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Best Buy Assistant Manager Interview Questions

Updated Nov 24, 2014
Updated Nov 24, 2014
23 Interview Reviews

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Assistant Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Best Buy.

Interview Details

Went through 4 interviews, 2 panels and DM and HR manager and most questions were off a scripted form. The panel interview was fun and if you know your stuff you should have no problem

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer

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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed via phone (jobs were several hours away from home location) with District staff and General Manager. Very straightforward questions and friendly atmosphere via phone. I was competing between two stores and two different manager positions. Since the interview, the positions have consolidated and I'm sure their interview process has changed drastically.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your weakness and what is your strength.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    They had a maximum pay increase (I was already a Supervisor), but they did offer relocation benefits that were generous.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    very basic, the how long is really up to you, professional, feedback could be better with in house applicants you interview in front of two or more gm /district managers they each ask you questions one after each other, there simple questions that require a problem, a what did you do, and what was the result

    Negotiation Details
    there isn't much
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 3 people found this helpful  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Typical questions to determine perssonality and problem solving skills. The environment was laid back and friendly, but not the most professionally setup. A lot of the questions felt repetitive. They want specific details from your own experiences. Take time before your interview to think about specific situations and employees that needed special attention.

    Interview Questions
    • Most questions are about overcoming problems in specific situations.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – 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 Questions
    • 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.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed 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 Questions
    • What was the most difficult decision you ever had to make as a manager   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed 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 Questions
    • 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.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed 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 Questions
    • 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
  9.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

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

    Interview Questions
    • 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
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I interviewed with 8 people

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer

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