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Assistant Manager
San Diego, CA (US)

I applied in-person - interviewed at Lowe's in January 2009.

Interview Details The hiring process for this company is normally smooth, quick and efficient. It depends a lot on the HR Manager and their ability to select, interview and hire the right person without showing favortism or being too selective. The employees that have worked for Lowe's should be paid better to start than what some of the HR Managers pay them.

Interview Question – Not really any that I can think of   Answer Question

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Anonymous Employee
Kansas City, MO (US)

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Lowe's.

Interview Details Scheduling the interview was difficult. We played phone tag for a day or two, but after it was scheduled, the process was professional. The HR took notes, and the store Mgr asked questions from an interview guide. They were great questions mostly related to helping in out of the ordinary situations or finding the root causes of employee performance. There were aprox 10 questions which took about an hour to hour and fifteen.

Interview Question – He asked one question that wasn't on the interview guide at the end. What would your morning meeting be like? It just caught me off guard a bit with its simplicity, but completely open ended nature.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – They put your education and experience both in retail and in the speciffic position into the pay rate advisor program, and it spits out a number. There isn't really much negotiation unless you think something wasn't entered correctly. I was given one of the highest offers I've seen in a while with an AA and 7 years mgmt experience at 56k. The new pay rate advisor basically treats internals the same as externals which is nice. My ASM experience at another retailer didn't matter as much as a department mgr, but when being considered for ASM it takes that into account heavily. Lowes is all about getting the people in their correct roles right now, in some cases, even if it means giving a raise to step down into a position that better suits your skills.

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Assistant Manager

The process took 3 days - interviewed at Lowe's in May 2008.

Interview Details Interview took couple days one with hr one with store manager

Interview Question – Describe a situation where u had to resolve issue between employees   Answer Question

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Assistant Manager

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Lowe's in April 2012.

Interview Details Initial phone interview - waiting for callback. Interviewer was polite and knowledgable.

Interview Question – Why no work history for last year.   View Answer

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Assistant Manager

The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Lowe's in April 2012.

Interview Details I already work for company and interviewed at the same store therfore I feel my process may have been a little more lax than normal. The interview consisted of nine questions each containing multiple sub questions. Example was something like name a challange you had to overcome what was the challange what did you do to overcome this challange and what was the outcome. Interview was with store manager and HRmanager

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  • Name a recent challange that you had to over come what was that challange how did you overcome that challange what was the outcome   Answer Question
  • Have you ever had a disagreement between two employees what was the case of the disagreement, what steps did you take to resolve this disagreement, what was the outcome   Answer Question
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Assistant Manager
Pensacola, FL (US)

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Lowe's in April 2010.

Interview Details the process of interviewing can be intimidating, however keep your head up and just be simple. lowes needs people who are teachable, not nessecarily people who know everything. the people usually make a good team and you have ability for advancement. stick with it. you will retire rich someday

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  • where do you see yourself 5 years from now.   View Answer
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