A&P Interview Questions

Updated Aug 19, 2015
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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montvale, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at A&P (Montvale, NJ) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Very brief and informal. No questions off the cuff, all were written on a workbook with lines available for the interviewer to write down your answers. There were two people interviewing me, both were dressed down almost to a fault.

    Interview Questions

    • What is one of you weaknesses   1 Answer
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    Deli Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mahwah, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at A&P (Mahwah, NJ) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Brief, lacking informative content and incomplete. Interviewer was well versed in deflecting and referring decisions as being made "in Montvale". Among the worst interviews I've ever experienced. No value for time except that the interviewer had "other things to do". Had I not spoken with several employees prior to the interview I might have looked elsewhere.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work here?   1 Answer
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    Loss Prevention Investigator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at A&P.

    Interview

    One interview unless there was some sort of body language fail. Or if you fail to be truthful. Then you will interview with another specialist. The second specialist may ask similar questions but may/will know that the initial specialist was hesitant to hire you.

    Interview Questions

    • It's there anything that i need to know about that will show up on your background check?   Answer Question
    • Name a situation where.....(relate an apprehension when)....?   Answer Question
    • Would you like a bottle of water?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There is no negotiation(unless there is a. Either you accept their rate of pay or you don't accept the job.

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    Dairy Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Midland Park, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at A&P (Midland Park, NJ) in July 2014.

    Interview

    Easy ... Pretty much went in asked a few dumb questions and got the job nothing special at all ..........took them forever to call me back ...drug test results took about 3 days .. Make sure u keep calling them

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    Deli Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Randolph, NJ
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at A&P (Randolph, NJ).

    Interview

    Had to make numerous efforts to get into my position with A&P to prove that I wanted the position. When I came in for the interview I was hired and had 24 hours to take the drug test. Within 36 hours I started my position with A&P.

    Interview Questions

    • There were no difficult or unexpected questions, highly routine.   Answer Question
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    Cashier/Deli/Grocer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at A&P.

    Interview

    Got in contact with the manager and he offer me a job, he told me to apply online, I applied and I got hired, then I went back to the store and asked me a couple of questions to get to know me, he told how much I was going to get pay and he submit the paperwork

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 8 weeks. I interviewed at A&P in June 2014.

    Interview

    Just apply and keep visiting to see if they'll accept you into a meeting to speak of the job, once they do then you go in with a one on one with the bookkeeper who will tell you about the job and benefits and basically just have pick up whatever you can then have you sign in so they can see your application. It wasn't very helpful.

    Interview Questions

    • Have i worked for anyone before? My experience and why i want to work.   Answer Question
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Valley Cottage, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at A&P (Valley Cottage, NY) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Honestly, the interview was not hard at all! The interviewer knew they were going to give me that job before they began interviewing me. They just basically broke down the job and how much I would get paid and told me to come back for orientation. I mean, it's just a supermarket. It's not earth science, I'm pretty sure you'll get it.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    8.00 an hour. I accepted

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Yonkers, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at A&P (Yonkers, NY) in October 2013.

    Interview

    I applied online and received a call within a week. Went in early and was greeted my another man. It turns out the manager was in a meeting. After the interview I was told I got the job and had a background check. When the check came up clean I had to go online and fill out forms.

    Interview Questions

    • They only asked me my availability and since I worked at a store just like this one the questions were easy.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no negation phase it was minimum wage since they are in bankruptcy.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at A&P in October 2013.

    Interview

    I applied through and Ad on Craigslist. I got a call about two weeks later asking me what my salary requirements were. Then was hung up on. A hour later was called in for an interview. The interview process was fairly easy. The initial screener seemed distracted but he eventually opened up and we had a great conversation. Then I met with the VP of Human Resources, he was very receptive of me. Then I met with the rest of the HR team. They constantly asked me what my passion was. They were very nice in explaining why they needed me and what they would like to do in the future. This left me feeling great about the interview. I week later, I received an email letting me know that the "Function has collapsed into another function". Really? Waste of time.

    Interview Questions

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