I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Smart & Final in August 2013.
Interview Details – Panel interview with department heads.
Interview Question – Situational questions for the most part are probably the more difficult to answer. Must be detailed when explaining the situation, this is your chance to shine and show your professionalism Answer Question
Negotiation Details – offer received over phone call, must pass drug screen and backround investigation.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Smart & Final in May 2012.
Interview Details – 1:1 time with experienced store manager and customer relations personnel on future employee desires, expectations and goals. Thorough background search. High company expectations for achieved success.
Interview Question – Customer service is a big deal in a grocery business, what attributes do you have that can best help in caring for customer needs. View Answer
Negotiation Details – Pay is fixed designated according to job title. Be able to flaunt your talents. I became a supervisor in 3 months time with some prior work experience. They do want to advance their employees with plenty of room for relocation. Just be honest and open to expected change if your good at your job. Thy will want to use your skills.
Very Easy Interview
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Smart & Final in July 2011.
Interview Details – The interviewing process is fast and pretty simple, to sum it up they basically want to know how you work, how fast you can work and if you can do the job right in a timely manner.
Negotiation Details – Unless your going in for managment or higher in the food chain then they will basically look at you like you should be lucky your getting a job there at the store so negotiating anything I wouldnt reccomend, unless you can sell ice to an eskimo..
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Smart & Final in January 2010.
Interview Details – It Took a while to get hired because you must attend an Orientation meeting and all were full and because of budget cuts they were offering less classes so i had to wait a while.
Interview Question – Will you be able to keep up? View Answer
Negotiation Details – My days i wanted off were sundays and when i told my future employer that, he suggested maybe i go work at a bank or something. Eventually i got my days off because i accept working on sundays and he switched me with another employee
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Smart & Final.
Interview Details – To be hired is fairly easy. just be yourself and you should be fine.
Interview Question – did i do any drugs on a regular basis Answer Question
- Room for growth
- Culture that hold itself accountable
- Management is encouraging
- Appreciate associates
I have been fortunate enough to work at both the retail and corporate level. Over the last several years, the company has completely… – Full Review
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