Hallmark Interview Questions

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014
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    Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    Only one interview. Very simple.

    Also you are required to take a super long test that is simple- I think some simple 1+1 math, and behavioral questions asked over and over again but in different fashion and style.
    For example (not exact questions but similar):
     "Do you go to bars?" and then "Do you make friends at a bar easily?"

    Interview Questions
    • What is most important thing in your job?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Writer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    I applied through other source - interviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    It was a good overall process. The initial screening was by HR, but then prospective employees are introduced to relevant colleagues and leadership who make the ultimate hiring decision. They have a strict drug policy, so expect to pee in a cup.

    Interview Questions
    • Most were fairly expected. Be prepared to explain how you can best facilitate social expression in various situations, e.g., grieving, love, friendship, birthdays, etc.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Salaries are pretty much set by HR for each position/level.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Retail Merchandiser Interview

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

    I applied online - interviewed at Hallmark in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Telephone interview scheduled but interviewer failed to call at appointed time. I contacted the company and had another telephone interview scheduled and interviewer called as expected. usual questions and information and was hired but how effective can a telephone interview be?

    Interview Questions
    • Could tell the interviewer anything in a telephone interview. I don't think it is an effective way to hire.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Retail Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    Completed online application at hallmark.com. Received initial call within 2 weeks. Had initial interview the following week, visited store and met with Supervisor. Accepted job and started a week later. Received a week of on-the-job training.

    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Keyholder Part Time Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Hallmark in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I filled out my application, and received a phone call the next day for an interview. The first interview was 2 hrs long, basically in the beginning the store manager just degraded the store, saying OMG your going to have to do so much to fix the store, we are looking for this specifically etc etc. Than she asked me a couple questions about handling employees and kept asking if I was sure if I could handle this job bc if I didn't leave tired than I wasn't doing my job correctly. Honestly at this point I was having major doubts, I kept saying all this for a part time position to myself however I kept going. At the end I took the test and she scheduled me for a 2nd interview with the DM, however before I left she made sure to tell me that no matter what she feels she will take the DM's opinion over her own!
    2nd interview WAS A MESS, the DM looked at my resume asked me if I did it that day because it was so wrong, than bc I didn't know exact dates they said I needed to call all my fellow employers to get the exact dates...mind you I haven't worked at this place in over 10yrs! Needless to say after up I did that they STILL kept asking if I was sure if I wanted this position bc as the manager said in her exact words "anyone could talk themselves up", after that I apologized but I was not willing to accept the job! Too much running around and reassurance and down talking the company.

    Interview Questions
    • Unexpected was needing exact dates of employment, and the manager down grading the company due to completion   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Honestly it was too much back and forth for a part time job, the manager talked about how much work it was and didn't seem positive that the store was going to stay in business.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Production Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process was fairly typical for a larger company and the entire process took about 4 weeks start to finish. The recruiting department was very kind, professional and kept me informed of the status along the way. The interview process can vary widely depending on the hiring manager and/or department you are applying for, but when I interviewed, it consisted of me presenting my portfolio and a panel of managers who each took turns asking questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Do you have any philosophical objections to pink bunny rabbits?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Retail Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    I applied and scheduled a phone interview for a week in advance. The questions were very basic and easy. I received a phone call a week later with a job offer. I started three days later.

    Interview Questions
    • There wasn't a difficult question. They will ask you to repeat the job posting, so it's helpful to have it in front of you!   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Territory Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    I applied in-person - interviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    interviewed in person

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    Spent all day interviewing with 8 people

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Didn't negotiate, but should have.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person - interviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    My interview was very in depth. It was a behavioral interview were I was asked to give answers to questions or what I would do in scenarios using previous work experience. I took a personnel evaluation profile questionnaire and was offered a position the same day!!

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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