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Sherman Oaks, CA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Gymboree in September 2012.

Interview Details – Initial interview was with district manager, followed by two follow ups with two different store managers. Easy questions about customer service and the retail sector.

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Sales Lead
Los Angeles, CA

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Gymboree.

Interview Details – 1. You apply online or in person.

2. Interview with store manager.

3. Interview with district manager

4. If the District Manager likes you, you have the job.

Interview Question – 1. They will ask you how many hours you expect. If you expect a lot, they won't hire you. Say you're open (18-30hrs max a week, usually on the lower side is what they give you).

2. They ask for your availability. Have no life and be able to dedicate your hours here and you'll be fine. Be open.

3. Go on and on about how you're great at customer service.

4. Go on and on about how you are great at selling.

5. If they do a roleplay with you, the key to success is point out sales (signs are everywhere) and add additional item to what they ask for.

6. Make sure you mention how you are the best at loss prevention and how you're always aware of your surroundings.

The questions will be centered around the above. Your answers should include all of them.

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They do no drug test and their background checks consist of simply calling your refs. The company is too cheep to pay for drug tests or background checks. Which is why you end up with a staff that are on drugs, have issues with the law, or have a police record. People would come to work high or drunk, and if they could hide it they got away with it. It was horrible.
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Negotiation Details – There is no negotiation. You won't get much. Nothing higher than $12. Usually $8-$9.

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Sales Lead

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Gymboree in January 2013.

Interview Details – I applied online and was called within 2 days by the General Manager. I met with the GM and had a brief interview. I then met and interviewed with the DM. I was offered the position a few days later.

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Negotiation Details – I accepted without negotiation.

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Sales Lead

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Gymboree.

Interview Details – Filled out and application and recieved a call a few days later. Had two interviews (One with store manager and one with sales lead) and got the job. There was a few training days but thrown onto sales floor the second day.

Negotiation Details – n/a

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Sales Lead
Baltimore, MD

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Gymboree in July 2012.

Interview Details – I had two interviews. One with the store manager and the other with the district manager. Both asked the same questions. I had to role play doing my first interview. The process was fast and straight-forward. I was asked typical interview questions that applies to someone applying for a management position.

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Negotiation Details – There wasn't really no negotiation. The District manager told me that I was going to get paid $9.25 and I was thinking to myself, I guess I have to keep looking for something else, but the manager offered me $2.00 more.

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