Perry Ellis International Interview Questions

Updated Apr 9, 2015
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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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    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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    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 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 1 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
    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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    Sales Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Perry Ellis International (Miami, FL) in April 2010.

    Interview

    Bad communications, three initial interviews. Said they knew the first day they were hiring me, but because of corporate structure did not get back to me for three weeks with no glimpse of communication.

    Interview Questions

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    Logistics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Perry Ellis International (Miami, FL) in April 2008.

    Interview

    It was a breeze, we recounted my educational background and that was that.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    i upped the hourly wage up $1, from 8 to 9.

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    Administration Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Perry Ellis International (New York, NY) in July 2009.

    Interview

    I enjoyed the fast process! A day after interviewing with the main supervisor I received a call from Human RResources with a job offer. The phone call was more of a formal meet and greet. The one on one interview lasted about thirty minutes and nothing tricky about it.

    Interview Questions

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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Perry Ellis International (New York, NY) in June 2011.

    Interview

    Very easy, informal meeting with 4 different people. Was offered the job approximately 4 days later.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    I accepted another offer.

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