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Party City Interview Questions

Updated Dec 17, 2014
Updated Dec 17, 2014
105 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Halloween Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Party City in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied in person and was called about an hour later for an interview about a week away. The interview went well and the questions were relatively easy (mostly about availability). I was available any time after 9:30 and open on Saturdays and Sundays but wasn't available at all for an entire week during October but I was still offered a position.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, minimum wage
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Party City in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Filled out online application got a call the next week to come in for a interview after the interview i was hired on the spot.I was told to the uniform and when to arrive for my first day.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Party City.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with HR. The next step was an interview with the DM. He called about an hour later to interview with the Regional and Regional HR managers who happened to be in town visiting stores.

    Interview Questions
    • Behavioral based questions about past experiences to determine your reaction to pressure situations.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There was not one offer was what I requested.
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Party City.

    Interview Details

    The process seemed similar to other companies; a telephone interview with recruiter, then personal interview with DM and then phone interview with RM, background check process. The DM interview was good and detailed, including a walk of the sales floor together.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult for me was when asked about my weaknesses. It's always hard to define weaknesses in an interview.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Executive Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Party City.

    Interview Details

    You will need to be engrained in customer service. You will need to know what planograms are. You will need to know how to handle difficult situations.The last interview is done using a podcast on your computer.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No salary negotiation possible.
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Seasonal Halloween Expert Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Party City.

    Interview Details

    applied online,got a phone call three days later.interview with one of the managers was easy and relaxed.spoke about school,availability,experience.received a call two days later to come in a sign paper work.it was a seasonal job so they were basically looking for extra help for Halloween.

    Interview Questions
    • none.mostly questions about availability and experience.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    none
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Crew Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Party City.

    Interview Details

    they call u in for interview process tell company rules regulation offer you the job then u do a 3 day training for 4 hours then they put u on a regular schedule u also take these test on the computer of what u learned over the 3 day training process

    No Offer
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    Stocker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    was not interviewed because they need people immediately to work Halloween season.

    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Cashier/Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Party City.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and got a interview 2 days later.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Team Lead Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Party City.

    Interview Details

    The interview was with the district manager and store manager. They let me ask the questions I wanted to know and judged me from that.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question was asking me what I wanted to know. I wasn't prepared for this.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    They offered me a wage that was lower than I wanted but close. They made it seem like it was decided with the regional manager so I couldn't really negotiate more.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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