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Updated Dec 2, 2014
Updated Dec 2, 2014
23 Interview Reviews

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    Shift Leader Interview

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

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Hollywood Video in November 2008.

    Interview Details

    the interview was a very professional one on one inteview. have to interview twice. first with store director and second of all is with the district manager. It first look like it was going to be hard because I knew nothing about videos. but at the end everything seemed to be smooth.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Store Manager Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Hollywood Video in October 2008.

    Interview Details

    I was first interviewed by the outgoing store manager. He wasn't very pleasant but I guess I impressed enough to get a bump to an interview with the DM. I then interviewed with the RM and got the position.

    Interview Questions
    • Give me a situation where you were faced with a tough decision?   View Answers (2)
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate much. I took 2 dollars above the original offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Guest Service Representative Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Hollywood Video in September 2008.

    Interview Details

    I applied via their website and spent 45-50 minutes doing the unicron personality test. A week after applying I received a call and was asked a couple of questions about my scheduling and if I was willing to accept this job for the minimum wage. Went in for the group interview and spent 4-5 hours going over the store and things I would do and watched safety videos.

    Interview Questions
    • The most unexpected question when I was interviewed was if I enjoyed mopping.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Hollywood Video in August 2008.

    Interview Details

    One on one interveiw regarding experience and qualifications

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Guest Service Representative Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Hollywood Video in June 2008.

    Interview Details

    There was an online application which asked a few multiple choice questions about your personality. Then there was a 1 on 1 interview with the store manager with very generic questions, and then there was a brief interview with the regional manager.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you deal with an angry customer?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Hollywood Video in April 2008.

    Interview Details

    I had to go through 3 interviews which I don't know why. I thought it was a little much for a job where I would be renting videos to people. The first interview was with the assistant manager. She wasn't very smart, but she wanted to get to know me. I don't think she had any say in the process. Second interview was lame as well, just a few questions. Third interview was the important one.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Baytown, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Baytown, TX
    Application Details

    The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Hollywood Video in May 2007.

    Interview Details

    Was interviewed and within a couple of days i was hired on.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Guest Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Hollywood Video.

    Interview Details

    Initial interview was with store manager and assistant manager, secondary interview 4 days later with district manager. Wis hired directly following high school for entry level job, interview was pretty bare bones, some questions tailored to my education level.

    Interview Questions
    • -Describe a difficult day dealing with a teacher or fellow student, and explain how the problem was resolved.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No wage negotiation at initial hiring time, I was hired to eventually become a Shift Leader, after promotion to that title I was able to ask for a raise and explain why I had earned it. Management accepted my offer and employment continued.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Hollywood Video.

    Interview Details

    Had to answer behavior questions through a computer. If you scored high enough you would get a phone call for one on one interview with store manager.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Hollywood Video in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    had to have 3 phone interviews and drive to Portland which is 70 miles away to get to the point of getting an offer. I interviewed with a district manager then the human resources manager and finally the regional manager. They wanted me to transfer to their area but I could not accomidate them.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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