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Service Systems Associates Interview Questions

Updated Feb 20, 2017
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  1.  

    Retail Sales Associate Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Service Systems Associates (Denver, CO) in June 2016.

    Interview

    The process takes about two weeks. I applied through Indeed online. I was contacted by email on Indeed and then set up an interview with in a few days. Scheduling the interview was flexible. I met one on one with the manager and the whole process lasted less than a half hour.

    Interview Questions

    • Previous work history and how to apply to this current role. The interview lasted less than a half hour and was based on experience. I had some items to work on trying to convince others to purchase. Also asked what would I do in certain situations, if I was working on the floor.   Answer Question

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    Line Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Service Systems Associates (San Francisco, CA) in April 2016.

    Interview

    It was more intriguing after I mentioned I was a culinary student willing to work in this industry for experience. After that they brought in the Head Chefs and I was tested on my culinary terms. The chefs had agreed by the end of the interview that I would fit in perfectly with their crew. I wouldn't say it was intimidating, although I managed to maintain a leveled head and answered the questions with little to no hesitation.

    Interview Questions

    • What are the Five Mother Sauces?   1 Answer
    • Tell us something about yourself.   1 Answer
  3.  

    Intern Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Service Systems Associates (Maineville, OH) in March 2016.

    Interview

    it was just like any other interview. i came in and was asked various questions. it was a very relaxed setting and felt very welcoming. i was notified exactly when i would find out if i got the internship and was notified on time which was very nice

    Interview Questions

    • many of our guests are children. how would you make them feel included in the retail buying experience?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    there was no negotiating.


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    Zoo Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Columbia, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Service Systems Associates (Columbia, SC) in February 2015.

    Interview

    thought i was applying to work with animals or on zoo grounds but i work for SSA which is fair its more pay then my old job and i like the outdoors when im assigned to be outdoors in the cocessions anyways they asked me if i was available anytime anyday yes i am and do i understand when the weather gets cold or rain hrs vary yes i do it went great

    Interview Questions

    • why do i want to work for them?   1 Answer

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Submit an application to the ssa office not the zoo office. They will call you within a few days. When you get called for an interview explain that you have great customer service experience and that you are very good with working with people. Bla bla bla bla bla bla

    Interview Questions


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    Inventory Supervisor Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Service Systems Associates (Pittsburgh, PA) in March 2013.

    Interview

    The interview process was simple and quick. I entered the office and spoke with a supervisor, filled out a few documents, took a brief quiz about company values, then entered the managers office for an one on one interview where i was asked simple questions about my education and experiences.

    Interview Questions

    • Where did you go to high school and have you learned how to cook anything?   1 Answer

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    Supervisor Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Service Systems Associates (Denver, CO) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Interview focused on customer service skills from previous jobs. They asked me why I wanted to work for their organization. They also explained that they have late nights, have to work on holidays and that some shifts are outside.
    I was interviewed by the on site HR Manager, Store Manager and General Manager of the property. I did a phone interview, panel interview with several people.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time that you did not agree with your manager and what did you do about it?   1 Answer
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    Cashier Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Service Systems Associates (Cincinnati, OH) in September 2012.

    Interview

    Saw ad on Craigslist looking for a Cashier at the Cincinnati Zoo for the winter season. Sent my resume and received a call about a month later. Went into the interview and the hiring manager asked me mostly about where I had worked in the past and what I was going to college for. Honestly we talked more about how much we both love Cincinnati than what the job entailed.

    Interview Questions


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    Retail Operation Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Battle Creek, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Service Systems Associates (Battle Creek, MI) in March 2012.

    Interview

    I was interviewed in a relaxed atmosphere and it went well. it lasted over 2 hours and Patrick made me feel like I became his friend. his manner was very helpful in the whole process.

    Interview Questions

    • How I handled stress. he was very friendly and relaxed about the whole process so that made me feel relaxed. I was talking to a person that really wnated to get to know me as a person and a manager. not just an employee.   1 Answer

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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Apple Valley, MN
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Service Systems Associates (Apple Valley, MN) in January 2011.

    Interview

    I have just started the interview process. I applied online, received an email a couple days later asking for a time to set up a phone interview. I set the interview up for 2 days later. I received the phone call and proceeded with the phone interview. It lasted about 20 minutes or so. I was only asked a couple questions and told I'd be passed on to the next step, the face to face interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Your store is flat. You need to do something to get the energy level in the store up. What do you do?   1 Answer
    • You are working in your store, and its just you and one other employee. One of you covers the register and the other covers the floor. Who does what?   1 Answer

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