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Carson's Interview Questions in Chicago, IL

Updated Feb 2, 2017
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    Visual Merchandising Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Merrillville, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Carson's (Merrillville, IN) in December 2016.

    Interview

    Schedules for an interview when the job was already filled so that they could toss me into a group interview for floor clothing folders. Most of the offers were for part time even though they all say full time. Description of job title is not what your actually being paid for. Very disappointed.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you work well with others?   1 Answer
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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Carson's (Chicago, IL) in October 2016.

    Interview

    The person asked me one question about my availability. It really wasn't an interview. They called me and asked my previous experience and what hours I can work during the week.

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    Shoe Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in North Riverside, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Carson's (North Riverside, IL).

    Interview

    Great Interview. Very Friendly And Ask Simple Questions. I Got Hired On Spot . The Manager Seemed Real Cool And The Process Went By So Quick. The Human Resource Manager Made Me Feel Comfortable During The Interview So It Wasn't Any Confusion Or Nervous Moments.

    Interview Questions

    • Can You Provide A Example Of When You Had To Bend The Rules To Get The Job Done?   1 Answer
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    Clinique Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mount Prospect, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Carson's (Mount Prospect, IL).

    Interview

    Manager called within a week saying there are no positions in Clinique available but they would like to place me somewhere else in the store. Told them I am only interested in the cosmetic position and they proceeded with the interview.

    Interview Questions

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    Customer Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Carson's (Chicago, IL) in August 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online August 10th, got a call on the 13th for an interview on the 16th and I got the job on the spot. The environment is nice and so are the people. Everyone was friendly and seemed very accepting of having a new person to work with. The interview was a breeze, nothing to trip you up or scare you. It was very nice and professional. Just be yourself, be friendly and open.

    Interview Questions

    • What brings you to Carson's?   Answer Question
    • What department do you think would fit you? (This is how you know you have the job)   Answer Question
    • What's your availibility?   Answer Question
    • What's good customer service to you? Give a time where you provided great customer service.   Answer Question
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    Retail Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Carson's (Chicago, IL) in April 2016.

    Interview

    It was a brief interview. The manager asked me normal questions. Questions about future plans, have you heard about Carson's, Carson's history of hiring people. Then the other questions were tougher about how i should address the customers and why the customers are ALWAYS right. Finally, the big question of "why should we feel that we should hire you, Carl?"

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you think that we should hire you?   1 Answer
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    Doorman Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Carson's (Chicago, IL) in January 2016.

    Interview

    Basic questions nothing unexpected. Shouldnt be because the pay is horrible and mangement will be mean. It really sucks mangement steals and im honestly suprised the store isnt closed down. Ford city is the worst carsons in chicago maybe ever. Washrooms smell like the zoo. it look like the hood inside very bad.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Nothing its a job you'll not wanna work for a long time.. jus to get a quick buck.

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    Shoe Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lombard, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Carson's (Lombard, IL) in June 2015.

    Interview

    It was a easy interview, but quit long. There are two interviews, one with HR and the other one with the shoe department manager. They asked questions about past experiences and why you chose Carsons. They were more worried about customer service than anything.

    Interview Questions

    • What experiences have you had with difficult customers and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
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    Receiving Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Aurora, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Carson's (Aurora, IL) in March 2015.

    Interview

    I arrived to the store 5 minutes before the interview began. I went to the Service Desk first, and noticed it is permanently closed. I found the nearest Sales Associate to have the HR Manager paged, and found out that she was late. The associate led me to a waiting area near the Service Desk. She arrived, and first lead me to the Receiving Supervisor to begin my interview. The Supervisor was very casual, and basically explained the job to me. From there we both went to the office of the HR Manager. She then explained to me the position details such as salary and hours. I was hired on the spot.

    Interview Questions

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    Shoe Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vernon Hills, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Carson's (Vernon Hills, IL) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Filled out application online. Got a interview about a week later. When I went in for the interview manager asked me a few questions and offered me the job on the spot.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle an unhappy customer?   1 Answer
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