part-time Sales Advisor
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at H&M in May 2012.

Interview Details – A telephone interview, 3 other interviews, and a background check

Interview Question – When is a time you hard a difficult customer, and how did you handle them?   View Answer

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Denver, CO

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at H&M in June 2013.

Interview Details – My initial interview was over the phone with a recruiter in L.A. The interview went well and the recruiter was easy to talk to and outgoing. He then scheduled me for an in person interview about 3 days later
When I first reached the store, I was surprised how busy it was. When I found a sales associate to tell me I was there for an interview, he complemented me on being on time. However, the manager was not. He had apparently written down the wrong time for our interview (should have been a sign) and I had to wait around for 30 minutes.
The interview was pretty basic. First you have to fill out a basic background check. He asked me about my previous jobs, what retail experience I had. He then asked how I would deal with difficult customers and difficult situation. Basic retail interview. I felt I did really well and he told me he would contact me in a few days. However, I never heard anything; not even a sorry you didn't get the job. I am convinced they do not hire anyone over 30, that's the only reason I'm sure I didn't get the job-I have years of experience.

Interview Question – Are you okay with moving between working in the back room and working on the floor?   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at H&M.

Interview Details – got an email for the position was new to the city. had two interviews. first was with the store manager which i didn't know at the time and second was a dept manager. and the second one really is just an offer letter. if you get a second call you got the job

Interview Question – really pretty standard. just was hard to talk about a company i only visited out of state   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – they give a letter with the amount they were willing to give it was yes or no

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