The Gap Retail Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Oct 18, 2014
Updated Oct 18, 2014
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Retail Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
Application Details

I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at The Gap in October 2014.

Interview Details

I filled out the application and the next day I got a call for an interview a week later. It was a group interview about 12 people for a new store they're opening so they're were going to be a lot of job opportunities. They asked us 3 simple questions and told us they would let us know by the end of the week. I was called Tuesday mid-day and offed a position.

Interview Questions
  • Talk about a time where you realized you made a mistake and what you did to fix it.   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at The Gap.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone call to inquire about a scheduled group interview time, then employer asks a question to all applicants, then breaks off in 1:1 questions. After interview, usually get a phone call in 3-5 days with a (potential offer), then watch many videos on company values and positions that are available.

    Interview Questions
    • What personal trait do you think you need to improve on the most and how do you think you can achieve success here?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I applied online and then got a call a week later, then took part in a group interview. Then about two days later got the call for an orientation, which I learned I got the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time where you went above and beyond for a customer.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at The Gap.

    Interview Details

    2 interviews. Very professional and courteous staff in the store. I felt welcomed by all who I interacted with. One interview was with one assistant manager and one with the other. I didn't meet the store manager until after I was hired. Questions were fairly simple , some scenario-type proposals where you had to describe how you would react to a situation.

    Interview Questions
    • "Sell me this bra"- coming to a male applicant, a little difficult of a question. I can't remember if it was a bra- but it was something in the women's section that most men wouldn't wear.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate....whoops.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at The Gap in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Initially, they preformed a group interview. 6-8 people. I was interviewed by the GM of the store, who asked a few typical interview questions. They either go around the table for answers or they let you raise your hand. Half hour interview. The next day the GM called me for a second interview. The second interview was one on one, getting to know me personally. After he was satisfied we started doing the paperwork to hire me.

    Interview Questions
    • Who is influential to your life, why?
      What does GAP mean to you?
      Whats a weakness of yours?
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations. 10.50 an hour. PT only.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodburn, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodburn, OR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at The Gap in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and got a call for an interview two days later. I went in for my interview and the manager was very nice and went out of his way to ask questions that relate to me, since I didn't have any prior work experience. The interview took about 15 minutes long and I was offered the job right on the spot.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at The Gap in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted with a decent amount of time to plan ahead for the interview. Asked a few questions regarding how well I work with others, asked to explain different experiences that I've had while shopping retail.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if a customer was unsatisfactory with your performance?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rochester Hills, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rochester Hills, MI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at The Gap in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    One interview with the manager. Very easy-going and casual. They wanted to make sure you were aware of shoplifting that takes place in the retail industry as well as what you would do in a situation. Interested in how outgoing you are and want a people-person that communicates easily and is energetic. Bring your personality and be honest and reliable and you will get the job.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you do if you see someone shoplifting in the store?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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