Target Cashier Interview Questions

Updated 26 Oct 2014
Updated 26 Oct 2014
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Cashier Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
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i applied online, called me a couple weeks later. interview was a couple days after that. first i talked to the customer service woman who got the hiring manager and also urged me to apply for a target card cause it looked good to do so. then they sent me to a computer where i took the same questionnaire as when i applied. then i was taken to a back room to have the interview. the woman was not very personable and barely looked at me. her questions were easy enough and i had prepared for them but admitting i was shy prompted her to ask something like "how would you handle getting two customers a day to apply for a target card" and my immediate reaction was "2 a day whoa really" which probably cost me the job!

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Long Beach, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Long Beach, CA (US)
    Application Details

    The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    The interview went smooth. they are friendly but the bad thing is sometimes they don't call you back. but overall they just want to get to know you. Go in with a clear mind

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    Got a call after applying online, they gave me a phone interview, asking basic questions like why i want to work for target, personal experiences, adn a few scenario questions. i was told what to expect during the in person interview then given an interview date. i went in a few days later, and was brought in to a room. the lady interviewing basically asked the same questions, but in more detail. then after i was told i would get a call or an email. i heard nothing. (i apparently failed my first interview)

    Interview Questions
    • if an item rings up as one price but the customer says its another price, what do you do?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Target (France)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Target (France)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Target in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Went through the entire process just to be told my schedule (which they already knew my availability from day 1) didn't work. I was also kept waiting for almost 30 minutes and then told that they had to change who was doing the interview. Very disappointed with this experience.

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    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Target in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and initially was sent an email saying they could not offer me a job at that time. A day or so later I got a call asking me to come in for an interview. When I showed up people were not very welcoming, but the woman interviewing me was nice and I felt the interview went well. Maybe five days later I got the same email from them saying they could not offer me any position at that time, so I followed up. I was told they decided to go with someone who better fit their needs. My overall experience with them was pretty confusing and it was very unclear what exactly they were looking for in an employee.

    Interview Questions
    • Being asked to do a pitch for their red card was probably the most difficult part.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I went in and was asked questions about how i work with others and some questions about what i would do in certain situations, and the interviewer was nice and friendly.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing was too difficult, just make sure you describe in detail the experiences they ask about.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Silverdale, WA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Silverdale, WA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I applied online, a few days later I got a call and we set up a phone interview for the day after that. They asked a few situational questions and then said they'd call me in about two days if I got the second interview. They called me 3 hours later that day and we set an interview up for a week after that. When I got there I had to fill out some paperwork that asked some questions but you usually have to do it on the computer. Then I had to watch a video about the position I applied for. Then I was taken back for the interview and she asked a few questions (situational). I thought I did well and she always answered back with a positive response like "excellent". I called the next morning to see when I'd get a call to see whether I got the third interview or not and the lady that answered the phone said "Elizabeth is the one who interviewed you, she must have put your application in the denied folder because I haven't gotten anything to call you" I asked her if they planned on even calling me to tell me I didn't get it and she said they typically don't do that. I don't know what was up with that lady but until I talked to her I thought everything went good. Mustve been my experience. They really want you to be all about the guests. Which I was. But they probably don't want to hire inexperienced people.

    Interview Questions
    • If a customers item rang up as 16.99 bug said it was 14.99 what would you do? How would you want the customer to feel in that situation.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Silverdale, WA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Silverdale, WA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Target in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online in the store on a Wednesday, received a call to set up a phone interview that following Monday. The phone interview was scheduled for the next morning on Tuesday. Call came in about 20 minutes late, though did last a little longer than the estimated time of 15 minutes, or so.

    Questions were standard, beginning with some basic experience and availability questions and then a few situational. All in all, I felt that I did pretty well. Of course I was nervous, but that's common and to be expected. Unfortunately, it likely did not go well from the interviewer's perspective. Oh well.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time or situation where you had several things to do at once, and how were you able to complete them. (or something like that)   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Target in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied at the store on the kiosk. Was a fairly simple process, given the questionnaire. Whether you are called for an interview at all depends on your results from that. Pass - maybe - fail.

    I was called for an interview about a week later (Monday_ and set up the initial screening process, or first interview over the phone for the next day (Tuesday). For that, standard questions. I should mention that when I was first called to set up the phone interview, the woman I spoke with asked me why I want to work for Target, verified that I had applied for cashier, my availability, and lastly the pay.

    Back to the phone interview, it again opened with my availability and then: "Why do you want to work for Target?" I answered that it's a pleasant environment with a friendly and positive atmosphere. Or something like that. Following that was a few situational questions like "Name a time when this happened and what did you do, etc."

    It lasted about 15 minutes and then, without being told of the next step or receiving any feedback of my process at all, I got a call on Monday to set up an in-person 1:1 interview for the following Tuesday. A week following my phone interview. Dressed up in business casual and arrived early to take another assessment on the kiosk before going in to the office. Was made to watch a short video detailing the position and such.

    Then was taken in to the back and the interview began. Again, they asked about my availability and had me sign to confirm it, this time. "Why do you want to work for Target?" They really, really pride themselves or something, for asking this three separate times. Said the same thing I did the first two times, really. Then they asked about my experience followed by more situational questions. I was nervous for the initial call, nervous over the phone interview, but not all that nervous in person. The interviewer was nice, and easy to speak to.

    Unfortunately, no on the spot offer. Was told that I'd hear back within the week if they wanted a "third" interview or not. Instead what I received was an email rejection three days later. Well... better than not letting me know at all, I suppose!

    Interview Questions
    • "A guest is looking for an item that isn't in stock. What do you do or say to him or her?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Target in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied then it took about a month to call. Interview was decently hard, if its your first interview it will be tough. They asked about situations about previous work and seemed to only want experience for the position. They asked about 4 of the experience question and didnt ask for weakness/strengths or any other general interview questions like this.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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