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Sherwin-Williams Store Manager Interview Questions

Updated Mar 24, 2017
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Store Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee in Walnut Creek, CA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams (Walnut Creek, CA) in March 2015.

Interview

3 Interview stages easy to apply for need to drive to walnut creek for interviews. Everyone was very professional to talk to. Final interview is with Human Recourse Manager.

Interview Questions

  • Where do you see your self in 2-5 Years?   1 Answer

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams in October 2009.

    Interview

    Set down with management team and went over behaviorial interview questions. Discussed what I would do in all types of situations. Discussed what I planned to do to make improvements, and how I would handle current and future employees. Discussed why I was ready for the promotion.

    Interview Questions

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams in March 2017.

    Interview

    Phone interview, about 30 minutes personable and very professional and courteous. Followed up with me within 24 hour to inform of position Filled status. Was set up 48 hours in advance by coordinator

    Interview Questions

    • What is your nine month business plan. And how you plan to achieve set goals. And why should I hire you over any other candidate   Answer Question
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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sacramento, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams (Sacramento, CA) in May 2012.

    Interview

    3 Tiered: Phone, Tour local store, District Manager formal interview. They thoroughly vet you and though they are always hiring they do not take anyone without investing a lot of time and effort doing their research. They spend an abundance of money and resources on their new hires and vets over the years of employment.

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams.

    Interview

    District Manager was very interested and involved. Instead of his Secretary setting his interview he personally contacted me and asked what time was best for me. Interview was rather casual as he asked his questions in a personable matter.

    Interview Questions

    • He asked about my experience with the P/L   1 Answer
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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in West Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams (West Knoxville, TN) in November 2012.

    Interview

    First Interview is via Skype or on the phone with a recruiter. Second Interview is with District Manager. Final is an Interview with a local manager on a store visit.

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    Store Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams (Houston, TX).

    Interview

    Direct, informative, passionate, and enthusiastic. The Manager who interviewed is still with Sherwin Williams. Because of that one Manager, I knew this was a place I wanted to grow in. Made me feel assertive, confident, and really wanted to push me to success.

    Interview Questions

    • Paint is universal, but at the same time brings us closer together. What does paint mean to you?   1 Answer
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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams.

    Interview

    Basic STAR Format. Situation/Task, Action, Result. Past performance is best indicator of future performance.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    You are told your salary, take it or leave it.

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams (Hartford, CT) in June 2009.

    Interview

    I was contacted by an Human resources recruiter in Cleveland. We did an initial pre-screen. After that round you are passed to another human resource person. There is an phone interview that last for about an hour, You're asked about duties of your past jobs & how you handled situations. Then kicked to the district manager where it's a pretty fast & simple interview.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No room to negotiate.

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    Store Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Sherwin-Williams (Denver, CO) in August 2009.

    Interview

    The hiring and interview process was very efficient and inviting. Starting with the HR dept, these people are very friendly, engaging, and obviously are enthusiastic about their job. The process then moves to the hiring manager. Since Sherwin hires from within, each of these people have experience in the job position in which one is applying for. Overall, this is a very engaging interview process.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation for the store management position. There is a base that is offered to all new prospective employees and it is very competitive within the industry.

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