TJX Companies
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www.tjx.com Framingham, MA 5000+ Employees

TJX Companies Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 03, 2014

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Buying and Merchandising Graduate Scheme Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Watford, East of England, England

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed 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 Question – Tell us about a time when you put a plan into practice.   Answer Question

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Merchandising and Buying Graduate Scheme Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed 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 Question – What was your biggest mistake at University?   Answer Question

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Buying and Merchandising Graduate Schemes Interview

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I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed 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 Question – Describe what interests you most about the retail industry   Answer Question

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Supply Chain Finance Analyst Interview

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Watford, East of England, England

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed 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 Question – A situation based senario ,dealing with difficult people   View Answer

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Merchandise Assistant Interview

Merchandise Assistant

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at TJX Companies.

Interview Details I applied for the position and got a call back for a phone interview 2 weeks later. Then it took about a month to get an in-person interview. Everyone I spoke with on the phone and through e-mail were friendly.

Interview Question – They asked a lot of behavioral questions for example, tell me about a time you didn't have all the facts and what did you do to complete the task and how did you go about it.   Answer Question

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Merchandise Internship Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Framingham, MA (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at TJX Companies in February 2014.

Interview Details I applied online through my university's career website. I then received an email for the first round of interviews, which happened to be a one-way interview on hirevue. This portion was a little awkward. It is basically a skype interview, but you're not having a conversation with another individual; you're just being recorded. These questions were very basic though. They just want to get a general sense of who you are. Then, 3 days later I received an email asking me to fly to their headquarters for a day consisting of a group allocation analysis, an office tour, and 3 interviews.

Interview Question – What was your biggest contribution to your last job?
Why do you want to work at TJX?
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CMTP Interview

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I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at TJX Companies in February 2014.

Interview Details I applied through my college and got contacted to do a one way interview where they asked about 6-7 questions. I recorded my answers & got an email about a week later getting invited to the second round of interviews.

Interview Question – What was a project you had to work on & the strategy used to implement it.   Answer Question

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Framingham, MA (US)

I applied through college or university and interviewed at TJX Companies.

Interview Details video interview, group project, then multiple interviews at Framingham headquarters

Interview Question – Tell me a time when you failed   Answer Question

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Allocation Analyst Interview

Allocation Analyst
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at TJX Companies in November 2013.

Interview Details After attending information session at Ryeron university, i applied through online. They phoned first to set up a schedule for the formal phone interview. Interview was about 30 minutes.

Interview Question – difficulties or challenges that you solved during group work   Answer Question

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Corporate Merchandise Training Program Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Framingham, MA (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at TJX Companies.

Interview Details Submitted my resume through my school's career website, and on TJX's website as well. Took a 15 minute online test about personality and mathematical questions. Passed that which got me a online interview. Consisted of 7 questions.

Interview Question – 1. What interests you about the CMTP 2. name a time you had to use your analysis skills 3. where else are you interviewing   Answer Question

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