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Updated Dec 7, 2014
Updated Dec 7, 2014
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    Retail Merchandiser Interview

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

    I applied online – interviewed at Hallmark in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Telephone interview scheduled but interviewer failed to call at appointed time. I contacted the company and had another telephone interview scheduled and interviewer called as expected. usual questions and information and was hired but how effective can a telephone interview be?

    Interview Questions
    • Could tell the interviewer anything in a telephone interview. I don't think it is an effective way to hire.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
  2.  

    Retail Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with someone in Ohio. It took about 45 minutes. They asked very standard, easy questions that you could mostly answer with a yes or no. Probably the easiest interview I've ever done. The paperwork was all done online.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    I walked in and asked for an application then I returned it a couple of days later. I got an interview a week and a half later. This past Monday I got a call offering me the position then I went in on Friday to fill out all the paperwork and I start this Monday! Overall the interview was very stress-free, it was just me, the manager and the assistant manager and they asked typical questions: "Tell us a little about your previous work experience", "Why do you want to work for Hallmark", "What would your availability be like". The hardest part of the entire experience was the personality evaluation test, it is a 180 and it takes quite a long time to complete and it is all yes/no so your eyes get very tired after awhile and it has silly questions like: "Do you think this test is a waste of your time", "Have you ever stolen anything (even as a child)".

    Interview Questions
    • -Why do you want to work for Hallmark?
      -Personality Evaluation Test
       
      Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    There weren't any solicitations for positions open, however, I was able to approach the store manager and ask if they were hiring. The line of questioning was pretty straight forward. I felt comfortable and because I had prior experience in sales, that was a plus. After the initial interview, there is a test you have to take to determine if you can handle simple transactions and consumer issues.

    Interview Questions
    • If a customer is clearly upset and not satisfied with their purchase and they do not have a receipt for the item purchased, how would you perform that transaction?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to somewhat negotiate. Whenever you ask for a certain salary range, it gets a little sticky, but it was overall just a great experience.
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    I dropped off my resume at the store and was called within a few days. I was asked to come in for an in-person interview, which was very simple and straight forward. I'm sure it helped that I was definitely qualified and was looking for a part-time position. I was offered the job that day and started pretty much immediately.

    Negotiation Details
    I did not try to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Hallmark in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Met with recruiters at a career fair. Interviewed on campus with four recruiters. Two thirty minute interviews with two recruiters in each room. Had to look over a analytical report and provide feedback on the numbers. Ten applicants made it to the interview round, but they only selected one person for the internship.

    Interview Questions
    • Analytical breakdown of report given prior to the interview.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Retail Merchandiser Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and several months later, when there was a store opening I got called by company. Asked me if still looking for work and I said yes. I than was given a telephone interview a few days later. They asked previous experience and what I found interesting about Hallmark, why I wanted to work there. A few days later I got call saying I was hired. They gave me my boss's contact information and said she would be setting up a time to meet me at my new stores.
    I was trained in my stores and several other stores for about two weeks.

    Interview Questions
    • No questions were difficult or unexpected. Was a very simple interview process.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Part-Time Retail Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mesa, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mesa, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Hallmark in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied online through their website after receiving an email from them about an opening in my local area. Received another email a week later inviting me to continue in the hiring process with a 15 minute phone interview. Followed the link to self-schedule a time to be called and there were no times available. Tried again the following day and chose the first date and time available which was late afternoon a week later. Received another email confirming the date and time of my phone interview.
    Interviewer called at the exact time scheduled and you have exactly 15 minutes for your interview. The position was described to me and I had to reiterate what was said to be sure I understood everything involved with the position. Was asked about availability, why I want this position with Hallmark, past/current work experience, and where do I see myself two years. Fairly straightforward. Received another email directly after the interview asking me to provide feedback on the interview and stating that I would hear from them in 3-5 days.
    Received another email 2 days later stating that they are pursuing other candidates whose qualifications more closely meet the requirements of this position and to feel free to continue applying on the website.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want this position with Hallmark?   View Answer
    • Where do you see yourself in two years?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Easy interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Territory Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Hallmark.

    Interview Details

    Apply online, 3rd party phone interviews. They usually pick people without experience

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I accepted the monetary offer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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