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Best Buy Canada Interview Questions & Reviews in Canada
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- Sales Associate (17)
- Product Specialist (5)
- Computer Specialist (4)
- Mobile Sales Specialist (3)
- Product Process Specialist (3)
- Customer Service Representative (3)
- Merchandise Analyst (3)
- Computer Sales Associate (2)
- Cashier (2)
- Customer Services Representative (2)
- Geek Squad, Agent (CIA) (1)
- Geek Squad, Counter-Operations Agent (COA) (1)
- Customer Service Representative II (1)
- Customer Service Representative/Cashier (1)
- Business Analyst (1)
- Manager (1)
- Tech (1)
- Environment Support Analyst (1)
- Corporate Office (1)
- Web Analyst (1)
- Inventory Specialist (1)
- Inventory Supervisor (1)
- Merchandising (1)
- Testing (1)
- General Manager (1)
- Accounting Clerk (1)
- Store Planner (1)
- Seasonal Sales Associate (1)
- Online Category Manager (1)
- Seasonal Sales Associate/\merchandiser (1)
Environment Support Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Best Buy Canada in August 2014.
Interview Details – 1 Phone Interview followed by 2 in person interview. It was straitforward interview, explaining my background experience, school, how I overcame challenges, and some of projects I have done. Finished with technical test, and also simple technical test over the phone.
Interview Question – Situational Question, for example, if something happened to the server what would you do,etc Answer Question
Seasonal Sales Associate Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Best Buy Canada in July 2014.
Interview Details – Three steps in the interview Process, first being a interview on the phone, the next being a simple interview in person and the final step being a interview with a senior sales rep. the final interview reviews questions from the second and goes into detail with what would you do in this scenario questions.
Interview Question – Many questions about how you would deal with employee shoplifting if you were the owner Answer Question
Computer Sales Associate Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Best Buy Canada in April 2013.
Interview Details – Standard review process, I met with different managers and talked about my previous experience and what I could bring to the company. I'd recommend doing some research about the company to make you seem more interested and involved. Be relaxed and think positive it shows when you're doing the interview process.
Interview Question – I wasn't asked anything difficult or unexpected Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Salary was standardized at my store but very fair in my opinion
Online Category Manager Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Best Buy Canada
Interview Details – Initial interview was over the phone. They were trying to gauge my interest in the position and my general qualifications. Second interview was with site managers. Questions centered around giving examples of how I used the job's required skills in the past. Third interview was with the VP of Ecommerce, where I walked through my resume. He seemed more interested in my motivations than he did in my qualifications.
Interview Question – Why do you want to work in retail? Answer Question
Merchandise Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and interviewed at Best Buy Canada.
Interview Details – It was pretty standard, there was a short phone interview after which they asked me to come in for a face to face interview. I initially interviewed with a Senior Merchandise Manager who asked me what I would call pretty standard interview questions, a second interview followed that one with a Director of Merchandising which again was mostly standard questions but also felt more like a conversation versus reading off a sheet of questions.
Interview Question – How has technology changed my life Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I did not negotiate as this was an entry position which I had little to now experience for
Very Easy Interview
Merchandise Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Best Buy Canada in May 2014.
Interview Details – Application process was quick. I was contact by Best Buy HR had a brief conversation regarding the role. Following I met with a director. Interviewer was friendly and transparent with the job role. Explained to me the career path and the possible routes. Ultimately the position did not meet my salary expectations.
Interview Question – Questions were straight forward no real surprises.
- Tell me about yourself
- Where do you see yourself in 5 years
- What can you tell me about your experience... Answer Question
Reason for Declining – salary was too low.
I likely would have pursued the position otherwise.
Merchandise Analyst Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Best Buy Canada
Interview Details – 3 interviews, one with the manager, one with a senior manager and HR in two of the interviews. They were quicker than most to respond to my resume and cover letter. I found the process to be open and knew what to expect with each additional interview.
Interview Question – Why Best Buy Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
Computer Sales Associate Interview (Negative Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Best Buy Canada in April 2010.
Interview Details – Submit resume, and you'll get a job. They will hire anyone with a pulse. Your biggest hurdle will just be the first online interview, which asks you some stupid questions like, "do you laugh at comedians who make fun of the audience." answer no to that one, cause the system will kick you out if you answer yes.
Interview Question – They were all standard questions, the toughest being LP related, but even then it was nothing. As long as you don't show up high or drunk, they'll give you a job. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiate, and got screwed in the long run. Make sure you have a number going in, because they won't argue with you if it's reasonable.
Mobile Sales Specialist Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Best Buy Canada in October 2012.
Interview Details – They consider your past mobile and sales experience. Had to go through 3 interviews (phone, manager, GM) until hired. Your immediate manager will dictate how your job experience will be like. The phone interview went accordingly, however the department manager made me wait approximately 90 minutes before they saw me. If all goes well with the department manager, the GM interview is essentially a quick 5 minute casual conversation so be more prepared for the second interview.
Interview Question – Why would you be a good fit for our company? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Negotiate a higher base wage by using my past mobile and sales experience as leverage.
Sales Associate Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Best Buy Canada.
Interview Details – Telephone Interview:
Basic questions regarding your resume and background. They really want to know your interests here to potentially stage you in a specific department.
Basic questions regarding resume and background again, but brief summary this time. Asks a lot of questions regarding team behaviour. (e.g, How to handle a difficult teammate / customer). Aside from that, they really want to make sure you are a team player and empathetic to customers.
Interview Question – How would you sell me this pen? (The pen the manager was using). View Answer
Negotiation Details – It really depends on experience, but you can definitely get past minimum wage. Most people I knew got past minimum wage.
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