OfficeMax Interview Questions

Updated Jan 19, 2015
Updated Jan 19, 2015
45 Interview Reviews

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    Sales Consultant Interview

    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    I walked in to the store and asked the manager if they were hiring. The manager asked me to fill out an online application. I got an interview call 2 days after filling the application and started working the 3rd day.

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    • Describe yourself in one word.   1 Answer
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    Customer Service Interview

    No Offer
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at OfficeMax.

    Interview

    Went to the store for a interview, just talk about the basic foundation of the job and daily tasks and ask few behavior questions. Then took a tour at the store and explain how everything works.

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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at OfficeMax in November 2014.

    Interview

    I met with the lead sales associate for the interview. Most of the questions were similar to the questions I got from a college career advisor. The interviewer was very nice, and he mentioned that my interview seemed a lot better compared to the other interviewee candidates. The lead associate called me later that day to schedule an appointment with his boss, but his boss was only available on the day that I was busy. The lead associate never called me back after that day.

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    Sales Associate - Office Max Interview

    No Offer
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at OfficeMax (Newnan, GA).

    Interview

    Filled out an application online..Got called in for an interview a few days later. Interviewed by the general manager. The manager asked basic customer service type questions about what i would do in certain situations and questions about myself.

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    • Asked general questions such as what are your weaknesses and strengths and how would you deal with an angry customer who had a problem   1 Answer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    I had trouble finding the online application at first as officemax and office depot recently joined and it kept telling me to go to the Office Depot web site. I finally found the application and applied online and was contacted within two weeks for an interview. I interviewed with the hiring managers together.

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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at OfficeMax.

    Interview

    Can be slow going, requires sales and technology background or aptitude. If you can sell and it's not reflected in your resume, then put it in a cover letter so you don't get passed up. You only get one interview, so make it good. Show up dressed well and don't be late.

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  8.  

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at OfficeMax.

    Interview

    My Interview was a bit odd the person interviewing me seemed nerves, her face was red and the questions were not questions I had prepared myself for from reading other questions fro other sites.It didn't seem like they cared about my answers as much as just getting someone in to fill the position. If you are a brown nosier this particular store will work for you. The staff and management were lazy and spent most of the day talking about customers and new employees. They never had more than one cashier on staff, which didn't make sense because the mangers or key holders were not expected to jump on and help you.

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  9.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    I applied online. I got called back in a few days to do a 1-on-1 interview. The guy was pretty chill, we talked a bit about video games and computer stuff.

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    • Asked me typical interview questions. Asked about the specs on my laptop.   Answer Question
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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at OfficeMax (Naperville, IL).

    Interview

    I had an panel interview that spand about 6 hours. The interview started at 8am and anded at 3pm. I met with Mangersfrom four different areas of the business. The facilitatior was nice and accomodating.

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    • Not difficult questions really. Lots of process questions.   Answer Question
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    Store Associate Interview

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at OfficeMax (Okemos, MI) in May 2014.

    Interview

    I talked to two people during my interview, one asked the standard questions, the other i just talked too. It was very easy but we didnt stay in one place, kind of annoying.

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