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DFS Group Interview Questions

Interviews at DFS Group

108 Interview Reviews

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  1. Helpful (1)  

    PHP Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at DFS Group (San Diego, CA) in February 2011.

    Interview

    phone interview basic questions didn't want to proceed to next step

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want work for the company   2 Answers

    Reasons for Declining

    Offer was to low


  2. Helpful (4)  

    Assistant Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at DFS Group (San Francisco, CA) in February 2009.

    Interview

    Initial phone interview to review qualifications. Second phone conversation with specific scripted questions. Next was interview with several managers from the department.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Very reasonable, nothing remarkable.

  3.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at DFS Group (New York, NY) in April 2016.

    Interview

    there were two round interviews. the first one was with their global vp and they were just some basic questions. I waited for a week to get into second round interview, which was with a hiring manager from merchandise group. they were some basic questions too.

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  4. Helpful (2)  

    Merchandising Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 days. I interviewed at DFS Group (San Francisco, CA) in August 2009.

    Interview

    Three interviews in total:

    The first was face-to-face. The interviewer was very polite and easy to talk to. This interview took about an hour and basically went over my previous experience, education, and ability to do the job.

    The second was a two hour phone interview that was recorded. Asked many different personality questions. Same interviewer, friendly. Positive.

    The third discussed pay.

    Interview Questions

    • If you suspected a coworker was abusing alcohol, but it wasn't affecting their work, how would you handle the situation?   Answer Question
    • On a scale of 1 to 10, how honest are you?   2 Answers

  5.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at DFS Group (Torrance, CA) in February 2019.

    Interview

    I applied through a temp agency. Was interviewed two days later. Face to face interview was about my experience, work habits and took about twenty minutes. I was extremely honest and my references had backed up my self evaluation.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your ideal workload?   1 Answer
    • How comfortable are you with excel and powerpoint?   1 Answer
    • Are you a quick learner?   1 Answer

  6. Helpful (6)  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at DFS Group (Phila, PA) in November 2017.

    Interview

    All happened via text on hangouts. Standard questions. Nothing off the wall. It was a pleasant experience. I would recommend this to others. I am excited to start this position.

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at DFS Group (San Diego, CA) in April 2011.

    Interview

    Phone screen and then on site interview.
    They did a group panel interview. It's a good experience overall.There is also a store walk thru session to let candidate know the working environment.

    Interview Questions

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    Front Desk Receptionist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at DFS Group (San Francisco, CA) in September 2014.

    Interview

    Very nice group of people that interviewed me. They were very complimentary and offered me a beverage. I could tell that they were very good at communication, which was a plus from where I came from before. Also offered a sign on bonus, which I accepted.

    Interview Questions


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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at DFS Group (Los Angeles, CA) in August 2017.

    Interview

    phone interview from HR
    team managerinterview
    30minutes
    very friendly and nice
     It was a 3 interview process. I first met with 2 separate store managers that were recruiting at the time. My third a final interview was with the District Manager.et the offer....

    Interview Questions


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    Data Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hamtramck Post Office, MI
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at DFS Group (Hamtramck Post Office, MI) in November 2018.

    Interview

    Positive. Once the application has been selected and reviewed, they will be able make you take the online test.. Additionally, organized and proctored interview on their premises.

    Start with generalized questions. Begin by asking a few questions about a candidate’s background and interest in the position. Get candidates to tell you about how they see themselves in relation to the job and what they can contribute.
    Review the applicant’s resume. Ask candidates about specific positions on their resume that relate to the position you are hiring for. Ask them about job details, responsibilities, what they accomplished, pressures they encountered. Ask about any inconsistencies or gaps in employment or education, as there may be a simple explanation. Ask about the candidate’s reasons for leaving a past or current job.
    Ask some consistent questions. Use a specific set of questions for all applicants. This will help you to compare candidates and find the one whose skills and abilities most closely match what you’re looking for.
    Vary your questions. It’s important that you ask questions on skills specifically related to the duties and responsibilities of the position. This will help you uncover candidates’ strengths and weaknesses. Don’t forget that open-ended questions are best during interviews, such as “What was the most difficult challenge of your last job?”

    Interview Questions

    • Classifiers and the latest machine learning research and about latest machine learning papers, techniques etc   1 Answer

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