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The Buckle Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Feb 24, 2015
Updated Feb 24, 2015
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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee
Anonymous Employee
Application Details

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at The Buckle.

Interview Details

3 stages of interviews, all very nice people and super helpful with answering my interview questions. Interviews were held on the floor. Spoke with the manager of the store. Girls are really friendly there.

Interview Questions
Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Other Interview Reviews for The Buckle

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Baton Rouge, LA
    Anonymous Employee in Baton Rouge, LA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a weekinterviewed at The Buckle in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    I received an email and set up my interview. I arrived 10 minutes early and they told me to look around the store. I did and the manager came up to me and asked me things about school and extracurricular activities. The interview went well and the manager said I would receive an email or phone call. But I got an email saying I wasn't selected. The reason had to be because I wasn't available on weekends.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

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

    I applied online – interviewed at The Buckle in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    Walked in, was greeted by the manager she was very friendly told her I was there for an interview, She wasn't snobby or acted like she was better than me(which what I was worried about reading previous interviews on here) the other works greeted me and were nice and then they proceeded to help customers and do their jobs. The manager went and pulled my application We walked back by the jeans and did the interview on the floor. I personally liked it on the floor since she is a manager she could keep an eye on the customers. She asked me questions and let me know that they can't hire until March and if I would be interested even if I had to wait till then I told her yes and she said she will either call or email me after she talks it over with the other manager.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at The Buckle.

    Interview Details

    The Interview was very easy. The first question I got was why I chose Buckle. The person interviewing asked mainly personal questions and If I had held any leadership responsibilities.

    Interview Questions
    • "Why did you choose Buckle?" Think of a really good response for this question.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saginaw, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saginaw, MI
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at The Buckle in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    I arrived to the store 10 minutes early. The hiring manager was on the phone so I looked around for about 10-15 minutes. Once he was available, we went to a table by a coffee shop right across from the store (,in a mall). He started off with general questions about how I spend my time now, education, previous work experience, availability, etc. I felt very comfortable and it was a more laid back interview. The interview lasted maybe 20 minutes. I left feeling positive about it and he said he will call or email within a few days to let me know.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Be bubbly, outgoing, smile!!!, dress fashionable but not over the top, do some research on current styles they sell, offers, etc.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at The Buckle in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was told to wait because the manager was busy ( even for a scheduled interview red flag ) and to look around the store . Upon looking I noticed this was a store for teens and college students. I wore black slacks , nice top , flats and a coverup . It was odd that they interview you in the store on the sales floor with all the other employees within ear shot judging you on your professional interview clothes vs your skills. It was generic questions and the manager keep looking like she was writing stuff down BUT SHE WASNT.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you sale to a customer in this store.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Silverdale, WA
    Anonymous Employee in Silverdale, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at The Buckle in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I filled out an online application and got an email within five minutes asking me to call for an interview. I called and scheduled my interview and then was called a couple days later by the manager wanting to schedule an interview. I told her I already had scheduled my interview. The interview was held on the sales floor during a non busy time and went well. She asked me basic, scripted questions. When she got to the question about how much I would like to get paid, her jaw about dropped when I said that I thought $15 an hour would be fair. My jaw dropped when she informed me that the pay was $6.50 an hour plus comission. I would never work for less than minimum wage. Even bartenders and servers make minimum plus tips. I had an interview the next day with another company and was offered a job with a higher wage than I expected.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Scottsdale, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Scottsdale, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at The Buckle in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and within a couple hours I got a call asking to set up an interview. I arrived 5 minutes early to it and walked up to the employees and one turned out to be the manager and she took me to the back of the sales floor immediately to give me the interview. The question she asked were simple and along the basic lines of why did you choose buckle, and what would so-and-so say about you if I were to call them. I told her about my previous duties at my last job and when I told her I did freight she said that the need for sales associates were tighter but they needed someone to work freight and asked if I would be interested which I said I was. All in all it was a very good interview because we got along and I was able to make her laugh a couple times and when it ended she said she would give me a call later that night. Within 20 minutes I got a call from her and she offered me a sales associate position, which I was surprised about because it was a limited position, and I accepted. It was a very easy process and everyone seemed very nice.

    Interview Questions
    • Why did you choose buckle?
      What is something you could improve on?
      Explain your style.
      Describe a situation where you displayed working in a team.
       
      View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in South Jordan, UT
    Anonymous Employee in South Jordan, UT
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at The Buckle in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Well like everyone else I got the generic email from Buckle for me to call them after I had passed their assessment test online, few days later I came in for my interview. I dressed up all nice wore a pretty BKE boutique lace tuxedo top and some black leggings with heels.

    I don't understand why they have it out in the middle of the sales floor by the jeans. As soon as the interviewer met me she gave me this look and knew right away I wouldn't be considered.

    She was turned off right when I told her Saturdays I would be unavailable. Seems like I did better asking questions then answering them, even though I gave the best answers I could it didn't seem like they were the "right" answers for her. I asked her questions like, "What do you like about working here?", "How did you become manager?", and when I asked her "Is there anything about me that would make you not hire me?" She couldn't even look at me in the face with her response and lied to me saying there was nothing wrong and that she had other candidates to interview. Today got a letter saying I wasn't selected. So basically if your not pretty, skinny or outgoing you are not considered like what most of the people said on here.

    Interview Questions
    • Where do you see yourself 5 years from now? Who do you talk to when your having a bad day? Do you have plans to go back to school?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tukwila, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tukwila, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at The Buckle in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online on a Sunday and received an automatic response email immediately. When I called back, a manager scheduled an interview with me the next day at 1:00. I wore slacks, a lace shirt and a blazer and came in about 15 minutes early. The manager was busy so I was asked to shop around for awhile until she was able to interview me. This took place on the sales floor near the back. Most questions were about how this job will help myself and my future, and the interview only lasted about 10 minutes. I was called back the following Monday with an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Most questions were very basic, standard retail questions. She asked if I'd heard of their other programs, however, and I wasn't sure to which she was referring.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate, as I had gotten another offer from a similar retail chain.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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