Hobby Lobby Interview Questions

Updated 23 Sep 2014
Updated 23 Sep 2014
112 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Office Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Hiring event for new store opening. Advertised that they were seeking office help as well as cashiers and department employees. Arrived at hiring event to fined out they were in fact not looking for office help. Did not proceed with interview.

    No Offer
  2.  

    Cashier- Part Time Seasonal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Hobby Lobby.

    Interview Details

    The interview was by far the easiest I have ever been too! Right off the bat I was just happy and smiling and we ended up just talking about Christmas for like 15 minutes and how they get all their Christmas stuff so early in the year. Then she looked at my application finally and asked if I was over 18 and if I had ever had retail or cashier experience (which she said didn't matter since their machines are so outdated anyways). Then we just went on talking about our experiencing with customers and such and about the pay and what I would be expected to do and that was it! She did not ask me any real questions, she told me that she was just looking for "bubbly" people and that I fit into that category. So honestly the interview is just to figure out your personality because you can be taught everything else.

    Interview Questions
    • Like I said all she asked was if I had any experience in retail or with cash registers.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation at all, but they pay way better than other retail stores.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Certified Custom Framer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Hobby Lobby.

    Interview Details

    There wasn't much of an interview. I submitted my resume & application & was called to fill out paper work. There is extensive testing that goes along with this position that is required to get & keep your job. There is no raise in pay after acquiring all of the detailed knowledge needed for this position.

    Interview Questions
    • The testing is the only thing you really need to do. There were the basic interview questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation. I started right away & the pay was non-negotiable.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Department Head Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Hobby Lobby.

    Interview Details

    The hiring and interviewing process is relatively quick. Store manager tends to wait until the last possible minute then it's a hiring frenzy. Come early. Expect interruptions, smile and say YES to be absolutely flexible.

    Interview Questions
    • The only criteria is to be completely available and flexible.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Stockman Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Spoke with the Store Manager and carried an interview for well over an hour going over history and future desires. Had a fun time talking and really didn't have any major issues come up during the process. We covered the concerns of the business and finished with a math test to qualify me as an applicant.

    Interview Questions
    • Was $10.00 an hour enough to continue with the interview.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Boardman, OH (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boardman, OH (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person - interviewed at Hobby Lobby in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Sat down with the manager and started through typical questions. He got a phone call and left the room for about 5 minutes to talk to his employees about something, then resumed a typical interview. Took a percentages math test that he let me retake once he taught me how to do the math (it's been years since math class!)

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    I had another interview the next day and was honest about it. He understood and let me get back to him.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Co-Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Hobby Lobby in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied on line and appox 3 days I received a call from a recruitor to set up time for phone interview. Two days later I had phone interview and was told if I was considered would get call for face interview. Received call about week later for face interview. Did 10 references plus test on line. Passed them would have face interview. Had face interview and was told I would hear something in 3 to 5 days. It's.been almost 3 weeks and email or response if I got position or not...:( really wanted to work for them

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Hobby Lobby in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I actually gave them my app two months before I received my call back. I was told that they were full staff but that they would hold my application. Then two months later they said they called and asked if I was still interested in an interview. At the interview the main office was already in use (I figured it was another interview) so the interview was held in the classroom. The Manager gave me the run of the mill interview questions, he actually read them all from a paper.
    He told me that at Hobby Lobby we at times have to wear different hats, sometimes cashier need to help clean and the leads need to help with registers even the manager himself helps the others, he asked how I felt about that and if I can tell him of a time when I stepped in to go above my normal job outline to help my coworkers.
    Asked what I knew about the company and the founder (David Green). And why I wanted to work there at HL.
    He told me that we would have to deal with numbers frequently and so I would need to take a math test. He also told me that everyone including himself has taken the test. It was a math test 16 questions, we were aloud 8 incorrect answers and no calculators. The questions were basically for when they have sales (percentages) or adding tax(multiplying with decimals). He gave me plenty of time to finish and double check my answers while he went to his office. I ended up only having two wrong.
    Don’t recall if he asked many more questions after the test.
    He mentioned that he had more interviews but wanted me back for a second interview and they would call me sometime soon. Two days later they called and asked If I wanted the job and could start in two days.

    Interview Questions
    • At what point would I consider myself "late"   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No I didn't even realize how much I got until I received my first pay stub(they just recently gave everyone a raise which was more that what my research showed).
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Department Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hoover, AL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hoover, AL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Hobby Lobby.

    Interview Details

    This was an overall typical interview. In retrospect, I believe, due to the employee turnover the hiring process is easy. The manager seemed to be so busy that the interview was just an inconvenience.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Hobby Lobby.

    Interview Details

    Applications are not available on-line. You must apply on paper at the store you are interested in working in. Questions were standard. When are you available? What retail experience do you have? Why do you want to work here?

    Interview Questions
    • The interview included a basic math test - percents, decimals, the type of things necessary when working with money. It's not hard and a calculator is available if wanted.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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