Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied in-person. I interviewed at Family Video.
One in person interview with the district manager, which was casual and relatively easy. However, there is a written aptitude test which is a bit difficult considering the position.
- Why do you want to work for Family Video? Answer Question
Helpful (3)No OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Family Video in September 2015.
Filled out an application, called me the same day. Set up an interview about four days from the initial call at 9pm because of schedule conflicts. Initial was about 15 minutes long, two people on staff and quick because it was the weekend. We schedule the test about a week later. Test was honestly easy, it is cumulative so just answer as much as you can. There was a compare names and addresses section, some weird math rubric I still don't understand, math, comprehension couple more. Don't over think it, it's Family Video. Got a call same day, I passed. Scheduled my district manager meeting next day. Up to this point it was fine. I get it, the store is on a budget. Meetings were on the sales floor, and during the test the manager on duty came back and forth between customers. Up to this point, although the employees seemed frazzled they were pleasant. I did my research on Family Video, ready for a good formal interview. The district manager starts with, "tell me about yourself." Okay, all fine and good. Asks favorite movies, gives a scenario where a rental is out what I would do and why I want to work at Family Video. We talked about horror movies in depth, and I thought the fact that I could hold a conversation and my prior experience would out shine. That was about the extent of the interview. She did ask if I had any questions. Honestly, it is a video store how hard could it be? I did ask her a little bit about herself, but otherwise everything else had already been answered. She was nice, but couldn't make eye contact and seemed to go through the motions without really caring. Like this was her tenth interview today and she was just tired and bored with it. Frankly not sure how happy this woman really was after 16+ years, so maybe for the best I didn't get a call back. Maybe I didn't show enough interest, like I was destined to rent movies for the rest of my life? I was excited about the opportunity though. Either way, for a minimal salary and 50+ hours a week of work maybe it was for the best.
- Accepted OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied in-person. I interviewed at Family Video.
I had 3 interviews and a test. It's pretty ridiculous to work at a video rental store. Test had several parts like math, spelling, etc. all tests were timed. They really try to get to know you which was nice. They ask about your family and other personal questions. I liked that because if you do get the job then you start off knowing each other more than the average job.
- They asked a lot of situational questions. Like &#034;how would you react to an angry customer?&#034; Answer Question
- No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Family Video in September 2015.
Filled out online application for opening. got called by a store manager within 2 days for a interview. Showed up for the interview 7 minutes early and sales clerk at front seemed flustered I was early. Called manager up front who said, " I'll get a couple of chairs and we'll talk out by the Wii games, no one rents those." He seemed more interested in my personal life than my job history. At the end I asked how long the opening at the location I applied for was and he said " Oh, we just filled that spot yesterday, I hope you're willing to relocate." Company is a joke, they want a cheerleader, not someone who can run their stores and make them money. Probably a job for a recent college grad with no management experience, not for someone who knows what their doing.
- What do you do for fun?, What is a personal accomplishment? Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive Experience
I applied in-person. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Family Video.
Fast, direct conversation. Interviewers were nice. Attended an open interview session as and spoke with a CSR as well as a manager. An assessment followed (test) that had multiple times sections. After that you meet with the hiring District Manager.
- Discussed my education, goals, hobbies, and work experience, etc. Answer Question
Pat time position. Rate was non negotiable.
- No OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Family Video (Zanesville, OH) in August 2015.
Short, easy and fast. I sent in my application online on a Friday, got called on Monday for an interview. Did the interview one on one at the store on a Wednesday and got told on that Friday they were going with other applicants. Manager was very nice during the interview and we had a good talk he just didn't feel I was right for the position, but nobody I know of that interviewed that week got hired.
- Accepted OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Family Video (Houston, TX) in August 2015.
I applied in the store and then went into the store four days later to check on my application. Scheduled an interview for later in the week. Interviewed with the store manager. Then scheduled the test for the following day. Interviewed with the dm a week later and was offered the position immediately, the store manager will be calling today with start date.
There was no negotiations they had a part time position ranging between $7.75 and $8.00 an hour. They offered me $8 and I accepted.
- No OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Family Video (New Lexington, OH) in August 2015.
interview was fun it was just like a big old convorsation with a girl like a date but not she asked questions and i answered no big deal i showed up 30 minutes early for the interview
- where do you see your self in five years 1 Answer
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Family Video (Park Forest, IL) in August 2015.
Extensive but worth it. I would say you have to know about the company. A bit much. I had three interviews plus the panel. I don't have much more to say
- What is your 5 year goal? Answer Question
Helpful (1)No OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Family Video in July 2015.
This was a long process, 2 weeks start to finish. Interviewed with store manager, which was fairly relaxed and easy, and was then asked to set up for the proficiency test the next day. Test covers math and organization and reading comprehension and spelling. I found most of the test easy but struggled with the math. It was math that should be learned in 6th-7th grade so refresh on decimals and adding, subtracting, multiplying fractions. It is timed so do not spend too long on any one question. Learned after 4 days that I passed and 2 days later was set up with the district manager. When I arrived for this interview I was surprised and met with 2 people higher up than the district manager for my final interview. Was a bit more structured but still didn't feel too overall difficult. However in the end I did not receive a job offer. Still an overall good experience though. Taught me a lot about interviewing.
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