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Macy's Retail Support Associate Interview Questions

Updated Dec 15, 2014
Updated Dec 15, 2014
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Retail Support Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied online – interviewed at Macy's.

Interview Details

Went to HR department and had a one on one interview with a Manager. If you are applying for seasonal, they usually tell you on the spot if you're hired.

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Macy's

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    Retail Support Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    Interview was very straight to the point. He was looking for a leader and a hard worker especially because of the holidays. I was a very relaxing and comfortable interview. I did not get the job due to me not having any leadership experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Not really any difficult questions. Just have examples of how you have lead people and how you are a leader and can motivate everyone.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Retail Support Associate Interview

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

    I applied online – interviewed at Macy's in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and was emailed the next day about scheduling an interview online. I went in for an interview a few days later. The interview went well, she asked basic questions such as tell me a time when you saw a coworker do something they weren't supposed to do, tell me about your previous work history. She explained the position and how it was going to be only 10 hours a week. Everything was going well and I felt like she really liked me, but all of a sudden she stepped out for a bit and when she came back she said the position was not available but that she would like me on her team (the sales team), but that there also wasn't a position available for that at the time. She liked how I was dressed and maybe she saw me as a personable person so I took it as a compliment, however, I don't like talking to people and I don't believe in selling people things so I would never take that position if they ever did call back. Overall I was kind of disappointed that they interviewed me for one position that I wanted only to tell me it wasn't available but that another position that I would never do might be available in the future. Very confusing.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Retail Support Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Macy's in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    waited a awhile at HR before being called to a small room where a few interviews went on at once. very easy questions and scenario questions. I was a little nervous but did pretty well. the room was packed with people waiting to be interviewed. dress proper, discussed availability as well

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    i was given a good offer based on interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Retail Support Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    I applied online. I got an email about a week later to scheduled an interview for the next day. Basic interview questions about me, my work experience and what would you do if kinda questions. There wasn't any difficult questions.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if you had a conflict with a customer?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Didn't negotiate. I had no retail experience.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Retail Support Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Came in for a 11:00 interview, wasn't interviewed until 11:45. Another manager from a different store gave me an interview. Questions were pretty straight forward. I got hired on the spot and i accepted. I start training in the next couple of days. The best part is i'm getting started with 9.50 an hour.

    Negotiation Details
    Didn't have to negotiate, everything was pretty much acceptable.
    Accepted Offer
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Retail Support Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eau Claire, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eau Claire, WI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and interviewed in the store. HR was "impressed" that I showed up early for my appointment. I interviewed with the manager of the support department. Basic, simple questions with no surprises. The only surprise was that the manager lowballed the wage offer from 9.50/hr as I was lead to believe down to 8-8.50/hr. About three hours after the interview HR called me to offer the job, but lowballed me again with an offer of 7.50/hr and I contested that I was lead to believe it would be higher. HR then offered about 8.15/hr and said she would speak with the manager and he would call me back. He never called me back for a whole week, so I called HR. HR said "Oh that's strange, I'll have him call you first thing on Monday when he's back." Monday...Tuesday...Wednesday...no call back.
    I guess the moral of the story is don't try to negotiate with them or you won't get the job.

    Interview Questions
    • The only trick here is not to negotiate your starting wage. Apparently they have plenty of college students/retirees willing to work for pennies on your dollar.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    They lowballed me with the starting wage.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Retail Support Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Macy's in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online, received the email to schedule my interview the next day. I didn't schedule my interview until a week or two after I received the email. I went in 20 minutes early dressed very professional. I heard multiple interviews going on at the time I got there. One manager came out to get me. The interview was relatively short and I was hired on the spot! I was surprised by how fast and easy it was.

    Interview Questions
    • This interview was the easiest I have ever had. There was nothing that I did not expect. It was very easy.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I declined because I am a college student. As a support retail associate, I would need to go in very early and that will not work out for me since I would need to go to school right after.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Retail Support Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Macy's in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and was emailed the next day to schedule an interview. Process took a week to get the actual interview, then waited another week for training. Once you are in the system youll be guided through the rest. The people are very nice so you should be fine.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing difficult. But If I had to choose I would say it was when they gave me a scenario of what to do if im working and customers are around. Basically they are looking to see if you are aware that customers are ALWAYS PRIORITY. You keep that in mind.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    close to minimum wage..I Took it to help build my experience.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Retail Support Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    I applied online, and received an automated e-mail with setting up an interview date and time. There was not a long time to wait, and I was interviewed along with someone else for the same position. Unfortunately the other person was offered something based on the times they had available.

    Interview Questions
    • I was given sort of a scenario, where I was to tell about a time when I had to solve a problem.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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