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Victoria's Secret Stores Sales Associate, Cashier, Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 2, 2014
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Average Interview

Cashier/Lingerie Sales Associate Interview

Cashier/Lingerie Sales Associate
Westland, MI

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores in September 2012.

Interview Details – Filled out application. Was called a week later to come in for a group interview. Was asked about 10 questions. The other 2 girls didn't show up during my interview so it went pretty quick. Asked what my availability would be like during the holiday season and during the weekend. Gave me the basic run down of how the store worked.
Was called a week later with the job.
They WILL Call the people on your application.

Interview Question – How do you handle situations that you don't like   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier
Friendswood, TX

I applied in-person and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores.

Interview Details – The hiring and interview process was very quick, smooth and very well organized. They do have a system for hiring new people and getting them in a position however it may be because they go through a ton of employees all the time. There were helpful videos and even a little work booklet to help me learn the company and my position.

Interview Question – There was one manager in the location I was at that consistently drilled a whole bunch of question I did not know nor learned. she is strict and really expects you to know things even when you brand new.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No I was unable to negotiate my wage. Had multiple difficulties with scheduling and availability.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier
Colorado Springs, CO

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores in February 2010.

Interview Details – It was a group interview but I felt like I was around many friends and the manager was so lovely and such a nice woman. It was an easy process and I was hired immediately. I loved working there and all the associate.

Interview Question – Could you lift 55+ lbs? I was 7 months pregnant at the time and couldn't answer if I could or couldn't.   View Answer


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Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier
Temecula, CA

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores in April 2014.

Interview Details – Turned in an application with a resume attached. Got a call for an interview a couple weeks later. It was a group interview with the pink manager but only one other girl showed up. As soon as the interview was over we were both told to come back the next day for a second interview. The next interview was with the assistant manager and it was also a group interview. There were two more girls for this interview.

Interview Question – What is a good manager to you?
What is your favorite product?
Why do you want to work at Victoria secret?
How do you make a return become a sale?
What would you do if there was 20 people waiting in line at the register?
What section of Victoria secret do you want to work in?
Why are you a good fit for this position?
Any past experience in retail?
What would you do if you were helping a client on register while a client was on hold waiting to see if there was an item in store and you had to bring out bags for the register?
Any questions?
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1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier
Las Vegas, NV

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores in April 2014.

Interview Details – Well it first started off with me and another girl, we went to the break room and started our interview. The first interview was mostly just to know you as a person better, they said there was gonna be a 2nd and maybe 3rd but I got a job offer after the 1st a week after the interview. Mostly you should dress all black when going to the interview at Victoria's Secret.

Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
What do you do when you have conflict with a customer?
  Answer Question


2 people found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier
Virginia Beach, VA

I applied in-person and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores in April 2014.

Interview Details – The interview was fairly easy for me at least. I was one of four girls and 3 out of 4 of us have had retail experience already. I showed up 15 minutes early and was told to come back in 10 minutes because the other girls haven't shown up yet, so I just looked around the store. The assistant manager gathered us and took us to a table at the food court, pulled out our applications and I saw that mine was checked 'Yes' already before anything started which was great! I applied in person and came to the store regularly so I was a familiar face already. She told us that she was gonna ask us questions one at a time and she always asked me first. Only asked us about two questions each, then went into the job detail and what she expected etc. Then afterwards we all thanked her for the interview and she told us that the actual hiring manager was on vacation so we'd hear back a week later when she returns. Then it was over.

Interview Question – 1. Have you ever up sold a customer?
2. Sell me your outfit.
questions for the other girls were
-How would a manager describe you in 3 words?

she asked if we knew our sister sizes
asked the difference between servicing a customer and selling

FYI : I was the only one who showed up in all black clothing since it's their uniform and I was used as an example for appropriate dress attire so wear all black!
smile naturally and be cheery and confidence with a positive attitude
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Negotiation Details – there wasn't any


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier

I applied in-person and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores.

Interview Details – Application in store, call for a group interview a week later you get the call to see if you are hired.

Interview Question – No hard question, all were typical retail questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier

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

Interview Details – I applied in person and received a call a couple days later for a group interview.

Interview Question – Basic customer service questions.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Cashier/Lingerie Sales Associate Interview

Cashier/Lingerie Sales Associate

I applied in-person and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores in January 2013.

Interview Details – Print and fill out application, but make sure you hand it to a CSL or manager so they can double check they have everything you need. I got called back for an interview in less than a week and hired two days after the interview. It was really easy, I just went in the back room where the Lingerie manager asked me questions about myself and why I wanted to work for Victoria's Secret.

Interview Question – The most difficult question I got was about what was my favorite aspect of my favorite bra and why, just because it wasn't something I was expecting/had previously thought about.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I wrote on my application what I wanted to be paid and they accepted it straight.


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

Sales Associate/Cashier

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Victoria's Secret Stores in September 2012.

Interview Details – applied in person, they called within a day or two for an interview. when you show up, you realize its a group interview, they asked questions and then call your references.

Interview Question – not sure   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – I did not want to move on in this company.

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