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Sears Interview Questions

Updated Dec 19, 2014
Updated Dec 19, 2014
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    Marketing Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    File out application and Interview. Then get another interview from Regional Managers. Once the Regional is complete with their part, they send you back to the HR department for a call if you receive the job.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Merchandising and Pricing Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I applied online and did a long assessment test. At the end of the online test I was told that I passed and was directed to pick an interview date (online). I had to call the HR office and confirm that I had an interview and good thing! Cuz they had no knowledge I was scheduled for an interview so they chose a different date for me to be interviewed. I was first interview by the HR manager which questioned me along about customer service. Then she said I passed and had been selected for a second interview with the store manager.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time when you had to deal with a difficult situation and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
  3.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    5 interviews...only 1 in person. Interview questions were not specific and some of the interviewers you could tell really didn't care...they were just trying to push you thru. The regional interview was the biggest joke. The district manager is not very bright. The district h.r. is incompetent.

    Interview Questions
    • What kind of management experience do you have   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Typical low ball offer which i countered and then they countered back
    Accepted Offer
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    Appliance Technician Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    I had to have a BCI, and DMV check done before an offer was made. Afterwards a drug screening and physical were scheduled and paid for, along with updating or showing proof of current immunization schedule, particularly Tetanus (scrapes and small hand cuts are inevitable in this type of work), and the flu shot is highly recommended since you'll be going into peoples home who might be contagious during flu season.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Merchandising and Pricing Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Was not complicated, briefly spoke about my previous job experiences and answered some basic questions, a lot of what if scenario questions so study those. Make sure you have scenarios to talk about where you show that you have helped customers in the past or helped people in general even if it is a volunteer experience. Just make yourself seem like someone that they could use as an asset to the company.

    Interview Questions
    • how would you help a co worker in a difficult situation?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Softlines MCA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Was pretty straight forward. Had to go thought two different interviews. I do not see why. But they will hire you regardless of experience. For a position like MCA I dont see the necessity for two interviews.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Softlines MCA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Basic interview really. It isn't difficult as it is an entry level job to a retail store. They basically go through 3 different interviews. You pass the 1st and move to the 2nd and so forth. The third interview is with your store manger. 1st and 2nd are HR and Area manager.

    Interview Questions
    • There is nothing real unexpected. Be able to talk about how you handle customers and how you may have had situations in the past that would apply to the job. It really isn't hard and they just want to know you will treat people respectfully and responsibly.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Receiving Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Sears in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applyed in January, got a call around May to set up an interview. Interviewed with the assistant store manager, then got called by the receiving manager and was offered a job.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Consultive Sales Associate- Home Improvement Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I applied online and within a 2-3 weeks received an email requesting to set up a time for a phone interview. The phone interview went fairly well. She asked a lot of sales focused questions where I had to give specific examples of things I have done - pretty typical. The call was not from the local store I applied to. She was very friendly and professional, took notes the whole time, and said she would pass the results onto the hiring manager at the local store who would contact me if interested.

    Interview Questions
    • Can you tell me of a time you have had to deal with someone stealing or breaking the law/rules?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    I applied online, and two weeks later I got a call for an interview. I went in and they asked me basic questions like "Why do you wanna work for sears?" And such. After that they asked my availability and told me they'd like me to start as soon as possible.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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