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Loblaw Interview Questions

Updated Apr 23, 2017
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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Senior Category Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Loblaw (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in August 2013.

    Interview

    very intensive. quite a few interviews with different levels of upper management. job description was very clear and there was a lot of care taken to ensure that candidates could demonstrate the skills necessary to thrive in the environment.

    Negotiation

    was not able to negotiate any of the contract, but contract fair to begin with.


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    CPA 3-year Rotational Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Loblaw (Brampton, ON (Canada)) in September 2013.

    Interview

    1. Phone Interview: basic questions regarding resume; interviewer asked me if I knew some advanced excel (vlookups, pivot tables).
    2. Interview Event: has two main parts:
    a. Business case: 30 minutes to prepare for a case and 10 minutes to present to two officers.
    b. Interview: Panel interview with 2 interviewers. Mainly behavioral questions.
    - What do you know about Loblaw
    -Tell me about a time where you used communication skills

    Interview Questions

    • - Tell me about a time where you had to influence someone who initially disagreed with you
      - Business case: preemptive actions for arrival of new competition, technical managerial measures of sales, costs etc.  
      Answer Question

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    Meat Department Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in West Kelowna, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Loblaw (West Kelowna, BC (Canada)) in November 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online but the assessment never went through. Brought a resume in, tried the assessment online again, got an interview before the assessment went through and was told I'm qualified and as soon as it goes through I'm hired. Got a call later to inform me I failed the assessment and won't be hired. No other explanation, just you failed goodbye now.

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Loblaw (Brampton, ON (Canada)) in March 2016.

    Interview

    The position is a sixteen months internship, I went to the head office in Brampton for an on-site interview. There were two interviewers, the interview time is 30 minutes. There are both behaviour questions and technical questions involved. Went through resume with each experience and each skill I listed. Asked every detail showed on the resume

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your knowledge to Excel?   1 Answer

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    Grad Program Candidate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Loblaw (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in October 2014.

    Interview

    3 parts - 1:1 with HR and Senior Director from the stream you applied
    - group case - given flyers of different region and asked to come up with tactics based on situations presented
    - audit of your home store

    Interview Questions


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    Associate Merchant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Loblaw (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in August 2015.

    Interview

    The process involved an initial phone interview to screen out people. This was followed by an in-person interview which involved meeting two groups of people plus a 30 min excel test. First group was with the manager who leads the team. Second group was with the team.

    PS. Everyone likes soccer

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    Produce Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Loblaw in July 2015.

    Interview

    Interviewer was friendly but the questions were tough. She seemed to like my answers, we discussed pay, the stores union and even introduced me to the department I applied to. Didn't hear back at all afterwards, my calls were ignored. Terrible.

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    Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Loblaw (Brampton, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    standard process, 2 interviewers, questions were pretty standard as well, except for they give you a test on excel, and an IQ (kind of) test to see if you can think on your feet

    Interview Questions

    • Ask you to create a pivot table, and use vlookup during the interview   1 Answer

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    Master Data Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Loblaw (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in May 2010.

    Interview

    I had two phone interviews, first initially for the grad program then they recommended me apply for this job. Hence, I did and the group panel interview was very intense. There were two managers and one HR who conducted it and it was like a firing session for an hour. What they are really looking for is, people who have the ability to learn and excel skills.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a situation where you were unable to get along with the manager and how did you deal with it?   Answer Question
    • How are your excel skills, do you know how to use pivot tables, vlook up?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I was unable to negotiate as I was the fresh grad out of University. The only negotiation that was accepted was, the re-location to Toronto instead of Mississauga.


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    Fresh Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Loblaw in January 2010.

    Interview

    Interview was about an hour and pretty standard basic questions.

    Interview Questions


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