Interviewed at Staples
Interview Details – Basic interview. Who are you, tell me about yourself. You answer a few technical questions but truthfully if you pass the online test and are semi-personable in your interview you have the job.
Interview Question – Why should I buy our service plan? Answer Question
I applied online - interviewed at Staples in April 2013.
Interview Details – Had two interviews with each Assistant Manager. I meth the GM both times i went in and was called back by the GM when hired. The interview was very simple, they just want to know if you are ok with protection plans and they care that you can Sell!
Interview Question – Pretend like this pen is an item you trying to sell for me? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – none
I applied online and interviewed at Staples.
Interview Details – 1 interview, in which they ask you questions about yourself and why you want to work at Staples. They also ask for your strengths that would be useful at the workplace. After talking to them for about 10 minutes, they immediately had me fill out employment documents and had me doing training tutorials.
Interview Question – There were not any surprise questions or anything of the sort. They ask you questions to see how you respond, to hear any dialect, to look for positive facial expressions and what not. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Negotiate a price at the beginning of the process. I did not and it ended up being detrimental in the long run.
I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Staples.
Interview Details – At first, you apply online at their online application process. It's not hard, but it is time consuming with the usual common knowledge questions.
During the process, i was not contacted at all online or by email or phone that i was an interest, so i walked into the store dressed business casual to turn in an application (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED). Upon doing so,it was 2 days later i got the phone call to come in for an interview.
it was the day of the interview and when i arrived, i stood for 30 minutes before being told that they forgot that i had an interview that day and to come back 2 days later. so, 2 days later i come in and they forgot AGAIN that I was to be interviewed, so they scheduled me back the next day. When the next day came, i finally was interviewed, and they were really friendly to greet me, and discussed to me about my experiences. When all was said and done, i was in a black shirt 2 weeks later (after i quit my old job). The management told me "I had the skills and requirements to be a "black shirt" and that they were happy to have me on the team! 2 weeks went by and they stuck me on the register...it's been 2 years and now i'm doing office supplies. all because the management said "I didn't see the X factor in you" even though i have all this experience with technology, they didn't even give me a chance.
Now they make me do tons of work and they keep telling me "you'll be in tech soon". That's what they say, yet i've overheard, and been cussed out by management stating "you'll never be in tech, you have no chance at all". So they're beating a dead tree with that one.
Interview Question – for me, it was what pay was i looking to receive. I don't like asking for a pay because to me, it makes me feel greedy and I'd rather negotiate pays with management rather than name my price. Although, afterwords, now that i've worked here for 2 years, i must give you all 1 piece of advice:
NEVER SELL YOURSELF SHORT! Answer Question
Negotiation Details – pretty much told me i had the job, and then i was satisfied until 2 weeks passed and i was pretty much booted out of tech with no opportunity.
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Staples in July 2013.
Interview Details – Walk in resume always helps... I was hired and interviewed in the same day, given general question to qualify my work filed and expertise
Interview Question – terminology, my reply was that my other work space used other standards, I'm glad to get the chance and opportunity to learn while furthering my time and education with staples. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Staples in July 2012.
Interview Details – My first interview became awkward from the first moment. He asked if we could sit in the chairs on display and conduct the interview. He then explained the job briefly and went on to tell of "his success" =LAME 2nd interview went GREAT, the guy was up beat, honest about what seemed to be expected.
Interview Question – I couldn't say per say but the overall atmosphere of the first interview conducted was NOT professional. Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Staples.
Interview Details – The interview is in two stages beginning with the GM and AM and then the lead associate of the department in which you're applying for. The first interview is done on the floor (at least this location), in the office furniture area. Your second interview follows either the next day or shortly thereafter. If both interviews fall in your favor you start within the following week.
Interview Question – There were no difficult questions asked, they pretty much ask questions in the field you are applying for, and simple about you questions Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Staples in October 2012.
Interview Details – Be ready to work here for a long time, and be able to work EVERYDAY. They don't want people looking for temporary jobs. They want talkative, respectful people who can carry a conversation, who feels comfortable talking to anyone about anything.
Interview Question – What prior experience do you have in sales? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Would you be willing to come in as soon as possible to start training?
Very Easy Interview
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Staples in November 2010.
Interview Details – Two interviews and tech certification test. Apply online with a customer service quiz
Interview Question – Normal interview Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Not able to negotiate. Given minimum with promise of growth
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Staples.
Interview Details – Process was simple, a quick phone call and a 1-1 interview.
Interview Question – Just some basic questions about myself and my plans. Answer Question
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