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Updated Jul 28, 2022

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Applied online39%
Employee Referral10%
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In a chill environment with a good attitude, they ask you about your personality and former experience. they may ask if you are a social person and ask how you will do in stressful situations. All in all hot topic is nice to the people they interview

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Easy and relaxed, just asked questions on hobbies, why do you want to work here, when are you free and how much you're thinking about getting paid. Dressed business casual.

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Sat down with a manager and talked about the job and about myself. The interview seemed to go great and I was told to contact the next day if I didn't hear anything. I contacted, but I never heard anything.

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Anonymous Employee

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It was pretty easy. Ask about experiences in relation to retail, selling and customer service. They ask availability and offered on spot. I recommend business causal but like smart causal.

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  • -Experiences as a team member - When I took lead on something - Availability - Situations with customers s and how I would handle it.
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Anonymous Interview Candidate

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the interview was very casual and its easy to tell that the interviewer really made an effort to make the interviewee feel at ease. interview was in store and the manager was very kind.

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Anonymous Employee

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The interview process was professional. I appreciate seeing great customer service and getting customers checked out in a fast and mindful manner. Interview questions were mainly scenarios regarding safety and theft.

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  • How would you handle a customer who came to the store and stole a product that was on display?
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Anonymous Employee

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Manager was super chill and nice. Made me more relaxed. As someone with anxiety its really hard for me to do interviews but she was amazing and made it feel more like a talk between two anime fans while at the same time making it professional.

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Anonymous Employee

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It was pretty cut and dry but was asked questions that made me think about what I really wanted out of my employment experience. Also got to chat with the assistance manager and really feel like I got some social engagement, I know it all varies from store to store but the team where I am is some the best people you'll ever work with!!

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  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
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I applied online. The process took 1 week. I interviewed at Hot Topic in Jun 2022

Interview

I am applying for the job here at Hot Topic. I have filled out everything to the best of my knowledge. So at this time I have not had an interview yet.

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  • Why do you want to work at hot topic
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Anonymous Employee in Moreno Valley, CA

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I applied in-person. I interviewed at Hot Topic (Moreno Valley, CA)

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It is a very relaxed interview. Basically to introduce yourself and what you know about Hot Topic. If you know any fandom, what products they sell, etc. They will ask about any retail experience, which is preferred.

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Common stages of the interview process at Hot Topic according to 441 Glassdoor interviews include:

One on One Interview: 38.89%

Background Check: 12.90%

Group Panel Interview: 10.75%

Phone Interview: 8.96%

Presentation: 7.35%

Drug Test: 5.73%

IQ Intelligence Test: 4.84%

Personality Test: 4.12%

Skills Test: 3.94%

Other: 2.51%

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