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Harbor Freight Tools Interview Questions

Updated Dec 7, 2014
Updated Dec 7, 2014
93 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    District Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Started with a phone interview with an HR representative and then a phone interview with a regional manager. Third step was a face to face with the regional manager. Interview was very focused on Leadership Style and how you delivered results. Needed to be prepared to give specific examples to back up what you were saying.

    Interview Questions
    • What 3 qualities best describe your management style and why   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Nothing too difficult. Probably the easiest interview I've ever had, I wasn't even asked any questions regarding my experience with tools which was good because I had none at the time.

    Accepted Offer
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Warehouse Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Got called in for an interview after I put in my app online.(Took about 3 days) interview last about 20 mins. Manager showed me around and asked me questions on what I would do. He told me the corporation will email when ready or not. Been about 4 weeks now and nothing!!

    Interview Questions
    • If u had to take these boxes down and rearrange them, how will u do it??   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Senior Supply Chain Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calabasas, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calabasas, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Harbor Freight Tools in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had initial communication from an HR Recruiter over the phone. I had several conversations with him and then proceeded to have a phone interview with the hiring manager. I next had an on site interview at corporate, which lasted around 8 hours. It was with 10 different managers, that lasted around 30-45 min each. They said I would hear from someone in a week and still to this day I have not gotten a phone call, email or letter with any feedback.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    GM Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools.

    Interview Details

    Too long. Company takes too long to actually make a decision

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Rafael, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Rafael, CA
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    The company is good to work for, they only have one interview before offering you the job. However, they will only give you part time hours, will send you home early if sales are down and push hard for the up sales.

    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation phase
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Senior Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davenport, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davenport, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was stood up 3 times during the interview process in which the hr manager was supposed to call me and did not, finally during the interview I was informed that the candidates had alreay been chosen but since the interview was strong I could expect to hear back for a 2pac interview. That was 2 months ago, I still have not heard back from them.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you describe your management style?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Recruited after an online application submission and had a brief phone interview with the recruiter. A formal interview was then scheduled with the District Manager, after which followed a background check and a drug test. Then a start date was given.

    Interview Questions
    • None. All were task and customer service related questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No room for negotiation at the time.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calabasas, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calabasas, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools.

    Interview Details

    Multiple rounds of interviews - starting with the actual people you will be working with (good questions). Last round will be with Sr. management, where the worst questions come from - they do not even know the answers themselves!

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    We negotiated for a salary, and when I started they said the bonuses make up the rest of the salary (I was shorted considerably).
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Retail Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hollywood, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hollywood, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Harbor Freight Tools in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    They ask you about your work experience, what your goals are, why you're a good fit

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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