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Best Buy Assistant Manager Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 1, 2014
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Anonymous Employee
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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Anonymous Employee
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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Anonymous Employee

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

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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

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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

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Interviewed at Best Buy

Interview Details – I interviewed with 8 people

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

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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

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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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Assistant Manager
Birmingham, AL

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Best Buy in April 2011.

Interview Details – Everyone should meet with a supervisor, AM then GM to be hired. The interview process is fun for the candidate and makes people less nervous. There is an interview guide for each position, and some of the questions are around Loss Prevention, Sales experience, personality, customer service and overall past experience.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time you went above and beyond for a customer.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – None. They had a number in mind and were set.

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Assistant Manager
Cleveland, OH

I applied through other source and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Best Buy.

Interview Details – 2 interviews, 1 solo, 1 panel. basic behavioral questions around leadership, sales, and teamwork-oriented situations. Took about a week to hear result. Preparation is key, and the way in which you answer is Important as well.

Interview Question – no question seemed difficult or unexpected. they ask you about your strengths & weaknesses and be prepared to answer honestly.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Mainly it was signing a piece of paper detailing your pay and bonus structure. Negotiation varies, based upon if you are new to the company or employed already.

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