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Big 5 Interview Questions

Updated May 18, 2017
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  1.  

    Ware House Assc Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Big 5 in May 2017.

    Interview

    A Basic Math "Speed & Accuracy Test" given; cannot skip or leave answers blank, counts against you. Then a very vague like employee-to-future employee sit down interview, primarily consisting of ..."Tell me about yourself..."
    Said it will be within two weeks for Final Job Offer.

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    • Questions revolved around work availability.   1 Answer

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Big 5.

    Interview

    I applied online, heard back within 3 days and was called to interview in the store. The interview asked simple questions about my resume and myself. Took a quick math test(addition,subtraction). Offered job after interview.

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    Helpdesk Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Riverside, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Big 5 (Riverside, CA) in November 2016.

    Interview

    There was a brief interview with someone from Human Resources, which was fairly basic with simple questions. After that there were two members from the technical team who asked about my related experience/skills. All interviewers were reasonable and easy to talk to, and the technical questions were mostly simple and very fair.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Rowland Heights, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Big 5 (Rowland Heights, CA) in November 2016.

    Interview

    The interview was not very intimidating. I talk way too much anyway and with confidence. Good speech skills are very valuable. Hiring was pretty much on the spot

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    Manager Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Reno, NV
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Big 5 (Reno, NV) in August 2016.

    Interview

    I applied with big 5 in august before applying I went in and introduced myself to the store manager. I applied that night and received a phone call two days later. Interviewed and was offered a position.

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    Cashier/Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Big 5 (Sunnyvale, CA) in August 2016.

    Interview

    The entire interview process was very low key. Met with a supervisor in the back office. It was a very relaxed atmosphere. It was probably the easiest interview I've ever had.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle an upset customer wanting to return an item?   1 Answer

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    Manager Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bellevue, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Big 5 (Bellevue, WA) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Overall the interview was not really difficult. There are some many situation questions that you need to carefully answer. Moreover, the company is very forward to customer-oriented so they require a lot of customer service skills. Good luck guys.

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    Corporate Office Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Big 5.

    Interview

    Fit questions. Questions about your work experience and why you would be a good person to work with, internship was useful but a lot of data input and tedious work.

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  10.  

    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Big 5.

    Interview

    Very desperate to hire someone, very short and informal interview. She asked me why I wanted to work there and then interrupted me when an individual she did not like entered the store. She proceeded to talk about this customer then told me I was hired if I wanted the job.

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vista, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Big 5 (Vista, CA) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Receive a phone call and go to interview at time and place specified. Show up in business causal clothing and greet the cashier at the front (common courtesy. Interviewing manager will introduce himself and ask you a serious of questions from your resumé. Then the manager will ask you other questions related to the job. The whole interview process doesn't take long (15-20 min).

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