Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at Borders
- Bookseller (10)
- Cashier (6)
- Sales Associate (6)
- Cashier/Bookseller (6)
- Barista (5)
- Sales Manager (4)
- General Manager (3)
- Bookseller/Barista (3)
- Book Seller (3)
- Cafe Seller (2)
- Cafe Supervisor (1)
- President (1)
- Seasonal (1)
- Project Manager (1)
- Operations Manager (1)
- District Manager (1)
- Retail Associate (1)
- Inventory (1)
- IPT (1)
- Seller (1)
- Sales Associate/Cashier (1)
- Senior Programmer Analyst (1)
- Manager (1)
- Team Member (1)
- Cafe Clerk (1)
- I Was Actually the Interviewer (1)
- Children's Department Lead (1)
Sales Manager Interview
I applied in-person. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Borders (Freehold, NJ) in April 2008.
It was just a five minute basic interview, not very difficult. They aready seemed to have their minds made up, so they weren't interested in anything I said. It didn't even last five minutes.
- Why are you interested in this position? 1 Answer
Other Interview Reviews for Borders
Sales Manager InterviewAccepted Offer
I was promoted within from cafe manager but was required to interview with the District Manager. Even though it was internal, I still dressed in "business casual". Questions were basic retail management questions and many "tell me about a time you..." Most of the questions she asked were on the company's internal site, so I was able to prepare beforehand.
- What negative things do you think people say about you behind your back? Answer Question
Sales Manager InterviewAccepted OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through other source. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Borders in May 2008.
Brief. I was being sought for 2 different locations. I just needed to choose.
- What do you want to do? Answer Question
Sales Manager InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied in-person. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Borders in June 2007.
Standard questions about background, successes and failures, etc. Also common personality type questions were asked, such as, "describe a time when...or, give an example of a xxx.
- If you were a fruit, what would you be? 1 Answer