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Ross Stores Assistant Buyer Interview Questions

Updated Nov 10, 2017
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Assistant Buyer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
No Offer
Negative Experience
Average Interview

Application

The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Ross Stores (New York, NY) in October 2017.

Interview

I applied online and the hr person emailed me same day and was really eager and nice to do round one of interviews. Round one went really well which was a phone interview and it went really well. Then they set up my 2 final interviews. I go into the city and one of the people doesn’t even come. I met with this horrible girl who showed up late and just gave me blank stares. She told me if she still felt I was a good fit she would reschedule my other interview. I just don’t understand what went wrong. She told me she would be in touch in a week over a week went by and I didn’t hear anything so I reached out and we had a telephone appt that she called me 15 mins late to and said they went another candidate. Just really unclear. Horrible

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Other Interview Reviews for Ross Stores

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    Assistant Buyer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Ross Stores (New York, NY) in March 2017.

    Interview

    The interview was in person on campus for 30 min, and then was called in for a final round a week later. The final round was 4 interview with 4 different managers for 30 min each.

    Interview Questions


  2. Helpful (6)  

    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Ross Stores.

    Interview

    It was fine. Basic questions about fashion trends, different experiences with analyzing companies, and behavioral questions. Woman that interviewed me was the hardest part because she was very hard to read and not very friendly which threw me off a bit.

    Interview Questions

    • 3 strengths and 3 weaknesses?
      what's going on in fashion right now?   Answer Question
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    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ross Stores in October 2016.

    Interview

    The first interview went well. Standard behavioral questions. I did not like the fact that the recruiter insisted on knowing which companies I had applied to specifically. Also, she requested a second interview which is not standard. The second time she was 5 minutes late calling and asked the same questions I had already answered before.

    Interview Questions

    • How comfortable are you with Excel? Have you interviewed with any other companies? If so, where?   Answer Question

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    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Ross Stores.

    Interview

    The process was easy going. Interviewer was kind and easy to talk to.
    Interview was pretty conversational and fluid. The recruiter asked some behavioral questions, so be prepared to answer all the major questions that they generally ask on an interview.
    I was also asked some fun questions to lighten the mood and gage personality - like what I like to do for fun.
    Overall, interview was about 20 minutes and not too difficult.

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    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ross Stores (Los Angeles, CA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Phone interview with HR first, then asked to go in for a in person interview.
    Met with the VP and HR again.
    Second interview was with one of the buyers

    Interview Questions


  6. Helpful (3)  

    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Ross Stores (New York, NY) in April 2015.

    Interview

    It moved fast because they were trying to fill a position but be prepared for several rounds. There was a phone interview with the recruiter and then in person recruiter interview. Then moved into several rounds with the buyer and all her superiors. They ask for pay stubs to prove employment, so be prepared.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    another offer


  7. Helpful (4)  

    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    I first met with an HR manager after she found me on LinkedIn. Questions were pretty standard, though she did test me on my fashion trend knowledge. About a week later, I met with one of the Buyers. She was extremely nice, and the interview was pretty easy-going.

    Interview Questions

    • During my second interview, we played a "rate yourself" game. I would suggest thinking carefully before rating yourself, so that you seem confident yet also a bit self-critical.   Answer Question
  8. Helpful (2)  

    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Ross Stores.

    Interview

    Very long interview process-- took about 3 months and they were very vague as to when an answer would be reached. I didn't end up getting the job because all available jobs were being saved for college graduates and interns in order for the company to save money.

    Interview Questions


  9. Helpful (2)  

    Assistant Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Ross Stores (Los Angeles, CA) in January 2014.

    Interview

    Met at a job fair. The HR guy was very nice had a phone interview and then went to LA and met with various buyers for a couple different interviews. Definitely be prepared about yourself, the company, and do background on who you meet. Honestly a great company culture. I would prepare yourself with questions for them and be very proficient in Excel. Also they liked to be called "off price". Do not bring up any negative connotations with being off price.

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly all situational. So a stressful time and how I reacted. ? Also three up and coming trends that I saw?   Answer Question

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