Dillard's Sales Associate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 13, 2014
Updated Aug 13, 2014
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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I interviewed online. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Dillard's in April 2013.

Interview Details

Process took less than a week. I applied by sending my resume via Monster. Got a call about two days later from the HR secretary asking if I wanted to come in to fill out an actual application and possibly have an interview the same day. Went the next day, but the store manager was busy with a conference call. Called in the evening to come in the following day. Sat down with the store manager, and asked the normal "Why here?" question. It was a typical interview for about two minutes before he switched to talking about the Men's Department floor, which products they had, etc. I knew I had the job then.

Interview Questions
Negotiation Details
No negotiation, just a set salary at $11 an hour.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Dillard's

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Burnt Store Marina, FL
    Anonymous Employee in Burnt Store Marina, FL
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Dillard's in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I filled out an application and got called in for an interview two days later the following week was my interview my interview consist of two interviewers one was easy going the other not so much

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Meridian, MS
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Meridian, MS
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Dillard's in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Brief interview was recruited training could have been a lot better this was very skippy .They do not go over policy very good or how your pay will be cut if your sales are not there.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I only work part time They have to work around my other job because I do not have to worry about my pay there.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Mesa, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mesa, AZ
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    Applied for the position, literally got a call the next day to set up an interview. I was interviewed by the operations manager. Interview basically consisted of telling him about my work history and experience. He told me what was required to work at Dillard's as a sales associate. Asked me if I was willing to approach people and if I was comfortable starting conversations with strangers. I said yes so he told me he would go ahead and submit the background check. This was on Monday, my first shift was on Friday.

    Interview Questions
    • Would you feel comfortable approach customers and talking to them about items?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't even try to negotiate, starting pay is $12 an hour which is significantly better than most retail stores. I accepted it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Saint George, UT
    Anonymous Employee in Saint George, UT
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Dillard's in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Too many steps for an entry level retail job. Online application, then a test that requires 45 minutes, then two interviews and a background check, then hurry up and wait. The second interview was the bad cop interview designed to put stress on you. The first was really just to see how you look and if you fit the bill for their company image.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Lawton, OK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lawton, OK
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Dillard's in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    walked into Dillards,I saw the now hiring, filled out application and spoke with a manager I got the job,, started to work on hr paperwork 1st day more paperwork, I was shown the dept I was going to be working

    Interview Questions
    • would you like to choose the dept, you will be working in?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    Started with questions like,"What do you know about Dillard's?" "Name a time when you faced adversity?" "Which days are you willing to work?" "Which department do you want to be in?" (they never place you where you want to be though). etc.

    Interview Questions
    • Definitely the one about Dillard's history. The interviewer just stared me down so i kept rambling on hoping that something would satisfy them/   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't much to negotiate. Take my advice and go somewhere else.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Dillard's in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Went through three interviews. First was with the Women's RTW Department Manger. Second was with the Assistant Store Manager. Final was with Store Manager. It was simple and easy. The store was hosting a career fair.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

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

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Dillard's in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was called in for an interview with the department manager, a week later I was called in again to have an interview with the store manager. They were both nice and the questions were basic, everything was what you would expect for a job interviewing process.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dothan, AL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dothan, AL
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Dillard's in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online at home through the dillards.com website and got a call for an interview the very next day. The interview consisted of me talking to one person about what was required of the position. Questions were asked about my schedule. Was told I would interview the following day for my second and third interview. Second interview was more of the same as the first and the third was an interview with the assistant store manager. After speaking with her I was asked for two forms of ID for my background check and that I would receive a call regarding it later that day or the very next day. Received the call the next day asking to start the following day at 11 am.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations....pay starts at $12/hr.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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