Neiman Marcus Interview Questions

Updated Jul 30, 2015
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    Customer Care- Work From Home Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Neiman Marcus (Irving, TX) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Process was fairly quick. Received an email after I applied; I was then invited to a job fair. After the job fair they did a back ground check, credit check and then I took a drug test. After everything was clear they sent an offer letter. The HR office was very nice and they worked with my availability for the position. I was very impressed with their professionalism.

    Interview Questions

    • Over all the questions are very customer service oriented (behavioral). Question regarding integrity, how resourceful are you at handling IT issues, why should they choose you, how do you handle unhappy customers etc.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Non negotiable

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    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Robust interview process consiting of a couple days with a group of 20-30 oth candidates at the corporate office. A few different interviews, some tests, dinner with current employees of various levels. If you are accepted, you go through a 2-3 month training course with other candidates and then interview for multiple current open assistant buyer positions. Generally, most people that go through the training process are placed in an assistant buyer position.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you know how much money do you have in you wallet right now?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation at this level.

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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Neiman Marcus (Dallas, TX).

    Interview

    You talk to the HR person. After that you meet with the Director. Then you meet with 2 to 3 VPs. It was important to know someone there. People are very respectful. The interview was very conversational. They did not do a group or panel interview. Once the offer was extended, there was a drug test. Then you joined the company and had an orientation class a few weeks into joining the company. There was also a skills test that was used

    Interview Questions

    • They asked about your biggest challenge and what you would do to overcome it. They also asked if there were any weaknesses.   1 Answer
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    Work From Home Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Neiman Marcus in March 2014.

    Interview

    they called offered me the job sent me to do drug test come in meet manager and start training at home it was easy but the training was hard and it was timed i was happy to receive 11hr check

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    11hr 40 hr a week

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    Vice President DMM Gift Galleries Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Neiman Marcus (Dallas, TX).

    Interview

    I had worked for Neiman Marcus prior for 10 years so was very well known there.

    Interview Questions

    • I don't recall any difficult or unexoested questions.   1 Answer
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    Product Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Las Vegas, NV
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Neiman Marcus (Las Vegas, NV) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Submitted resume on line, had a recommendation, I was called pretty quickly. Went to interview with one of the two managers. Straight forward questions, explained job they were offering ( not the job I applied for ), told me I needed to speak to other manager, never did. Was called about a week later, and offered a job.

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly about previous job conflict and how I handled it.   1 Answer
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    Clerical Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bal Harbour, FL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 7 weeksinterviewed at Neiman Marcus (Bal Harbour, FL) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Applied online through Indeed. Received a phone call week and half later screened on the phone was setup for a face to face interview with HR rep.

    Interview Questions

    • Interview questions were basic.   2 Answers
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    Personal Shopping Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Neiman Marcus (Chicago, IL) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Standard process of meeting with an HR associate, merchandise manager and the personal shopper you will be working for. Standard interview questions about current and past experience in retail and level of confidentiality to be maintained when working with personal shoppers clients.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you see yourself in five years, career wise?   1 Answer
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    Corporate Summer Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Neiman Marcus (Dallas, TX) in January 2014.

    Interview

    online application, personality / skills test, first interview, essay, interview with a business unit

    Interview Questions

    • What are you most proud of? When is a time your priorities changed and how did you deal with it?   1 Answer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Neiman Marcus in January 2014.

    Interview

    I applied through corporate website. The whole process is you need to take a math test, phone interview, short essay, and skype interview. The recruit person was very nice and helpful. However, the process was long and difficult. Also, quite competitive.

    Interview Questions

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