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Talbots Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Dec 3, 2014
Updated Dec 3, 2014
34 Interview Reviews

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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Birmingham, AL
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Birmingham, AL
Application Details

I applied in-person. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Talbots.

Interview Details

I went into the store and filled out an application. This Talbots was in a mall. After a few days I got the phone call that I had gotten the job. It is a fun place to work.

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    This process was easy. It entailed filling out the correct paperwork on site and subsequent interview in store's manager's office area. It was very straight forward, focusing on prior work experience, job expectations on both sides of the table, salary and availability. It was mainly to see if you will fit into the culture of the store and are able to present yourself in a way the reflects positively on the brand. I was offered a job on the spot.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    It was your standard give your asking price then offered a little less, which was expected.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Talbots in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Filled in application form in store. Followed up at store a week later and met with manager. This was my first interview and really had no clue as to the type of questions I would be asked.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    I filled out an application and was contacted within the week. I had known someone who previously worked forTalbots and she gave a recommendation prior to my interview. The interview was rather straight-forward. I was questioned about my prior work experience and availability.

    Interview Questions
    • There were specific questions about customer service. What would you do if a customer had a complaint about the product or how would you help a customer find her correct fit. How much time would you dedicate to one customer, etc.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Sale Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Talbots in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I sent in my resume to the Store Manager. She called me back within 1 or 2 weeks to come in for an interview. We sat and interviewed for about 20 mins. She called me back about 2 weeks later offering me a position. About a week later I came in for orientation and paperwork.

    Interview Questions
    • Do you have experience selling credit cards?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I didnt really feel the need to negotiate. I felt the offer was reasonable and higher paying then a lot of retail stores.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Talbots.

    Interview Details

    I came in for a one-on-one interview with the store's general manager. We sat in her office in the back of the store and spoke for less than half-an-hour about my experience and why I would like to work for her.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    This was an hourly position so there really was no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Talbots.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed by two managers: one seemed to be more on the ball than the other. They seemed to be nice people. They didn't offer a very good wage or compensation program.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    The compensation was not as good as another opportunity.

    Declined Offer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Park City, UT
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Park City, UT
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Talbots.

    Interview Details

    Very informal; depends a lot on manager. It was pleasant, not intimidating.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Talbots.

    Interview Details

    Walk-in dropped off my resume and filled out a application. two months later I was called in for an interview.

    Interview Questions
    • I found the interview to be very welcoming. I don't remember speicfic questions that were unexpected. Fashion, the brand and women were mostly what we talking about   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lee, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lee, MA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at Talbots.

    Interview Details

    Was interviewed by assistant because the store manager is not allow to interview people because she scares them off.

    Negotiation Details
    there was none
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience

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