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Updated Aug 1, 2014
Updated Aug 1, 2014
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  1.  

    Human Resources Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Brief phone screen then on site with hiring manager

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    SSG ANALYST Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eden Prairie, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eden Prairie, MN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at SUPERVALU.

    Interview Details

    Informational interview, submit resume and cover-letter, receive request to interview, interviewed with manager and lead, open-office business casual, waited for a response, offer phone call followed up with offer letter, negotiate more PTO

    Interview Questions
    • What do you and others perceive your weakness to be?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Very little room for negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Green Bay, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Green Bay, WI
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at SUPERVALU in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview. Initial face to face interview. Then final panel interview. No questions were hard to answer, Be confident, be yourself, and explain how you can help them. Very understanding people.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were fairly simple. You obviously need experience to apply for a position like the one I applied for. Be yourself and youll be alright.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Very easy going. Made me feel like I was at home.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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  5.  

    Order Selector Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kenosha, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kenosha, WI
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at SUPERVALU.

    Interview Details

    You will be called in for an interview if your skills match what they are looking for. The catch is that you will be called a Supplmental Worker. What this really meas is, if you screw up, and don't make you percentage, you will be let go.

    The scary thing is, when you get the to the interview stage, it's with about eight people.

    Interview Questions
    • There really isn't a difficult question. You just need to remain calm under presure, and be as honest as poosible.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiating. they start everyone at the same pay.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Director Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at SUPERVALU in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    SUPERVALU uses SBO format for most interviews. Situation, Behavior and Outcome. Come prepared with some good examples that demonstrate what YOU did in a challenging situation, what you thought, how you handled difficult people, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • Most questions are all situation/behavior based. Probably the most difficult ones are when you are expecting to tell about something good that you've accomplished, and instead, they ask to tell you about something that you didn't do so well.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate my salary and overall compensation package.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  7.  

    Business Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eden Prairie, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eden Prairie, MN
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at SUPERVALU in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Having made the transition from a temporary employee to a full-time employee, the interview process was somewat laid out. Current management, will assit with resume reviews and conduct mock interviews if you request it.

    If you are a new hire, the interview format will follow the SBO type of interview, first you will walk through your resume with your interviewer, then you will be asked a series of SBO questions. Many interviewers are looking for in-depth answers, not just an overview. In this instance, it is better to be more detailed than less, however, don't over load them with stories.

    Interview Questions
    • I think the most difficult question was how to phrase unpleasant working situations which had challenged me the most without bashing a former manager / employer.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    In this position there wasn't any negotiation, as I knew exactly what the salary was set at prior to applying.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Business Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eden Prairie, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eden Prairie, MN
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at SUPERVALU in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    I started as a temporary employee through ProStaff, but being hired on full-time was a meeting with the category Director and telling him about my skills. I assume he also talked to my managers as a temporary employee.

    Interview Questions
    • As I had been a temporary employee, most of the questions revolved around my work as a temp and the use of internal systems.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Business Analyst II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eden Prairie, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eden Prairie, MN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at SUPERVALU in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    1 interview, in person with two people: Director and Manager.

    Negotiation Details
    Yes, I was able to negotiate. They offered me the lowest salary that I stated on my application, I countered with more pay and vacation and they accepted.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Order Selector Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at SUPERVALU in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    All questions are behavioral questions, if you prepared well with enough examples then you should do pretty well. Total lasted about an hour and there is only one on-site interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Don't remember there was one, sometimes you can use the same example to answer the different question, just state it from a different point of view.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I had asked for more but they came up saying no.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at SUPERVALU in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Various behaviorial interviews

    Interview Questions
    • How many requisitions have you managed effectively at one time?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Money

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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