Circuit City Interview Questions

Updated Aug 29, 2014
Updated Aug 29, 2014
30 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Warehouse Point, CT
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warehouse Point, CT
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Circuit City in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    A++
    A typical work day is 8 - 5 and you sell online advertisements. Days consist of meeting, calls, training, and office activities.

    Learned how to sell, cold call, negotiate, communicate B2B.

    Hardest part of job is resisting the free food. Most enjoyable is being on the phones and talking to different people.

    Management: A+
    Co-Workers: A++

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Customer Service Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There was one group interview with about 5 other people being interviewed at the same time. The interview had an open format with an emphasis on creativity and social interaction.

    Interview Questions
    • The most unexpected thing about the interview was a couple of brainteasers. I think the management just wanted to see how we would find answers under pressure.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Richmond, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Circuit City in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    I went through a recruiter. There was one interview with two people. They were very pleasant and I think it would have been a good job. I turned it down because I was worried about their financial situation. Turns out I was right, but in hindsight I wish I would have taken the job.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    I was worried about the prospects of the company.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Product Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Madison, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    Application Details

    I applied in-person - interviewed at Circuit City in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    One interview with the sales manager and a standardized computer test. I got one call to tell me they loved me and wanted to hire me, followed up by a call 30 min later telling me I wasn't selected. I should have rejected the offer due to them being disorganized from the start.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Plantation, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plantation, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Circuit City.

    Interview Details

    I was called back less than a week after submitting the application online. They informed me that I passed the personality test and to schedule an interview with the store manager later that week. Upon meeting with the manager he was shocked that I showed up with a decent resume as a high school student and hired me on the spot.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    The manager offered me above minimum wage as a high school student
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Product Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Wellington, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wellington, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Circuit City in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    The Hiring process was fast and very deep.It was a nice experience to work with this company

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked several technical questions,but since a telecommunication technician and technically inclined i answered them satisfactorily   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Salary based
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Industry, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Industry, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Circuit City in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    One interview with District Manager, no interviews with any other managers. Had to test for proficiency at the District Office prior to being hired.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation at the time
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Department Manager Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Circuit City in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was easy and smooth.

    Negotiation Details
    We're going to start you off with $9/hr.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Circuit City.

    Interview Details

    friend reccomended me to a manager.
    one interview where the manage essetially gaurenteed my job based on the employee review. he explained base pay and that was it.

    Interview Questions
    • he asked about my knowlege of computer products and camera products and few specific questions on how to fix random things just to make sure i could answer.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation was avaialble though. it was here is the job, can you do it.
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Circuit City in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    Not a bad hiring process. It's really just standard procedure. You go on their website and fill out an application. Then you call them and bug them until one of the hiring managers calls you back to set up an interview. The questions weren't tough at all.

    Interview Questions
    • Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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