Sports Authority Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Aug 27, 2015
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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Langhorne, PA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Sports Authority (Langhorne, PA) in August 2015.

Interview

Relaxed but the manager that interviewed me was transferred before I even finished my first week, the interview itself was good the interviewer was nice and asked your typical interview questions

Interview Questions

  • Why do I want to work for sports authority?   1 Answer

Other Interview Reviews for Sports Authority

  1. Helpful (2)  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview

    Called in for interview with sales manager. Met the Store manager and exchanged a few words. They had multiple interviews set up for that day. Called back to offer me a job.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you interact with someone looking for a specific item and you don't know where or what it is?   Answer Question
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodland Hills, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a week. I interviewed at Sports Authority (Woodland Hills, CA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Submitted my application and resume, and got called in by a manager to interview.The interview went great and the manager was very encouraging in making a career with sports authority. Very enthusiastic.

    Interview Questions

    • How have you handled a disgruntled customer in the past?   Answer Question
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Sports Authority in April 2015.

    Interview

    Very laid back. I spoke to two managers at the store. Was more of a friendly conversation than an interveiw. They do what to hear about your background in sports so make sure to talk about that during the interveiw. I also dressed up in a dress form my interveiw as well and brought them a copy of my resume even though I had already given them one with the online application. I filled out.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview

    I filled out application online and within 2 weeks I was called in for the easiest interview of my life. Keep In mind I have had 5 jobs before. They only asked a few questions such as my prior work history and why would I be a good fit to the company. One week after that I was hired. Sports authority does hire felons! I have multiple felony convictions and I was still hired.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview

    One interview lasting about 15 minutes. This took place instore with the department manager i would work under. There were a few questions but nothing too wild. I was called in for the interview because i was able to provide a level of expertise that no one else in the store had.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you went above and beyond to solve a problem at a previous job.   Answer Question
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alexandria, VA
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Sports Authority (Alexandria, VA).

    Interview

    very easy interview. They'll just ask what sport or department you feel most comfortable working in. I choose footwear because certain shoes you sale you can get commission for.

    Interview Questions

    • whats your favorite sport? Not hard at all   1 Answer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Sports Authority (Brooklyn, NY) in September 2014.

    Interview

    the interview as simply mostly questions about my experience with sports equipment. And some questions about prior job history, also pictures of sports equipment for me to name. all around the interview as pretty simple. they look more for job history than anything else.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    In person interview that lasted about twenty minutes. Asked about sales and customer service experience but nothing too specific. Wanted to know when I could start and I was offered the job right on the spot. Filled out all forms and was ready to go the next week. Interviewer was the store manager and was friendly. Liked what I had to say and was happy with responses that I gave

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview

    The Interview was very professional and pretty quick as well. They asked standard interview questions that weren't difficult to answer at all. The company is very detail oriented and they wanted the best sales person for the job.

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