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Updated Mar 4, 2015
Updated Mar 4, 2015
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  1.  

    Backroom Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cypress, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cypress, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I applied on line and then got a call asking if I was still interested in the job and they wanted to schedule a phone interview. I did the phone interview a few days later and then scheduled the in person interview a few days later. At the in person interview, I went to the store I applied for and was led upstairs to the break area to wait. I was then shown a video about the position I was applying and asked to take a test that had some math problems dealing with some graphs and charts. The interview itself was fairly easy. They asked a few questions that I had found out about from reading other reviews here so I had an answer ready for each one. And it also helped that the guy interviewing me was very easy to talk to. And then I was offered the position.

    Interview Questions
    • What are your strengths & weakness? Why do you want to work for Target? Name a time you went above & beyond. Name a time you were part of a team effort. And name a time you made a mistake, what did you do & what was the outcome? And the two Target store questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations, just this is what the position pays. You either accept it or don't.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Floor Team Leader Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    Simple interview questions. Name a time, name a situation type questions. Received a phone call a week after I applied online. The person I spoke to asked if I wanted to interview for a higher position being that I have a degree. Had an interview with STL.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a situations where you made a mistake and how did you fix it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
  3.  

    Cashier & Guest Service Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I applied in May and was called late June I had honestly forgotten I applied and they asked if I was still interested so I said yes. The interview process consists of 2 interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work at target?
      What would your teacher say about you?
      Strengths & weaknesses
      tell me about yourself
      (pretty basic questions for 1st interview)

      2nd interview
      more like scenarios and what would you do etc

      VERY EASY
       
      Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Foster City, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Foster City, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    Filled out a Survey online, Then came to target for an interview. Typical questions like what are my strengths, what was an example of a moment i went above and beyond. I was not offered a job due to my schedule (Not available on certain days due to school) The Interview took a long time, because I had to wait for different managers and employees to arrive and to do the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What is an example of a moment you went above and beyond?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overnight Stocker Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    phone interview. then face to face. then one more face to face interview. was very basic interview as i was trying to be an overnight stocker. they will go over your resume and it is a very basic interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if you rung something up at 19.99 and the customer said it was 17.99   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Found another job opportunity

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rogers, AR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rogers, AR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Target in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and got a very swift response! Out of all the companies I had applied for, Target was the only one that called me first. On the 3rd day (Tuesday) after I submitted my application I received a phone call and set up an interview time for Friday that week. Once I got there they had my take the assessment test again. It took about 30 minutes for me because the websites was being weird that day. On a normal day it probably would have taken about 15-20 minutes. After that they sent me into the back room/office and I sat there for about 10 minutes. I then had a brief interview (15 minutes tops) which was fairly easy.The interviewer had a great bubble personality that broke the ice quick and was easy to talk to. I then watched a video describing what was expected of a typical Target employee. After that, I sat for another 5 minutes and was then brought into the managers office for a second interview. She was a little more serious but still very easy to talk to. The second interview went smoothly and then right after I was hired as a cafe worker. (Because it would work better with my schedule, and, believe it or not, gets paid more. So it was a win win) They had lots of what-if scenarios. Thanks to Glassdoor I had already prepared for most questions a had read online. I wasn't surprised by anything and was fully prepared for EVERY question.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Flow Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Target in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    2 Interviews: 1)Phone interview; 2)Face to face interview
    First, they going to call you and give a phone number with an employer code and location code. After that, you going to call the phone number with those two codes and they will give you a confirmation number that you going to be able to have when they call you to your phone interview. After you pass your phone interview, they will call you back like two-three hours later and give you the date and time for your last interview with them.

    Interview Questions
    • -Time when you need to get a work done and you pass the expectations.

      -Time when you need to work with a team and you reach the goal.

      -Time when you had a situation and how you solve it.

      *This questions are from the phone interview at Target Anchorage
       
      Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Executive Team Leader Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Target in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    It was robotic and they didn't get to know you the questions were difficult. They weren't talkative or polished. They just asked the questions like they were checking you off the list

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time when you leveraged a team to complete a project   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Executive Team Leader Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Target in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    I contacted a recruiter about the position and he emailed me back within a few days to set up a phone interview. I completed the phone interview and was then sent an email to do some online testing. The testing was fairly simple, like watching videos and then choosing the best/worst response, and then choosing between two sentences which applies to you more, and then some deductive reasoning questions. I got an email later that day to set up an in person interview with a store team leader.

    Interview Questions
    • Why target?
      Tell me about yourself
      What is a weakness in your leadership style?
       
      Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Price Accuracy Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saratoga, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Saratoga, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Target in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    Received a phone call for 1:1 interview. Met with the manager, who was really nice. Asked about situational/behavioral questions.It was the same questions posted on here by the reviewers. Was told they had other candidates waiting to be interview and will call. Received an email three days later that they were unable to offer the job at this time...

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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