Target Interview Questions in Ohio

Updated Sep 15, 2014
Updated Sep 15, 2014
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    Backroom Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    Easy interview. I was called in for an interview with one of the LODs, who asked basic behavioral questions. If you pass, then you meet with another LOD. I knew that day I was hired and I signed some paperwork.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Target Back Room Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Huber Heights, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Huber Heights, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Target in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was called the day after I submitted my online application and resume. I went in for an interview, completed some computer psychological tests, interviewed with the GSTL and ETL back to back, answering some of the same questions. Both had "interview booklets" they were writing in while I was speaking. After the interview with the ETL a young HR rep came into the room with a handful of papers and very mater-of-factly informed me that I was being offered a position as a team member, front end, at $7.75/hour and gave me the information about when and where to obtain my mandatory drug test. I left feeling very confused, not certain about what job I had been offered exactly (we had discussed more than one) and when and where I would be training and working.

    Interview Questions
    • Why Target? Not a hard one for me to answer, just unexpected.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There was none. I was offered $7.75/hour, part-time. My first pay check indicated that I was making $8/hour. Never questioned it. After my 90-day-probation my rate went to $8.25/hr. almost automatically. Again I never questioned it and no one offered any explaination.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Executive Team Leader Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Target in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    Three interviews as a college hire. Look for talent and potential, present your best experience and show enthusiasm and you are in.

    Interview Questions
    • Which question was the most difficult and how would you answer differently.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Floor Team Member Interview

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

    I applied online - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I got a call for an interview and went in. They had me wait for a while but then took me into a room and asked me some simple questions. I later got a call for the job.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There is no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Executive Team Leader Development Program Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    Had an on campus interview, then 3 interviews on site the next week. Was told I would hear back in one week, took 4 weeks. Followed up every week, and was told i would hear bavck in a week ezch time. Last time recieved an automated email saying they were pursuing other candidates

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Group Leader Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I found the position through a friend and applied online. I was contacted by HR Recruiter and had a brief phone interview and asked to do an online test (logic, some math). This was followed by a more in depth phone interview and conversation about the position. The onsite interview consisted of three interviews with two senior leaders per interview. They focus mostly on how you work through a situation, how you reflected on the experience, and how you used your experience going forward. They look for leaders who focus on people and long term trends over black and white situations. Overall very pleasant.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing unexpected, although they push to see if you learned from your experiences.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. They offered me a salary based on my degree and previous job. No sign on bonus incentives.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Executive Intern Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Target in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    In October I attend a career fair on campus, and dropped off my resume with a Target recruiter. After reviewing my resume, she signed me up for a on-campus interview. The interview took place one week later and consisting of STAR (Situation Task Action Result)and Behavioral questions. The interviewers are looking for detailed, but concise examples of how you handled an issue. In other words use examples that have a clear path of problem evaluation, problem solving, and problem outcome. Two weeks later I received an emailing letting me know that I had moved on to a second interview, this time with a district manager. The set up was exactly the same, just with slightly different questions.

    As a word of advice they are looking for strong leadership and teamwork examples. Make sure to let your personality show through (Target's motto is fast, fun, and friendly), research the company and the position, and have confidence in your credentials.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time that you made a decision without thinking about the consequences.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. Hourly rate of 16.50/hr at 400 hours total.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Team Lead - Operations and Logistics Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Target in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    First phone interview was simple. The purpose was to make sure I had the basic skills required to fill the job.

    The second phone interview was supposed to be 5 scenario based questions. I used this website, spent several hours the day before preparing responses and a cheat sheet and all in all I felt I was very well prepared. During the phone interview I was only asked 3/5 questions. After third question HR Rep told me everything went well and that I would be interviewing at the warehouse next and that I would be asked similar questions to what I was asked that day. She said she was going on vacation soon and would provide me dates for my next round of interviews when she returned.

    The following week I got the notorious email telling me that Target is considering other applicants and that it was their policy not to give feedback on why I was removed from the applicant pool.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time you had to build trust with an employee who did not like you.   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time you had to tell a supervisor "no".   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time you had to motivate an employee.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Pharmacist Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Target in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    There were 2 interviews. The first was a phone interview and I did very well on it. The second interview was an on-site interview. Basically, all of their questions involved leadership, so try to play that up as much as possible. Also, I'd recommend reading their description of the job and reusing a lot of their phrasing. For example, they talked about "trusted-health care professional" in mine, so I gave a story about one of my experiences as an intern with a pharmacist who had the wrong approach. Another important thing would be to keep in mind that they love the situational questions and want a specific example from your past as an answer. This can be a little bit of a difficult task if you don't know the question ahead of time, so study up on here and other sites about specific questions they ask.

    A huge point for me that I kind of messed up on was that I was never interviewed by a pharmacist. Both interviews were with the "business" side of things at Target and not pharmacists themselves. I had only been interviewed by residencies before this interview, so this kind of threw me off a little bit since you want to brag less about a specific situation in pharmacy were you did something smart (since they won't know if what you did was smart or not) and brag more about your assets to a business (leadership, work ethic, etc). So adjust your speeches and situational questions to talk like you would to a patient rather than to a health care professional.

    Ultimately, I stumbled on finding a good situation for one of their questions to match their "specific situation" format and think that was the reason I didn't get an offer. But as to not scare anyone, I feel like if I interviewed at another Target and knowing what I know now about their interview process, I could definately get a spot. So hopefully this helps you out in what to expect. Just prepare a ton an search for all of the possible situational questions you could get before both interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Talk about a time where you made a mistake and had to take responsibility for it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Floor Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  North Olmsted, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in North Olmsted, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Target in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applied on company website for sales floor position. Received a call in 2 or 3 days to schedule an interview. The interview consisted of a computer assessment and two 1:1 interviews. The computer assessment is simple enough (it repeats a lot of questions from the original application.) The first interview was with the head of the department I would be placed in. Most questions were behavioral (name a time when X, how did you handle it, what was the result.) The second interview was basically the same thing but with the general manager. They seemed to like the fact that I answered the questions thoroughly and wasn't shy. After the interviews I was told that I would be contacted within a week with results. I was never called or sent anything.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time when you realized you were doing something wrong in the middle of a task. How did you handle this and what was the outcome?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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