Ulta Beauty Interview Questions

Updated Jul 3, 2015
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    Beauty Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Ulta Beauty (Dallas, TX).

    Interview

    The manager was very friendly and I loved the atmosphere. It was about ten minutes and she offered me the job. Very lax. She told me that the store is very open when it comes to hair color and tattoos, and that she was going to dye hers bright pink soon. Very easy, unfortunately it was too far away from my home. She offered me 8.50/hr which was a really big drop from my last job.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time you were in a difficult situation and how did you handle it ?   Answer Question
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    Beauty Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Ulta Beauty.

    Interview

    I was called soon after I submitted my online application to come in for an interview. I had one interview and they hired me on the spot. They didn't go over much of anything excluding the pay rate and dress code.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I would definitely negotiate hours with them. They told me I was going to get 15-29 hours a week and I've been getting 9-12. I wish I would've made sure I was guaranteed at least 15 hours.

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Idaho Falls, ID
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Ulta Beauty (Idaho Falls, ID) in June 2015.

    Interview

    It was not a usual interview, they are mostly trying to get to know you. They try to ask what you know about make up, customer service. Keep in mind it's not all fun and games, there's always cleaning and organizing to get done.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you deal with an angry coworker?   1 Answer
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    Esthetician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kokomo, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Ulta Beauty (Kokomo, IN) in June 2015.

    Interview

    General & Store manager asked me basic interview questions then performed 20 minute facial as a skills test. Had quite a long discussion on what's expected and how to her clients in the door.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you see yourself in this career?
      How will you cross market yourself?
       
      Answer Question
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    Associate Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbia, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Ulta Beauty (Columbia, SC) in June 2015.

    Interview

    First interview was via telephone from the recruiter. Second interview was done by the general manager who was also new via telephone. Third interview was in person with general manager.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic "how would you handle", "example of when"   Answer Question
    • Q: What was one thing that they asked you?   1 Answer
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    Task Team Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Ulta Beauty (Miami, FL) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Pretty easy, it was just for a temporary position so they only asked a few questions and told me they'd see me soon to stock for the store opening. There would be an orientation and the task would only be for 6 days. I didn't know that Task (Temporary) would be so short but I didn't mind since I really like Ulta and they said we could shop the store before it opened. I wouldn't mind applying for a real part-time though.

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    Beauty Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Ulta Beauty (Arlington, TX) in June 2015.

    Interview

    A group interview with two other interviewees. Interviewed by the manager, who was very nice and bubbly. Manager went over the job duties, expectations, rules, dress code, etc. Also offered other position as overnight stocker, and explained that position in-depth. Each interviewee was allowed time to answer, as well as ask questions at the end of interview. The manager made sure to use our names when asking specific questions, as well as in other instances, which made me feel at ease and comfortable with the manager. She seemed a "people person", but it was very genuine.

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    Beauty Consultant/Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cincinnati, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Ulta Beauty (Cincinnati, OH).

    Interview

    Came in and sat in the office with the SM. It was an one on one interview and she explained the function of the store. I then was called in for video training, which was quite tedious, but I understand why they do it.

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    Esthetician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Ulta Beauty.

    Interview

    I applied online and it took them many months to finally start the interview process. Mine was three steps:
    1. Q&A interview with the Salon Manager - this was fairly simple and standard questions were asked.
    2. Hands-on Skin Care - I had to give a facial and do waxing on the Salon Manager. This part was really nerve wracking since I was newly licensed but the great part is that the Salon Manager will give you a list of the process prior to the hands-on stuff (you'll have a chance to do it on a different day from the interview if you prefer).
    3. Q&A interview with the store General Manager - nothing too earth shattering.

    Overall, it was a great process, but always, always double check with what the Salon Manager and GM tell you with sites like Glassdoor - unfortunately my Salon Manager was new and so she accidentally lied about the position being full-time.

    Interview Questions

    • One question asked was about promptness - something like "Are you always on-time? If not, give an example of when you were late and how you handled the situation".   1 Answer
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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Ulta Beauty.

    Interview

    Group Interview, asked about previous job experience if any and personal attributes. Are you a customer at Ulta, why do you like ulta, what can you contribute to the company and how much do you know about the company

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work for Ulta   1 Answer

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