2 Candidate Interview Reviews Back to all interviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty

 

Store Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  McLean, VA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA
Application Details

The process took a day - interviewed at Bloomingdale's in February 2012.

Interview Details

Unfortunately the prescreening information somehow did not get through to the human resources department. I put my salary range being $110,000-130,000. This is a lower range than most of the jobs I am interviewing for but it is retail, so I didn't want to price myself out. I assumed my salary range was within the target for the job when I was solicited to come in for an interview. The more I was talking the person had to stop me from prattling on about the industry, trends in retail growth, etc and say "HOLD ON what in the world. I mean, do you have any idea what this job pays?" I referenced the pre-interview questionaire I filled out prior to obtaining an interview and said, "Well I'm assuming it is within that range." The response was, "um, this job pays $30 MAYBE $40,000. I am so sorry you have wasted your time. I have no idea how that happened." I thought it was very unprofessional. I really liked the people that I interviewed with though. I am not sure if it was just a computer glitch but that is not something that should happen.

Interview Questions
  • why retail, and specifically why bloomindales.   View Answer
  • give me an example of how you have motivated a team.   Answer Question
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Bloomingdale's

  1.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Bloomingdale's in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    There's a lot of pre-screening questions, a timed test, and personality test. Answer the questions honestly and to the best of your ability and you should be fine. 1:1 It's more a behavioral type of interview, and the second part is a coaching exercise which asks you how you would deal with certain employees. Overall, wasn't a bad experience at all.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Worked for Bloomingdale's? Contribute to the Community!

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.