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American Eagle Outfitters Assistant Manager Interview Questions

Updated Jul 7, 2014
Updated Jul 7, 2014
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Assistant Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Marcos, TX
Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Marcos, TX
Application Details

I applied in-person – interviewed at American Eagle Outfitters.

Interview Details

turn in your application. follow up with it and yo ll get interview day. just be yourself and make sure your interviewer knows your abilities and what you can do for her/him.

Interview Questions
  • there was not any hard or unexpected question. just use your common sense. if you were the owner of the AE, what would you do improve the company?   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Other Interview Reviews for American Eagle Outfitters

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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at American Eagle Outfitters.

    Interview Details

    I got hired on the spot after a couple of questions. I learned a lot about what the company was and who they were about. I also got a lot of insight onto what my specific jobs would be and what I would be responsible for.

    Interview Questions
    • What type of animal would you be and why?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tannersville, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tannersville, PA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at American Eagle Outfitters.

    Interview Details

    Filled out an application and brought my resume to the store.
    Interviewed on the spot and was asked to attend the training

    Interview Questions
    • Do you love retail?
      (can be hard to answer if you really didn't expect it)
       
      Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at American Eagle Outfitters.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by a recruiter who set up good time for a phone interview. I was then set up for a time to meet the DM for the store I would be going to. We had a very casual conversation for about 30 minutes. I heard back from them with an offer within about a week.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked why I wanted to leave the complany I was with and why I wanted to come to American Eagle.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rochester, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rochester, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at American Eagle Outfitters in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    I was initially contacted within one week of initially applying by district manager for opportunity in a *soon to open* factory store. There was no Store Manager, or I could have been contacted by them first. Doubtful though, even after hiring, most initial outreach was done by DM and not SM. They were quick about interviewing, and told you they had plenty of candidates. The interview will be very much like a conversation, and not much at all like a formal interview. Dress as if you're working at American Eagle. They're a denim company, and preach that over and over. Nice denim, and a button down, more than acceptable for any store level position in terms of attire. They will ask you a lot more about people, and a lot less about your actual work qualities or experience, outside of the usual "what would you do in this situation/that situation" type questions.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation. They had one number, and could afford one number.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Auburn Hills, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Auburn Hills, MI
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at American Eagle Outfitters in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was just hired because they needed to fill a spot, I never got any additional training and I had asked numerous times. I wanted to feel like I was part of a company that invested in their people but I was so excited to even work for AE I thought it would happen eventually. Unfortunately I was there for 1.5years and decided that I was never going to get the training and I deserved better than that.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Akron, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Akron, OH
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at American Eagle Outfitters in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    Met in hallway at the mall. Had a casual conversation with store manager. I went great.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked to talk negatively about my former employer. Hard to handle the question without sounding too negative.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Greenwood, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Greenwood, IN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at American Eagle Outfitters in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    First the district manager or another store manager will call and set up a one on one interview with you. Assuming they like you, they will then email you a link to take a survey where you select from a list of words that you feel describe yourself. This test in turn rates your personality and work ethic. You will also take a test consisting of questions pertaining to drug use and loss prevention. Assuming these results are positive, the district manager will then call and make you an offer.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clarksville, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clarksville, TN
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at American Eagle Outfitters in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    It was a very casual interview, there in the store. I sat on the couch with the District Manager. She was very friendly! She asked me about my work history and my goals for my future in retail. We talked about organization skills, people skills, and building a team of great employees. All in all, it was very relaxed and very real.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I knew the volume that this store did as compared to where I was coming from. I did my homework on the company. (knew the stock-the merchandise-the sister stores). It helps to be informed! Go online, it's all public information.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Grand Island, NE
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Grand Island, NE
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at American Eagle Outfitters in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    I found the job online on the mall's website and simply called the store and spoke with the manager. From there, I filled out an application and personality test, interviewed with the manager, then had a very long phone interview with the district manager. All in all it was a very easy process, just longer than anticipated.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I simply stated what I felt my talents and background was worth and ended up with what I was looking for.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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