Best Buy Interview Questions

Updated Mar 26, 2015
Updated Mar 26, 2015
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    Best Buy Mobile SAS Lead Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Athens, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Athens, GA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Best Buy in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    It was a 1:1 interview. The interviewer ask a series of questions and takes notes. Most likely it will be the manager that ask you questions. It is important to ask questions when the interview is over. I heard back within 3 days as to whether I got the position.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time when you set a goal and failed at it?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was a 2 step process. First was a phone interview with 2 people ask you different scenarios. About a 45 interview then I was invited to a face to face. Interview with the DM, HR, Store Manager and District manager for the area of the store you working. That interview was more like a greet and meet. It seem like they was just feeling me out. The interview was more relax environment.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    Make sure you mention how you are highly team oriented, friendly, organized, high energy and love the latest and greatest technology. They will more than likely hire you in the holiday season make sure you show up everyday ready to help crazy holiday people if you can make it through with your sanity you'll do well.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Mobile Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    One interview, background check, and drug test. Standard retail interview. Most of the questions are situational questions. They will also most likely ask about your willingness to work the holidays and other peak business times.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you dealt with a difficult customer, how you handled it, and what was the outcome?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate because I was excited to be making more than minimum wage. They pay was decent for a college student with very little job experience.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Very basic interview. Go through the typical online questions, if you pass those standardized questions you'll receive a call and have a face to face interview with pretty standard questions such as "Tell me about a situation when you had a difficult boss."

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a situation when you were unable to complete a project.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Computer Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Had an initial interview with a supervisor that entailed very basic interview questions and preferences regarding department. The second interview was with the general manager and was similar and almost less specific than the initial interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Mobile Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    You sit down with a manager and are asked a series of questions, none that are too difficult. A lot of questions asking what would you do if a certain situation happened. As long as you answer the questions well you should be fine.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if a coworker is taking too many days off?   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
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    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    The bottom line is ... Who do you know. Don't let anyone fool you. This company is build on who ya know. Do not apply unless someone who is making the decision tells you to apply. With that being said, the interview doesn't matter

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    It's who you know.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It was easy and straight forward. They asked normal questions and were more worried about personality rather than skill. It was easy and straight forward. They asked normal questions and were more worried about personality rather than skill. It was easy and straight forward. They asked normal questions and were more worried about personality rather than skill.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Not negotiable
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Best Buy.

    Interview Details

    Long overall process. About 5 interviews with there different manager. Must understand the company motto and overall p&l growth and overall development process. Must also have ability to speak in big groups and large function as well as add value

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer

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