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Visual Merchandiser Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through other source. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at J. C. Penney.

Interview Details

Generally one home office interview, one local interview, one interview from field agent, and final interview with district manager for management positions.

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer

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    Visual Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Rosa, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Rosa, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at J. C. Penney.

    Interview Details

    Got called a day after I applied online to come in for interview. It was a group interview with about 10 people and the first thing that was said was that the position I applied for was filled and they were just looking for holiday temps.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    I was going away for the holidays.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Visual Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond Heights, Cuyahoga, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond Heights, Cuyahoga, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at J. C. Penney in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted by phone at 3:30 one afternoon, possibly a week after filling out an application online. The woman asked me a few questions about my schedule and what hours I was comfortable working. She warned me the schedule varies widely and I might only get 15 hours one week and 40 the next. I said okay. She asked if I could go in for an interview at 6:00 and I panicked a little because of the short notice, but I agreed to it anyway. The interview was the best I have ever had. The interviewer was really nice and treated me with a lot of respect. I interviewed with him and the department manager. The department manager was very busy but took the time to meet with me, which was nice. I accepted the position despite the fact that it was $1.00 less an hour than I wanted because I just felt like they treated me so well.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions. Describe a time when you worked on a project as part of a team.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I told him I was hoping for more but he assured me if I worked hard I could move up quickly and he seemed authentic. Also, the hours would save me childcare expenses, so it was win-win.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Visual Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at J. C. Penney in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    They do perform group interviews. There were three of us during my hire. They ask many scenario questions...just remember to have the company's best interest in mind when answering.

    Interview Questions
    • They ask many scenario questions...just remember to have the company's best interest in mind when answering.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Visual Merchandising Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at J. C. Penney in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    This was thye easiest interview I've ever been through. It was actually fun! It wasn't like Kohls - where they went around the table and asked for everybodies answer to thier questions. It was a free for all when they asked the questions. You could respond or not respond. It was great! In the end they went out of the room to discuss between themselves. They came backj and said this group needs to go here- well, that meant - see y7a!. Next, they called us in individually to discuss placement. I applied for full-time and they didn't really accommodate me. I pretty much wasted my time going to this interview because they only offered me part-time employment. WTF?

    Interview Questions
    • They gave us 3 different questions with difficult customers.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Applied for full-time. They hired me and only offered part-time. THANK-YOU

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Visual Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Why do I want to work there.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Visual Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at J. C. Penney in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    I applied online a month before I was called for an interiew. I was interiewed by the store manager. He didn't ask me any interviewing questions. He only asked questions about previous jobs I had. Took less than 3 min! I was hired on the spot.

    Negotiation Details
    What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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