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JCP Salon & Spa Interview Questions

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    Massage Therapist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at JCP Salon & Spa.

    Interview

    It wasn't very well organized. Seemed unprofessional.
    They wanted me to do all the talking. Basic questions which is normal but they didn't really sell themselves at all.
    After being hired here I wouldnt recomend getting a job here or receiving any type of service. Unprofessional and a rip off of broken promisses to staff.

    Interview Questions

    • What days can your be availible and are you okay with commision?   1 Answer

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    Stylist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    the hiring is simple you get an interview then you go for a drug test if hired and then its on from there ok ok ok its quite nice I love it its wonderful good luck

    Interview Questions

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    Stylist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stockton, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at JCP Salon & Spa (Stockton, CA).

    Interview

    Interview 1on 1

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Hourly


  4.  

    Salon Designer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newport News, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at JCP Salon & Spa (Newport News, VA) in March 2013.

    Interview

    It was a two-part process which was broken down into the sit-down (talking) interview followed by the technical interview. Each interview was handled in a very professional and timely manner.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your biggest area of opportunity? That one always gets me!   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation. They tell you what you will be paid and you either accept or decline.


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    Salon Receptionist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Tucson, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at JCP Salon & Spa (Tucson, AZ).

    Interview

    Started out on the floor, the Asst. Store Manager recommended me to the Salon Leader. Interviewed about selling techniques, how you feel about offering recommendations on product for different types of hair.

    Interview Questions

    • They were all pretty standard, if you're planning on opening your own salon, do NOT mention that.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They offered a pay that was higher than out on the floor, I accepted.


  6.  

    Senior Stylist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in North Charleston, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at JCP Salon & Spa (North Charleston, SC) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Jcp does a back ground check, and training is a few day process but paid. good company

    Interview Questions


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    Salon Stylist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bessemer, AL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at JCP Salon & Spa (Bessemer, AL) in July 2010.

    Interview

    Interviewing took a process of a couple interviews. Manager was untruthful. She explained everything to be wonderful, and when i actually worked there, it was nothing like it seemed in the interview. If you are interested in JCPenney Salon, please take my advice, and keep looking. She told me i would start out at 8 or 9 dollars and hour, and i ended up starting at 7.25. All stylists are paid 7.25 if you are a designer. Master stylists are paid 7.47. The more hours you work, the harder it is to make commission. You must average 11 dollars an hour for the 1st 3 months of your career to make commission, 13 dollars after 3 months and so on. The manager stressed to me how busy the salon was and it was "booming." Only to find out, it was very slow. The most walk ins that i personally saw come into the salon a week was an average of 3 people. I was very disappointed to know that the manager was untruthful about the whole Salon experience and i will never work for another JCPenney salon again!

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Negotiation was not an option in the salon.

  8.  

    Hair Stylist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at JCP Salon & Spa in October 2009.

    Interview

    Took more time than anticipated. Seemed the training department had a few hiccups, trying to train a new person to help in the position, as the regular person had a number of health issues. Initial interview with salon manager went well. Training for store practices and culture seemed drawn out.

    Interview Questions


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    Master Stylist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at JCP Salon & Spa (Omaha, NE) in February 2008.

    Interview

    Everyone was very friendly and welcoming ensuring I understood the ins and outs of the job. The manager made me feel especially welcomed and was willing to allow some flexibility in my schedule considering I was attending college at the time. It is one of my best interview experiences to date.

    Interview Questions

    • Would you be willing to work additional hours if need be.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    It was commission based.


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    Receptionist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at JCP Salon & Spa in May 2012.

    Interview

    I was asked about my life, my resume and volunteer work

    Interview Questions


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