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Target Hardline Interview Questions

Updated Aug 8, 2017
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Hardlines Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Target.

Interview

Application was done online. The interviews were straightforward. One phone interview and one in-person interview. Had to do an employee assessment test in the store. I called about a week after I submitted my application to see if they had reviewed it yet, which was when they offered to set up my first phone interview.

Interview Questions

  • What are you strengths?   1 Answer
  • What is your biggest weakness and how do you overcome it?   Answer Question
  • Describe a time you had to work as a team to accomplish a goal.   Answer Question

Negotiation

No negotiation. Was offered minimum wage.

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    Hardlines Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Target (Chicago, IL) in April 2014.

    Interview

    quick verbal filled out application on line interviewed by four people. asked about retail experience management experience, team work experience over all it was a painless and easy experience enjoyable. I was asked how many hours i would require, and was told that it is company policy that each member work on a Saturday or Sunday each week , no exceptions

    Interview Questions


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    Hardlines Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leominster, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Target (Leominster, MA) in November 2013.

    Interview

    I was applying for a 90 day seasonal position while I looked for a full-time career. The interview was pretty short. Basically, after completing the online application, you are given a call within 3-4 days. Once you get the call, you are called in for the face to face interview. (If you are applying around September or November and get a call, you pretty much have the job.)

    Once called in, I had to fill out another questionnaire on one of their computers. There, it asks you a series of situational questions. Such as, "A customer comes to you to ask a question while you are helping another guest with their question, what do you NOT do?"

    After completing that part, you will have the face to face with an ETL. I would recommend not over dressing or under dressing. I wore a dress shirt with dress pants, no tie.There you will be asked basic questions, so do not be nervous.

    Interview Questions

    • The questions were basic. I would say the only tough one that always gets me is, "What is something you could improve on?"   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no real negotiation. They basically offered me 50 cents above minimum wage and I accepted. You then have to get a drug test done at a hospital.

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    Hardlines Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Springfield, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Target (Springfield, MO) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Applied during the holiday season. Telephone interview and face-to-face interview. Phone interview asked standard questions. Face-to-face interview took about 15 minutes. They hired on the spot. They were able to work around my school schedule.

    Interview Questions


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    Hardlines Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Target.

    Interview

    The one interviewing you will be an LOD or leader on duty. Give examples and experiece on how you will handle a disgruntled customer or to solve an issue. Appear confident because you will always be talking to customers if you get the job. Mention selling the Redcards they are crazy about that! Mention how you will also try to get a customer to add onto their purchase as they always try to reach sale expectance everyday.

    Interview Questions

    • If a guest is looking for something that is not on the floor what do you do?   1 Answer

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    Hardlines Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Target.

    Interview

    Online application

    two interview

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever been in a situation/conflict and how did you handle the situation   Answer Question

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    Hardline Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Target.

    Interview

    Interview almost an hour. Got interviewed by two people. Pretty Easy

    Interview Questions


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    Hardlines Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Northridge, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Target (Northridge, CA) in October 2012.

    Interview

    The interview process was super quick and they mostly ask you situational questions

    Interview Questions

    • its all really easy but they asked questions like Say a mother came in with her daughter looking for shoes and they didn't have what she was looking for what do you do/say?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    none

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    Hardlines Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Target (Saint Petersburg, FL) in May 2012.

    Interview

    I applied on a Friday and got a call the following Monday to set up an interview. On the phone they asked me a couple questions like why I wanted to work at Target, do I like working as part of a team etc.

    The in person interview had two parts- one with a Team Leader and the other with the H.R. person. They were both pretty straight forwards, the TL asked a series of questions like "name a time you had to work as part of a team", "describe a time that something didn't go as planned and how did you deal with it", "what would you do if you were helping a guest and you didn't know the answer to their question."

    The interview with the H.R. person was easier, just a couple more basic questions that were easy to answer on the spot.

    Interview Questions

    • The most difficult question was "Describe a time when something didn't go as planned"   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiating, they said they start everyone at $7.75/ hr


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    Hardlines Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Target (Jacksonville, FL) in September 2011.

    Interview

    I filled out my application sometime in summer 2011, didn't get called in for an interview until late September, interview just consisted of a general Q&A, nothing out of the ordinary.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Just go with what they give you.


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