Sur La Table
Sur La Table Interview Questions & Reviews in Portland, OR
Getting an Interview
- Popular Job Titles:
- Sales Associate (21)
- Assistant Manager (5)
- Seasonal Sales Associate (3)
- Sales (3)
- Kitchen Assistant (2)
- Assistant Store Manager (2)
- Advertising Coordinator (1)
- Web Designer (1)
- Assistant (1)
- Asst (1)
- Store Manager (1)
- Floor Lead (1)
- Culinary Instructor (1)
- Payroll (1)
- Desktop Service Technician (1)
- Cashier/Sales Position (1)
- Web Content Related Job (1)
- Coffee Sales Associate (1)
Sales Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Sur La Table in October 2012.
Interview Details – Asked how I would sell a set of knives. I went through the process I thought I would use and experiences I have had with fine cutlery.
Interview Question – I do not remember. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Seasonal Christmas help with possible hire options after.
Sales Associate Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Sur La Table in March 2013.
Interview Details – Submitted application online, got called for a phone interview within next 2 days and scheduled for an in-person interview in 2 days. Said they'd call back in 24 hours to meet the Manager but I never did hear from them again. It's been 10 days.
Interview Question – Usual sales floor customer service questions. Was asked to try to sell the interviewer something from the store. Answer Question
Cashier/Sales Position Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Sur La Table in July 2012.
Interview Details – Day 1: Stoppee by store asked if hiring- told opening will be posted in 4 days, applied online 4 days later. Quick response and was scheduled for phone interview following day; typical questions: about past work, and what liked least about past job. Next day additional interview: 2 separate scenario interviews. Now, in background check process.
Interview Question – If you had 500 dollars what would you buy and how would you sell it to the customer? Answer Question
Sales Associate Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Sur La Table in December 2010.
Interview Details – Very common interview. No surprises.
Interview Question – What does an evening of cooking look like in your home? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation. There was a set rate based on experience.