Kmart Interview Questions

Updated Sep 9, 2014
Updated Sep 9, 2014
421 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Customer Service Desk Supervisor Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Kmart in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    You apply online, and if you pass the assessment test you'll get an interview the next day

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Seasonal Associate Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Kmart in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    Ask basic retail questions that you need to answer to the best of your knowledge. Fairly easy.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Hardlines Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Iron Mountain, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Iron Mountain, MI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Kmart in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Super casual, asked 3 questions and was hired on the spot

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Kmart in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    this was ok they have a lot of test to do

    Interview Questions
    • guest do not like all the paper (save a tree they say )   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Area Manager Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Kmart in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process was long and drawn out. Background back took for ever since it is done by an outsourced company in India and my DM didn't even know I was in training until I was almost out.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Loss Prevention Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interview went great! Sat down with a Loss Prevention Team Lead and Store Manager and they asked me a bunch of questions. I was invited back for a second interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if your best friend, who also works at the store, was stealing from the company?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  West Branch, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in West Branch, MI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Kmart in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Called me the next day after putting my app in and i went in for the interview. It turned out to be only 29 hours a week with no chance of getting full time. I would have been working for gas only. Very low pay when i had 25+ years experiance. Very disappointed. No benefits either.

    Interview Questions
    • You would have to be a cashier on the front end to get all your 29 hours.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Low pay, no benefits or chance to advance. The drive and jobs.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Freight Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Ottumwa, IA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottumwa, IA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Kmart in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    The interview was really easy. Only asked the basic questions and made sure I was able to do the job.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Store Manager Interview

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

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Kmart in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    Phone Recruiter, Regional Recruiter, Application, Background Check, Regional Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Make sure you know EVERYTHING about the company, especially ALL the SYWR, SYWR APP, Gofer, Online Layaway, Max Plus, anything related to the customer "Member"   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The Main Recruiter base your pay from your past experience and pay range
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The interview was quick and painless. The questions were pretty standard and basic. Very corporate interview and I was in and out in under 20 minutes. I believe other candidates were scheduled after me and they were trying to interview as many people as possible.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked if I were able to lift 50 lb items   View Answer
    • Asked if I had experience with customer service.   View Answer
    Declined Offer

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