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Accepted Offer – Reviewed May 07, 2013
Interview Details Everyone is required to do a math test and an in person interview no matter the position. You have to do a math test when you first get there and are given a pencil along with a calculator sure you know how to figure out sale prices. Otherwise they were pretty easy standard questions. For instance one was, "How do to feel about doing different cleaning tasks at the end of the night?" "Why do you are qualified for this position and why did you leave your previous job?"
Negotiation Details – Didn't get one.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Cincinnati, OH (US) – Reviewed Apr 25, 2013
Interview Details Phone interview, In person interview with HR, In person interview with specific store management
Interview Question – Interviewer showed a list of characteristics-many of which were Christian based and asked which were the 5 that I displayed the most in my life and the 5 that I least displayed. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation. The wage was preset.
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Apr 18, 2013
Interview Details Very short--I was only asked 2-3 questions. I knew someone in the company, so that's how I got the interview.
Interview Question – "Would you be interested in moving to another department if there was a need?" Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Also very short--it honestly extended into my first few days at the job. I had applied for a cash-handling position, but was made a department manager instead.
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Apr 11, 2013
Interview Details Usual questions such as describe yourself and Why Hobby Lobby.
Declined Offer – Interviewed in Mar 2013 – Reviewed Mar 28, 2013
Interview Details I first applied on line. Within a couple of days I received an email from the recruiter to set up a phone screen. The recruiter was very forthcoming with information about Hobby Lobby. He asked why I was interested in working for Hobby Lobby and we also walked through my work history. He shared that during the 4rh quarter, a 6 day work week is to be expected and just wanted to ensure I was fully aware of the expectation. He also asked what my salary requirements were.
Interview Question – None of the questions were unexpected for a phone screen. I didn't continue the hiring process because the salary did not meet my needs. The recruiter was pleasant and stated that if I should ever change my mind, to please contact him. Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Salary did not meet my requirements.
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Mar 24, 2013
Interview Details just talked to manager told him that i enjoyied many of the crafts that they sell so i would be a.ble to help customers easily. was flexible with my hours so that was a plus. as long as you are friendly and able to talk comfortably with customers you should have no problem passing the interview part.
Interview Question – there is a math test that can be difficult if you are not used to not using a calculator. there are reg. testing. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – they will start you at low as poss.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed on Chicago, IL (US) Dec 2012 – Reviewed Jan 27, 2013
Interview Details Filled out application. Not really an interview. I was over qualified with 20 years customer service and cash handling experience. The manager looked at my credentials and he gave me a math test. After I finished he gave me paper work to fill out for tax purposes, no ,background check which did not matter to me but maybe to others. Watched videos about the store, policy's, safety procedures, and more. About 3 hours total time.
Interview Question – Have you ever worked in retail before? View Answer
Negotiation Details – None. 9.00 was seasonal rate.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Oct 2012 – Reviewed Dec 12, 2012
Interview Details New store opening. The interview took place outside where the new store was to open. They asked if I was creative and which department I wanted to work in. They hired as temporary. Very easy interview.
Negotiation Details – I enjoy it there. I work part time and get along with my fellow co-workers and the managers.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Sep 2010 – Reviewed Nov 23, 2012
Interview Details Went in to drop off an application. Spoke with the manager face to face. Went back for an interview later in the day and was hired on the spot. There is a math test an applicant has to take as there is a lot of math involved with the job. Knowing how to make change and knowing percentage is helpful.
Interview Question –
One difficult question is: "What did you dislike about your previous manager/supervisor?"
I don't remember most of the questions that were asked me at my interview. Answer Question
Declined Offer – Interviewed in Baltimore, MD (US) Jul 2012 – Reviewed Nov 21, 2012
Interview Details Got phone call within 8 hours after doing app. on-line,
Interview Question – can you work 6-70 hrs a week Answer Question
Reason for Declining – pay
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