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Updated 23 Nov 2014
Updated 23 Nov 2014
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  1.  

    Buying and Merchandising Graduate Scheme, 2014 Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at TJX Companies in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through their website, and was required to fill out there questions based on past experiences, motivations to work for TK Maxx, etc. This process took around 20minutes. I was successful for their second stage process, and was invited to do a numerical and verbal test. They gave me around 5 days to complete this.

    The maths was average, usually with ratio and percentages. It primarily consisted of (LONG) word problems. Although the question were easy, they only give you 25minutes to complete 10 questions, each question with 3 parts - This could of been easy to do if they gave me enough time. The verbal was very easy, just reading an extract and then answering questions about it.

    They also required a video interview, where they give you questions (around 10), and you answer them by speaking to the camera, like a one sided interview.

    The questions were for me (these change!!) :

    1) What other brands did you apply to, and why?
    2) Why did you apply to the TJ Maxx Scheme?
    3) Describe a difficult task and how you achieved this.
    4) Describe a time when you worked within a team and its challenges.
    5) What do you know about "Off Pricing" in Buying?
    6) What did you recognise when visiting a TK Maxx store and why is there a different stock at different branches?
    7) Describe a time when you put plan into practise.
    8) Biggest failure in uni/work and how you overcame this.
    9) Biggest achievement in work/uni.
    10) What do you know about "Off Pricing" in Merchandising?

    Interview Questions
    • They ask you about merchandising even though you are applying for a buying position so be prepared.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Merchandising and Buying Graduate Scheme Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    Met with one of the talent acquisition managers at a Grad Fair who offered insight into the scheme and what sort of work I could expect. After my meeting I applied online where you are expected to answer three questions, include your CV and a covering letter. After this I was invited to carry out the online tests (relatively easy) and online interviews (10 questions). I have now been invited to attend an Assessment Centre later this month

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Buying and Merchandising Graduate Scheme Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Watford, East of England, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Watford, East of England, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at TJX Companies in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    First completed several motivation questions and uploaded CV. Heard back within 2-3 and invited to complete further questions and a 30-minute one-way video interview consisting of 10 questions. Each question appears for 1 minute followed by a 2 minute slot to answer in. If you finish before the 2 minutes are up you can move straight onto the next question.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about a time when you put a plan into practice.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Buying and Merchandising Graduate Schemes Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    Did an online application, some maths and english tests online, followed by a video interview. I was then invited to an assessment centre which was split into two visits to head office in Watford. The first visit involved an individual and group assessment, and the second was an individual interview and a presentation.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe what interests you most about the retail industry   Answer Question
    No Offer
  6.  

    Supply Chain Finance Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Watford, East of England, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Watford, East of England, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at TJX Companies in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    The first interview was a 1:1 with the hiring manager,Mainly fitting and competency based questions.The interview was very nice and was considerate when I was stuck.

    Second round was with the CFO.Again very thorough interview.A little less friendly that the earlier one,but fair.

    Interview Questions
    • A situation based senario ,dealing with difficult people   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Framingham, MA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Framingham, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    I went into headquarters to meet with two different people, and had half hour interviews with both. They were very welcoming, and gave me a tour of the building as well as being very open and nice during the interview process.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    There are 3 interviews. I am currently on my first interview process which was a virtual interview on HireVue. I'm waiting for a response, it has been 2 weeks. The second round is a group work analysis case and the third round is going to the HQ and getting interviewed by more recruiters.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    Received request for phone interview within days of applying via referral. Questions were geared toward clarifying and understanding my experience. As my lack of experience in one area did not qualify me for the specific position, the recruiter had the insight to request sharing my resume with another recruiter for a different position. I appreciated their knowledge of the org to be able to align their needs with my experience.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Merchandising Development Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    Went through online application, then after that had to complete online one-way interview with 9 questions. Then made it through that to go in for the day. Went through short presentation, then individual and group exercise, the lunch and a break and then 3 rounds of interviews. Then a job shadow

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time you had to use negotiating skills, tell me a time when you had an unpopular opinion and had to push it through, tell me a time you had to use analytical skills, etc.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Regional Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at TJX Companies.

    Interview Details

    1st contact was from a recruiter - Second meeting was with the Regional HR manager who was fantastic. My third meeting was with a panel of Operations managers (Directors)

    Interview Questions
    • it was unexpected to be in a behavioural based panel interview   View Answer
    No Offer

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