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Steven Madden Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 19, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Dallas, TX

I applied online and 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 Question – No issue - relatively relaxed questions   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Boulder, CO

I applied in-person and 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 Question – What can you do to better this store?   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
New York, NY

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

Interview Details – 3 interviews, basic questions, know how to sell

Interview Question – what drives you   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiations. base plus commission


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Supervisor Interview

Sales Supervisor

I applied through an employee referral and 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 Question – 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

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

I applied online and 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 Question – There were no difficult questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – They offered me a low rate and tried to make it sound amazing because of the commission


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Denver, CO

I applied online and 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

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

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

Interview Details – Several interviews with the district manager and other district managers


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Retail and Sales Associate Interview

Retail and Sales Associate
Boulder, CO

I applied in-person and 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 Question – 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


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate

I applied online and 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 Question – What' something I should know about you?   Answer Question

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

Very Easy Interview

Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Steven Madden in February 2009.

Interview Details – weak- they'll hire anyone who looks good. SHALLOW

Negotiation Details – none

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