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Destination XL Interview Questions

Updated Nov 11, 2014
Updated Nov 11, 2014
7 Interview Reviews

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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Destination XL.

    Interview Details

    The go between recruiter and management was unorganized and frustrating and lengthy.

    The entire process took over 4 weeks

    1. Phone interview with a recruiter
    2. Phone interview with store manager
    3. Meet store manager in person and discuss company culture.
    4. Phone interview with District Manager
    5. In person interview with District Manager.
    6. Phone interview with Vice President
    7. In person job offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work for DXL?   Answer Question
    • Have you ever worked for a company who was going through a restructuring?   Answer Question
    • How much money are you currently making, how much would you expect to make in this position?   Answer Question
    • Tell me the difference between being a sales person and being a clerk   Answer Question
    • Give me an example of a time you had to over come a strong objection to a sale, and how did you over come that to make the sale.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    DurIng the interview process I discussed how much I currently make and how much I expected to make, and made myself very clear.

    At the end of the 4 week process they offered me less then what I currently make with no room for negotiations.

    I declined

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Destination XL.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process consisted of an online application and personality test. Two weeks later I received a call and an interview was set up. In the interview I was ask questions that were center on sales and the types of sales I've had in my past, it was and overall general interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Key Holder Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Very personable, made you feel at ease. A very good type of interview process. Explained what the job entails. Asked about your work experience and how you see yourself at this company. Overall the process was great.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Destination XL.

    Interview Details

    Really fast in terms of Apply to phone interview. Was notified within a week, scheduled a phone call and was briefly given a description of the job. There really wasn't much asked of me other than what was on my Resume. Overall I liked the interview, I was even given a brief description of what I would be doing.

    Reasons for Declining

    The position offered wasn't exactly what I was hoping for.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Destination XL.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, next contacted by recruiter, phone interview first , next face to face.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    ASM Clothing Interview

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

    I applied online – interviewed at Destination XL.

    Interview Details

    I had 7 interviews, one with the VP of stores, 3 with DM's 3 with store managers..Drove to Cleveland to meet with the VP, and SM. Drove to Pittsburgh to meet with the new SM. What a waist of time! and to have endless conversations with the DMS of stores! Get your business together!!!

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    What a JOKE!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Keyholder Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Westport, CT
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Westport, CT
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Destination XL in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    I first met with the store manager and conducted a typical interview - about the job, company, it's culture, my skills etc. Was called back a week or so later to meet with district manager. More of the same questions, second interview was a lot more intensive with a distinct customer focus.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing terribly unexpected or unusual, be prepared when meeting with DM to highlight specific sales goals hit or significant progress made toward a certain goal. Vagueries weren't appreciated and was asked for key accomplishments.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There really wasn't one - a base pay was offered which I attempted to counter, but was rebuffed. Was out of work at the time, not the place to be particularly 'choosy' - the commission percentage was position-standard and was altered a couple months later.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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