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Sears Loss Prevention Associate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jan 17, 2014
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Anonymous Interview Candidate
Mary Esther, FL

I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Sears in May 2012.

Interview Details – The interview was directed by the LP Manager, and was a series of questions about past work experience and the standard "tell me about a time that you..." queries.

Interview Question – The most unexpected questions that I got during my interview was when the "supervisor" began to ask me about my law enforcement background. He wasn't asking for interview purposes, he was trying to leave Sears and was asking for my advice on how he could best get into the police field.   View Answer

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Loss Prevention Associate

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Sears in November 2009.

Interview Details – Easy had a call in less then 24 hours after I summited my application and got the job in a week and started about a week after.

Interview Question – If you see a person you know steal what would you do and why?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – NONE

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Loss Prevention Associate

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Sears.

Interview Details – I was contacted to set up an interview. I went to the interview which consisted of the HR manager telling me the job description and asking me if I had any questions. I was offered the job on the spot. The LP manager was not there to be involved in the interview. That was the interview process. Besides the drug test everything else was done on-line.

Negotiation Details – There was none. It was a flat rate.

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Anonymous Employee
Anderson, SC

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Sears in April 2013.

Interview Details – Completed online application, retail simulation, and two or three assessments...had one interview with department head and store manager, then I was called for a second interview which was basically to let me know that I had gotten the job. After that I completed a background check and drug screen, and some onboarding online paperwork.

Interview Question – There wasn't really anything out of the ordinary. I found the retail simulation to be irrelevant to my position.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There wasn't much room for negotiation except my start date.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate
Bradenton, FL

The process took 2 days - interviewed at Sears in October 2011.

Interview Details – They called i went in the person was friendly and real about the job and what she wanted. dont think i could have handled it but it was a great interview.

Interview Question – none most was givne information about the position   Answer Question

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Loss Prevention Associate

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Sears.

Interview Details – I filled out my application online and I guessed I passed whatever electronic filters they have because I was then able to schedule my interview. I scheduled my interview for two days later. I went to my interview at noon, which was quick and alarmingly simple. I left my interview being told that they would contact me within 24 - 48 hours. I got a call from them 4.5 hours later asking if I could start on Monday.

Interview Question – None of the questions were hard or too in depth.   Answer Question

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Loss Prevention Associate

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Sears in February 2008.

Interview Details – the one on one interview was basically standard. in depth questions were asked in reference to LP experience and knowledge. Was a very easy interview compared to others that i have been through. It is fairly easy to be hired with the company if you have a strong resume and experience to back you.

Interview Question – Explain the five steps of the apprehension procees as it relates to shoplifting?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Push for the salary that you desire because you will be worked to death so at least be compensated for your time!

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