Very Easy Interview
I applied in-person and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Hallmark in April 2010.
Interview Details – One interview then a call back that I was hired.
Interview Question – Personality test Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation
I applied in-person and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Hallmark in October 2012.
Interview Details – Submitted resume, phone interview, Store Manager interview, District Manager interview
Interview Question – Tell me about a time you developed an employee. Describe the results. What is that employee doing now. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None. Would not come up on money offered.
I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Hallmark.
Interview Details – Responded to online job listing - went to company website to complete application. Received phone call. Had one phone interview and was offered position from that one interview. A third party company does the screening of applicants.
Interview Question – No real difficult questions although there are a few short videos to watch on the website during the interview process which will give some insight into the desired employee personality types. View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiation involved. Third party company extended offer on behalf of company. Hourly rate. No bonuses. No benefits. Mileage is paid beyond usual commute time/miles.
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Hallmark in February 2013.
Interview Details – Online application with writing samples, HR phone interview, Hiring manager phone interview, writing exercises, 2 days on-site interviews over the course of 2 months. HR was great about lettings me know next steps.
Interview Question – What types of situations have you encountered in your life that helped prepare you to write greeting cards? Answer Question
I applied through other source and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Hallmark in July 2012.
Interview Details – As a key holder you will have 2 to 3 interviews. It will be with the Manager, assistant Manager, and the District Manager. The interview with the District Manager it maybe a phone interview. In the position they are really looking for someone to lead a team, solve customer problems, and complete money goals, able to set fixtures, follow directions, and trust worthy. You should be a bubble person who wears a smile all the time. Also someone who can multi-task would help you out a lot. It would be excellent if you had the potential and back round of becoming a Manager because that would be the next step they will get you prepared for.
Interview Question – Would any of the other empolyees be upset with you coming into this positon? View Answer
Negotiation Details – I would talk money right when they offer it because you want to make sure you are happy with it. This job does ask for a lot so make sure you feel comfortable with everything.
Very Easy Interview
I applied online and interviewed at Hallmark.
Interview Details – I was interviewed and hired over the phone. I later met with a Territory Assistant to fill out I9.
Interview Question – I think I was just asked about availability. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation phase. The interviewer told me how much they paid.
I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Hallmark in June 2012.
Interview Details – They called about 2 days after I put the online application in wanting to meet me in person. ONce there you have to fill out exact the same thing you did on the internet but except "by hand".
I went in to the interview with the hiring manager, was confident, only in the end to be told they had already hired someone INTERNAL and just BROUGHT OUTSIDE people in to interview because the had to fill the HR quota.
It was sad because I wasted my time and had more years on the job than my interviewer said he had.
Interview Question – Whats the most unethical thing you've seen your boss do? Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Hallmark.
Interview Details – Contacted through email to schedule a phone interview. Phone interview consisted of questions regarding your previous work experience, an explanation of the position of a retail merchandiser and why you want to work for this company. Very short, only lasted 15 mins.
Interview Question – Why you want to work for hallmark Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Hallmark in February 2013.
Interview Details – I applied online and eventually started receiving emails when a new position was posted. I complete the application online for the posted position and was prompted to choose a time for a phone interview. After a week I received an email requesting another phone interview. That was today and I expect to hear back in a few days.
Interview Question – Describe a difficult situation with an employee and how I handled it. Answer Question
I applied through other source and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Hallmark in February 2013.
Interview Details – Filled out and completed online application. Contingent upon submitted information, if a match, all available positions would be displayed. After applying you will be given the opportunity to schedule a phone interview either right away or at a later date (selected by you) requiring about 15min. The phone interview was very basic and monotone, just an overview of your personal information, the job position & requirements, also asking if physical ability would be an issue. I was then asked to summarize what was just asked of me to ensure that I understood the job in its entirety.
Interview Question – I was a little taken off guard when asked to repeat back what she had just said to me and what was already submitted in the job discription Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Have not begun yet
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