Dillard's Management Interview Questions

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Management Interview

Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Dillard's (Phoenix, AZ) in June 2012.

Interview

I was contacted over the phone and asked to come in for an interview. Upon arriving at the store, I was asked to fill out a Dillard's online application which consisted of work history, references and a personality test. That took about 30 minutes. After that, I had a 1:1 interview with the Assistant Store Manager which went so well, she asked me to stay and meet with her Store manager immediately. The Store Manager was more intense and she asked about my personal and career goals. After the interviews, she asked me to submit to a background check. I got a call from her by the end of the week asking me to meet with the district manager. The district manager asked a few scenario questions, "tell me of a time..." questions but I felt the interview at this point was more of an observation of my personality and demeanor. An offer was made on the spot and the salary was finally revealed.

Interview Questions

  • Why do you want to be in retail?   1 Answer
  • If you could do anything in the world, what would be your dream job?   Answer Question
  • What did you learn from your department store internship? Why didn't you follow a career with them after the internship?   1 Answer
  • Tell me of a time when you were in a group, and one or more of the members was definitely not pulling their weight. What did you do?   Answer Question
  • Tell me of a group that you were in that did well. Why did that group function well and what did you do to give improve the functioning of the group?   1 Answer

Reasons for Declining

The hours were typical for retail and the position was ok. The pay was a little less than I felt I was worth and the benefits were downright poor. Overall, I already had other opportunities that I was pursuing and had seen better opportunities in the past.

Other Interview Reviews for Dillard's

  1.  

    Management Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Dillard's in February 2010.

    Interview

    I have worked for Dillards for years. I have experience so the interview went well.

    Interview Questions

  2.  

    Management Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Dillard's in August 2009.

    Interview

    Typical interview face to face with store manager. Wanted to know my strengths and weaknesses

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    Relocation without increased compensation

  3.  

    Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Dillard's in January 2008.

    Interview

    long interview process

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