TJX Companies Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 11, 2014
Updated Aug 11, 2014
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    Merchandising Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    The whole process took about a month. Started with a phone interview, didn't hear back for 2 weeks and then was contacted for an in person interview. The second interview involved meeting with 5 managers, individually.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Senior Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Framingham, MA (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at TJX Companies in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied via LinkedIn for an IR role but they were close to extending an offer to a candidate already in process. However, several days later recruiting emailed me to set up a phone call to talk about a couple of other finance roles as they liked my academic and professional background. I was really impressed with the TJX recruiter as she was very detailed in explaining the culture of TJX ("we're nerds about work and think about it over the weekend") and drilling down into my experience. She said that I'd likely be a good fit at the end of the call and 1.5 wks later they emailed me to schedule an on-site visit.

    The visit consisted of four 30-minute 1-on-1 interviews, mostly about my previous experience. I learned that TJX fosters an internal networking culture so coffee chats and lunches are highly encouraged. Due to a series of flight delays and cancellations, I ended up staying the night at a hotel by Logan and their travel agent was very helpful in arranging my unplanned accommodations. I received an expense reimbursement for all of my T&E costs within 4 weeks. I have recently traveled for other interviews and some companies have taken longer to mail a check or provided only partial reimbursement.

    Interview Questions
    • What are examples of fixed and variable costs associated with our business?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    They came to my campus career fair and asked me if I wanted an interview with them the next day at my campus. I took the interview it went well, after that I never heard back from them, nothing.

    Interview Questions
    • What would make you a better manager than other managers?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Buying Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)
    Application Details

    interviewed at TJX Companies in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Submitted resume through my college career network website and on the company website as well. I received an email asking me to complete an online video interview. The interview had to be completed within a few days of receiving the email. The virtual interview required that I be video taped and answer questions that popped up on the screen.

    Interview Questions
    • A difficult question that was asked of me was to talk about a time when I failed at something and how I overcame it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Corporate Merchandise Training Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Framingham, MA (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at TJX Companies in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    First interview was an online video recording, which was somewhat awkward, but convenient enough to complete. The second interview was a day-long process which included a set of three interviews by three different HR employees. The people were very nice, however I did not like that all three interviewers asked the exact same questions verbatim. Make the process somewhat awkward, because I was not sure whether it was best to answer with my best answer three times, or to respond differently.

    Interview Questions
    • A case study was presented to the group of candidates and was asked to allocate merchandise among different areas, and directions included guidelines and rules. Following this was a group discussion and evaluation, all of which was sat in on by HR reps.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Customer Service Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at TJX Companies in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interview went well. The interview process was easy! Ask questions about former employer, where do you see yourself? What type of personality you have? Name a time you did a great job? Name a time you had a bad experience with employer?

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Allocation Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Framingham, MA (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2 months - interviewed at TJX Companies in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    Very long, the HR process could be greatly improved. Always took a very long time to get back. The interview was overwhelming as it was in a group. The job shadow was the most helpful as they actually showed you what you would be doing.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Allocation Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Framingham, MA (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    You will first start with a video interview if your application is received well. That is pre-recorded and will be sent in. Then they will invite you to participate in a Assessment Day. They will cover travel and room and board. Once there, they will introduce you to the company, do a mock data testing where you allocate jackets to different stores, you will share and develop a strategy with a small group of other interviewees, interview with three different people, then tour the building, have lunch, and shadow an analyst. Overall, it is low stress and the people there are very nice.

    Interview Questions
    • We can tell that you are interested in fashion, trends, and the industry, are you sure you would like a job that is only numbers?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Corporate Merchandise Training Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 months - interviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and the first step is to fill out a personality survey and a kind of math quiz. After that I was notified by a recruiter that I was being moved to the next step which was a one-way interview through Hireview. This consisted of 6 questions that you had 3 minutes each to answer. A few weeks after that I was contacted and told that I was through to the final phase which was an assessment day located at the headquarters. This consisted of a short presentation then a job shadow. After lunch we did an allocation exercise, which you had to complete alone and then come to a group decision. After that we had 3 interviews with recruiters.

    Interview Questions
    • Not super difficult questions, mostly behavioral, ex. tell me about a time you were creative. The hardest part was doing the interviews at the end of the day, it was definitely an exhausting day!   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Merchandise Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the position and got a call back for a phone interview 2 weeks later. Then it took about a month to get an in-person interview. Everyone I spoke with on the phone and through e-mail were friendly.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked a lot of behavioral questions for example, tell me about a time you didn't have all the facts and what did you do to complete the task and how did you go about it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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