Kohl's Interview Questions

Updated Oct 28, 2014
Updated Oct 28, 2014
696 Interview Reviews

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    Cashier Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The hiring and interview process is really quick and they do group interview which are surprisingly comfortable. They gave everyone a chance to speak and asked really simple questions. After the interview they called back 2 days later and I was hired.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Kohl's.

    Interview Details

    It is a group interview, so the interviewer asks one question and goes around the room to ask the same question. He does not always choose the same person to ask first, so be prepared to answer first at least once. The questions were relatively easy, mainly based on past experiences and different situations.

    Interview Questions
    • What is great customer service?   Answer Question
    • Describe an overwhelming experience and how you handled it.   Answer Question
    • Describe a time when your supervisor told you something you didn't agree with and what you did about it.   Answer Question
    • Why do you want to work at Kohl's and what are some qualities you think a Sales Associate needs to have?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about yourself.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Merchandise Analyst Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Kohl's.

    Interview Details

    On campus interview, followed by a final round at company headquarters. Process took about a week. Group interview at final interview day seemed to carry a lot of weight. Given a case study at campus interview and then most behavioral and fit questions. Did not feel that anything was too technical they just want to get a feel for the applicants thought process.

    Interview Questions
    • What is one thing you would change about a Kohl's store?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Retail just not my preferred area for my career.

    Declined Offer
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    Kohls Sales Associate Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Kohl's.

    Interview Details

    First there was a group interview and then we had one on one, basic retail interview questions. The one confusing part was then they hired everyone in the group interview, almost like they had planned to at the beginning but had to go through protocol, taking time away from everyone.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation, they offered hourly wage at minimum wage at the time.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Kohls Sales Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Turned in my application on a Monday or Tuesday, got a call back Friday for an interview scheduled for NEXT Friday which was a little annoying but I went in. Interview was simple but be prepared, "What if a customer needs help in a different department? Is the customer always right? Why do you want to work at Kohls?" Stuff like that very nice manager and I got offered the job on the spot and I accepted but I was not really able to ask questions.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Sale Associate Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Kohl's.

    Interview Details

    I was called for a group interview. Because, they didn't have enough people for the interview, it was postponed by a week. We pretty much went around the room speaking on why we were the best fit for the job and our skills. We were then asked a series of questions and the person picked to answer first was totally random. We pretty much all had the same answer to the questions and added a little more to them.

    Interview Questions
    • If you ever had a disagreement with a manager and what did you do about it.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Store Management Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Kohl's.

    Interview Details

    The internship process was standard. I was first asked some behavioral questions, and then I was told about the position and what to expect. All my question were answered. Personally, I thought the answers were vague and not very helpful. The interview was brief and to the point. This was my first interview

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

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    Interview Details

    It was quick and to the point. Interviewed with two different people and was given an offer soon after. There is no discussion of placement on pay. It was to the point.

    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
  10.  

    Sales Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    First, about a week after I put in my application on sangajob, I was invited in to do a group interview. The group interview was with four other interviewees. The group in interview went well and I was call.about three days later to do another interview with the store manager. That interview also went well. Then I was called about two days later about the job offer and to set up an orientation date.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I was not able to negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  11.  

    Sales Floor Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    This was for a new store. They had us in a group interview with about 15 people. They sat us in a room in a hotel with 2 managers I believe. They would ask a question and randomly ask one of us to answer the question. They would also present us scenarios and ask us for "a time when you exhibited" so and so. Be prepared to present a sales pitch for an in-store credit card.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

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