I applied through other source and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Brown Shoe in August 2013.
Interview Details – Online application and resume submission. Fill out personality test. One on one interview with District Manager. After one on one with district manager second interview with another Store Sales manager. Talked about the basics of what the job entails and how you would be in charge of multiple employees and payroll.
Interview Question – Most difficult question was about What I thought was the most important aspect of retail/sales that will increase sales and how will I achieve that in this position. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None they had already decided a final salary
Very Easy Interview
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Brown Shoe.
Interview Details –
My friend told me her boss was hiring and said it was an easy job, so I came in to apply. She asked me about my availability and how many hours I was looking for. I said I could work evenings and weekends, and that I didn't care too much about how many hours I worked. She had me fill out a miniature store application for her to keep, and then gave me directions for a complete online application to do later. She said she'd call if interested.
The online application consists of a personality, skills, and traits assessment. Takes about two hours. It was only a week I think before she called me in for an interview, and my friend said you've pretty much got the job if the manager calls you back to interview. I do not remember the questions asked, but she (the store manager) and her assistant manager basically told me what the day to day looked like and what I should expect and I said I was fine with it. If they asked me any real interview questions, they were easy and I think only gauged my personality. I am very outgoing and personable, and I think that's all they look for in their sales associates. Just be friendly, smart, and look like you're going somewhere in life. SMILE.
Interview Question – I remember the interview being short and easy. Appropriate for minimum wage job. Answer Question
Negotiation Details –
It was my first job, so I only put down minimum. Looking back, I wish I would have asked for $8.50 to start because I probably would have gotten $8 or so instead of $7.35.
Ask for more than you want. They are pretty negotiable. Plus, your raise in the future is a tiny percentage of what you're currently at, so you want to start high to end high.
Very Easy Interview
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Brown Shoe in July 2013.
Interview Details – Filled out and turned in an application then recieved a call for an interview the same week. The interview was in the backroom of the store and was very informal. Many of the questions were based on my character. What type of grades I made in school, hobbies, etc.. Person conducting the interview offered to place me in location that was closer to my residence.
Interview Question – Would you be able to stop someone by yourself whom you saw stealing a pair of shoes? View Answer
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Brown Shoe.
Interview Details – app online, people answers
Very Easy Interview
I applied online and interviewed at Brown Shoe.
Interview Details – One interview and hired. The only question I remember was.... What is you pet peeve? It was a very simple and laid back interview. Not to much to say about it. But when you're being interviewed for a mindless job with no benefits and 10 to 20 hours a week making 8 bucks a hour you shouldn't expect it to be to hard!
Interview Question – There was none that I remember. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiating. I needed a job at the time so I took the $8.00.
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Brown Shoe.
Interview Details – Interview process stems from both picking up in store app and/or online application with a skills test. Next, manager filters through applicants and calls them in for interview. Then a one on one interview to discuss a multitude of things from experience to auto generated questions. Then it is left up to the manager to decide on a candidate. I did not interview perse for the store management job. I was promoted from within and had worked under the DM for 3 years prior. I did not have a formal interview.
Interview Question – What is your professional goals? View Answer
Negotiation Details – My DM told me as a new manager that salary was based on store volume and management experience. She told me what she could offer me and it was better than I thought.
Very Easy Interview
I applied in-person and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Brown Shoe in March 2013.
Interview Details – The process was simple, but tedious. You have to be persistent, don't just come in once. Come in and fill out the in-store and online applications and keep coming back once every week and keep checking in.
Interview Question – No difficult or unexpected questions arose Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Brown Shoe in January 2013.
Interview Details – I took some hiring information from the cashier area inside the store and applied online. I got a call from them within a week and went through pre-screening on the phone and then got asked to come in for an interview. I found the staff to be very unprofessional. The supervisor who was supposed to interview me acted like she did not want to waste her time interviewing me and had someone else do it. The questions were not hard, just basic questions like why do you want to work here and a lot of questions about team work and how well I interact with others. I did well during the interview process but at the end I feel like it was a waste of time because he told me that they were not hiring for that particular location I had been interviewed at, but another location further away.
Interview Question – what was the best method you used to manage a large group project? Answer Question
Reason for Declining – I applied for this particular location because it was close to home and I got offered a job in a inconvenient location. They also wanted credentials I felt was unnecessary like recommendations from my high school teachers.
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Brown Shoe in September 2012.
Interview Details – I had to had three intrrviews before being hired. The interview process went well. Everyone was kind and professional. I was led to believe that there was more opportunity for advancement than there actually is. I had to travel some distance to interview.
Interview Question – What kind of manager are you? View Answer
Negotiation Details – The negotiation phase did not go well. I was very surprised that the salary was so low.
Pros: I have worked in Brown Shoe ,Putian ,China office for more than two years. Due to AVIA&Nevados sold, Brownshoe fired me on 28,Nov,2013 due to no job can provide. HR closed my enter card and let receipton not open the door for me. It is unbelievable… – Full Review
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