Victoria's Secret Stores Sales Associate/Cashier Interview Questions

Updated Apr 10, 2015
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Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Interview

t was a group interview with about four other people applying and it lasted about 30 minutes total. We inside the store before hours of operation so it was fairly casual. The interview was conducted by the store manager and she asked us 4 or 5 questions each, sometimes the same questions, sometimes different. Out of the four of us, three us were offered positions

Interview Questions

  • How would you make the link between our lingerie and beauty sections?   Answer Question

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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores.

    Interview

    Apply in-person and speak with the hiring manager if she (or he) is there. You will get a phone call to come in for an interview. It will more than likely be a group interview. There were about 5 of us in my group. If hired, you will then get a phone call inviting you to come in for on boarding aka orientation.

    Interview Questions

    • I didn't have any difficult questions. Everything was pretty relaxed in our group and it helps to play off of the other applicants response.   1 Answer
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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores.

    Interview

    I went into the store and asked if they were hiring. I was told to print out an application online, fill it out, and bring it back because they didn't have any on hand. I went in the next day and handed in the application. About a week and a half later, I was called in and notified about the interview. I went to the interview, and of course it was a group interview. This was my first group interview, so I knew immediately that I had to stand out. All of us interviewing and the hiring manager walk into the backroom where we had the interview. The questions were pretty basic retail questions. I talked about my past retail experiences. The next day, I got a call back with the job offer and my hourly pay and I accepted.

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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores.

    Interview

    I had a group interview, which normally makes interviews seem a bit more relaxed. The leads would spot out a question, and anyone in the group would give their answer in any order. I would think of an interview for a store like this to be intimidating, but it wasn't. I really liked the vibe that they leads gave. Questions include— what was an obstacle you had to overcome and how did you do it? What would you do if you were overwhelmed with a bunch of work? What is your strongest skill?

    Interview Questions

    • How would you act towards a customer if you also had other customers who expected help from you, as well?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Got the position for a cashier for $10/hr.

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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores (Southlake, TX) in November 2014.

    Interview

    I filled out my application that I got from the store. I then went to the store and handed it in and asked for a manager (you really need to do this). She looked at my application right in front of me and then said "Everything looks great! I have a group interview tomorrow and I would love to interview you!" I went the next day in all black. (This is the dress code for the employees so it really puts you in the environment) She had a huge smile on my face when she saw what I was wearing, so I really recommend dressing in all black. I was interviewed with another girl. The manager was super sweet and made us feel extremely comfortable like it was just some friends getting to know one another. She asked me about my previous job and how I handled situations where there are a lot of people. I applied for seasonal sales associate, so that's why I got this question. Christmas can be crazy in Southlake. She then asked us what was a time when we had great customer service. Then what was a time we had to manage our time well and how did we do it. She also asked how would we react to a difficult customer. She asked how would we handle a situation when a customer is criticizing their body. Basically those sort of questions. If you answer in a really feminist way, they'll love it. Talk about how you think VS helps women to build their self image, etc. She then told me that she would call my references and let me know within the next 2 days if I got the job. The next day she called all of my references and then called me and offered me the job. Employee benefits: 20% off VS merch and Bath and Body Works. After 1 month of working there it is 30% off. Also you get super discounts on new bras which is awesome. It's a really fun environment. I love feeling sexy and I definitely do when I am working there. :)

    Interview Questions

    • When did you have excellent customer service?
      When were you under pressure and how did you finish what you had to do?
      How would you handle someone with a low self image?
      How would you describe Victoria's Secret's goal as a company?
      How would you handle a difficult customer?
       
      1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation for me since I didn't have much experience. My pay rate is $8.50/hr. It's just a part-time job for me so I don't mind.

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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davenport, IA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores (Davenport, IA) in October 2014.

    Interview

    Printed out a app online, dropped off to my surprise a manager. Had a mini interview on the floor basic questions of past work history, what did I do at these jobs, discussed availability and said she or someone will call. So I walked around and then she came up to me and asked if I can come in 2 days later at 9:30 for a group interview

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Just the group interviews I would rather have one on one. But just be upbeat and answer each question to best of knowledge.

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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores (Chicago, IL) in October 2014.

    Interview

    It took about a week.. I walked in and asked if they were hiring and they were for seasonal positions the associate I spoke to was friendly and told me to fill it out an application on the spot so she could give it to the manager, moments later I spoke to one of the shift managers she was also very nice she asked why I wanted to work at Victorias secret and if she could contact my most recent employer and told me to come in for a group interview being held a couple days later

    The group interview was smooth and easy a Different manager interviewed about 6 of us ladies and guys applied for stock and cashier position she asked us basic questions and why we want to work there just smile a lot and look at whoever is speaking, when you're talking be articulate and make sure u do a little bit of homework on the company ... Towards the end of the interview she told us we would be getting a call back before Sunday so I was waiting patiently for a whole 2 days, she finally called and invited me back for a second group interview

    The second interview was with the store manager he was polite and let us know that we had all (4 of us) been invited back because one of the managers wanted to hire us but nobody gets hired without meeting him, he then asked us to share a little about ourselves and said he'd be able to determine from how we speak, sat etc .. To observe little things basically .. It was kind of nerve racking but again just smile, show some personality be polite and show interest in whoever is speaking.. At the end of that he told us we would receive a call back with a yay or nay... I got a call a couple hours later to start training on Wednesday ! I'm so excited I can tell this is a great place to work

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself   Answer Question
    • Decscribe a time you received great service

      Why do you want to work at this location

      How do you deal with conflict
       
      Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation, they pay much more than I expected so it was all good !

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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores in September 2014.

    Interview

    The interview I had at a PINK store in my local mall was very laid back. It was a 1 to 1 interview and the manager was super cool and nice. I felt like I was talking to my best friend. I dressed in all black (leggings, flow like tank top, a cardigan and toms) and arrived early which the manager appreciated. The interview was held on the store floor. I was nervous because I had no previous retail experience, but the manager was super understanding and willing to teach. They're looking for someone reliable, has a positive outlook on things, and a great personality. There were a lot of scenario based questions and personality questions. Overall the experience was good.

    Interview Questions

    • "Sell me something out of your purse or pick something out of the store"
      "Describe what you think a PINK girl is"
       
      Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I didn't feel the need to negotiate considering I had no retail experience, besides they were already offering to pay me more than I expected (12$ an hour)

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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores in September 2014.

    Interview

    Pretty easy, applied in store and the associate asked me why i wanted to work at PINK and told me to chose anything from the store and sell it to her. Then told me i did a good job and she would give my application to a hiring manager and she was sure I would get a call "very soon." Got a call the same day and was offered an interview with one of the managers. She basically asked me, why i wanted the job, what i would describe a pink girl as and asked about my previous jobs.

    Negotiation

    No negotiation, the pay was so much more than i expected, and i was told i could request off.

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    Sales Associate, Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Wellington, FL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores (Wellington, FL) in September 2014.

    Interview

    After printing out an application and filling it out, I called VS and ask them are there any qualifications (days that not a lot of people work on such as weekends) and she replied no. Upon getting there in professional attire and my application/resume ready as I hand it her, she flips through and ask why cant I work weekends. Before i could even give my response she drops my resume/ application on the counter not even into my open hand. She was very rude never again will i apply here rude customer service.

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