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Chico's FAS Part Time Sales Associate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 14, 2014
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Sales Associate Part Time Interview

Sales Associate Part Time

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Chico's FAS in June 2014.

Interview Details – I was contacted by one of the hiring managers and came to the store for an interview. It lasted about 15 minutes and consisted mostly of questions about my prior retail experience. I don't have much, and the manager didn't seem overly impressed by what little I did have. This made me wonder why I was contacted. There weren't any behavioral questions, which I had expected based on reading other reviews of interviews here. I asked her to describe what they are looking for in terms of commission, hours, etc.. Apparently, part-time means VERY part-time, at least at the location I interviewed at. The job hours would only be 5-10 per week. If you get more, it's based on how well you sell. So presumably, if you aren't a top seller, you won't be getting many hours. Also, no one is "full-time" except the managers. I was told that while I wasn't required to purchase and wear Chico's items, I would be required to have the "Chico's:" look, whatever that meant. I couldn't tell from her demeanor whether I had it or not. This might be an okay job for someone who really loves sales or doesn't want to work much, but it wasn't the opportunity I was looking for. Moving on.... I actually just interviewed yesterday so I have no idea if I will be offered the position or not. However, I will decline if offered. I need to work more than this.

Interview Question – Trying to conceal my dissapointment that the job hours would be so minimal. The ad said "Part-time", not "Practically No Time". I wouldn't have applied had I known it was only 5-10 hours per week.   Answer Question

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Part-Time Sales Associate Interview

Part-Time Sales Associate

Interviewed at Chico's FAS

Interview Details – You need to apply online and then you will go through 1 or 2 face-to-face interviews with store management team. You will probably interview with the the manager and at least one assistant manager

Interview Question – Why do you want to work at Chico's?   Answer Question

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Part Time Sales Associate Interview

Part Time Sales Associate
Atlanta, GA

I applied online and interviewed at Chico's FAS.

Interview Details – Interviewer was informative as to how position would be and schedule.

Interview Question – Tell me a time you handled a difficult situation.   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Very Easy Interview

Part Time Sales Associate Interview

Part Time Sales Associate
Grandville, MI

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Chico's FAS.

Interview Details – I walked in and asked if they were accepting applications. The manager asked me to fill out an application and bring it back to her. As it happened, another associate did not show up that day so she needed more help. She interviewed me immediately after submitting my application in-person. Nothing too difficult, basic personality questions. She followed up a few days later after contacting my references and offered me the position.

Interview Question – Unsure. Nothing too difficult, mostly behavior based interview questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation.

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Easy Interview

Part Time Sales Associate Interview

Part Time Sales Associate
The Villages, FL

I applied online - interviewed at Chico's FAS in January 2012.

Interview Details – The interview was an hour long, I was interviewed by one manger of the store. I was there for hour long and he had a lot of questions for me. So be prepared to be talking a lot and try not to be nervous.

Interview Question – I was extremely nervous because this was my first real job, so at the end he asked, Leave me with a great expression , I have other people to interview so what will make you stand out from them. I was out on the spot ! But it wasn't bad I was just so nervous I mumbled but i tried to stay on track and said the best I could   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Be yourself and always have a positive attitude, I felt after my interview like I didnt get the job because i felt unprepared and I didn't have experience but sure enough I did get the job. I was so happy.

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Accepted Offer

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Very Easy Interview

Part Time Sales Associate Interview

Part Time Sales Associate
Houston, TX

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Chico's FAS.

Interview Details – Interviewer never asked me any questions- extremely odd interview technique

Interview Question – None-   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation phase.

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Accepted Offer

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Easy Interview

Part Time Sales Associate Interview

Part Time Sales Associate
Estero, FL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Chico's FAS in December 2012.

Interview Details – Interviewed for "seasonal" part time sales associate. Was recruited by internet by a recruiter after answering about 10 questions.

Interview Question – Did you get all the materials? What materials? Found out my email had been entered in the system incorrectly so was behind in getting various steps expected to be completed prior to interview.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I say yes but have no idea base pay or comp plan so that is still ahead of me.

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Part-Time Sales Associate Interview

Part-Time Sales Associate
Palo Alto, CA

I applied in-person and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Chico's FAS in February 2012.

Interview Details – Went through two interviews with store managers and then one final interview with district manager. One of the store managers was very sharp and asked a series of prepared questions regarding how I had dealt with customers in the past who were difficult and how I was able to resolve the problems

Interview Question – Describe a time when you had a conflict with a colleage and how you resolved that conflict. What was the ending result?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was offered the top of the scale for sales associates who were part-time and I accepted.

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No Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Part Time Sales Associate Interview

Part Time Sales Associate
Wauwatosa, WI

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Chico's FAS in April 2012.

Interview Details – The interview consisted of basic interview questions. The interviewer asked me to sell her something and she said I did a great gob. Dress Business casual. Chicos seems like a great place to work. Hopefully I get offered the position

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