Kohl's Interview Questions

Updated Sep 13, 2014
Updated Sep 13, 2014
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  1.  

    Replenishment Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Woodhaven, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodhaven, MI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Kohl's in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    The power was out when I arrived to my interview so the associate standing outside give me two options: Reschedule or have the interview outside. I chose to have the interview outside. We were interrupted a few times by customers asking if the store was open, which it wasn't.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Floor Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Kohl's in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    When I was interviewed (in 2011) it was a group interview. Not sure if that's changed. Hiring process fairly easy, training is all done on the computer and then you're kinda thrown into shadowing for about 2 days. POS training is about 2 hours long. It's easy to pick up on though so don't be afraid to just jump in and ask questions!

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Freight Associate Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Kohl's in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Apply online and just give them a call a few days later. During holiday hiring they have hundreds of potential interviews. You will start in a group interview and they will ask you the basic questions you've been asked before, such as; "What is great customer service to you?". Best advice here is just try to stand out, they want someone outgoing. After that they could give you a second interview right away or they will call you a bit later. The second interview pertains more to where they want to put you so it'll be questions about lifting things or sellings cards. If you can do what they want and have decent availability then you're golden.

    Interview Questions
    • Alot of personality questions in the group interview so be ready to be vague.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Kohl's.

    Interview Details

    Started as a Manager-In-Training interview was completed on campus, 3 1-1 interview and a group interview portion. These seems like similar questions managerial based, team based questions, leadership and behavior questions as well. Group portion was acting as a management team and prioritizing tasks together to rank importance.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No room for negotiation, signing bonus of 2k
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Sales Floor Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Kohl's.

    Interview Details

    I submitted an online resume and was called for an interview within a few days. It was a group interview. It began with us filling out applications even though we had already filled them out online. Then the interviewer went around asking each of the 4 applicants typical interview questions.

    Interview Questions
    • What would your last employer say is your greatest strength and your greatest weakness?   Answer Question
    No Offer
  7.  

    Technology Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Kohl's in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    4 hour interview for an L2 programming position. Met with directors, programmers, applied for Analyst position, but was interviewed for a Programmer position. There were 3 separate interview dates, with about a week in between, with an additional week waiting for their decision.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no difficult or unexpected questions...all fairly rote and unimaginative, by the book, "how to interview a prospective employee" questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Was not able to negotiate, was presented with salary and could either accept or decline.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate (Customer Service, MJM, Jewelry, POS) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Cherry Hill, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Kohl's.

    Interview Details

    Applied by going to the store and completing a paper application. I received a phone call for a group interview within a week. I went in for the group interview which lasted about 25 - 30 minutes, at which time they had those they were interested in stay and complete hiring paperwork - availability forms, background forms, drug testing forms (depending on position). Once background check and drug test came back I received a call with a job offer for seasonal hire within a week of interview. I was offered permanent status after the holiday seasonal ended.

    Interview Questions
    • Giving examples of times you were, i.e. upset by a person, how you helped someone in a bad place turn in around, etc.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotion phase for initial hire, it is what they offer. Promotion time, I negotiated and that was successful.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    POS Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Kohl's in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    You need to apply online then wait for the phone call. They will call you and most likely do a group interview. You are seated in a circle then everyone gets a turn at answering questions first. They then call your references and give you a call to do the paperwork. They let you know about Kohls and watch a video. Then you go around and shadow others for a few days.

    Interview Questions
    • Most difficult thing about Kohls is knowing all the discounts and sales going on.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Kohl's in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and was sent an email within 2 days. Was scheduled for a group interview a week later. I went in early & they had me fill out an application in the break room. They asked about availability and said they would call within 2 weeks since they had more interviews later on that day. Today is day one.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time when there was a conflict & how did you handle it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Equipment Operator Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Kohl's in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. After a week I called their HR department. They told me to come in for interview. Interview was in group format, A few days after interview got phone call to come in for drug test(swab). I started a few days later. The whole process took about 3 weeks.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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