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Updated Apr 2, 2014
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Anonymous Employee
Baltimore, MD

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in July 2010.

Interview Details – Must have Bachelors Degree (no specific field), interview process is approximately 30 minutes and takes a look into different aspects of the job (i.e. multitasking, challenges).

Interview Question – Please detail a time when you had to do more than one task at a time (I believe that happens on a daily basis, no matter what job you work for)   Answer Question

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Interview Details – I was a part time associate while attending college, when I approached graduation the management team talked to me about the MIT program. I interviewed with the District Manager, got an offer within 2 weeks and started at a location within the geography we discussed. The DM had asked me to list my preferred locations in order and explained the flexibility they would expect from me as a progressed with the company. The interview took about 1 hour, behavioral questions that require you to speak to specific examples from the past so come prepared with good examples of leadership.

Interview Question – Speak to an example of when you made a difficult decision without a lot of information. What steps did you take to gather information, what influenced your decision, and how did you explain it to others to gain their support.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiation

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Anonymous Interview Candidate
Cleveland, OH

The process took 4 days - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in June 2011.

Interview Details – The interview was not professional. When I went to a A&F store for the interview, one of the managers took me to the food court. The interview was 20 mins. long, and it is very casual. Through the entire interview, I realize the interviewer is not looking for how well you answer the question but your personal style, which means that they are looking for someone who can fit into their Califonia life styles!!!!!

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Manager In Training
Santa Monica, CA

The process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in February 2011.

Interview Details – Got interviewed in the food court. The interview was very relaxed and not formal.

Interview Question – What is your input on diversity?   Answer Question

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Manager In Training
Jacksonville, FL

The process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in January 2011.

Interview Details – Very informal. I met face to face in a Starbucks with a District Manager. She seemed like she loved me and then never called me back. I followed up three times and was told that I would be contacted in a week each time I followed up and I never received a call. Highly unprofessional, a rejection call takes a mere minute, the managers should be trained about how to make one.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time...   Answer Question

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Manager In Training
Alpharetta, GA

The process took 1 week - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in January 2011.

Interview Details – Met a recruiter at an on-campus career fair and was offered an interview for the following day at her branch. I also met a couple of district managers, who were all very friendly and in shape. The interview was 1:1 and consisted mainly of behavioral questions. Overall, it was a pleasant experience.

Interview Question – Describe a time when you had to meet multiple deadlines. How did you handle it? What was the result?   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – The starting salary is extremely low.

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Manager In Training
Houston, TX

The process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in June 2010.

Interview Details – I was basically recruited from someone I knew at a previous employer. I went in filled out the application and the within the week I was contacted by the District Manager and set up an interview date. I went to the interview and was hired on the spot. It was not a difficult interview and I did have the degree and experience to take on the position.

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  • I got basically told what my position entails.   View Answer
  • I was told about their recruiting process, it felt like a waste. And their "lifestyle" and how I would have to rid my hair of the natural highlights that I had at the moment.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiating. I really wish there was, I would have asked for a better salary.

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Manager In Training
Portland, OR

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in September 2009.

Interview Details – I interviewed with the District Manager on a couch outside of the store. She was friendly, and asked a lot of questions.

Interview Question – Explain a time you had to motivate someone, and how did you do it?   View Answer

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Manager In Training
Dallas, TX

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in January 2010.

Interview Details – You are either hired or not hired the time the district manager sees you. If you are pretty, you got the job. If you are not or "do not fit the company image" you will not get the job no matter how good you answer the interview questions and no matter how much experience you have. None is needed. You just have to be a natural beauty that is why the company is so screwed and falling apart. The managers have no clue how to manage. Just a paycheck

Interview Question – All of the questions are easy. They do that so if you are beautiful and dumb, they can still offer you the job.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No everyone is paid the same.

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Manager In Training
Mentor, OH

The process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in January 2009.

Interview Details – Went to the store and interviewed with the district manager. The interview lasted roughly a hour, possibly longer. The interview was very laid back we went into to mall and sat at the coffee shop. The interview told me about herself and made me feel very comfortable.

Interview Question – I really do not remember the interview- it was mainly just a conversation. I worked part time there so the interviewer already knew everything about me   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was none- they tell you what you will make and that is it....

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