TJX Companies Interview Questions

Updated Jul 30, 2015
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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Interview was very long and unstructured. Although they did ask basic questions, there were a few oddballs thrown in. It was not difficult. There were several interviews that took place. References were called and overall it just seemed to be a very basic process.

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    Merchandise Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at TJX Companies (Saint Louis, MO).

    Interview

    The interview was informal. Once I arrived the manager took me into the back office to sit and chat. It lasted about 20 minutes. The questions were very vague and focused on past retail experience, as well as availability, the hours I wanted to work, etc.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your favorite and least favorite things about working in retail   Answer Question
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ocala, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at TJX Companies (Ocala, FL) in July 2015.

    Interview

    I dropped off my application and got a call from the manager 1 hour later ask me to come in the next day for an interview. The manager was very nice and friendly, interview went for about 15 minutes, very basic questions. She was very interested and wanted to check my references before i can come for training class/orientation day. I got offered the job 1 week later.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself? what is team work? what is customer service? Tell me if you have ever had an upset customer and how did you handle it? your salary expectation? your availability? what position are you interested in? what do you love most about working in retail?   Answer Question
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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Marlborough, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at TJX Companies (Marlborough, MA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Applied online and had a 30 minute phone interview a few days later with a recruiter. A few weeks went by before I was contacted for an in-person interview at the office. Interview was with the recruiter for 30 minutes, then 30 minutes each with 3 other employees. I was asked a few hours later to provide my references and given a formal offer the next day.

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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boone, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at TJX Companies (Boone, NC).

    Interview

    submitted paper application in store, received call back the next day. Went for interview a couple days later. Interview was very straightforward, asked questions describing my relevant experience. Was told I had the job at the end of the interview.

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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Franklin, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at TJX Companies (Franklin, TN).

    Interview

    It was a piece of cake. I turned in my application and was called in for an interview a week later. It was the most unprofessional interview I've ever heard of and experienced. But I don't blame that on the company, it was just the manager's personality I learned after working with him.

    Interview Questions

    • Work experience? It was super unprofessional and he was easy to talk to. He just basically tried to get to know me and didn't care about the postion.   Answer Question
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    Merchandise Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mountain View, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at TJX Companies (Mountain View, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I came in to drop the hiring application at about 10 a.m. I met the manager, who asked me a few questions about what I am currently doing. She asked if I had a few minutes to interview. I said sure. She sent me over to her assistant Manager in the employee section. The assistant manager was very pleasant. It was like chatting with a good client. My experience, honesty and personality came through. One hard working woman talking to another.

    Interview Questions

    • What does customer service mean to you ?   1 Answer
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    Merchandising Development Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at TJX Companies (Framingham, MA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    The video screening interview was very awful but helpful in understanding what types of people they are looking for. Take your time in between questions and realize that they aren't looking for a specific answer. Just to see that you are a personable and outgoing person.

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    Leadership Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview

    I interviewed for a leadership program for TJX Comapnies. This program would start my career as an assistant manager. The interviewer had a paper with five questions listed he asked me. He took notes as I answered. After that we discussed the roles and duties of an assistant manager. The interview lasted for about a half hour.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you think it's important for people to be motivated in order to reach a goal?   Answer Question
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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brooklyn, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at TJX Companies (Brooklyn, NY) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Phone interview with recruiter followed by in person interview with District Manager. Background check and then offer. Very simple process. Not much more I can add to the process

    Interview Questions

    • Are you an Operator or a Merchant?   1 Answer
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