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Gander Mountain Interview Questions

Updated Dec 11, 2014
Updated Dec 11, 2014
58 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Firearms Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Greenwood, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Greenwood, IN
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Gander Mountain in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Went well. Easy. No hard questions. Standard interview, standard application process. asked background what qualifications you had product knowledge retail experience sales experience strengths weaknesses expectations work environment training process drug test paperwork

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None. Take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Not really an interview. There was no interview process. I was asked to come in and take a drug test after being asked two questions. There was nothing, at all, in any way, more than that.

    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation phase
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Operations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Gander Mountain in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    I submitted an online application before the new store opened. Was contacted about 2 days later for an interview. Had an interview with the SM and a zone manager. Once the first interview was conducted, another follow up interview the next day was conducted. After the 2nd interview, they contacted with offer of employment contingent upon a background and drug screen initiated within 24 hours of offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Can you tell me about a time when you had to organize a group of people to get a job done?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was offered less than what I wanted. I asked for slightly higher over the phone and was given what I asked for.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Customer Service Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Gander Mountain in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    It was pretty simple. I went into the store and just happened to meet with the manager on the sales floor. He told me I needed to fill out an online application, which I did, and they called me that day. It was only one interview with my immediate supervisor.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions were pretty standard for a retail job. There was nothing really difficult or unexpected.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was negotiation. Everyone starts at the same rate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Firearms Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Gander Mountain.

    Interview Details

    I was asked about what I knew about firearms, and what I did to stay up to date in the industry, asked what I could work for hours and then told I was hired on the spot.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Paul, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Paul, MN
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Gander Mountain.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with 4 people, 1SVP. , 2 directors and 1EVP
    Interview was held in the corporate headquarters " base camp". 1/2 hour for each interview.
    It is good to go to a store and the competition prior to the interview. They are interested in Bass Pro,Academy and Cabelas. If you come from Best Buy or Target,expect the job to be much broader than what you gave been accustomed to.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Yes, I was able to negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Gander Mountain.

    Interview Details

    You will be interviewed at least 3 times. I would suggest you get everything in writing. Each interviewer will ask a series of different questions, answer best you can. Each interview will take 30 - 45 min. ( that was my experience ).

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    short
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Gander Mountain.

    Interview Details

    Did two phone interviews after being contacted by a recruiter. Was told that I was being pushed to the next level and would hear something soon. Everyone seemed upbeat and happy to work at Gander Mtn

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Apparel Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at Gander Mountain in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    Went smoothly we did interview at the job fair and a chance to ask whatever you need to know and share your own work experiences related to the posted positions. I was impressed with their employees team who interviewed us. I doubt any of them are still around.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Receiving Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cicero, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cicero, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Gander Mountain.

    Interview Details

    Two interview phase. First interview with assistant manager, then second interview with supervisor and store manager. Set list of questions only one based off of personal interest in store genera of work. then drug test same day.

    Interview Questions
    • Refer to previous jobs and most challenging situations   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    You can negotiate pay grade.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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