Steven Madden Interview Questions

Updated Aug 7, 2014
Updated Aug 7, 2014
13 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Planning Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    Initial contact via in-house recruiter. Came in to interview with recruiter and hiring manager (VP). Came in a second time to meet with another VP and hiring manager again. Process was professional and pleasant

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dallas, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Steven Madden in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied on-line (process was pretty confusing); Received phone call next day; Quick, rather relaxed interview - felt very comfortable; offered job following week. I had shopped with interviewer and was recruited during a very pleasant shopping experience.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Boulder, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boulder, CO
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Steven Madden in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I came in and dropped off a resume at the Boulder location, and the manager asked me to sit and interview right away. The interview was pretty standard for a retail sales position, but the manager was really nice and close to my age so it felt really easy talking to her.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Steven Madden in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    3 interviews, basic questions, know how to sell

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiations. base plus commission
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Sales Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    I had two interview one with the area manager and another with the manager of the store. Both interview lasted about 30-45 mins. In the interview I told more about my work history when asked question about my previous job positions. Went into depth on why I would like to work for the company. Talk much about customer due to dealing in that field.

    Interview Questions
    • How to handle a customer that isn't loooking for a shoe?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    It took about an entire day. I still didn't get the hourly rate I would have like.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    A few generic questioning in regards to why you chose the company, skills as a mananger, strengths and weaknesses?

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They offered me a low rate and tried to make it sound amazing because of the commission
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Denver, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Steven Madden in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Two in person interview with store managers, very causal

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    Several interviews with the district manager and other district managers

    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Retail and Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Boulder, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boulder, CO
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Steven Madden in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was pretty casual. They contacted me immediately after submitting my application and scheduled an interview with the store manager and store owner. I was hired after the first in person interview

    Interview Questions
    • There were no difficult questions asked. They mostly wanted to know about my school background, work experience and about my sense of style.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    Basic interview, applied online, got called in. Was asked about myself and what i could provide for the company. got the job about 2 weeks later

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. Do not take this job unless you have no other offer. Even then i'd argue being unemployed as a better option.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience

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