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Safeway Interview Questions

Updated Aug 13, 2018
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    Produce Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Safeway.

    Interview

    Received a phone call to schedule an interview about one week after I applied. The interview was scheduled for less than a week later and went as expected - good experience.

    Interview Questions


  2.  

    Construction Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Livermore, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Safeway (Livermore, CA) in November 2013.

    Interview

    Specific questions ask from HR questionnaire

    Interview Questions

    • What is the most difficult situation you've had at work and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
  3.  

    Assistant Store Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newport, OR
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Safeway (Newport, OR) in February 2016.

    Interview

    The interview was held by the Store Director and the District Assistant, they took turns asking questions and where busily writing everything down they felt was pertinent. At the end of the interview I offered that I would also be willing to show my value by accepting job lower than ASD and work into the role. They replied within a few days with a tentative offer. I accepted

    Interview Questions


  4.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Safeway.

    Interview

    Be prepared, study star format, have good examples of leadership ability

    Interview Questions

    • Questions on how you built teams/incorporated leadership & planning   Answer Question

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Safeway in November 2007.

    Interview

    They will interview a large number of candidates and make a decision based on what they see. That is a good company to work for but they are no where near the top of the food chain. It is a good place to network from. Get to know somethings about the grocery business. This type of job demands people who can really communicate verbably, good appearance, great work ethic. Dress like you are going to church or a funeral. Bottom line, good job to start. MAKE SURE YOU CAN SPEAK AND SPEAK ON YOUR FEET.

    Interview Questions

    • What makes you the most ideal candidate for this position?   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Got another job offer before they made me a formal offer.


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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Safeway (Phoenix, AZ) in November 2010.

    Interview

    My interview was for interal employees so it will differ in outside employees. i applyed for the job and about week later HR called and asked me to come in for a 250 question personailty test. Took about 45 to 1 hour long. Once i was done i was told they would call me a few days and let me know if i passed it. i was about 30 mins away and they called me and said i passed the test and that a the HR adisor for that store would call me and set up and interview. Two days later i got the interveiw. Asked question about different situions and how did i handle them. they are looking for real life examples when answering their questionn

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you handle a disagreement with two fellow coworkers   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiotion its set


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    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at Safeway in August 2013.

    Interview

    The interview is conducted by 4 people where you are given an Oral Examination. The District HR representative, The District Sales Manager, The Director of Employee Education and a Store Manager. It consists of 7 questions and is graded on a 5 point system. Each question is about store operations. Employee Conflict Resolution, Customer Conflict Resolution, Accurate Book Keeping, Shrink Tracking and Control, Process Benchmarking, Out of Stock control, and Gross Profit. There is also as written exam.

    A score is generated from the RLD (retail leadership development) classwork, the written examination, the oral examination and the interview.

    This final score determines whether you receive the promotion or not and your starting salary which varies from 37k to 57k.

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Safeway (San Francisco, CA) in March 2015.

    Interview

    I worked in retail management for many years but when I applied as Assistant Store Manager, I was offered a Cashier position. HAHA And the interviewer talks more than I do, there were times that she kept talking and all I have to do was listen, yeah just like telling bed stories.

    Interview Questions

    • The recruiter asked more than 15 questions in the span of 20mins. About your resume, how you do things, sales volume and figures, Safeway history   Answer Question

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Safeway (Denver, CO) in January 2014.

    Interview

    One interview with the recruiter then a group panel interview with recruiter, hr manager, and market manager. Very basic stuff but they will ask you a few operational question and customer service.

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Safeway (Denver, CO) in May 2013.

    Interview

    I went through a 3 month training that ended in an interview. The interview was completely personality based and situational. The HR Manager and Store Manager are generally present for Management interviews. Nothing unusual is asked, but go in prepared with examples of your experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you have showed integrity in a situation.   Answer Question

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Scottsdale, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Safeway (Scottsdale, AZ) in December 2012.

    Interview

    drug test and if you pass then a personality test, then a face to face interview with store manager, district manager and HR. Many questions were ask about work experience.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    no negotiation


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