Batteries Plus Bulbs Interview Questions

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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Submitted an application online and took a few weeks to hear anything back. Was called and set up an interview at a business space in a hotel. Did an interview with RM and asked to fill out a personality test. Couple weeks later emailed them since I heard nothing and they have me a position.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Batteries Plus Bulbs.

    Interview

    I Applied online via email, a week later I was called in for interview. My interview was at one of the store locations and was very casual. I interviewed with the owners and store manager for about 45 minuets to and hour. I was hired a week later via phone call.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Batteries Plus Bulbs in August 2011.

    Interview

    I had friend who knew the owner so pretty much came in already knowing I had the job. I got a phone call asking when I can come in to interview, I went in and talk with the owner and all went well so we agreed on a start date.

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Batteries Plus Bulbs (Cedar Rapids, IA) in June 2010.

    Interview

    small franchise and the interview was jokingly simple. he asked the most generic interview question you can imagine. This owner had no recruiting or interviewing skills. I passed with flying colors and was asked to come on board immediately

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    Reasons for Declining

    medical was the only benefit of this company. no stock or 401k. a person needs to prepare for the future and batteries plus franchise management isn't the answer

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bloomington, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Batteries Plus Bulbs (Bloomington, MN) in February 2010.

    Interview

    Interview with Franchise owner, also with headhunter. Took about two weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about batteries. otherise your typical interview questions. Like where do you see yourself in 5 years. What did you do to handle an unruly customer. What is your greatest achievement.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Yes I negotiated for about $1000.00 more a year than I was making at my last job.

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jacksonville, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Batteries Plus Bulbs (Jacksonville, NC) in January 2010.

    Interview

    Interviewed with ownership. Owner was inept in conducting an interview which was done in an inappropriate setting. Questions were childlike with no real direction. The interview misrepresented what ownerships expectations would actually be and made promises which were never fulfilled.

    Interview Questions

    • Are you willing to work weekends and holidays?   Answer Question
    • Are you able to work in a job with sometimes a lot of downtime?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation at all. Was told what I would make and either I accepted or did not. Was promised raises at specific intervals which were not met.

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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Florida (Uruguay)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Batteries Plus Bulbs (Florida (Uruguay)) in June 2013.

    Interview

    Applied online and followed up via Phone call withing that week. Got called in for and interview. Interview was just a basic interview. Filled out background Check form and was called about a week after

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    The initial interview took place at a Saint Louis Bread Co. It wasn't quite casual, yet not quite formal. We talked at length about my work experience as to include military service. I had a second interview with the Regional Manager at one of the stores. We discussed hypothectical situations, and again my work history. I could tell that they were not used to getting applicants that had electrical experience.

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    • I do not believe I encountered anything difficult or unexpected.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I was able to negotiate my starting salary and a conditional raise after 30 days.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Batteries Plus Bulbs in April 2012.

    Interview

    Easy interview but they lie to get you in the door. You start at 8.50 an hour and are promised to get paid more after training which is a huge lie.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Batteries Plus Bulbs in December 2011.

    Interview

    Over the phone interview with recruiter. She called on a Saturday night at 8pm. Basically was selling the company to me. And then said that I would be a great fit for the company. Called back on Monday to set up an interview the store manager. Met with the store manager. Interview was more like a conversation.

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