The Gap Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Oct 18, 2014
Updated Oct 18, 2014
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    Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at The Gap.

    Interview Details

    I arrived ten minutes ahead of my scheduled interview time, and told an associate I was there for my interview. I waited 15 minutes after my interview time and the manager finally came around to apologized for the delay because their was an error in scheduling I had my interview with a different manager. I was told to pick out two outfits one that represented myself and another outfit I would dress someone else. During the actual interview I explained my choices and advertise well. It was a group interview, but I felt comfortable during the process as my interviewer was friendly and engaging.

    Interview Questions
    • Is it more important to achieve team goals or individual ?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at The Gap.

    Interview Details

    Applied at a job fair and online. Group interview with 5 people. Interviewer was very friendly and put us at ease. We pulled 2 different looks, one to describe us and another to wear in fall/winter. After explaining the looks we were asked a few questions. Overall it was good and dare I say fun?

    Interview Questions
    • Do you value personal or team goals more and why?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    As soon as I was submitting the job application they asked me if I had time for an interview, right there and then. The interview lasted like around an hour and mainly questions about customer service. A week after they called to offer the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Most difficult was to demonstrate that even though I didn't have experience in a retail store I knew about customer service.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at The Gap in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I filled out the application and the next day I got a call for an interview a week later. It was a group interview about 12 people for a new store they're opening so they're were going to be a lot of job opportunities. They asked us 3 simple questions and told us they would let us know by the end of the week. I was called Tuesday mid-day and offed a position.

    Interview Questions
    • Talk about a time where you realized you made a mistake and what you did to fix it.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at The Gap in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was called 2 weeks after I submitted an online application. During the phone call I was assesed. Regarding why I want to work for the company, availability, etc. She told me she'd like me to come in for an interview. The following saturday. It was a group interview. I wore jeans, boots, a button up and pullover sweater. I answered all questions. Out of the group of 10, myself and another girl were immediately offered the position.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No need. Salary was great!
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at The Gap in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied on Tuesday late evening and by Wednesday I was called for a brief phone interview. After I passed I was given a face to face interview for the next day. First off the interviewer started very unprofessional by being late then it continued with her having a nasty attitude. I wouldn't want to work for this location if that's the type of people who will be managing me.

    Interview Questions
    • What goals did you have to meet at your previous employer?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Unprofessional interview experience

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Flatbush, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Flatbush, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at The Gap.

    Interview Details

    Regular retail questions. You apply online and they will call you. It is easy. Just dont be nervous. Sometimes it is group interview sometimes they are one on one interview.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Gap Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at The Gap.

    Interview Details

    I went into the store to get an application and they interviewed me on the spot. They told me to then go home and apply online. After my application was done online I was to call the store to tell them that I had finished the application online. Then they told me my schedule and I was hired.

    Interview Questions
    • Sell me a outfit. Go find a outfit around the store and sell it to me.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None it was my first job and I was still in Highschool at the time.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at The Gap in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Apply when a big holiday is coming up because you almost guarantee to get the job, about 1-5 days they will call you to set up an interview with one of the managers there. They will ask you simple questions like why you wanna work there, your previous employers why you left, your hobbies etc. Also they will go over the policies they have. If you get the job job then you are required to watch some videos thats probably like 3 hours long, good thing about that is that you still get paid for watching them

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Gap Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodbridge, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodbridge, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at The Gap in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and waited a week to call and asked if they were still hiring. I was put on hold for 5 minutes (I assumed she was pulling up my application), when she came back to the phone she asked me to come in the next day. The interview was less than 20 minutes and in a sitting area outside the store. I interviewed with another person. She was very lax and cool.She asked us a few questions about our previous experiences and availability and talked about Gap's flexibility in terms of schedule.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if a customer didn't like a product? ( After telling her about the most common complaints from customers from my old job)   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Didnt have retail experience but asked for $2 more, they accepted because I argued for my customer service skills
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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