Perry Ellis International Interview Questions

Updated Apr 9, 2015
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    Sales Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Perry Ellis International (New York, NY) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Interviewed with HR first then with the direct report. I was asked questions about my experience, prior jobs, customers worked with and computer experience. I was then provided with the job description of the responsibilities, brands involved and customers that
    I would be responsible for. Told how goals are set and sales expectations.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you want to be doing in 5 years?   1 Answer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Perry Ellis International.

    Interview

    It was very quick. Probably about 20 minutes. She went through all the questions and we would have conversations about them so it wasnt just a uniform interview. it was enaging! I got told i would go in for a second interview within 3 days. One thing i reccommend is if you get the job sign up for the drug test as soon as you get the email.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
      What do you know about our company?
      Do you help your boss or your customer first?
      Tell me about yourself
      Why do you want to work here?
       
      Answer Question
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Perry Ellis International.

    Interview

    Applied online and got a response within two weeks, got an interview on a Thursday or Friday, and called the manager on Monday at that time I was hired. A date is set for you to fill out the paper work and then you can start.

    Interview Questions

    • Typical questions. examples: Your greatest strength, greatest weakness, what can you bring to the team, etc.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I asked for a couple dollars more than I was offered. I didn't attempt to negotiate.

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    Retail Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Perry Ellis International.

    Interview

    Interviewed with over six executives, SVP of Planning, SVP of Sales, VP of Inventory Control and Director of Planning. Had to take an excel test and a retail math test.
    Was called back more than four times. Relocation was offered.

    Interview Questions

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    Assistant Designer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Perry Ellis International in July 2014.

    Interview

    Scheduled interview always meet multiple people in one visit. Started with the HR person understanding your background and experience. Very relax and casual just like chatting over coffee. And then meet up with 2-3 designers, individually. Mostly relax conversation over your portfolio. If they like you they will start talking about the positions and what they are looking for and ask you to do a project, depending on your portfolio content, they will want to see what they didn't see and that will determine what kind of project they give you. Design assistant do a lot of technical drawings, fabric selection and presentation boards.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing difficult, really. They generally ask you question based on your portfolio to understand your design decision process   Answer Question
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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Perry Ellis International in April 2014.

    Interview

    Interviewed with the AM and the Store Ops Mgr. They were both asking questions and seemed very interested in what I had to say. The interview lasted about 1 hour and they followed up with me with in a week with interest. But I had to wait about 1 week to speak to the Director of Store because he was on vacation. That was a phone interview.

    Interview Questions

    • All questions were common.... Give me an example of this and that   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    1 face to face interview and one over the phone

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    Industrial Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Perry Ellis International (Miami, FL).

    Interview

    Applied online. Had a phone interview with recruiting manager and another interview in person with COO and recruiting manager later.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing particular. They are interested to know your past projects and how you will apply the past experience into current work   Answer Question
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Grand Prairie, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Perry Ellis International (Grand Prairie, TX) in September 2013.

    Interview

    After passing the online survey a manager will call you in to interview. Come professionally dressed and with an eagerness to work. Perry Ellis loves the outgoing personalities, so even if that's not you pretend for the next 30 minutes.

    Interview Questions

    • They ask pretty typical questions the hardest is explaining how you handled working with someone you didn't like.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I ended up getting offered a supervisor position after being interviewed for the sales associate position

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    Merchandise Coordinator Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Perry Ellis International (Houston, TX) in August 2013.

    Interview

    After application was filed I received an email from the Regional Manager in my area to set up an initial phone interview. After that was completed I was asked to meet for an in person interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked to describe a situation where I allocated floor space for the brand through negotiation and persuasion.   Answer Question
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    Merchandise Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Perry Ellis International (Saint Louis, MO).

    Interview

    Phone Interview by remote regional manager. Second phone interview with national manager and call back by program director.

    Negotiation

    painless and brief

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