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Declined Offer – Interviewed in May 2010 – Reviewed Feb 24, 2012
Interview Details – had to have 3 phone interviews and drive to Portland which is 70 miles away to get to the point of getting an offer. I interviewed with a district manager then the human resources manager and finally the regional manager. They wanted me to transfer to their area but I could not accomidate them.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Mar 2010 – Reviewed Mar 6, 2010
Interview Details – Long and drawn out. Ended up having 4 different interviews.
Interview Question – Asked to practice selling MVP card and preorder... was told that that was the most important part of the hiring process Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Seattle, WA Aug 2008 – Reviewed Aug 26, 2010
Interview Details – One on one interveiw regarding experience and qualifications
Interview Question – What is your greatest strength Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in San Jose, CA Sep 2009 – Reviewed Sep 1, 2011
Interview Details – the manager during the interview asked me to try to sell a pen. I did not sell it too well but he must have been amazed by my other answers. Also asked my favorite movie. I don't even like movies.
Interview Question – how would you sell me this pen? Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Dec 2009 – Reviewed Jan 6, 2010
Interview Details – I was interviewed then got a call back. That was it.
Interview Question – Think of a sales pitch. Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Feb 2008 – Reviewed Jul 2, 2010
Interview Details – It started with me applying online. From there, the store manager called me and signed me up for a 1 on 1 interview with her in the store. I completed a personality test beforehand, which it seems was the basis for choosing candidates for interviews. She asked me a whole lot of hypothetical questions about situations that would arise in the store, and the standard "what is your greatest strength, what is your greatest weakness" etc.
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Jul 30, 2012
Interview Details – Had to answer behavior questions through a computer. If you scored high enough you would get a phone call for one on one interview with store manager.
Interview Question – Why should we higher you? Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Oct 1, 2012
Interview Details – Initial interview was with store manager and assistant manager, secondary interview 4 days later with district manager. Wis hired directly following high school for entry level job, interview was pretty bare bones, some questions tailored to my education level.
Interview Question – -Describe a difficult day dealing with a teacher or fellow student, and explain how the problem was resolved. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No wage negotiation at initial hiring time, I was hired to eventually become a Shift Leader, after promotion to that title I was able to ask for a raise and explain why I had earned it. Management accepted my offer and employment continued.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Baytown, TX May 2007 – Reviewed Dec 19, 2009
Interview Details – Was interviewed and within a couple of days i was hired on.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Martinez, CA Jun 2008 – Reviewed Jan 2, 2010
Interview Details – There was an online application which asked a few multiple choice questions about your personality. Then there was a 1 on 1 interview with the store manager with very generic questions, and then there was a brief interview with the regional manager.
Interview Question – How would you deal with an angry customer? Answer Question
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