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Assistant Store Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jacksonville, NC
No Offer
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at OfficeMax (Jacksonville, NC) in September 2012.

Interview

Professional, but relaxed. It was a very informative interview. You can tell that Office Max cares about their employees. They want the best to lead the best. Subjects talked about: duties, environment, employees, schedule, promoting company image, morale, and individual expectations with possible promotions.

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at OfficeMax in February 2013.

    Interview

    went through 3 interviews and the last one was a group interview. Pretty simple questions and process. Was offered the job via email which I thought was completely odd. Also during one of the interviews the Manager was talking like a sailor, not sure what I am getting in to. But in today's world at least I have a job now...

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at OfficeMax in February 2008.

    Interview

    Recruited by Email/Phone and responded. Went over the typical questions, which was then scheduled for a more formal interview of pre set questions. Information then forwarded to DM for a 1 on 1. If you local you could meet face to face in a store setting, or phone interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What makes you think you'll stand out more than my other managers?   Answer Question
    • How do you plan on winning over fellow managers at the same time?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    After interviewing with the DM -- From there the decision is made when the recruiter calls you back to make an offer. There usually is some wiggle room in the number he gives you as I negotiated for more.

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at OfficeMax (Columbus, OH) in July 2010.

    Interview

    I was contacted by email by a Human Resource Manager who set up a phone interview for 2 days later. She called on the day of the interview and asked basic retail questions. She then asked me about salary requirements and let me know that she was passing my resume on to the store manager and if he didn't get back to me by the next week to email her. He called me later that day and set up an interview with himself and DM. At the interview I met with the DM first who offered me pointers and told me about the company and then he left the store. I met with the store manager and he asked me the questions off the questionaire (All very basic retail questions...What would you do with an upset employee or one who refused to follow the programs) The interview went extremely well, we ended up discussing for about 40 minutes after the questions. He said that he say me moving far with the company and they would be contact soon. it has now been 6 weeks and I have not heard from anyone. I called him after 2 weeks and he said that the ultimate decision was up to corporate and he hadn't heard anything but if I didn't then I would get a letter in the mail.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do if you had an employee who refused to follow a new program?   2 Answers
    • Tell me about a time that you went above and beyond to help a customer.   Answer Question

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at OfficeMax (Minneapolis, MN) in August 2010.

    Interview

    Received a phone interview approximately 3 weeks after initial application. Asked several questions, basic questions about my current job, etc. Nothing too difficult.

    They told me how the position came about, the process, etc, and mentioned that I was the most qualified on paper. They were going to forward my application on and I would be hearing back in a few days. It has been over a week, no call.

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gadsden, AL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at OfficeMax (Gadsden, AL) in June 2011.

    Interview

    Applied online and got a call froma recruiter 10 days later to schedule a phone interview the following day. Call was right on time lasted 1 hour questions were situational and in regards to experience. Covered benefits and work schedule. Told me process was next to interview with dm and store manager then desision is made from there.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your management style?   1 Answer
    • What are the 3 most important factors in managing people and business?   Answer Question

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Happy Valley, OR
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at OfficeMax (Happy Valley, OR).

    Interview

    Process took about 90+ days . I was referred by a close previous friend/store manager

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    A Recruiter contacted me and we set up a phone interview. Then, I met up with the district manager and a store manager for a face to face interview. The recruiter kept in contact with me afterwards. I did not interview with the store manager of the store that I ended up at which I wish I had met with him prior to starting.

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at OfficeMax in November 2009.

    Interview

    Various questions pertaining to "What would you do", and "How would you handle this?"

    Interview Questions

    • The questions are not too difficult, but if you have little or no retail management experience it can cause hesitation and awkward silence .   Answer Question

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Merrillville, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at OfficeMax (Merrillville, IN) in March 2009.

    Interview

    1 interview with the district manager

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    non negotiable


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