Publix Produce Clerk Interview Questions

Updated Aug 11, 2015
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Produce Clerk Interview

Anonymous Employee in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Publix (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) in September 2008.

Interview

I received a call from the regional HR rep after applying on their intranet application. They expressed interest for an interview which was scheduled immediately for the following week. Prior retail.grocery experience and career interests seemed like their major reasons for following up the application with a 1:1 interview. Professionalism is definitely looked for and appreciated.

Interview Questions

Negotiation

Negotiations were made after an initial job offer. Since I would have to travel farther then another local Publix they increase my starting wage to offset the inconvenience and gas costs.

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    Produce Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Publix (Huntsville, AL) in March 2012.

    Interview

    Filled out application on computer located within the store and received a call about a month later from the produce manager. He explained the duties of a produce clerk and asked my experience within retail and any grocery experience, and why I might be interested in working with produce. The process was comfortable and easy, like talking to a friend I'd known for a while.

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    Produce Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Publix (Orlando, FL) in July 2010.

    Interview

    Filled out the application on the computer, met with the store manager, 10 minute un-official interview then followed. two days later met with assistant store manage who administered a drug test, and formally gave me an interview. one week later I started orientation

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    Negotiation

    simple. It dealt with hourly pay rate only as I have had significant past experience in the department.

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    Produce Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vero Beach, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Publix (Vero Beach, FL) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Easy basic questions about customer service and background in retail...A one on one Interview.. Then a Drug Test. Wait 3 or 4 days then they call you. I applied about 20 times on Their Keyos. 2 yrs. later I finally got an Interview!

    Interview Questions

    • 1.When was a time you had difficulty with a customer. What did you do to resolve the situation? 2.What Retail Background do you have? 3.Have you worked at Publix Previously?   1 Answer
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    Produce Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Publix.

    Interview

    Easiest interview I have ever had. I have experience in hiring from human resources and anybody with a 1/4 of a brain can pass the interview. Overall, just come prepared with some knowledge of Publix and show interest in helping customers.

    Interview Questions

    • why do you want to work for Publix?   1 Answer
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    Produce Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Publix in July 2014.

    Interview

    With high number of people looking for jobs and scare jobs I was at right place at right time. Close to the store so commute not an issue and being so close very convenient.

    Interview Questions

    • what job I wanted and the overall working conditions and much about the history and successes of Publix in the very competitive grocery business.   1 Answer
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    Produce Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Oviedo, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Publix (Oviedo, FL) in October 2008.

    Interview

    I had worked for Publix in the Deli, a position opened in Produce, I ROI'ed, interviewed, and was hired.

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    Produce Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Publix (Orlando, FL) in January 2011.

    Interview

    the interview process was fairly simple. they asked me where I used to work. If I had any produce knowledge. they gave me scenarios on how would I address a customer who is looking for a particular produce

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    Produce Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Publix in June 2012.

    Interview

    Pretty standard interview. No real difficult questions, although for this position they were looking for someone who would work odd hours: 4am to 1pm. I said I was fine with that, but that I was going back to school at the end of the summer, and I think that made them reluctant. I thought I was pretty qualified, but apparently they weren't interested.

    Interview Questions

    • The manager handed me a box of pop-tarts and said, "Here, sell this to me."   Answer Question
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    Produce Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Augustine, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Publix (Saint Augustine, FL) in October 2014.

    Interview

    The interview process was very straightforward. The manager was very upfront about the job responsibilities and expectations. At the beginning he did the typical rapport building. He asked me some questions about my future plans. I asked him some questions regarding flexibility and questions specific to the floral department. I was offered the job at the end of the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your future goals? Do you want to stay with Publix? Are you currently in college?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiations. The process was straightforward. Here is the job offer, these are the expectations, we would love for you to come on board.

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