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Canadian Tire Interview Questions

Updated May 12, 2017
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Canadian Tire.

    Interview

    The whole interview was in french. They asked me about my education, what i wanted to be when i grew up , my life goals. They also asked me about why i chose canadian tire , what i was hoping to do there. They also asked about my experience and the jobs Ive worked at and what skills were needed to do these jobs.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your life goals   2 Answers
    • Why Canadian Tire?   1 Answer
    • What skills did you use at your previous jobs?   1 Answer

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Application, Phone Interview, In-Person Interview, Background check, Offer

    Interview Questions


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    Programmer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in March 2013.

    Interview

    Had interview with HR over the phone. Asked very specific questions regarding previous work experience. Then received had an interview with the hiring manager. The hiring manager asked lot of technical and behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain a situation where you were not able to meet a deadline and how did you handle it.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No room for negotiation.


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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in February 2012.

    Interview

    Great visibility to the process, great ongoing communication through the three-stage process (phone interview with Staffing, manager face-to-face, executive face-to-face).

    Interview Questions

    • How can you add value to the organization/what are your perceptions of the business needs and what in your background/experience will help us resolve those needs?   Answer Question

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kitchener, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Kitchener, ON (Canada)) in March 2014.

    Interview

    About a 45 min interview. No technical questions. The questions were more about my methodologies and ideas towards software development on past projects that i've done. I told them why I loved the company, why I wanted to work there and showed some old projects. They were really nice and chill. Only one part of the interview felt like "intense" questioning and it wasn't long.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about past projects you've worked on and your thought process behind them.   Answer Question

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    Technical Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Canadian Tire.

    Interview

    Good Positive interview, the hiring manager was very polite and nice and this lead to a very enjoyable interview, one of the best ones yet. For this role I think just being yourself and expressing that your are a hard worker is key

    Interview Questions

    • How do you first solve a problem you do not know anything about?   Answer Question

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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stoney Creek, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Stoney Creek, ON (Canada)) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Face to face with General manager. A half hour interview about my experience, how I might fit, my background, personal and business. Inquires about my previous experience with the company and my current thoughts about the company and it's future.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you thing you'd fit here?
      What are your salary expectations?  
      1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Simple one to one "this is what we can offer"... how does this fit your needs. What can we do to make this work? Straight ahead.


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    Modeling Analyst for the Promotions Team Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in October 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online and got a phone interview about 2 weeks later. The phone interview was with hr and it was just to discuss the position and my past experiences. After that, the next round was an in-person interview with the team manager and a senior modelling analyst. This interview was a mix of behavioural questions and technical/statistical questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain an analytical problem that you have worked with and explain the steps taken, the data used and if a presentation was involved then how was that executed.   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time when you were a part of a team and had to use your team building skills and what was your contributions/part in this team.   Answer Question

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a week. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in April 2014.

    Interview

    It was a large group interview with approximately 100 people where 3 candidates are selected. You are to be split up into teams of 5-6 people to complete several tasks assigned by the manager. Since this position is for the biggest Canadian Tire located in the downtown core of Toronto, the process may be a little bit different.

    Interview Questions

    • First step was a screening in which you answer a series of fill in the blank questions. The questions are very simple and seemed to only test only basic literary skills.   Answer Question
    • Next step was a group interview. Each group is to discuss a problem assigned by the manager and the team has to present it. After the presentation, the manager will ask your team some questions regarding your solution.   1 Answer

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    Customer Insights Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Phone interview with HR. Generic questions were asked, why do you want to leave your existing position, what are your strengths, weaknesses. Second step was a a manager interview - and a director interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Please provide some examples of customer insights you've used in your past working experience.
      What sources of data do you use to analyze data?  
      Answer Question

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