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Macy's Seasonal Part Time Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 24, 2014
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Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

Seasonal Sales Associate

Interviewed at Macy's

Interview Details – It was easy, I applied online, and got to select an interview date. The manager was running late so I sat and I saw what the culure was like. It was very clean and organized. I had to go through a background check.

Interview Question – Why Macy's?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiations

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Very Easy Interview

Macy's Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

Macy's Seasonal Sales Associate
Rio Rancho, NM

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Macy's in October 2012.

Interview Details – Generally, once you have been called in, they have you sin in the HR office with multiple seats and other candidates. But ,unfortunately , you can hear their conversations.So be prepared to say yes to $9.00 hour, for grunt work in the worst time of the year.

Interview Question – Can you be available to work any hour, of any day, at any time?   View Answer

Reason for Declining – i couldn't be available for just them when it was the season to work at it peak.

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

Seasonal Sales Associate
Austin, TX

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Macy's in November 2013.

Interview Details – I got an email to schedule my interview online. I scheduled it and when i went in for the interview I talked with the interviewer for about 10 minutes and she hired me on as soon as my interview was over.

Interview Question – The questions were all fairly easy.   Answer Question

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No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Seasonal Help Interview

Seasonal Help
Montclair, CA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Macy's in September 2013.

Interview Details – I applied online and received an email telling me the date and time of the interview.

The interview was very basic, lots of behavioral/scenario questions. My schedule was not completely open, so I was not offered a position. For seasonal help, you have to be able to work any and all hours.

Interview Question – I was told that I would be issued a Macy's credit card that I would have to use. All employees have to use them. I was definitely not comfortable with that, but I needed the job so I said okay.   Answer Question

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Easy Interview

Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

Seasonal Sales Associate
Warwick, RI

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Macy's in October 2011.

Interview Details – I had one interview after applying on-line for a seasonal position. The interviewer was very accommodating in that she offered me the only full-time position available because I asked for as many hours as I could get. I was hired at the end of the interview. I was only asked how much retail experience I had.

Interview Question – What do I like most about working with people.   View Answer

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Accepted Offer

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Very Easy Interview

Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

Seasonal Sales Associate
Chesapeake, VA

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Macy's in November 2013.

Interview Details – I had one interview for this position. The interviewer I had was great. She explained what the job would entail and was very thorough in making sure I had the qualities to bring the magic to Macy's.

Interview Question – The most unexpected question I had was "What job did you dislike the most?"   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Seasonal Retail Sale Associate Interview

Seasonal Retail Sale Associate
Chicago, IL

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Macy's in November 2013.

Interview Details – You have to apply for the position online. If accepted, you will receive an email with instruction on how to schedule an interview. At the interview, you will be taken into a generic room where the interviewer will ask some pretty basic retail sales related questions - how would you handle rude customers, give an example of a difficult situation, etc.

Interview Question – How would I handle co-worker theft?   View Answer

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Seasonal Sales Interview

Seasonal Sales

I applied online and interviewed at Macy's.

Interview Details – Applied online. I was sent an e-mail to interview in-store. Called for a second interview with the hiring departments manager. Called and offered me position.

Interview Question – How would you handle a dishonest co-worker?   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Recovery/Seasonal Interview

Recovery/Seasonal
Philadelphia, PA

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Macy's in December 2013.

Interview Details – Had to apply and take a very long test online before anyone contacted me to set up the interview. What did help was that my mom worked at another Macy's so I had a reference. When I got to my interview, I was a little early, but they took me in soon after arrival. It was a later interview, and the girl interviewing me seemed like she really wanted to get out of there. She said the spot that was open was for a different department than I had initially signed up for, but i took it anyway.

Interview Question – They were mostly about how I would handle the customers, even though the job was just to fold sweaters and scarves during the holidays.   View Answer

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Accepted Offer

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Very Easy Interview

Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

Seasonal Sales Associate

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Macy's in October 2013.

Interview Details – Super easy. All questions can be found online, some questions are asked about your personal skills and how you deal with upset customers, a big one is how you would go about selling a macy's card, since theyre real serious about their cards.

Interview Question – How would you upscale a purchase?   Answer Question

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