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Family Dollar Stores Store Manager Interview Questions

Updated Aug 11, 2017
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Store Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at Family Dollar Stores in March 2017.

Interview

Interview with dm about 30 minutes, then had interview with HR following week that lasted 30 minutes as well. Waited another week and finally offer came in. Not a bad process. The question were not difficult, just common sense relating to experience in retail.

Interview Questions

  • What is shrink? And how do you stop it?   1 Answer

Other Interview Reviews for Family Dollar Stores

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Family Dollar Stores in February 2017.

    Interview

    Applied online, called store and spoke with ASM, gave me the run down on what they was looking for and how bad they needed a store manager, gave me the DM number and said he would send an email. Called DM next morning, meet DM three hours later for interview, got call two days later from HR, and find out Monday when I start and where I will be training

    Interview Questions

    • Interview questions was general and wanted to know my management experience.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    At this point that is still on the table


  2.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hagerstown, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Family Dollar Stores (Hagerstown, MD) in January 2017.

    Interview

    very short and to the point process with district manager i had actually reached out to this manager through my previous employer and had shown up face to face to turn in my resume so that he can look over my skills to see if there was any interest to bring me on board.

    Interview Questions

    • not very many interview questions just mostly about my previous employer and my experience   1 Answer
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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sebring, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Family Dollar Stores (Sebring, FL) in August 2016.

    Interview

    The position was in Napels, but I lived in Melbourne. So we met halfway in Sebring. I showed him my merchandising skills, and gowns would certain situations. I was asked pretty basic questions about paper work such as p and l reports.

    Interview Questions

    • What is a goal for you if you became a manager?   2 Answers

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Family Dollar Stores (Phoenix, AZ) in July 2016.

    Interview

    Initial interview with a store trainer,than I did a review of 4-5 stores around the area. Met with DM, than phone interview with AOM. required a Drug test and background test.

    Interview Questions


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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in West Palm Beach, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Family Dollar Stores (West Palm Beach, FL) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Spoke with district manager and
    RVP, the interview process took a few weeks. It may have taken a few weeks but it was worth the wait. You must be confident in yourself and what you will bring to the table. Make sure to research the company, and it's needs and how you will benefit as an asset. The stores have high shrink, so that's the number one issue that needs to be addressed.

    Interview Questions

    • What will you do to increase sales and decrease shrink?   Answer Question

  6. Helpful (2)  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris, TX
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Family Dollar Stores (Paris, TX) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Was interviewed on phone by regional vp. The person was very professional and supportive. The interview that was done in person was done by a dm. The person that did the interview was not prepared and was very hostile. I turned down the job because of this person.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked if I thought I was capable of doing the job.   1 Answer

  7. Helpful (18)  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Family Dollar Stores (Saint Louis, MO) in May 2015.

    Interview

    The process took about 2 weeks. I had 3 interviews. The first was just a simple walk through the store and a few questions by a Store Manager at a different location. Real interview was with Area Operations Manager (DM) and then Human Resource person on the phone. Was the easiest interview process I've every had.

    Interview Questions

    • What steps did you take to lower shrink at previous stores?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    They made a offer, I countered, they agreed to $5x,xxxx. DO NOT LET THEM LOW BALL YOU! Be sure to add all your retail experience to your application and resume. They use a scale to generate your offer.

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Family Dollar Stores (Houston, TX) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Friendly two people asking you question about accomplishments. Ask me about team work, shrink, sales, labor, scheduling, my style of management, etc They also ask me what can i do to make my mark in there organization, and what was my 1 year and 2 year and 5 year goal.

    Interview Questions

    • What I am most proud in my career.   1 Answer

  9. Helpful (4)  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jacksonville, FL
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Family Dollar Stores (Jacksonville, FL) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I was approached by a dm of Family Dollar shortly after I left dollar tree. He told me he was looking strong individuals with decent retail background and wanted to know if I was interested in a job with Family Dollar. At the face to face interview, I gave him my background and he seemed interested. I was asked several questions on my knowledge of retail management. When I was asked about my experience in my previous retail job, I told him exactly how I felt about the very long hours and the almost zero family time. He told me that if I came to Family Dollar, things would be different. When I got home, I looked up employee reviews on Family Dollar and every single store manager that replied told the same exact story I experienced at Dollar Tree. Long hours, pay averaging about 9 dollars an hour after all of the hours worked and no family life. I called the dm back and asked him to take me off the consideration list.

    Interview Questions

    • How did I manage my hours that was allotted to the store to give to employees.   Answer Question

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