Macy's Interview Questions

Updated Sep 28, 2014
Updated Sep 28, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    The interviewing process wasn't really all that difficult. For the First interview it was just the basics : "Tell me about a time when..." and "How would you handle this situation". I got called back for a second interview, but they told me the position was filled and offered me another position instead which was great.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you make a customer feel better if they're feeling guilty about leaving the store without buying anything?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Middletown, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Middletown, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    applied online, got an email a few days later asking to pick a day off a a schedule that id be able to be interviewed, came in for an interview ( pretty simple) , asked a few questions dealing with retail and personality, got offered the job on the spot and was told the pay rate, accepted job, got a call back a few hours later saying that the position was actually already given to another girl, got another call back later that day and was told id be put into another spot, i then approved the offer again

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    there weren't any negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    I filled an application out online. I received an email a few days later in which a link was supplied to schedule an in person interview the following week. I arrived 15 minutes early and only waited about 5 minutes before I was called in. The interviewer was very friendly and the questions were pretty much expected.

    Interview Questions
    • Why Macy's?   Answer Question
    • Tell me a time you had to sell a product. How you went about it, how it was received, what the results were.   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time you saw a coworker doing something wrong or against policy. How did you handle it and what was the outcome?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations. Seasonal position, minimum wage was offered.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Louisville, KY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Louisville, KY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    The interview was very simple; questions like have you worked in a team before, explain how you would initiate a sale and how would you end the sale, as well as the usual why you're choosing Macy's. The interviewer was really nice and talked a lot, which made me more comfortable. Also, there is a lot of emphasis on selling credit, so be prepared for that!

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I wasn't able to negotiate, but I wasn't too too pleased with the starting offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Part Time Associate Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    I received an email to set up a interview time. I went into the HR department for my interview in dress attire. The interview was easy if you did your research and answered like you knew what you were talking about. I had a second interview right after him basically them telling me which dept I would be working in.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Loss Prevention Detective Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    1 phone interview and 2 in person interview. Met with other detectives to see if we get along, then contingent job offer, background check, no drug test then job offer

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Visual Merchandiser - Seasonal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    Applied Online- took 3 days
    Very simple, met with visual merchandiser manager, asked a few questions and explained the position. Was originally going to be multiple interviews but was cut down to one, overall good experience

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Gift Registry Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    An in store interview, followed by a phone interview by the district manager. Both went well. It took about a week to hear from the district manager for a 10 minute phone call.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    The position was more hours than I could commit to on top of another job.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and was called a week later, interview was simple with question about why I wanted to work there, I was told they weren't hiring at the moment. Interview was 1 one 1 with a supervisor most questions were about what would you do to help a customer get a product or make them come back

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  11. 6 people found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Very simple and straight forward. Nothing difficult. The interview process is very basic and not very long. They just want to know that you at least has some personality and aren't a total lunatic. I would simply suggest that you relax and be yourself without trying too hard to impress

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Be honest and upfront about what you want
    Accepted Offer

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