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Burlington Coat Factory Interview Questions

Updated Sep 17, 2014
Updated Sep 17, 2014
148 Interview Reviews

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    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 1 week - interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    telephone call for interview scheduling. on the day of interview i was interview by the HR and store manager. The interview was approximately 30 minute. after all, I sign up for screening process and if that produce positive i was promise i'll get the job

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Customer Service Logistics Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Kingsport, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kingsport, TN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory.

    Interview Details

    I was hired back when the Milsteins owned the company. I was interviewed mostly over the phone so I would not say that was a great experience. I like to be face to face especially in an interview.

    Interview Questions
    • The hardest question that I remember was pertaining to merchandising and I had been doing a similar position for 10+ years.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Real easy. We agreed upon a salary right then and there. No call backs or negotiations.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Columbus, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Called in, Asked for Interview, Offered the Job, Went to Orientation, Had to Wait 2 Months to Start Work

    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the job as Cashier Sales Associate and got a call back within about 2 weeks for an interview. After the 1st interview I had a 2nd interview the next day. I then had to wait for background check results to come in and was just officially hired today ! The interview process was fairly easy , plus the interviers were very nice. They both asked questions like why do you want to work here and what does customer service mean to you ...

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Minimum wage $7.25
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Customer Service Logistics Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with the store manager after applying on line and then a second interview with the district manager

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They would not negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Burlington, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burlington, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Had one interview with the buyer and GMM. Recieved a call promptly.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Burlington, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burlington, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    Called by HR then went in for face to face with head of planning, 2 buyers and 2 DM's. Received offer 2 days later.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation was accepted
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Sales Floor Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Redford, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redford, MI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process is comparable to most retail companies.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Basic offer for retail.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory.

    Interview Details

    phone interview, interview with both store mgr. and district mgr., took about 2 weeks to be hired

    Negotiation Details
    no negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Cincinnati, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cincinnati, OH
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Burlington Coat Factory in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    It has changed since I started. Pretty typical today, new online process, easy process and basic interview, depends on which position. Sometimes regional team may speak with you, but always personal

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    yes, always negotiable. Benefits are not, nor is vacation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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