Sears Interview Questions

Updated Mar 24, 2015
Updated Mar 24, 2015
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    Brand Central Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Sears in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    I applied online. Then received an online assessment. The next day I received a second online assessment. The assessments were part personality and part math/metrics. After a week I called into the store to speak with the Store Manager to follow up. He sent an email to HR. HR then contacted me a few days later to set up a phone interview. After the phone interview I received a call from the store manager asking to set up an in-store interview. We sat in his office, it was very laid back and relaxed and talked about previous work experience and what the job would entail. He then took me for a tour around my department. 2 days after I received an email from the Marketplace Manager (District Manager) to schedule a phone interview time. He was very direct and to the point. Asked me about my work experience, told me about the job and asked if I had any questions. A week after speaking with him I received a call from HR with an offer. I accepted and then had to pass a background check (criminal) and a drug test.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Inbound Call Center Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Sears in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    When they called me back after I applied I had a mini interview over the phone, then scheduled a face to face interview for the next day. The hiring manager was very nice and asked normal questions like "tell me a time when..." And we had to do a skit.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Carson, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Carson, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sears in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    Finished online assessment got a call back from someone a few days later. Call was on Monday after I asked a few questions, I was told to go in for interview on Wednesday at 11. Was group interviewed, told all the metrics. It was a group of three. We were talked to like we already got the position and it was the first day of training. That was all with the cashier lead. Our direct supervision. Then had 1:1 with the store manager. Been waiting a week now for a call back. I was told I would be called between Friday and Monday. I called First on Monday after getting multiple hang ups, disconnections, and loops to the wrong departments, I finally talked to the original person I was suppose to interview with. I was told I should expect a call later that night. Never received one. It's now Wednesday so I'm considering it a no. As well because online the opening for cashier has been removed. I gather they must be having a really hard time deciding on who to keep and fire or they already filled the position and just don't want to give me the proper rejection.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Sears in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    Was called to set up an interview, applied about two weeks ago. Waited with three others for my interview (I went last). I got hired that day. Set up drug testing and other info through email, which a representative of Sears helps through the entire process. Started orientation that same week.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Outside Sales Home Services Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brandon, FL
    Anonymous Employee in Brandon, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Sears in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    Very casual and personal, the interview was about 30 minutes and most of the questions revolved around myself and my understanding of the Sears program. They took me through a typical day and how the appointments were scheduled along with an idea of how big my area would be. Overall I was surprised with the process.

    Interview Questions
    • What did I know about Sears Home program!   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Merchandising and Pricing Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sears in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and after 2 days someone from the HR called me and I was scheduled for the first interview. Usually you have the first interview with the Assistant Store Manager and afterwards with the Store Manager but I had them backwards. It was very relaxing. The first interview, with the SM, took about 30 minutes and the second one (that I had the day after) took about 15 mins. At the second interview the ASM showed me the store and where I would work.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you had a great customer service.
      What do you expect from your manager?
      Tell me about a time when you had to solve a problem at your job/school. What was the problem and how did you handle it?
       
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Preventative Maintenance Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Nlr, AR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Nlr, AR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Sears in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    Job Application, Online Survey, Online Tech Quiz, Phone Interview, In-Person Interview. All of this initiated from online application. Everyone that contacted me was very friendly and responsive. They answered all my questions and treated me with respect. Very knowledgeable of the process and willing to share insight on it. This is how an job flow should be. I do wish they'd tell you what questions you got right, but it's easy to read the interviewer because they are encouraging.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Photographer/Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was laid back and very enjoyable. Very nice people. Supervisor was kind and asked a lot of questions about me as a person rather than the basic ABC interview questions. Felt like they really got to know me for the better.

    Interview Questions
    • How long I have been working in the field.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Lead Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Concord, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Concord, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Went in and talked to the HR people and then was sat down for an interview. I was offered the job on the spot, then again so was everyone else who applied.

    Interview Questions
    • Have you ever had to take the blame for someone elses mistake?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Merchandising and Pricing Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with a supervisor who then had me interview with one of the dept managers. I was upset because I was coming in for a merchandising & pricing associate position but when I actually got there they told me it was just a regular sales floor position. When I had my 2nd interview after speaking with a supervisor -same day - she wanted me to work in shoes. I said no thanks so she gave me the women's department. Should have known from then that this was a job going downhill quick.

    Interview Questions
    • Just standard interview questions. Customer service questions. Pretty basic.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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