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Best Buy Assistant Manager Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
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Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

I applied through an employee referral and interviewed at Best Buy.

Interview Details – Process can take a few weeks from the initial contact to setting up interview. Interview is done with a panel consisting of General Manager, District Manager, Human Resources District Manager and potentially others. Interviews are done at the store or district office and take around an hour to complete. They ask general questions around business acumen and rate on the sheet they utilize. Bring resume and something showing your capabilities as a leader (30-60-90 etc)

Interview Question – What is the biggest problem facing the consumer electronics business today?
Tell me about a time when you failed at a business objective?
  Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was not able to negotiate.


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Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Best Buy.

Interview Details – I applied online and received a phone call a couple of days later. Had a webex interview and then I got a call to do a interview at the store. I interviewed with the GM and HBG MGR. I got a phone call a couple of days later with a job offer. I accepted 2 days later. GM emailed me information to complete drug and background test. Background test took 2 weeks to complete.

Interview Question – What was the most difficult decision you ever had to make as a manager   Answer Question


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Average Interview

Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager
Tampa, FL

I applied in-person and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Best Buy.

Interview Details – Very thorough and focus on sales skills and not really a tru focus on managing employees and being able to build the store and see if it will succeed.

Interview Question – What is your biggest weakness? This question doesn't really make sense unless you are asking it to see how the interviewer goes through the question more than the answer itself.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Easy to negotiate with but started off very low to see if I would bite.


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Assistant Manager
Madison, WI

I applied online - interviewed at Best Buy in August 2013.

Interview Details – Phone interview, two face to face interviews

Interview Question – How do you grow the business   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Asked what the salary would be


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Neutral Experience

Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Best Buy.

Interview Details – Applied for position. Had interview Set up for a day. Called in to interview which took about 45 minutes.

Interview Question – We have internal candidates applying for this position. How do you think they would handle it if you were to get the position?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No Negotiation needed


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

Interviewed at Best Buy

Interview Details – I was hired in 2004 as a part time associate and worked my way up.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time you had to work with someone you normally did not get along with. How did you handle the situation and what were the results   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no neotiation


No Offer

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Average Interview

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Assistant Manager
Boise, ID

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Best Buy in October 2010.

Interview Details – two interviews plus online questionarre. Make sure your answers are specific, generic answers are the kiss of death. New hiring software is very difficult to navigate and check your email often for new requests or required advances in the job hiring process. Using previous customer experience's that result in big sales or saved sales are key.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time you attempted to change a process/behavior and failed. how did you react, how did it change your management approach   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

Interviewed at Best Buy

Interview Details – I interviewed with 8 people

Interview Question – Didn't even ask my technical knowledge   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

I applied online and interviewed at Best Buy.

Interview Details – Apply at best buy website and answer the questions to your best ability. It's almost like a personality test and yes it is timed.

Interview Question – What would you do to a person that steals... This is a trick questions... The answer; YOU HAVE TO REPORT IT,NO MATTER HOW SMALL THE VALUE OF THE PRODUCT.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Best Buy.

Interview Details – The hiring process is 3 parts, that one phone interview. The next are done in store with a panel then the last part is done with the GM

Interview Question – Problems in the business   Answer Question

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