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Pier 1 Imports Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated May 24, 2017
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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee in Rockwall, TX
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Pier 1 Imports (Rockwall, TX).

Interview

I had received an email from the source Indeed.com from the store manager herself saying they are hiring and would like for me to apply. I applied and set up an interview righty away.

Interview Questions

  • Tell me about yourself? What are your further goals? Availability? What sales/customer service experience do you have?

    The second part of the interview I had to demonstrate customer service by acting a scenario and trying to sell a certain item.  
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Other Interview Reviews for Pier 1 Imports

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Pier 1 Imports.

    Interview

    I applied and got a call back about 2-3 weeks after to schedule am interview. When I arrived for the interview, it was incredibly comfortable and informal. The hiring manager asked me a few questions and we just chatted like a normal conversation. I was offered the position on the spot.

    Interview Questions


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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Las Vegas, NV
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Pier 1 Imports (Las Vegas, NV) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I applied on a Friday night, got a call Monday morning and my interview was the next day on Tuesday. I walked into the store, walked around until the Manager was able to interview me, it was a few minutes after our scheduled time, but they had gotten a very large shipment. The manager apologized about making me wait, even though it wasn't more than 5 minutes. The interview itself took about 30 minutes, it was a really easy and really relaxed interview! Just be yourself!

    Interview Questions


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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Pier 1 Imports in January 2017.

    Interview

    I applied and received a call back in less than 2 days to come in the following day for an interview. The interview lasted about 20 minutes where we spoke about my past experiences and what to look forward to if hired for the position.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time where you had to give exceptional customer service.   Answer Question

  4.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Pier 1 Imports.

    Interview

    Hiring was an online assessment test. After completing you get called for an interview if you are liked you could possibly be offered the position on the spot. Simple questions not rocket science the questions are based on your assessment results.

    Interview Questions

    • What kinda of customer service situation have you been in?   Answer Question
    • How would you answer the question about how something looks even if you don't like it.   Answer Question

  5.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Pier 1 Imports in December 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online and I received a call the next day. I was in for an interview a couple of days after that. And got a call a day after the interview saying that wanted to hire me. The interview, in my opinion, had your standard interview questions. Overall, I would say the entire process, from start to finish, was easy and stress free.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your biggest strength? Weakness? What are you hobbies?   Answer Question

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    Sales Associate Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Pier 1 Imports (Stockton, CA) in October 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online the process took 2-3 weeks. I got a call for an interview shortly after, i was interviewed with another girl and coincidentally it happened to be a friend I went to high school with! The interview was really relaxed and in a friendly atmosphere. I was asked the basic interview questions. The interview was very easy and the store manager was super friendly! I got a call on the 3rd week on a Sunday and started working on that Wednesday!

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work at Pier 1?   1 Answer

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Pier 1 Imports (Atlanta, GA) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Basic interview process, not very long at all, role play required, everything explained upfront, a lot of customer service based questions, and what I was looking for out of this experience

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time/place where you encountered great customer service and what made it so great.   Answer Question

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Pier 1 Imports (Austin, TX) in August 2016.

    Interview

    We talked about my experience in sales and all kind of random stuff, it was a pretty nice conversation. She had to go through a long catalogue of questions to ask me but it was fine and she made it quick.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you see yourself in the future?
      Sell me this Papasan.  
      Answer Question

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Pier 1 Imports.

    Interview

    It was super easy! They talked to me one on one. We talked about normal things like why is sales so important? I dressed up in nice slacks and a tank with a sweater. The talk was incredibly casual and I felt very comfortable. The woman I talked to though did not actually work at that location.

    Interview Questions

    • Why is sales so important?   Answer Question
    • Why is it so important that the customers have a good experience?   1 Answer

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