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Party City Interview Questions

Updated Mar 19, 2017
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  1.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Party City (New York, NY) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Easy and quick. They only asked me one question. They hired me on the spot. Overall it was a good experience and it was really fun to be there. I am going to miss the job. I was a seasonal associates.

    Interview Questions

  2.  

    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Tannersville, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Party City (Tannersville, PA) in September 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online. got called in for interview, a few days later. I interviewed with the general manager. they asked basic questions. Like whats your experience like, are you in school, are you familiar with marvel characters,etc I was hired on-the spot. they sent me an email after I was done, and I started working the following week.

    Interview Questions

    • what is your background experience like?
      have u ever been here before?  
      Answer Question
  3.  

    Cashier/Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Temecula, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Party City (Temecula, CA) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Went in, and talk to the management. They make you feel welcome. It was so comfortable to talk to them. I normally get nervous at interviews, but here did not,

    Interview Questions

    • If you and another employee don't get along, how do you handle the situtation.   1 Answer
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Party City.

    Interview

    First I got a phone call from the manager which lasted a few minutes. She asked if I was available for interview the next day
    One of the assistant managers was the one who interviewed me (the interview was held in the backroom)
    Interview was brief - no more than 8 questions
    Basic questions such as tell me about yourself, why do you want to work here, what are three words to describe you, etc.
    Since I applied for a seasonal position they asked me Halloween specific questions

    Later they call you another time to let offer you the job position

    Interview Questions

  6.  

    Seasonal Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Naperville, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Party City (Naperville, IL) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Applied online. Went in for a interview that was about 10 min long. Took a assessment test. Was told when i would have a phone interview. The following day had the phone interview

    Interview Questions

    • When was i available to start   1 Answer
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hialeah, FL
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Party City (Hialeah, FL) in August 2016.

    Interview

    They were doing this thing with questions about me and I had to answer them over the phone and then I had to call them back and they interviewed me in person up close and personal

    Interview Questions

  8. Helpful (1)  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Party City (New York, NY) in July 2016.

    Interview

    Came in a few minutes early, waited for a bit, and then manager came and we shook hands. We headed to the back for the interview. It was very casual.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Be confident, speak loudly, make eye contact, and make sure you thank them.

  9. Helpful (3)  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Party City.

    Interview

    It was very short and they had easy questions. They just brought me to the back and asked me a few questions about my resume and customer service. Then they said ok they will call me.

    Interview Questions

  10. Helpful (3)  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Party City.

    Interview

    The interview wasn't bad at all. I applied online and a week later, I was called for an interview the next day. The manager just basically went through my resume and asked questions from it and he made casual conversation so I was relaxed and comfortable. None of the interview questions were hard, they were very simple and was very easy to answer.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work here?
      Can you provide/have you provided customer service?
      Have you ever had experience handling cash?
      Are you afraid of balloons?
      Are you allergic to latex?  
      Answer Question
  11.  

    Part-Time Sales Associate Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Party City (Cincinnati, OH) in April 2016.

    Interview

    The entire interview was less than five minutes. I didn't learn until I got the call for the interview that the manager was someone I went to school with. I was still called in nonetheless. I was asked only three questions: can you drive, are you available on the weekends, and are you currently in school. I was hired on the spot.

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