Hollywood Video Interview Questions

Updated Feb 21, 2015
23 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

77%
18%
4%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

67%
25%
7%

Interview Difficulty

1.9
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

23 Candidate Interview Reviews Back to all Interviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Hollywood Video in May 2010.

    Interview

    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.

  2.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Hollywood Video in December 2009.

    Interview

    I was interviewed then got a call back. That was it.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Shift Leader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Hollywood Video in March 2010.

    Interview

    Long and drawn out. Ended up having 4 different interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked to practice selling MVP card and preorder... was told that that was the most important part of the hiring process   Answer Question
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Hollywood Video (Seattle, WA) in August 2008.

    Interview

    One on one interveiw regarding experience and qualifications

    Interview Questions

    • What is your greatest strength   1 Answer
  6.  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Hollywood Video (San Jose, CA) in September 2009.

    Interview

    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 Questions

  7.  

    Guest Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Hollywood Video.

    Interview

    Very friendly and detailed interview. It showed me right away that they were looking for responsible and trustworthy people, but it was also important to be a movie lover. I thought that was just great!

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Guest Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Hollywood Video.

    Interview

    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 Questions

    • -Describe a difficult day dealing with a teacher or fellow student, and explain how the problem was resolved.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    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.

  9.  

    Shift Leader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Queens Village, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Hollywood Video (Queens Village, NY) in August 2010.

    Interview

    It was an entertaining interview. Felt very lax. First interview was with store manager. Talked in the back room about favorite movies and games. Overall mood was very casual. Nothing difficult at all, was very enjoyable. The attitude and nature of the review reflected the in store vibe and because it was positive from the get go, I knew it would be enjoyable to work there early on.

    Interview Questions

    • Again, there wasn't anything difficult about the interview. One that I hesitated on was where do you see yourself in 5 years, and then in 10.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no real negotiation as it was my first job. The first interview led to an interview with the district manager, who called a few days after the first interview. The conversation/interview was even more casual than the last! We walked around the store and talked about how the manager felt about me in the first interview, and then about the movies and games we walked by during the actual interview.

  10.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Hollywood Video (Seattle, WA) in July 2010.

    Interview

    Hiring process was good very through training. I filled out a paper job application to get the job. I filled it out in person and I was called back in within a week for a one on one interview then I was called back and hired for the job.

    Interview Questions

  11.  

    Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Hollywood Video in February 2008.

    Interview

    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.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your greatest strength and weakness?   Answer Question
    • What would you do if you saw a fellow employee stealing merchandise?   Answer Question

Work at Hollywood Video? Share Your Experiences

Hollywood Video

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.