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Giant Eagle Interview Questions in Columbus, OH

Updated Dec 10, 2014
Updated Dec 10, 2014
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    Advanced Pharmacy Tech Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lewis Center, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lewis Center, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Giant Eagle in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    The first interview is a phone interview with a recruiter. Then you go onto meeting with someone for a physical interview. Probably one of the best interviews I've had. The manager was great. It felt more like a conversation than an interview. When applying for the Pharmacy position you have to take a short test to see how good your knowledge is on sig codes.

    Interview Questions
    • They ask the typical questions. Strengths, weaknesses, etc.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Night Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dublin, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dublin, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Giant Eagle.

    Interview Details

    Received a call with an initial phone screening.

    I met with the grocery manager in the office. He was a cool guy. I was offered the position on the spot. A few days later I came back for a drug test and to schedule an orientation. In total it took about a week.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Pharmacy Technician - Call Center Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Giant Eagle in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by recruiter, assessment test, in person interview

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Fuel Station Attendant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Giant Eagle in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Apply online. It's fairly easy to get a job at Giant Eagle. Recruiting is faster than other companies.
    First you have a group interview where you just need to show some basic competence by coming up with answers to random situation questions.
    Second, you meet with your would be manager and discuss experience, availability, ect.

    Interview Questions
    • There's nothing extremely difficult, maybe "what would you do if you saw a customer with their child standing in the cart seat or a mother struggling with a moody child?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Operations Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Giant Eagle in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    First round interview was on campus. About a month later they called me and said I was selected for a second round. The second round consisted of about 45 minutes with one guy from corporate who gave me a bunch of operational scenarios and another 30-45 minute interview with a store leader. The store leader was very personable and laid back. You wont have anything to worry about.

    Interview Questions
    • Give me a time when you had to use quantitative and qualitative methods to solve a problem.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Giant Eagle in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Starts with a group interview which involves activities and role playing. Potential team members are asked to use their creativity by using items to represent what type of position they were applying for. Tables of colored paper, pipe cleaners, clay, chalk, etc. were available for creating. Role playing team member to guest/customer in store situations. Call back interview is one on one. Drug testing with swab, on-site results.

    Interview Questions
    • How to deal with a customer you think may be shoplifting.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    The position I was applying for was not available. Another one was offered and I accepted.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Front End Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Giant Eagle in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    There was a group interview with at least ten other people. Everyone was applying for a different position, but there was a panel of Team Leaders in the front of the room. They didn't speak until about half-way through the process. There was a recruiter facilitating the interview. To test our creativity, we were instructed to use craft supplies to construct something that represents the job we were applying for. When we all finished, we stood up, one at a time, to present our creations and provide an explanation. After this, we were given a sheet of paper given about ten questions and told to pair off. We were instructed to fill out the paper, answering questions like, "What would you do with $1 million?, What is your favorite food?" And so on. The objective of this activity is to see your level of team work and communication skills. Help the people around you if they have questions.

    Interview Questions
    • "There is a customer checking out in line, and you asked her if she found everything she was looking for. She replies, "no." What do you do?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was a phone call two days after the group interview. The recruiter told me the rate I was offered and asked if I accept. No true negotiations happened.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Stock Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Giant Eagle in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    HR called me to set up a time for an interview. I was interviewed soon after arriving, and it was an enjoyable experience. After this, she set up and interview for a position that she believed would best suit me. My second interview was very similar, but of course took place at the store I would be working at. All together, it was a great, and speedy experience.

    Interview Questions
    • If you had just clocked out for lunch, and you saw the line at the bakery was very long. A customer stops you and explains that they only need to pick up their cake. What do you do?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Cake Decorator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Giant Eagle in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    The interview was the general questions of Why would you like to work for us? What do you see as your biggest strength, what is your biggest weakness? Please tell me of a time you had to deal with a difficult customer...what was the problem, how did you solve it? After the question/answer part of the interview they took me back to the bakery so they could watch me decorate a cake.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing about the interview questions surprised me. The bakery manager spilling her guts to me about her personal life and even crying a little during the interview process SHOCKED me. It was probably a warning of things to come after being hired.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was offered a base rate with awesome benefits package and then raises would come after achieving different levels of training...mostly based on speed of work...the faster you worked the more you made.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lewis Center, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lewis Center, OH
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Giant Eagle in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    They changed the interview process since I was hired but my application was over the phone and I waited for a call back with my interview time and date. I went through 2 interviews and was hired on after the 2nd one.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do I want this job and what can I bring to the table?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiations were during the 2nd interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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