NIKE Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 22, 2014
Updated Aug 22, 2014
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    Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Beaverton, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beaverton, OR
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at NIKE in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Most of the interviews are panel format with behavioral interview questions. These questions are taken from an internal document and then filtered based on the job description. They have several categories of traits that they are looking for and they will pull at least one question from almost every category. Often times they are specifically looking at how you will fit in with the rest of the team in your department. Make sure you have very thorough examples and can answer via the STAR technique.

    Interview Questions
    • What makes you most excited about joining the team at Nike? - They are looking for an answer apart from the norm   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Project Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hillsboro, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hillsboro, OR
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at NIKE in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    I was recruited by a staffing company who submitted my resume. I was asked to go for a face-to-face interview and the manager was busy so I was interviewed by co-workers. They asked me what I had done in the past and gave me an overview of what they did. I asked more questions until I was sure that it was a good fit and then I said I would be very happy to work there.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions weren't difficult because I know my job. However, some of the Nike jargon had to be explained as well as the particular organization of the department and how they do do projects.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Since I was officially hired as an employee of the staffing company, I negotiated a little, but of course they probably made a bundle off me. I was not unhappy with the amount, but I think I am worth more.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral - interviewed at NIKE.

    Interview Details

    Online application
    Interview by HR/Recruiter
    Panel Interview (4 people all managers who would be interfacing with the engineer)

    The HR recruiter I spoke to estimated that Nike get's 20-200 applications a day. Often times job postings are left up for only a few weeks and even then the recruiter is more likely to show the hiring manager applications from the first few days the position was open. If you know someone who works at Nike they can look up the recruiter's name, but not the hiring manager's information. It is not necessarily helpful to know someone inside the company because of the shear volume of the competition.

    Good luck.

    Interview Questions
    • Standard Questions: Why Nike? Give an example of X.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Beaverton, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beaverton, OR
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at NIKE in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    If you are unfamiliar with the Nike culture - take this advice... the interview process is very casual. Phone interviews are casual, and will consist of typical "performance / work experience" questions. Don't come dressed to a face-to-face interview in a suit and tie. Definitely wear something Nike (either kicks or T-shirt, or both). Don't be surprised to have several phone interviews or several face-to-face interviews before an offer is extended.

    Interview Questions
    • "Describe a circumstance in which you were asked to take a risk, what was the outcome?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Part Time Athlete Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 6 days - interviewed at NIKE in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Was called for an interview and showed up the next morning, but was NOT told it was a group interview. Which was upsetting to me. I prefer one on one.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    I declined because nike only offered me 10-15 hours a week. That is absolutely too low. My current part time employer gives me 30 hours a week. And I couldn't work both so I had to decline due to the low offer.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Seasonal Athlete Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Was called back shortly after applying. Then had an interview and management was beyond nice. The questions were simple given a situation or from past history of a situation. After the questions you are asked for your availability again and you're ready to go.

    Reasons for Declining

    Other job came up.

    Declined Offer
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    Operations Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at NIKE in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Panel Interview with four people in conference room. Everyone very nice. Intro'd themselves, told me about position. Asked me to review my resume with them before getting to the questions. Once questions answered there was time to ask them questions

    Interview Questions
    • Behavioral interview, no question unexpected or difficult. just standard, "Tell me about a time..."   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No real negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9. 4 people found this helpful  

    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Beaverton, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beaverton, OR
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at NIKE.

    Interview Details

    Straightforward in the sense that they ask SMART interview questions, but if you give an ambiguous response they'll push you once to get more specific and then move on -- but ding you for not having an answer. This shouldn't be an issue as if you're going to add value, you should be able to speak to your past and future potential contributions.

    Interview Questions
    • N/A; as stated, study SMART questions and make sure you can speak to your specific abilities.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation from initial offer, but since I was leveraging another offer their initial was higher than I had expected.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Louisville, KY
    Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at NIKE in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Went to a job fair and talked to the district manager. Explained what I was interested in full time and was told to leave my phone/email address. I was also told to go online and apply. Did so and was called back by a 3rd party (think overseas phone center) to do a phone interview. I was told that I needed to change my work availability to Days-afternoons-weekends if I wanted to be considered. I did so and was called right back. Phone interview went well and then was called in for a face/face. That was nerve wracking. Panel of 3 managers throwing out questions and lots of people in the room. CATTLE CALL!!!
    The questions were- Describe your favorite Nike Product in detail (KNOW YOUR PRODUCTS!) What is great customer service- Describe a time when you were given great service or poor service.
    I was told that I would hear back within a week. I haven't and I'm fine with that because come to find out, they only have part time positions available. After all that!!!!!!!!! :/

    Interview Questions
    • What is your passion? When were you given great or poor customer service?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Beaverton, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beaverton, OR
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 5 months - interviewed at NIKE in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview followed by an in-person interview panel consisting of PMO Director and Service Delivery Manager. I Was given a work scenario and had to demonstrate how basic project management techniques provide value to internal customers. I also had to develop an example method I would use to approach senior level management when their assistance would be needed.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you get a difficult customer to sign off on something when everyone before you failed to get a final okay on something the customer requested and does not want to pay for??   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation - offer was presented with a "take it or leave it" attitude. In hindsight I ought to have just left it.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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