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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Interview Questions

Interviews at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Part Time Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (Columbus, OH) in February 2011.

    Interview

    Normal two interview process. If the first interviewer likes you, you go on to a second. Basic background check needs passed before being hired. Try to use real life experience when answering questions and make sure the answers make sense.

    Interview Questions

    • What is one thing you hope a previous employer doesn't tell me during a reference call.   8 Answers

  2.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer

    Interview

    Applied direct.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you could have embarrassed a coworker during a meeting.   Answer Question
  3.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dunbar, WV
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (Dunbar, WV).

    Interview

    Called my name, we talked about my past work experience and my availability. Would have to help open the store. I don’t know what else to put, it keeps telling that I’m not on 30 words, so I’m just writing this

    Interview Questions


  4.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Rock Hill, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (Rock Hill, SC) in November 2015.

    Interview

    Not really an interview process, I went in for an "interview" and got hired on the spot and filled out paperwork and started two days later. I got paid for being at my "interview" as well.

    Interview Questions


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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (Knoxville, TN) in December 2012.

    Interview

    I put in a application online which when I applied you could do paper or online. I called the next day and asked for the hiring manager, spoke with the former manager and the day after that I was in for a interview. Literally I started in no time. interview was a piece of cake, no drug test (which I didn't care if there was or wasn't) there is a background check.

    Interview Questions

    • None. Mostly chatted about my 4 month old son at the time.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation, start you out at $8. Which was the most at that time I was ever paid an hour.


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    ATL Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Harrisburg, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (Harrisburg, PA) in August 2017.

    Interview

    Took 2 weeks and a lot of follow up, called the manager every few days and he didnt really seem to know when or even what was going on half the time.

    Interview Questions


  7. Helpful (1)  

    ATL Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet.

    Interview

    3 interviews - panel of STL's and DTL

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Offered 2,000. less than I asked.

  8.  

    Stocker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hampton, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (Hampton, VA) in October 2013.

    Interview

    fill out application of they think they like you you're hired. there was no more then fill out application ,received phone call, interviewed ,and was put to work with no training.

    Interview Questions

    • in the past how have you taken a neg. situation and made positive   2 Answers

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    Store Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Florence, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (Florence, SC) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Was asked to interview 2 weeks after submitting resume. Was asked about how i would hold up to the workload and what experience i had in retail. The interview was quick and relatively easy.

    Interview Questions


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    Store Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (Louisville, KY) in September 2016.

    Interview

    very quick and easy they need people all the time .. close to home ... easy for getting on the bus and off just perfect for my person... thanks. Co-manager interview me told me i can be busy at times.. never a dull moment

    Interview Questions


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