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Best Buy Canada Interview Questions

Updated Dec 14, 2014
Updated Dec 14, 2014
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  1.  

    Data and Reporting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Best Buy Canada in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview one on one, than a reporting test in excel on scenario's of reporting data. Show intermediate to advance skills in excel. Casual office setting in a state-of -the-art building.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Sales and Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Best Buy Canada in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    I submitted an online application, and just over a week later I got a call. Over the phone, I was asked why I wanted to work there, and what my availability was like (can you work Boxing Day, Christmas Eve etc). They also asked whether I knew more about computers or TVs. Then she asked if I could come for an interview in 2 days at noon, and I accepted.

    Getting to the store, I was directed to sit by the "Returns" part of the store. I was given an application form to fill out, including references and the information of all the places I've worked in the past. 15 minutes past our scheduled time, I was called in for a one-on-one with the general manager of the store. He seemed to be reading from a booklet with general questions, and was writing down my responses. Then he thanked me for coming in, and said they would be calling peoe that night.

    Interview Questions
    • 4 part question: What should happen to a shoplifter (in general)? What should happen to someone stealing from a store they work at? What would you do if you saw someone stealing at work? What if it was something small, like a chocolate bar?   Answer Question
    • How do you build rapport with customers?   Answer Question
    • What would your previous manager say that you could improve on?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Mobile Sales Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    interviewed at Best Buy Canada in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    3 interview, very fast paced, 1st interview with general manager, 2nd interview with another general manager, 3rd interview with district manager. all very friendly and professional at interview process. Very standard questions about previous job experience, why you wanna work for best buy, what do you know about best buy, and sales related questions.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wichita, KS
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wichita, KS
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Best Buy Canada in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Got a call back and going in tomorrow for the interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Best Buy Canada in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    very easy, expect the basic questions. tell me about your self, why do you like this job, why this company. there's also a question on ethics.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Tech Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Best Buy Canada in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Emailed resume. Phone call received a week later and scheduled an interview. Arrived for the interview which was a 1 on 1 interview. Interviewer asked the basic questions I have usually received. Interview took approx. 15min. Interviewer said they would call back the next week with news if I got the job or not but they never did call back.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you deal with a customer who brought in a computer with a virus.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Store Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Best Buy Canada in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    I applied online for position and about 2 months later received a call to come in for an interview. I interviewed with 2 staff members-a senior staff member and a department supervisor. I was then called back about 2 weeks later to be interviewed by a department manager. The candidates for the position was narrowed down to three. The next morning, I was called back to come in and meet the department manager again and the senior department manager who was to make the hiring decision. The interview was positive and quite casual. They asked typical interview questions about background, qualifications. They also gave me more information about the job description. The overall work culture seems upbeat and casual. It seems that people have fun working there.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodbridge, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodbridge, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Best Buy Canada in October 2009.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and got called in about two or three weeks after. There were two interviews, the first with the supervisor and the second with the GM. The interview with the supervisor was the longest, they asked me questions from a book which were mostly situational questions and then told me to expect a call. The interview with the GM was a bit of a joke, he just asked what I would do if I noticed a fellow employee stealing and then offered me a seasonal position.

    Interview Questions
    • If a customer was trying to buy a playstation, how would you get them interested in purchasing other accompanying products.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Best Buy Canada in October 2008.

    Interview Details

    You first have to apply online through their website. You have to answer a series of multiple choice questions about whether you strongly agree or strongly disagree about such and such a statement. If you don't pick the right ones, you don't get called for a phone interview. You can reapply 1 month later. During phone interview, they ask you why you want to apply here and some other personal questions. At the end they will set a date for an interview with the supervisor of the department your applying for. During that interview, they give you a scene and you state what you would do. Its either a hit or miss for this. At the end of this session, they will either turn you down or schedule a final interview with the general manager. During interview with the general manager, he or she will ask a basic series of questions regarding your loyalty. Will you call this person out if they stole something as in expensive as a chocolate bar and such and such. Answer yes and shake hands. Your hired. They ask you whether XX dollars per hour is fair to you. At this point you can negotiate for higher if your older job pays more or your over qualified and etc. Next you do legal paper work and thats it.

    Interview Questions
    • Why did you decide to apply to Best Buy?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Computer Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Best Buy Canada in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    It was a phone interview with general questions and then a invitation to a 1:1 interview at the store. This interview was with some department supervisor I think. The store was at the Yorkdale mall and the interview was in a small room, I think the surveillance room. The questions were mainly general questions, why, how, the usb question (how many usb can be attached to a computer) and the irq question (irq for serial devices). Didn't get a call afterwards.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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