Harbor Freight Tools Assistant Manager Interview Questions

Updated Jul 23, 2015
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Assistant Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Accepted Offer

Interview

straight forward, asks the important questions to get the information that shows the skills that are important to the job. Friendly and they explain the processes and what is expected in the job.

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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Moreno Valley, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools (Moreno Valley, CA) in October 2013.

    Interview

    The worst interview I have been through. I showed up at 10am, waited a few minutes for the interview to start, the General Manager kept getting up to answer calls. He did not schedule the day to meet his business needs. He appeared disorganized and overwhelmed. I waited in the office for 2 hours, then he walked in and asked me to return the next day. I did. The next day I show up, we officially start the interview. For about 20 minutes I listen to the GM talk about how great he is and how much other companies he has worked for want him back. He apologizes for the previous day and begins to explain why there was a spike in business. I think, if you knew this ahead of time, why were you not ready to meet your customers and business demands? In summary, I left the interview knowing more information about the interviewing manager and his past. We did not discuss my qualifications in detail.

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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Harbor Freight Tools.

    Interview

    Dress professional and know about company

    Interview Questions

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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools.

    Interview

    The hiring process is a JOKE! You apply online and take a survey. THIS SURVEY is very very important, if you dont pass it you will never receive a reply. I passed and interviewed shortly after with the District Manager. I was interviewing for store management positions. The interview was short and to the point. Past experience, strengths and weaknesses. I then waited, and waited 2 months went by and I received and email saying that they had chosen someone else. I was determined so I called the HR and asked if their were any other openings. They said one more for an assistant manager spot that had opened. I went back and interviewed again, this time with the brand new store manager who was 2 weeks in with the company. He didn't particularly like me because he knew I had gone for the same job as him. It wasn't up to him however, the DM liked me and pushed me through to the ASM job. Since then that 2nd interview manager has been replaced 3x in the store. This company has a very HIGH overturn rate for STORE MANAGERS so apply to store management at your own risk.

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    Negotiation

    I had to work them to get an offer, in the end I did and they set the rate which can not be debated. Take it or leave it.

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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fresno, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools (Fresno, CA).

    Interview

    I got a phone call from the hiring Manager who invited me in for a face to face interview. I met the hiring Manager at the corporate office. The hiring Manager had me fill out an application. I handed the hiring Manager my application. He welcomed me to the company and told me how much I was going to like it there.

    Interview Questions

    • The only question I was asked was, could you fill out this application?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation, as I accepted the offer. I found out later that they do negotiate.

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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools (Chicago, IL) in April 2011.

    Interview

    Was asked a series of questions (pretty standard stuff) about my previous jobs and experience. I also filled out a background authorization form. It was very casual and probably one of the easiest interviews I've ever had.

    Interview Questions

    • Give an example of when you provided great customer service   1 Answer
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Riverside, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools (Riverside, CA) in May 2009.

    Interview

    Very informal , standard questions

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    Negotiation

    there was none

  8. Helpful (1)  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools.

    Interview

    Interviewed with manager ,told will get a call 7-10 days 4 weeks go by no call quess i didnt get. Ha Ha

    Interview Questions

  9. Helpful (1)  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Unprofessional at best.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    They played hard ball

  10.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools in January 2012.

    Interview

    Set up structe interveiw. Asking about past experiance. I dont feel like it really showed what I can do.

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