Target Interview Questions

Updated Sep 26, 2014
Updated Sep 26, 2014
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    Overnight Stocker Interview

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    I was turned down without even being given an interview. I filled out the application in store, was told to wait for a manager to come out, the manager came out and said they didn't want to hire me for the position I applied for. Instead they wanted to know if I'd apply for a cashier position instead which I declined.

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    Team Leader Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    3 interviews total. Mostly situational questions (Tell me about a time...) and are assessing you based on your answer of situation, behavior, outcome format. Communication and level of enthusiasm counts

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time that you disagreed with a policy or procedure? What did you do?   Answer Question
    • Please try to be as detailed as possible regarding the technical question, business case, etc.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Executive Team Leader Interview

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    Interview Details

    Applied through the website. Got a email a month later about setting up phone interview. My phone interview was later that week. They used the stars interviewing method, focusing on customer experience questions. Once the interview was done, I was emailed a personality and customer experience test. Took the test and that was the last thing I heard from them.

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    • Nothing really, basic questions about customer and your experience   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Starbucks Team Member Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    There were 2 interviews, one with a random team lead and then with an executive team lead. They asked common behavioral questions. They gave me an overview of the job and what the schedule would look like. They offered me a job at the end

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time that you were successful as a team?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Executive Team Leader Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    Interview 1 - Phone Screening, pretty typical questions. Tell me a time you had a problem with a coworker; tell me a time you worked together as a team to accomplish a goal; tell me a time when you disagreed with your boss; etc.

    Interview 2 - In-person with District Team Leader and a Store Manager. Again, pretty typical interview questions.

    Interview 3 (final) - Phone interview with HR Market Leader - similar questions to last 2 interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time when you prepared for something and something unexpected occurred.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Human Resources Team Member Interview

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    Interview Details

    Applied through the website, got a call within 4 days. Was asked to conduct a phone interview the next day. Got a call on time and was asked situation-based questions. At the end, we scheduled an in-person interview. Was asked similar questions in person. HR Executive offered me the job on the spot.

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    • "Tell me about a time you made a mistake, and what did you do after?"   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Unable to negotiate due to pay grade scale.
    Accepted Offer
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    Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Topeka, KS
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Topeka, KS
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I was asked about myself, then asked why I thought I was a good leader, and the final question was if I was ok with shift work. After that I was told about the in person interview process and benefits of the company, as well as a salary I could expect if I were to get an offer.

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    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Floor Team Member Interview

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    Application Details

    The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    You apply at the computers in the store. The next day and it was a saturday they called me I came in to interview that Monday and had interviews with two different people. It was fairly basic stuff they read off a sheet.

    Interview Questions
    • If someone challenges a price that rings up On an item when you scan what do you do?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Executive Store Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Orlando, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    Applied online through a college postings board, arrive to the internship fair early, there was no one else at the table so I had the chance to talk to all three Target recruiters. One of them pulled me aside to go through my resume more. He offered me advice to highlight all of the leadership positions or roles that I had held. He told me to apply online and when I told him I had already, he said I would be notified to sign up for a time slot for an interview. My interview was with one older lady, on campus. She didn't talk much, although I asked her a lot of questions. About two weeks later I got a call asking if I would be available the following week to do a phone interview. The phone interview was brief and I kind of thought I had bombed it. The next week I received a call from the Intern Recruiter saying that I was offered the internship position!

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time where you had to give something up.   View Answer
    • Tell me about a time where you encountered a conflict with a co-worker and how you resolved it.   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time where you showed loyalty.   Answer Question
    • What do you know about Target, and why do you think you'd make a good fit?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    n/a
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Pharmacist Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I applied online, and got an email from the Target recruiter within a couple weeks. First starts with phone interview which was only 10-15 min long, then online assessment followed by two more interviews with store manager and PDM.

    Interview Questions
    • 1- Tell us about yourself (Education background and professional experience)
      2- Why target?
          why retail?
      3- Tell me about your strengths
      4- Name a weakness and how you can change in order to accommodate for it
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