Walmart Department Manager Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
Updated Jul 21, 2014
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Department Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  South Sioux City, NE
Anonymous Interview Candidate in South Sioux City, NE
Application Details

I interviewed in-person. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Walmart in July 2013.

Interview Details

You go through three interviews before you are hired. not much training before put on floor to work.application takes a long time and extremely longer for management position.3 step interviews.First with a dept.mgr.,then assist.mgr.,then store mgr. or co-mgr.

Interview Questions
  • Describe a time when you personally diffused a situation.What was it and how did you do it and the outcome.   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
They dont have one.Just offer and accept.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Department Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took a day - interviewed at Walmart.

    Interview Details

    There will be two interviews taken place. The first is from a lower level member of management. The second from a higher level. They each ask a series of intertwined questions that have several questions within each. The first manager will either pass you on to the next manager or they will not depending on their level of interest.

    Interview Questions
    • All the questions are very difficult. Just try to focus on the question as a whole not the individual questions within. Most of the managers are pretty laid back so feeling extremely nervous is unnecessary.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There really wasn't any negotiating. They said this is what you will make and they kind of make you feel like it is that or nothing. There is always someone else who will do the job for that pay. Of course they don't say that.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Department Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Mooresville, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mooresville, NC
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Walmart in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Basic questions about working with teams of people and coming up with plans to complete projects sample questions available on the net. 2 interviews first one by an hourly manager then a salary manager, usually as long as you give an answer and you can pass the background and drug test you will be hired.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time you had a disagreement with someone how did you get your point across while still respecting the other persons opinion.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation allowed they tell you what they are willing to pay which will be McDonalds money and you say ok and you are hired or no and go look for another job.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Department Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Walmart in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Apply either in store or online. Get call back for interview. Ace the interview then drug test.

    Usual standard questions they ask:
    Name a time you had to work as a team to get the job done but had hard to work with teammates. how did you finish the task?

    name a time outside work for the above question.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time you had to step up and take a leadership position when working with others   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Department Manager Interview

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

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Walmart in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Two interviews are given provided that you can pass an assessment exam. If all goes well they will make an offer and require a drug test.

    Interview Questions
    • None of is was difficult and the questions were pretty standard.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation is not an option.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Department Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Walmart.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with the Co-Manager at the time, sit down style meeting in an empty office room of the store, short introduction followed by a series of situational questions.

    Interview Questions
    • "Name a time you were given a difficult project to complete with a strict timeline, how did you achieve success, what policies and procedures did you use, and how did you improve the project for future employees?"   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Department Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Walmart.

    Interview Details

    I had twenty years experience in management and showed up to the interview in a professional suit and got hired as a department manager with half the pay. I interviewed the Asst. manager and she could not even tell me her sales quota for the month.

    Negotiation Details
    They had points for every year you are a manager with experience. What a joke.
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Department Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hackettstown, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hackettstown, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Walmart in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    You are called in for an original interview by the department manager of the department you applied for as well as an Assistant Store Manager. They ask you questions about yourself, past employment and so on. Then they tell you that if you are hired, they will call you back for orientation. You are expected to purchase your own attire, blue shirts and brown or tan pants are ONLY acceptable.

    Interview Questions
    • None. They have such a Hugh turn over rate with employees, they will hire almost ANYONE.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Department Manager Interview

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

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Walmart in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Walmart policy is to be interviewed by two completely incompatible managers to base a hiring decision on agreeable choice. I was interviewed by 2 assistant managers, both off my first impression was clearly they wasn't a perfect pick for management. At that moment I knew I'd regret even applying. I knew off my employment background an strong work ethics, that Walmart as a company is mismanaged. Was hired based only for photo lab technician. That was not the case, as to fellow employees my leadership skills an people skills proved, I was to be promoted promptly. Which I was within a month of employment. I spoke of some who shouldn't be in management position an was then listed as the "Impact Leader". When corporate came thru for visits, I'd thought the open door policy was ethical . Needless to say it's NOT. An if you as the assiocate or department manager speaks up, plan on getting Coached for freedom of speech an belittled.

    Interview Questions
    • Can you handle strict company guidelines and unchangeable policy that's written in stone?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I asked for $8.50 per hr to $10 per hr. Management came back an set in stone only to give $7.25
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Department Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Las Vegas, NV
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Las Vegas, NV
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Walmart in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    was all in house the walmart way

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    easy told them what I want and got it
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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