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Walmart Shift Manager Interview Questions

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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Walmart.

    Interview

    Depends on the Market/Region, but usually a phone interview. It also varies on timeframe for which they want to fill the position. Some move very quickly.. others take their time in responding.

    Interview Questions

    • All questions were open-ended, scenario-based questions such as "Tell me about a time when.. ".   1 Answer

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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lake Charles, LA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Walmart (Lake Charles, LA).

    Interview

    Situation based questions. Describe specific situations that you dealt with in a retail position. Be positive with your answers. Stay confident so that they see you are calm under pressure.

    Interview Questions

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    Shift Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Walmart (Dallas, TX).

    Interview

    This is my first interview for shift manager I'm very excited about it. I have been communicating with the store manager through email. Waiting on him to schedule the time and day.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe how you maintained an environment that promoted and reinforced the highest standards of integrity and ethics among associates   Answer Question
    • What steps did you take   Answer Question
    • How have you incorporated these ideals into associate initiatives   Answer Question
    • How was your team held accountable for behavior that did not conform to these standards?   Answer Question
    • How did you measure the impact of your efforts?   Answer Question

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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Walmart.

    Interview

    2 sets of Competency based interview questions. Went through phone interview then had to go to a Walmart location to complete a panel interview with store managers and district managers. Asked competency based questions based on job description

    Interview Questions


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    Department Manager/Second Shift Support Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Johnson City, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Walmart (Johnson City, TN) in June 2015.

    Interview

    For department manager positions you've got to express interest to your upper management. You'll have to preference for whichever dpt you want unless you preference for all of them. You need to take management test on the wire and pass as well. Then wait on the position to open and wait to be interviewed.

    Interview Questions

    • they will ask questions based on the same competencies they go over in the yearly evaluations. For this interview I was asked 4 questions based on judgement, execution and results, talent, and adaptability. if you think of great specific times you've implemented those qualities that is what they're looking for.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    You need to consider the pay/hrs/ and if you have the availability to do the job. If you have kids or go to school can you make accommodations for the position.


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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, GA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Walmart (Columbus, GA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    If you get called for an interview, you can pretty much guarantee that you have the job unless you fail the drug test or are a complete idiot. The questions they ask are very easy. Nowadays expect to be employed as a Temp. A few months down the road, based upon your work ethic, you can expect to be hired on as part-time.

    Interview Questions

    • How what do you think you can do to make this company better.   1 Answer

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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Laguna Hills, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Walmart (Laguna Hills, CA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Tour based interview, covering various areas of the Store. Tour Fresh, Backroom, Apparel, and Financial discussion. Tour as if teaching a new direct report. Observation and critique by current Store/Shift Manger. Includes financial discussion with Market Manager. Review in front of group to present reasons for hire. Discussion takes place after to choose candidate. (Candidate is often times pre-selected)

    Interview Questions

  8. Helpful (1)  

    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Situational based questions that are open ended questions. Always looking for what you would do as a leader in the work force. Previous interviews with Wal-Mart set a similar basis for the questions asked during the interview. Always prepare situations that show a positive outcome for the decision made. Always be prepared to end with what the outcome was for the situation.

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. Pay is based on regional area


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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Walmart (Oklahoma City, OK).

    Interview

    All interviews are scenario based - first interview with an hourly supervisor and the second with a salaried member of management.


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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Warrenton, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Walmart (Warrenton, VA) in May 2014.

    Interview

    Received a call one week ago to schedule an interview. Phone interview lasted roughly 30 minutes and consisted of 8 standard questions. The crucial part is to make sure that you have detailed examples for each. If you find that there are many probing questions (questions asking for more detail off of the original question) then you need to be more explicit in your answers. If your interviewer asks the main question and all of the probing questions initially - they have no idea on how to interview! Focus on the answering the first question in great detail and the probes will be answered.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a little bit about yourself. This is the time where you get to sell yourself. Pick your strongest qualities. If you need to discuss your areas of opportunity, select something that can also be a strength. For example: I tend to analyze problems down to the smallest detail which can be time consuming.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There is no negotiation.


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