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Sur La Table Interview Questions & Reviews in Portland, OR

Updated Feb 3, 2014
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Sales Interview

Tualatin, OR

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.

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Portland, OR

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

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Cashier/Sales Position Interview

Cashier/Sales Position
Tigard, OR

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

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Lake Oswego, OR

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.

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