Trader Joe's
3.6 of 5 503 reviews Monrovia, CA 5000+ Employees

Trader Joe's Crew Interview Questions & Reviews

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Crew Interview

Staten Island, NY (US)

I applied in-person and interviewed at Trader Joe's.

Interview Details Very informal. Just walked in and handed resume to manager, Renee (?)

Interview Question – Only asked me why Trader Joes.   Answer Question

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Crew Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied in-person and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Trader Joe's in August 2012.

Interview Details Very easy interview!
Dropped off my application with a resume and cover letter, the next day I received a phone call asking for an interview. They told me that the reason they called me in was because I wrote a cover letter, which was nice. The girl who interviewed me was very pleasant and asked me why I chose Trader Joe's and we talked about customer service and the like.
It seemed to go well, and I was called a few days later with an offer.

Interview Question – No hard questions.   Answer Question

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Crew Interview

Anonymous Employee
Minneapolis, MN (US)

The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Trader Joe's in August 2011.

Interview Details Submit an application to a store. Indicate as much availability as you can (Willingness to work whenever they need you. Most often nights and weekends)

You'll likely have 3-4 interviews on different days with different people from the store. Mates and ultimately the Captain. These lasted 30-50 minutes each.

Interview Questions

Negotiation Details – Starting out with no experience you're not in a position to bargain. If you have grocery or retail experience
you might be able to ask for a little more.

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