Steven Madden Interview Questions

Updated 23 Mar 2015
Updated 23 Mar 2015
32 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    A friend referred me, I then filled out the online app. Next day had a 1:1 with the SM very general about my background and retail job at the time. Next day phone interview with the DM. More in depth management questions; very laid back. Next day, got the offer and accepted.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    If the store has not opened yet it will take place over the phone. Interviewer is very friendly and is looking for enthusiasm in your interview. Don't answer questions like "why did you choose Steve Madden?" With an answer like "because it's opening", you won't get the job. Be enthusiastic and know the product.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Hours are negotiable, however pay is not.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodbridge, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodbridge, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Steven Madden in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview was very chill and laid back they are opening a new store in Virginia. The application was quick and easy hopefully this will be a great job

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Great
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Monica, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Monica, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Steven Madden in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, got called the next day to go in for a group interview. It was just me and this other girl! I got called within 15 minutes of the interview that I was hired!

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Na Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    We review and approve every post before it appears on our site, and in the case that the community sees something suspicious we will look into the issue and take appropriate action.

    No Offer
  7.  

    Planning Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    Initial contact via in-house recruiter. Came in to interview with recruiter and hiring manager (VP). Came in a second time to meet with another VP and hiring manager again. Process was professional and pleasant

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Designer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    Met with the head designer. She was very nice. Thought I had it in the bag but they ended up choosing someone else. It was a good interview experience.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Informational Interview Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Steven Madden.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted through a connection for an informative interview. She told me at the end of the interview that there were no positions open (this should have been mentioned over email before flying in for the interview). The interview was not personal, she used a scripted question and answer sheet.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Costa Mesa, CA (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Costa Mesa, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Steven Madden in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I went into the store and picked up an application. Once I returned it, they immediately scheduled an interview with me. When I arrived, there were 3 other girls who were interviewing at the same time and since this store was in a mall, we sat outside of the store on a bench. Two women interviewed us. They asked the typical questions, like why do you want to work here, tell me about yourself. They also asked questions about your personality and how you perform in certain work environments.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
  11.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Steven Madden in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I came in and dropped off a resume at the Boulder location, and the manager asked me to sit and interview right away. The interview was pretty standard for a retail sales position, but the manager was really nice and close to my age so it felt really easy talking to her.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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