CVS Health Assistant Manager Interview Questions

Updated Jan 2, 2015
Updated Jan 2, 2015
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Assistant Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied online – interviewed at CVS Health.

Interview Details

Interview is simple. Be prepared ahead of time and negotiate pay. You will interview with store manager and district manager. They will take approximately two or three weeks to respond.

Interview Questions
Negotiation Details
Negotiating was straight forward, again be prepared and know your numbers.
Accepted Offer
Easy Interview

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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at CVS Health.

    Interview Details

    the hiring process was rather long I applied online I received an email to schedule a phone interview after the phone interview approximately four days later I received a phone call to schedule A interview with the store manager approximately a week later one with the district manager I was offered the position 4 days after that particular interview. this is where the waiting game started it took approximately 2 -3 weeks for the background check and drug test to clear...

    Interview Questions
    • describe a time or situation where you had to implement change in order to impact business   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    based on my experience I was able to ask for what I want it process with simple in minimum push back
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ambler, PA
    Anonymous Employee in Ambler, PA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at CVS Health in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Received unsolicited call and email by their recruitment department referring to my resume posted on monster.com. Was instructed to apply on their website. Application, assessment and job tryout took over an hour to complete. Received an email 2 days after to self schedule a phone interview. Phone interview is a pre-screen 15 minute interview conducted by their recruitment department. Received an email 2 days later from the DM to schedule a face to face interview. Interview with DM was held in a regional office that was attached to a CVS store. Interview lasted 45 minutes. Received email 3 days later from DM thanking me for my time but they will be pursuing other options.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at CVS Health.

    Interview Details

    I did not interview for the job. I was promoted to the position, So can not really review the interview and hiring process. However I do know people hired at the position, They needed to go to multiple interviews sometimes with multiple people.

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Scarsdale, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Scarsdale, NY
    Interview Details

    First I applied online. I received a notice inviting me for an interview. When i got to the address I found several candidates waiting to be interviewed *(upwards of 20) and they just kept arriving. There were several district managers and you had to go from room to room being introduces to the CVS culture and different aspects of the job. We were spoken to as a group, interviewed individually and then verbally "tested" as a group again. It took a long while and by the end I have no idea what i was saying anymore. I got through to the next stage which was a live test on the store on the same day at a busy check-out counter!

    Interview Questions
    • Not so much the questions but the live role playing that was thrown at you.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not very flexible. I suspect they have set caps dependent on experience and area.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at CVS Health.

    Interview Details

    Computer based and then an interview with a current Store Manager background check then an offer

    Interview Questions
    • Scenario behavioral based questions. Tell me about a time when..... questions   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Predetermined
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at CVS Health.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Long application. Got a call about 3 days later from recruiter. Set up phone interview time for a day later. Phone interview lasted about 30 minutes. Asked about prior experience, difficult situations, management style. Then went two stores on two different days to interview with store managers. Both were really not prepared or experienced with interviewing management level candidates. They seemed more nervous than me. Drug test followed. Rest of process took 3 months while the district manager tried to find a spot for me.

    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate. Offer was reasonable, $48,000
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at CVS Health in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Went on an interview with a District Manager. I got there early, I was well dressed & well prepared. I answered all the questions to their liking but things didn't work out well in the end for either of us.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at CVS Health in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    I responded to a store ad outside the store. The store manager was an immigrant Indian guy who asked me about my educational background. When I told him I have a masters degree in international economics, he asked why didn't I find a job in that area? (Let's keep in mind this was in the spring of 2012, amid the poor economic recovery following 2008.)

    Now I've worked in many retail settings between college semesters, but this was the first time a store manager told me when you apply for a store job, you mark that you're available all seven days of the week. No one day off Sunday for church or nothing. He also told me the position was only part time, with very little chance of becoming full time in the near future. Sounds pretty typical in American retail these days. They want you to be available all the time, but won't give you full time hours, benefits, decent pay, nor regular hours. There are two other arrangements that come to mind: slavery and indentured servitude.

    Interview Questions
    • Why didn't you find a job with your degree. (The manager asked this in 2012, during the slow economic recovery).   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    out of town

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Paramus, NJ
    Anonymous Employee in Paramus, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at CVS Health in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Do not even waste your time if you are applying for a management position ,the management team used the group interview format and kept about 30 applicants for about 2 hours talking about the company and then after the first round of interview, the final 6 were asked to wait, then after one more hour waiting to be called, the final 3 were called and by that time I really felt like they were gathering info about other companies and I noticed that as some of the managers were leaving for the day, they kept talking about doing the same the next week. They offered the position but not before insulting me with a very low salary figure and explaning how lucky I was to be offered a job with "one of the best Co. to work for". I thanked them for their time and left.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Pay is terrible and they really think that they are the only show in town,

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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