Sears Interview Questions

Updated 26 Sep 2014
Updated 26 Sep 2014
1,247 Interview Reviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview and one live interview with manager. Both interviews were a breeze. Should be no problem if you have half a brain. Appeared to forth with about job, except probably exaggerated commission possibilities.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    I worked at a hometown store, so I just talked with the owner and manager for a half hour. They asked about my past work history, and schedule availablty. They never discussed how much I would be making until after I started.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It took three months to get an interview. Once I got an interview I met with the PMO director for about an hour. The manager of the department was not available so I had to come back the following week for another interview. After reviewing with the manager I was supposed to get a signoff from the Senior director of Sears but she was let go. So I waited another two weeks until someone who replaced her could sign. After 4 and a half months I did manage to get the job. Shortly after the director quit. Not a very good process.

    Interview Questions
    • Sears is letting numerous people go as we restructure. How will that effect your performance?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Simple. They stated your salary and offered a vacation of three weeks and I accepted.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineering Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process was extremely easy - there was one phone interview, then I was offered the position. The recruiters hold your hand from the beginning of the process all the way through the internship.

    Interview Questions
    • Depending on the position, there are technical questions   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Assistant Retail Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Sears.

    Interview Details

    Interview was with the store manager. The recruiter then set up an interview with the district manager It was in about a week. The district manager lived out of town.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about how you turned a team around that was not performing. What did you do to change the culture?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Fitness Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I went in, I sat down with the lead of the department, we talked about everything but the job, that was it. I didnt even apply for the position but i got it. The 2nd interview was more formal but it never happened i was just hired right there. All in all it was easy to get into but not worth it

    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    CSA Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was not bad, don't remember a lot, it was 14 years ago. Most of it was basic HR information. The interviewer was pretty nice, and it didn't take long for me to get the job.

    No Offer
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    Cashier Lead Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2 days - interviewed at Sears in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Pretty easy interview! Smooth no hard questions.common questions related to the position which i was applying for. Went in first interview got a called back the same day to come back and interview w the store manager 25m later he offer me the job :)

    Interview Questions
    • What type of leader are you ?
      What are your expectations?
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Easy to negotiated because of my experience
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There were 2 interviews,I had to call in many times previously to make sure they noticed me. Both interviews were really easy due to the fact that they were low on employees, so they really just need more people

    Interview Questions
    • what would you say to someone to get them to sign up for a sears credit card   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Sears in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and competed the assessments at night (total time under two hours). The next morning the manger called me to have an interview two days later at the store. At the interview she asked me one question and offered me the job on the spot. The interview lasted for 10 minutes. Most of the interview she talked about the position, dress code, hours, availability. I applied for the sales position but she wanted me to work Cashier.

    Interview Questions
    • All she asked was tell me about yourself and your past work history.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No, mim wage which sucks since I have experience and was paid more at my old job.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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