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Petco
Inventory and Pricing Department Manager was asked...June 8, 2016

How would you describe your management abilities?

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As the manager of ______ , I took initive and lead of many projects. I had implemented many new ways to complete truck faster and more efficiently. I also took my employees thoughts and concerns to heart and tried to rectify any grievances immediately to avoid turnovers. Less

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

What was the most stressful case/call/patient you ever worked on?

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Drug seeking patients, very sick children and loss of a family member.

Carle Health

Why should I pick you over other candidates?

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My background and experience speak for themselves, I have exceptional attention to detail, operate well in stressful environments, and am patient-focused in the delivery of care Less

DrFirst

I was asked to explain why I allowed my company to go under. She fired off numerous challenging, negatively phrased questions assuming she was right and I was wrong about everything. This woman seemed to have preconceived ideas about my prior employers without knowing anything about those businesses. Her attitude was argumentative from the moment she laid eyes on me. I could never work with someone like this, she seems to be a poor listener with a short temper.

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No... DrFirst is a hostile and unprofessional environment. I can tell you this after having worked there. Less

This is very true. I interviewed for a Sales position in 2012. Went through two interviews (phone and in person) and then went fine. The last two in person interviews were a terror. The individuals that I spoke to were some of the rudest, nastiest, most unprofessional people that I've ever met. It is definitely a unhealthy work environment. I ended up getting a better job soon afterwards. Less

This is very true. I interviewed for a Sales position in 2012. Went through two interviews (phone and in person) and then went fine. The last two in person interviews were a terror. The individuals that I spoke to were some of the rudest, nastiest, most unprofessional people that I've ever met. It is definitely a unhealthy work environment. I ended up getting a better job soon afterwards. Less

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The Home Depot

Would you place blame on underlings for not completing a task, or take personal responsibility for their failure?

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As the Supervisor, it is your job to lead , educate and direct your employees. But the key is communication and follow up to ensure the assigned task were completed timely. Less

As a supervisor, accountability is of the upmost importance. As such, I would hold myself accountable for any existing inefficiencies, staff development, or training, that may have contributed to the failure and would hold the staff accountable for failing to complete assigned task. Less

As a leader it's my job to communicate with employees to get the best of there ability not to make them feel useless Less

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Walmart

Tell me about a time you went above and beyond for a customer.

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I special ordered items that customers have been asking for.

Do anything in my power to help satisfy the customer because they are right

I will go out of my way to make sure that a customer has a smile on their face and the product they need Less

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Burberry

Why burberry?

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I want to work here to further enrich my future and work efficiency

I have previously worked with Calvin Klein jeans, French connection UK, Mercedes Benz and marina home interior these all were luxury brands and burberry is know as a luxury brand and I would wish to work with this brand as it also teaches a lot of fashion knowledge Less

Read about the company heritage and current market position.

Neiman Marcus

Where do you see yourself in the next five years?

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What are your salary expectations?

I see my self as a store manager

I can see myself using my knowledge and applying it towards the company

Safeway

Do you plan on staying with us and moving up into management? or do you have other future plans in mind? Meaning, current management has an opening and think you'd be a good fit. Only you know you've been faking smiling for them for the past year and are sick of it. What to do? ......Raise or Quit?

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That is a very stupid question to ask.

My answer will depend on the situation I am in. Currently, I am in a good postion with Allied Barton Security. If I was working with/at Safeway as a second job and they offered me a management position; I would decline, but continue working as a clerk. If Safeway was my only job, I would take it. More money will always help, and if the position truely makes you unhappy, than you can quite later. Remember, you can turn any job into a Career. But a Job will never be what you love. Less

Quit.

Lowe's Home Improvement

No difficult questions. They will be focused on customer service, so have stories ready to tell about actual situations you have been in. For example, you will be asked if you encounter a dissatisfied customer how you will handle the situation. Always answer the question with a story, don't try to make something up. Don't answer with " this is how I would handle it", answer with " this is how I handled it and tell your story.

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my name is surender sharma

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