Sports Authority Interview Questions

Updated Mar 19, 2015
Updated Mar 19, 2015
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    Warehouse Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Sports Authority in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Phone screen, then completion of very cumbersome, IT dated on-line application. Safety questions included which gives you a yellow, red or green light to move to the next step.

    Interview Questions
    • How will you handle routinely laying warehouse employees off and then calling up to return to work. How will you address 6 hour days for hourly.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It was quick and painless. looking for friendly people, I was asked more about my own aspirations and How I could help change the culture of a store to be friendly and welcoming to customers.

    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview Details

    First you need to fill out an online application. Once I completed that I went in and spoke to a manager who told me the hiring manager was out and he would make sure to let him know I came in and was interested. I received a call about two days later from the hiring manager asking me to come in for an interview.

    Interview Questions
    • I wouldn't say there was any question that I hadn't heard before. Standard interview questions; why do you want to work for us, why would you be a great fit, when was there a time when you went above and beyond for a customer, etc.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I was initially offered $8.00 but I expressed my customer service experience and was able to raise him up to $8.25
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Apparel Sales, Cashier, Customer Service Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and they got back to me about a week or so later about scheduling an interview. Interview was pretty typical to any retail interview. Wanted to know information about past experiences that relate to the job and how comfortable you are selling and helping customers.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Store Operations Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Englewood, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Englewood, CO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview Details

    After having 5 interviews for a different position my resume was passed over to Store Operations for this position. I had 1 phone interview with the recruiter and 1 in person. It took about 3 week to receive a response.

    Interview Questions
    • What did you tell your current boss where you are right now?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Spoke with recruiter on the phone. The hiring manager refused to discuss salary in the interview, although I did not ask.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Cashier/Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gainesville, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gainesville, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Sports Authority in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Call came approximately a week later with an interview the next day. Seemed like a typical retail interview. Arrived 10 minutes early and waited for the operations manager to be ready to take me back for the interview. Nice lady, just had simple questions for me. Said I would receive a call back in the next week once the store manager decided what he wanted to do. Received a call a week and a half after the interview extending the job offer to me.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview Details

    Interview was basically already hired... sign papers and start working next day.

    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Sales Authority Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process begins with a group interview setting starting with everybody introducing themselves. Questions were not too hard, more or less things aspects relating to your work ethic and how your skills will contribute to the company. After that, two or three out of the interviewees get into a second interview with the Store Manager and he/she will hire you.

    Interview Questions
    • What are some values that you believe in that will help you succeed in this company?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Training Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview Details

    Applied on line. Had a response and interview set up within 10 days. Agreed to a background Check. After approval, Interview at local store with District Manager consisted of mainly of DM reviewing my experience briefly and then talking at length about the company.

    Interview Questions
    • Only asked questions related to my experience, all of which were answered on my resume.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    N/A Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

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    No Offer

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