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Eddie Bauer Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Jul 28, 2014
Updated Jul 28, 2014
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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Interview Details

Had a friend who worked at the store in the mall and they asked if I'd be interested in applying. I applied and received a call a few days later. I was interviewed and hired on the same day. Manager was very nice and engaging. The entire process was simple. It was a retail job so no real surprises

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer

Other Interview Reviews for Eddie Bauer

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Eddie Bauer in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Slow on communication and not forthcoming with details

    Reasons for Declining

    Pay was below expectation

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Eddie Bauer in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    It was pretty simple, straightforward

    Negotiation Details
    Very smooth and simple
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Portage, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Portage, MI
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Eddie Bauer in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    When I was called for a in-store interview, I was intentionally very nervous. Waiting for the interview a sales associate had me sit by the fitting rooms. The first thing i noticed is how nice it was to be somewhat by myself. I had the opportunity to get my self together and also do some research about the company with the mini booklet the handed me before I sat down. After Deb (Head Manager) sat me down in her office I was so excited to be there and answer all her questions. She was so interested in how much i new about the company and how important it was to me. I felt very at ease about my interview experience.

    Interview Questions
    • "Would you outside of work wear our clothing?"   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I couldn't work Saturdays because of some religious reasons and she made sure I didn't work and if I was accidentally put on the schedule she promised to take care of it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Naperville, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Naperville, IL
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Eddie Bauer in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Just a regular job interview: what I expect from the job, a little about me and my background.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    8.5 base pay, not a lot of options for a 19 year old with no college degree.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Schaumburg, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Schaumburg, IL
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Eddie Bauer in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    asked if i can sell, the lady who interviewed me was nice enough to give me a chance. She mentioned how i had to sell or i wont get hours. the interview was good and wasnt too hard. i had to read a book first and she asked me some questions to test me. i knew she would.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Eddie Bauer in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was fairly basic, and very nice. I just went it to drop off an application, and was able to meet with a manager on the spot. Came back a few days later to meet with the other manager, and was then offered the job. Interview questions were very basic, and what one would expect in any given interview. Also both managers were very personable and professional. After being offered the job, training was very nice to. We watched videos about the brand and culture, which were helpful, and then each employee had a different part of the training, which was helpful in getting to know my coworkers.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    negotiation was very nice. They were interested in my experience and offered me a very fair wage based on it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Sales Associate Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Eddie Bauer in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    It was quick. The Store Manager called me to come in the same day. Had me sell on the floor for 10 minutes and then offered me the job. I actually helped customers, while the Store Manager was watching. She asked me a standard retail questions, but nothing too difficult.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. Offer was $9 per hour. No bonus/commission/spiff potential.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Eddie Bauer in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    I was asked why I wanted to work there and what I would bring. It was more behaviorial based, so one of the questions was, tell me about a time when you were persuasive. Above all, displaying a positive attitude and a willingness to learn about the Eddie Bauer brand proved to be important. I communicated this and it was well-received by the interviewer.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if a customer started yelling in the store?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    An offer of $8.25/hour is not bad for a part-time, flexible retail job.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Eddie Bauer.

    Interview Details

    I was called in for an interview on a Saturday afternoon. The place was fairly busy and I was a little nervous. The interview itself was not very formal. The interviewer was in casual clothing whereas I dressed up in my blazer and dress pants. He asked me to tell him about myself and asked about my strengths and weaknesses and about my previous work experience. He asked if I knew anything about the store and if I ever bought anything. I replied that it was one of my favorite stores in the mall to shop at. I wasn't asked any questions about my favorite outdoor activities or anything like that. The interviewer just asked basic questions and then took me to the front of the store and had me sell an item to him. Overall, it was a very laid back interview and I felt very comfortable during the process.

    Interview Questions
    • On a scale of 1-10 how competitive are you? Give an example where you had to demonstrate your competitive skills.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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