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Target Interview Questions & Reviews in Ohio

Updated Jul 23, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Sales Floor Team Member Interview

Sales Floor Team Member
Fairview Park, OH

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Target in May 2014.

Interview Details – Quick phone interview with one of the managers, interview in person with two different managers which took about 30 minutes, was required to take a drug test within 24 hours of interview, orientation meeting which took four hours which was mostly filling out paperwork and watching videos, also got a tour of the store.

Interview Question – Tell me something about yourself that you could improve on   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – there was not a negotiation


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Cashier & Guest Service Team Member Interview

Cashier & Guest Service Team Member
Cleveland, OH

I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Target in May 2014.

Interview Details – I applied on Friday and received a call, which was a mini interview it seemed like. I was scheduled for an in person interview on Monday. I went in and everyone was extremely nice. I first interviewed with Sales Floor Team Leader. She was extremely nice and relatable so the interview seemed more like a conversation. She asked me to tell her about myself, why I wanted to work for Target, basic interview questions. She was really pleased with my answers and so she took me back to the break room and had someone set me up to watch a video. After the video, I had another interview with an ETL who was also extremely nice. Basically asked me the same questions along with a few behavior questions. Just watch the video and pay attention and you'll do fine. After, I was hired on the spot and went to go do my drug testing.

Interview Question – When was a time you made a mistake on a project and what did you do to correct it?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiate. I was offered $8.00/hr.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

ETL Interview

ETL
Akron, OH

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Target in November 2010.

Interview Details – For most people it was a long and tedious process. others it was a matter of weeks. for me it was about 2 months total. several rounds of interviews. 1 interview has several interviewers. Final interview is with the district team leader. Typical management/ situational questions.

Interview Question – Nothing was unexpected   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Floor Team Member Interview

Sales Floor Team Member
Fairview Park, OH

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Target in February 2013.

Interview Details – I had a disorganized phone interview with three different people. Once I got past that, I had a one on one interview with a leader on duty. Basic questions.

Interview Question – None   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation, they just told me what the pay would be


Declined Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Executive Team Leader Interview

Executive Team Leader
Cuyahoga Falls, OH

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Target in November 2011.

Interview Details – They are very difficult to interview with if you're not ready for STAR questions. Also, they use tactics against you to test you. One of the interviewers may be extremely rude and hard to talk with, on purpose. It's just to see how you react. Oh, and the pay is not remotely worth the stress and agony people. You make like the flashy prospect of 45k a year... but you'll be a slave. 60 hours a week or more and treated like dirt. I'm happy I turned down my offer.

Interview Question – Explain a time where you had to deal with a difficult employee.   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Decided the stress and drama were not worth it.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Executive Intern Interview

Executive Intern
Boardman, OH

I applied through college or university and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Target in October 2013.

Interview Details – Very fun and structured interview process. Taught me how to think on my toes

Interview Question – Tell me about a time you had to completely change somebodies already made up mind   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Electronics Team Member Interview

Electronics Team Member
Columbus, OH

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Target.

Interview Details – The interview process was handled very well. The application process took some time but calling in and being persistent got me through for an interview. There was only one interview for me. Split into two parts. The first part was done by a more senior sales floor team member. That second was done by higher store management. Both seemed to go over the same points. But one seemed to go over more personality based questions. The other one was more for skills. The regular stuff... "Name a time you solved a problem with another co-worker to reach a compromise" ... "When was a time that you stepped up to learn a new skill to complete a task" - And more things like this.

Interview Question – "Name a time you had to solve a problem between two guests in a retail environment"   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation. The job was part-time and they seemed to have a base pay for someone with the experience i possessed.


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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Flow Team Member Interview

Flow Team Member
Stow, OH

I applied online - interviewed at Target in July 2013.

Interview Details – The hiring process was quick. If you're looking for a job around August or the holiday season they are always desperate for help. The first interview is usually with the person that is going to be your direct supervisor. Dress business attire. This is your time to shine. If they call you back for a second interview then you most likely have the job. Many of the questions are of the format, "Tell me a time when..." They want to hear about the process that you took to accomplish something not just the end result.

Interview Question – The most difficult question that I was asked was, "Tell me about a time where you did something wrong at work and how you corrected for it."   View Answer

Negotiation Details – There wasn't any negotiation for pay. It was simply do you want the job yes or no?


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Front End Supervisor Interview

Front End Supervisor
Cincinnati, OH

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Target in June 2012.

Interview Details – You enter a cold room, with a dim light. You'll sit for about twenty minutes and two people will enter, the front end manager and the hiring manager. They will ask you a number of questions regarding your background and skills.

Interview Question – Name three of your worst skills and how you plan to improve.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Backroom Interview

Backroom
Cleveland, OH

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Target.

Interview Details – Easy interview. I was called in for an interview with one of the LODs, who asked basic behavioral questions. If you pass, then you meet with another LOD. I knew that day I was hired and I signed some paperwork.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time you helped out a friend   Answer Question

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