Bed Bath & Beyond Interview Questions

Updated 22 Oct 2014
Updated 22 Oct 2014
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    Department Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Interview Details

    Very basic, applied online received an email from the HR manager. Then spent a few days tracking her down. I had a phone interview then met with the DM then the RM. Was told they would make a decision the same day. I was offered the job 3 weeks later.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I told them the salary I wanted and they agreed.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Soft Side Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Interview Details

    I turned in an application and got a call back about two weeks later. The interview was very laid back and to the point. I was asked a variety of questions by the first manager. A second manager came in and asked me to sell a sharpie marker to him. I was offered a job before I left the interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Assistant Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I went on one interview that lasted 3.5 hours. I met with five different people from the planning department. Three out of five spoke to me in a condescending tone and were extremely chauvinistic. Even if I got the job offer, I would have thought twice about taking the position. It was not a very welcoming atmosphere for women.

    Interview Questions
    • What makes you analytical? I thought I answered that question adequately, but I suppose they were looking for a different answer.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Bed Bath & Beyond in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I got a call for an interview within a day of applying. I met a manager and then another hiring manager who asked me more specific questions. They offered me the part-time position then and there. I'm about to accept it.

    Interview Questions
    • The interviewer asked me to describe an instance where an employee could go above and beyond in helping a customer. I gave an answer but then he redundantly asked it again in another way which was frustrating.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Bed Bath & Beyond in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I filled out an application on-line and got a call about a week later to come in for an interview. I met with the manager and was asked basic questions: "Why do you want to work here?" , "How would you help a customer that was filling out a bridal registry?"
    I was asked my availability and told that I would have to be interviewed by a second manager and I should be hearing from them in the next couple of days to schedule.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Supervisor Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Interview Details

    Took a few weeks but their decision was quick. I started with an online application. I waited about 2 weeks then received and email that they wanted to set up a phone interview. The phone interview went well but most questions were about my knowledge of the company. They got back to me quick with a denial via email.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Sales Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Bed Bath & Beyond in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I went in to the store, which had large signs about hiring for the past several months, and grabbed an application. The woman at the counter said when I brought it back to ask for the manager on duty. When I brought it back I was briefly talked to about availability etc. Then I got a call for a more formal meeting. That was pretty quick- 20 mins, and standard questions. I wasn't sure about the interview, but later that day the manager called and said I had the job as part-time sales associate.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. You get paid what you get paid.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Department Manager Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Interview Details

    This was a very slow and lengthy process. There were three different interviews. It took a long time between each one and even just to get the first initial one.

    Interview Questions
    • Where do you think you would fit in best in this store?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    The salary/hour average is at 47 instead of 40
    It's very physically demanding
    Long shifts, extremely early and very very late

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Overnight Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Bed Bath & Beyond in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview was pretty simple and nothing hard. It was short like 15-20min. The manager just talked about the position and asked me what I did at my previous job and why I left.

    Interview Questions
    • Why did you leave your previous job? What did you do at your previous job?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    This was for personal reasons on my behalf.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Sales Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Interview Details

    Just dropped off my resume and spoke to a manager that day. Structured interview with mock senarios dealing with customer service. Pleasant and not too difficult. Part-time hours are less accommodating so be sure to have a flexible schedule including weekends.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Needed better hours.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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