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www.wayfair.com /  HQ: Boston, MA

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455 Interviews

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What strategy would you implement to recruit the best candidates to work for S&N?

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Thank you for your positive feedback about the company and our interview process. While I know our interview process has some rigor, this approach ensures that our candidates are a good fit for the role as well as the culture. As you mentioned, the CEO cares deeply about the company and the team members. It is important that we do everything we can to ensure the candidate has a successful future and career with Smith & Noble.

One strategy for recruiting strong candidates is to leverage the current employees' networks. If you already hired a competent employee, it's likely he or she knows other competent people, which saves time during candidate searches. Therefore, set up an employee referral system that rewards employees for recommending good candidates.

I didn't find any question particularly difficult or unexpected. If forced to chose one it was when she asked how I would react to C-level executive/s shooting down a concept I developed for a seasonal campaign.

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50,000 shoppers with a 0.5% conversion rate for a chair that costs $250. Wayfair makes a 27% profit. Next, 50,000 shoppers will get a 10% discount. What is the conversion rate they must achieve to achieve the same profits as before?

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If you could sell a lot of a small profit or few of a large profit, which would you prefer?

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Do you prefer business or product style writing?

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The manager of the store asked me if I liked to drink, what, and how much. Also asked me if I had a boyfriend.

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Once you have built rapport with the customer and have shown them a selection they seem to like, what comes next?

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Previous warehouse experience.

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What is your goal

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If you are given unlimited amount of money, how would you invest it?

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