Macy's Stock Associate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 17, 2014
Updated Aug 17, 2014
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Stock Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee  in  Las Vegas, NV
Anonymous Employee in Las Vegas, NV
Application Details

I interviewed online. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Macy's in August 2014.

Interview Details

Applied online on Macy's site, received an interview via email in a week. When you check your email you have to schedule an appointment, I chose the day after the next. I think that's the reason why I wasn't prepared. Either way, I tried my best to study the questions and did my best. The interviewer was sweet even thought I knew I hesitated and spoke unclear. The job was a loss but that was on my part, either way the interview wasn't so bad.

Interview Questions
  • Why Macy's?

    What do you know about the position you are applying for?

    Situation questions like "What do you do when someone has done something unlawful," or "name a situation..." etc.
      Answer Question
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Macy's

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    Stock Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    The process was extremely laid back, it was in a tiny room that looked like it wasn't meant to be an office but a storage closet. The questions were very easy and she hired me on the stop. However, the people who were to be my new bosses didn't seem to thrilled. I could hear them saying "this is the second person she's hired this week" from the other room.

    Interview Questions
    • Literally all the questions were online, nothing was hard.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    None.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Stock Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Questions were from a script. Hiring manager was very nice. Basic questions on customer service and how to balance work tasks. The hiring manager seemed very interested in my school and extracuricular life

    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Stock Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Decatur, GA
    Anonymous Employee in Decatur, GA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Macy's in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    Not that great. Interview started 30 min late. Interviewer was unprofessional.

    Interview Questions
    • All the questions had really nothing to do with the job title. Same questions are asked to anyone that's interviewing for any position with Macy's. Very generic questions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Stock Associate Interview

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

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Macy's in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and about 2 months later a 1:1 interview.It was very easy lasted about 10 minutes.The hardest part was basically navigating the store it's massive!

    Interview Questions
    • Basic questions like
      Why Macy's?
      Have you ever done stock before?
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Beware you have to be there at 5am. Low pay and random hours. No way to call if there is an emergency .
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Stock Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Cherry Hill, NJ
    Anonymous Employee in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took a day - interviewed at Macy's in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    Asked a few questions. Times didn't work out.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Stock Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Bethesda, MD
    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took a day - interviewed at Macy's in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied online. I was then contacted a few days later by email to select a date and time to come in for an interview. I chose the next available time. When I got to the store, I went to the HR room and had to sign in. There were 2 other people that were there before me. By the the time it was my turn to speak with someone, it was about an hour after my scheduled time (i had arrived 15 minutes before my scheduled time). I was asked the basic questions "why did you apply" "when can you start" "describe a time you saw someone do something unlawful and what you did". Because I applied for stock, I wouldn't be working the cash registers, but still be on the sales floor and was asked how I would deal with customers, even though that wasn't a part of the job description. The woman that interviewed me was a bit confused by the questions she had to ask me because (in her own words) she never interviewed someone for the stock position and was used to interviewing people for the cash register position. I was hired on the spot and was told that it would be an on call position. Even though at the start of the interview I was told I would be working the days I indicated I could work on the application. So that was one problem I tried to sort out. But I couldn't work it out, because everyone that my interviewer talked with said that the job could only be offered as on call.

    Interview Questions
    • When was a time you saw someone do something unlawful and what did you do?   Answer Question
    • When was a time you offered great customer service?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    I wouldn't have been able to come in at any time since I'm a full time student. And from what I was told, I would be mostly called in on the days/hours I had class.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Stock Associate Interview

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

    The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Macy's in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied online in the beginning of September, 2011. A week after they called me and asked me to come for an interview. One of the managers interviewed me. Asked me some personal questions first. And then she asked typicall 'Why Macy's' and 'Do you have any costumer service and retail experience' questions. She also asked my availability. That was actually it. She was a very nice person. A few days later they called me to offer the position. It was minimum wage but since it was Macy's and minimum wage was better than no wage I took the job. And I am working there and I am pretty happy.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Did not negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Stock Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Marietta, GA
    Anonymous Employee in Marietta, GA
    Application Details

    The process took 3 days - interviewed at Macy's in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and was asked to schedule and interview by email the next day. Went to the interview the next week. The interviewer was really nice. It went quickly, the we fired through the questions. Asked about experience, what my hours were, how I would feel having to switch departments, and when I made a major mistake. Afterwards she said I would receive an email the next day telling me if I received the job.

    Interview Questions
    • If you were working in the women department and was asked to go help with the children's department how would you feel about it?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    It interfered with my school schedule I couldn't do mornings. She told me to apply for sales because they have a more flexible schedule.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Stock Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Macy's.

    Interview Details

    Applied online less than a week later I was sent an email to schedule an appointment for an Interview, Went to the Interview and was given the Job

    Interview Questions
    • Give an Example of a co-worker stealing supplies , money or Time and if you haven't experienced this tell us what you would do.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer

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