Stop & Shop Interview Questions

Updated Aug 26, 2015
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Stop & Shop.

    Interview

    Wasn't much of an interview. They contacted me after filling out an online application a few weeks earlier. I was offered the job on the phone and just needed to go in to fill out the necessary paperwork.

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Stop & Shop in June 2015.

    Interview

    Interviewed with the District Director and Human Resource Manager. Interview was fair. Questions were geared more towards life experience. District Director seemed very invested in the position and wanted someone who was in it for the long haul.

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    • Where do you see yourself in 5 years.   1 Answer
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in East Providence, RI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Stop & Shop (East Providence, RI) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Very quick and simple. I had to give a quick recap of my previous retail job and explain a few hard situations I handled. I was bubbly and cheerful so they could see I was a people-person and I was guaranteed a job after the background check was finished. And once it was I was called in to sign the paper and I was hired!

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    • Tell me about a situation at your previous job where you had to deal with a difficult customer?   1 Answer
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    Night Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Stop & Shop.

    Interview

    First interview was with a Store Manager and a District Manager. Very standard questions; e.g., describe a situation where you dealt with somebody that was upset, etc. Second interview was with HR Director and Regional Manager. Some of the same questions, with more specific questions, like salary expectations, etc.

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    Overnight Grocery Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Weymouth, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Stop & Shop (Weymouth, MA).

    Interview

    I did their online application & got a call either the next day or only a couple days later, I forget now almost 4 years later. There were very few questions, none really, it was more of a "you're hired" than anything. I came in the following day to do the hiring paperwork, they sent me to have a drug test done & when the results came back I got my starting date.

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    • Can you lift, pull, and whatever at least 50 pounds is maybe the only relevant question. It was not really a vigorous interview. I was told it was a hard job.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    The job is union, there is really nothing to negotiate in the way of pay for this position.

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    Floor Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Revere, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Stop & Shop (Revere, MA) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Managers were very professional and honest about actual available shifts they needed to fill which helps a lot. I had more than a year of retail plus another four years of customer service experience through regular and contract based work.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your availability?   1 Answer
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    Cashiere Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Stop & Shop.

    Interview

    simple; applied on-line and followed-up in-person asking about status of application; got interview at that time and waited only a few more days before finding out I was hired. It was really that simple. There is nothing else to say about it but 30 words are required.

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    • why do you want to work for Stop and Shop?   1 Answer
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Stop & Shop in April 2015.

    Interview

    It was simple The hiring manager asked me about my availability, why I left my last job and if I had any cashier experience. After answering those questions she asked me when I could start. That was it took no longer than 10 minutes from start to finish.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation, you get paid minimum wage and after 60 days get .25 raise.

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    Full-Time Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Stop & Shop (Boston, MA).

    Interview

    I met with my store manager first to see if I really wanted to go full-time. Then I set up a meeting with the Meat Department district manager. Sat down with him for about an hour. I dressed up nice and I took it very seriously. All I was asked was if I drove and if I was willing to travel. The way I saw it was if the guy likes me I got the job.

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    • Where do you see yourself with the company in 5 years?   Answer Question
  11. Helpful (1)  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Stop & Shop.

    Interview

    Overall the interview process was simple. Had to fill out a basic questionnaire online. Called in to interview. I had little experience but I don't think it mattered. I was only looking for a temporary summer job and they were okay with that. I don't think they're that selective so if you can answer the questions and seem normal you should be okay.

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