La Senza Interview Questions

Updated Jun 16, 2014
Updated Jun 16, 2014
9 Interview Reviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at La Senza.

    Interview Details

    unorganized, paper training and no introduction on how to treat customers. long awaited callback time for hiring. interviews were very awkward and misguiding. did not know what i was getting myself into

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    no wiggle room...
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Part Time Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 days - interviewed at La Senza in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Handed in my resume and got a call within 2 days to schedule an interview. Questions were pretty basic, such as what makes you want to work here, how would you sell something, how would you sell a promotion, whats your favorite product, and some behavioral questions

    Interview Questions
    • Whats the difference between serving a customer and selling something to a customer. I had to think about it for a second haha   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Part Time Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at La Senza in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Applied in-store, followed by with a phone call to schedule an interview, very straight forward and casual conversation (with the exception of some scenario-type questions). Overall process was a short one.

    Interview Questions
    • If you had two people to serve; one that has already tried things on and is in line waiting to pay vs. a customer who just walked in, who would you wait on first?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Part Time Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  St. John's, NL (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in St. John's, NL (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at La Senza in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied online, took three weeks or so, then they called to set up an interview the next day. It was a group interview ... they don't tell you this ahead of time, but there is about six of you being interviewed at once, and you don't all get a chance to answer the questions unless you kind of jump in. So although the interview atmosphere itself is laid back, it's kind of difficult to make yourself stand out in a positive way. BE AWARE: the dress code at La Senza is all black, try to match this for your interview. They like blazers and black boots. (Wish I had gotten that heads up!)

    Interview Questions
    • What is your favourite store (other than la senza) and why?
      Have you ever had a really good or really bad shopping experience?
      What is your favourite La Senza product?
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at La Senza in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    Dropping off a resume at a store location is the best way to get an interview. Applying on La Senza's website or through another online job site means that your resume may not be seen at store level for a few weeks. Always ask to speak to the manager. If she is not available make sure to ask when she will be in. Best time to come in is Monday morning. Make sure you know why you want to work there. She will ask you! Open availability is key. This means weekends as well! If your initial conversation goes well she will set up an interview. If you are applying for a management position a 2nd or 3rd interview may follow.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you think makes you qualified to be a sales associate at La Senza? What qualities do you possess that make you a good sales person?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was contacted about 6 months after I applied for the position to attend an interview with a DM. She was really cool and easy to talk to. After a background check hosted by an American company I was offered the job . You can negotiate your pay, usually a small amount of room for increase .50 cents at least.

    Interview Questions
    • The interview was pretty laid back and if your confident and a happy person you should do fine.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    A small amount of room for negoiatation. Don't sell yourself short but make sure to play your cards right.
    Accepted Offer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dartmouth, NS (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dartmouth, NS (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at La Senza in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    I went to the mall with a handfull of resumes and started handing them out. I wasn't going to go into la senza because I did not want to work with only girls. However, my boyfriend convinced me to go in and I did and talked to the manager who happened to be there. I handed her my resume and she informed me that they were holding interviews every tuesday and thursday, since the holiday season was approaching. I went in on Tuesday and it was a very laid back interview, but since it was a group interview I made sure I stood out. I got a job offer the next morning.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you convince a customer to buy this set? (set would be supplied)   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There is no negotiating.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Communications/Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dorval, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dorval, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at La Senza in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    General questions, nothing difficult- why would you like to work here? What do you know about the company?

    Interview Questions
    • Do you know a bit about your history and how got to where we are today?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Make sure you ask for what you want- they will try and lowball you, but expect you to negotiate. Be firm in what you want
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at La Senza in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied in-person and got an interview the next day. It went well and after the interview she had me do another interview (on the same day) with a different manager from a different location. Normally, the next interview is supposed to be with the district manager next but, she was on holiday. I was offered the job the following day, pending references of course. The type of questions they asked were behavioural type.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    The amount they offered were higher then what I had thought.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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