With over 650 stores in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico, Hot Topic is one of the leading retailers in music and pop culture licensed apparel, accessories, and gifts for guys and girls.
Hot Topic is a family comprised of creative and talented individuals who are passionate about delivering the best retail experience and expert customer service. We succeed as a team by maintaining our respect for others, commitment to open communication, and our deep connection with our customers.
Our Hot Topic family has grown to over 10,000 associates strong since our founding in 1988, and we are always searching for more people to join. With so many careers to pursue at Hot Topic, we invite you to browse our job listings to see what opportunities match your skills and interests.
We believe the creative arts enrich lives. That’s why the Hot Topic Foundation exists – to inspire and encourage young people to express their individuality through music and the arts.
All transactions in Hot Topic stores and Hottopic.com can be rounded up to the next dollar – the change will be donated to the Hot Topic Foundation.
Hot Topic Foundation is administered by the California Community Foundation, a 501c3 public charity.
I worked at Hot Topic full-time
Product discount, awesome customers, fun team members
Not really good for growth, being hired on as management is your best option
Advice to Management
Should promote internally more often
The process took a week. I interviewed at Hot Topic (New York, NY).
Recruiter found me on LinkedIn. Interview process consist of three phone interviews plus onsite interview. Each phone interview took about 30-45min. Onsite interview took about 1.5 hours. I was offered the job onsite.