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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Alhambra, CA Oct 2012 – Reviewed May 11, 2013 New
Interview Details –
Pretty basic. tell me about yourself, whats your favorite console, and what is your availability.
if you get the interview.. chances are they will hire you...
Interview Question – None really... Answer Question
Negotiation Details – no negotiation. salary starts at $8.50
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in West Los Angeles, CA Apr 2009 – Reviewed May 1, 2013
Interview Details – Interview was very unprofessional. I was told they were going to hire me anyways even before I interviewed
Negotiation Details – Simple, no negotiation on pay. They set pay for this position
Accepted Offer – Reviewed May 2, 2013
Interview Details – The interview process is based on if you know someone or if your applying for a seasonal position.
Interview Question – Can you count and say your abc's? Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Fort Worth, TX Aug 2009 – Reviewed Apr 26, 2013
Interview Details – Turned in paper application in store and received a call a few days later to come in for an interview. I arrived at the store for the interview and there were 3 other candidates there to be interviewed as well. We were taken to the back for one on one interviews with the store manager. Was asked about general game knowledge including the type of games I'm familiar with as well as the systems I've used. Was also asked why I wanted to work there and where I saw myself in 5 years.
Interview Question – Nothing particularly unexpected. Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Buford, GA – Reviewed Apr 26, 2013
Interview Details – I went in for an interview and didn't hear back from the district manager for almost 2 months. I kept emailing the DM to any information about how my interview went. Afterwards I was told the delay in contacting me was due to the manager conference.
Interview Question – Not really any surprising questions just try to be as specific as possible about prior business experience and selling skills. Answer Question
No Offer – Reviewed Apr 22, 2013
Interview Details – I turned in my application then after about two weeks got a call for an interview. The interview questions were pretty basic but most of them were about the company and their policies.
Interview Question – What are the benefits to our reward program? Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Richmond, VA Nov 2009 – Reviewed Apr 15, 2013
Interview Details – I was promoted from within for this position from an Assistant Manager slot. It was more or less standard. Your sales and customer service skills play a large part in the process.
Interview Question – How do you feel about angry customers? Do you like them, or dislike them? View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiation. I was told what the salary would be and that I should work on sales to enhance my bonus.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Philadelphia, PA Apr 2011 – Reviewed Apr 15, 2013
Interview Details – One interview, sit down with district manager in mall location. Questions focused on former team building and program selling. Big plus if your previous company was membership based, as the Gamestop experience requires lots of club selling with power up rewards.
Interview Question – No difficult questions, but don't expect to go in talking about video games. Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in West Bend, WI – Reviewed Apr 14, 2013
Interview Details – They take you into the backroom and ask you a set of corporate predefined questions. Most questions will revolve around the idea that you're in high school, thus asking you what your favorite subject is and what you like to do outside of school.
Interview Question – Most of the questions want you to relate to GameStop taking reservations on games and what the GameStop PowerUp card. Mention both those in 3/4's of your response and you're almost guaranteed a second interview or a hire. View Answer
Negotiation Details – Nothing is negotiable.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Apr 2013 – Reviewed Apr 13, 2013
Interview Details – I went in to purchase a game one day and the manager gave me an application. I turned it in the next week, but since he transferred to a different store I was called in by the new manager. It was a group interview of 6 people, he did 3 at a time. He basically asked what we knew about Gamestop and the gaming industry. He also asked what would we do if we caught an employee stealing, and what were out favorite games. He had a paper with a list of questions he was going to ask.
Interview Question – All of the questions were pretty basic, but one I had trouble with was the one about up selling. View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiations
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