Bloomingdale's Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Mar 3, 2015
Updated Mar 3, 2015
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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Bloomingdale's.

Interview Details

I applied for the evening/weekend position and was invited for an interview. I met first with the HR Manager and afterwards, I met with the RTW department manager. She looked over my resume, asked a couple of questions about my past experience, and my knowledge of the department and Bloomingdales. I was offered the job on the spot.

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Be confident, warm and professional. Have absolutely no ego on the interview. They will be impressed. On the group interview answer all the questions first. They will ask about a time you went above and beyond for a customer. So be prepared with a great story.

    Interview Questions
    • A time where you went above and beyond for a customer?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Bloomingdale's in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    First they do a group interview and then call you back for individual interviews with a manager from each department. The group interview is very laid back to the extent where some may even consider it unprofessional. Just be very aggresive and outgoing to standout.

    Interview Questions
    • tell us about yourself?
      if you where an animal what would you be?
      if you did not have to worry about money what would you do?
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Garden City, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Garden City, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Bloomingdale's in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    2 step interview process. First interview was a group interview but only one other person showed up so it was easy to explain and answer questions. Second interview was a one on one with a higher level manager.

    Interview Questions
    • if you are stuck on a deserted island what two objects would you want to bring with you   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    there was none.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Bloomingdale's in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    It was a group interview with 10 candidates applying for the position. Very easy and basic questions. There were 2 hiring managers ,asking questions randomly. They were very nice and polite. One of them was bloomingdales manager and the other was from the agency.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6. 7 people found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I applied online and got a quick response for an interview. I wasn't aware that Bloomies were going to have 3 people interview me that day. One by HR manager, another one by the store manager and last one by department manager. They all seemed pre-occupied with whatever that was going on at the store. Perhaps, not enough people in the management?! Not to mention, besides the HR manager, the other managers were not aware of meeting with me. (HR manager happened to ask them very last moment.) I was interviewed by all of them separately. Questions were the usual retail ones...

    After the interview, I got a call less than a week.

    Interview Questions
    • What was the most difficult situation you dealt with in retail environment   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  7. 4 people found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Bloomingdale's in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and got a email the next day telling me I was invited for a group interview. I set up my interview for 2 weeks later. I did 2 interviews. First I was interviewed with 3 other girls by the HR manager, then I was interview by the store manager one on one. Both interviews took about and hour and a half. I was hired after my second interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What's something new you have done recently and what did you learn about yourself from this experience?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Bloomingdale's.

    Interview Details

    Two interviews, first one is with the store manager and second one is with the department manager. The managers were very nice and the job availability is negotiable. Interviews were short and fast. I was hired the same day as my second interview.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Wasn't negotiable with the pay they have everything for you.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hackensack, NJ
    Anonymous Employee in Hackensack, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Bloomingdale's in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very quick and easy questions , they only offered seasonal positions in kids department, the general manager was very nice and didn't make me feel uncomfortable, offered part time job as soon as we were done talking

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you had to go beyond consumer expectations   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    $10 and hour no benefits

    Declined Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Bloomingdale's.

    Interview Details

    The interviewing process was very quick - they were very friendly and easy to talk to! They were very helpful and willing to answer all of my questions that I had, and made the experience great.

    Accepted Offer

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