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Sears Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Jan 16, 2015
Updated Jan 16, 2015
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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Sears in August 2013.

Interview Details

After submitting the long online application from home, I was called to schedule an interview with HR. After the first interview with the cashier lead, I was asked to do a second interview with the Assistant Manager. I was told immediately I was hired and could begin training the next day.

Interview Questions
  • What was one time you were able to overcome a difficult task and how did you accomplish this?   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Easy Interview

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sears in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Very friendly HR team. 2 managers interviewed me on the same day. Was offered position on the spot. If you can impress them that that is. Originally applied for merchandising associate but the HR manager suggested me that I was more qualified and should take the position of sales as it was more rewarding and would receive commission plus base.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There were no negotiations. You were given the company standard salarm.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Charlottesville, VA
    Anonymous Employee in Charlottesville, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Sears in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied online for sears sales associate job and got call from vacuum department. A single round of interview with department manager. At the same place GM came and asked couple of questions. Be urself and answer questions. Got offer on the spot.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Got personal problems

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Sears in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Questions are designed to find motivated self starters. If you take initiative and strive for excellence you are assured a job. Customer oriented people are a shoe in.

    Interview Questions
    • Explain a time when your attitude affected a sale?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Sales staff is base.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Hiring Process is a bit confusing because HR did not know who was schedule for an interview. You meet with two different managers and then the store manager. Make sure to smile

    Interview Questions
    • Give me a time when you had to deal with a difficult customer   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    applies in person at online kiosk. And immediate interview, with follow up call with offer

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Sale Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lees Summit, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lees Summit, MO
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Sears in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    Quick

    Negotiation Details
    They will hook you in with false promises of financial stability.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    one interview with two managers, was offered position the same day. Background check, and compensation

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brooklyn, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brooklyn, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Sears in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    She was very nice open and generous. I loved working with her because she was understanding. I felt comfortable and at ease when interview so i was relaxed.The interview was short and sweet then next thing you noticed i was being asked to take a drug test so that's when i knew i was hired

    Negotiation Details
    nothing
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    applied online ad got called same day for an interview the following week and after my interview was offered the job

    Interview Questions
    • very basic questions the manager mainly talked about the company and what they expect of you   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer

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