Garage Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 7, 2014
Updated May 7, 2014
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Garage.

    Interview Details

    i walked into the store and asked for application. the old assistant manager gave me one in store and had me take a questionnaire (can't be hired if not passed). She called me for an interview and immediately told me i was hired. SHE made working there worth while.

    Interview Questions
    • what would you do if you did not get along with store manager.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

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

    I interviewed in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at Garage in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    I came in to shop at the store and the manager start a conversation with me and the next thing I know she offered me a job and gave me paperwork on the same day right on the spot.

    Interview Questions
    • No interview but she know I have strong retail background.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Very straight forward. Every sales associate get paid at the same rate disregard retail experience level. No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Garage.

    Interview Details

    one interview, easy basic questions. interviewer talked more than I did. recruited.

    Interview Questions
    • not difficult at all. basic questions about customer service and talk about what numbers are expected and how the company regulates your numbers.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    negotiate for a higher pay than what you typically would.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

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

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Garage.

    Interview Details

    When you turn in app, they will determine if your look fits the store brand. If it does not than they do not consider you for any positions. If you are determined to be brand than they will call you for an interview you. they want to get to know you and see what your personality is like if you have traits that fit the Brand. Remember to be WWGGH- Warm Welcoming, Genuine, Generous, Helpful. You must pass there customer service test their background test and their credit check to get to the interview stage.

    Interview Questions
    • They ask you about difficult situations you have had in the past. Typical interview questions. If your look fits the brand and you have an up beat personality you will get hired.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not much opportunity to negotiate. They have a set bracket of pay for what they are hiring for they may go up 25 cents but thats about it
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  McLean, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at Garage in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    The manager had called to make an offer for an interview, but I initially declined. A few weeks later, I went to the store and she still offered me an interview. I interviewed on the spot with her and the Area manager, and a few days later I was offered the job.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you describe your approach to customer service?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Paramus, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paramus, NJ
    Application Details

    The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Garage in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    GARAGE CLOTHING is weird in that the hiring process takes place on the clothing floor itself. The interview was inturupted by customers and she couldnt hear e because of the music. Overall the place was like the uglier cousin of A&F and i was way overdressed compared to the uggs and flannel the people on the floor were wearing. If you want to get hired just work in that your neat, you can sell, and you are always on time.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you were faced with an obstacle and how did you overcome it.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Willow Grove, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Willow Grove, PA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Garage in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    I filled out an application on their website, they called be back within about a week, maybe two weeks. I had to go in for a questionnaire, mainly consisting of situational questions, all which had to be completed in 30 minutes; I could not make it the original day that they wanted me to come, they were lenient with allowing me to reschedule. I was called back a couple of days after their estimated date of when they were going to let me know. When you go in for the interview, some advice would be to take a good look at their clothes, they will definitely ask you questions, which knowing their style will help. Most of the questions were about basic retail. You might be asked to sell an item on you, some even have to put together an outfit with their clothes, to sell to whoever is interviewing them. After the interview, the assistant manager, who was the one that I was interviewed by, seemed more laid-back, than she did in the interview. I heard back a bit later than when I was told that they would call me.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation phase
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Miami, FL
    Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at Garage in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    This is a clothing company originally from Canada but is now coming to the United States and I applied to a new one opening in my state through a job fair. It was fairly easy all I had to do was pick up an application, fill it out, give it back and then waited a minute to be interviewed by someone. The girl who interviewed me was super nice and was the co-manager of the store (i guess they have that even though it's not even opened yet) but the interview questions were basic, she asked about my previous experience, what is my biggest accomplishment and how would i describe good customer service and a few more questions along those lines. It's been almost a month and i have not recieved a call from them but the store is not even opened yet still so i'm still hoping to get the call.

    Interview Questions
    • What benefits would you say a good company will offer you?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Garage in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Group interview with 3 questions: Recall a time you had to do something you didn't want and how you handled it, recall a time you had to do teamwork and how you organized or did it, and recall a time you went out of your way to better a customer's experience.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Sales Associate and Cash Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Niagara Falls, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Niagara Falls, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Garage in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied in person and was asked, immediately, to fill out a 30 question questionnaire about the GARAGE Clothing company. I filled out an application and finished, leaving the store. I got a call within a week and did a group interview with 3 other girls, roughly my age (i'm 20.) We all had pens and paper and were asked to write our responses to each of the questions the interviewer asked. Afterwards, we "took up" our questions and proceeded to what the interviewer addressed as "the fun part." An employee came in and explained a "night out scenario". We were then asked, within a time limit, to roam the store and collect the perfect clothing items to make an outfit ideal for this outing. I got hired by the store within a week, and I start tomorrow!

    Interview Questions
    • Asking to put together a full outfit was rather unexpected. If I can offer any advice on this situation, browse the store with your eyes and put together some cute ideas. It can be tough because obviously, the scenario for the outfit can change. (Example; mine was a movie night and a trip to a fast food restaurant.) I chose aqua jeggings, a long knitted white top, layered with a white bra let tank underneath, some cute brown boots and a brown cross body bag!   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I was asked whether I would want to be a SALES person or a CASH person. I chose SALES and they offered me a CASH position as well. I have experience and they are in high demand of cashiers for the busy upcoming Summer season.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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