Dillard's Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 13, 2014
Updated Aug 13, 2014
219 interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

62%
24%
14%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

48%
29%
7%

Interview Difficulty

2.1
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

Candidate Interview Reviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Lawton, OK (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lawton, OK (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Dillard's in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    walked into Dillards,I saw the now hiring, filled out application and spoke with a manager I got the job,, started to work on hr paperwork 1st day more paperwork, I was shown the dept I was going to be working

    Interview Questions
    • would you like to choose the dept, you will be working in?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    Started with questions like,"What do you know about Dillard's?" "Name a time when you faced adversity?" "Which days are you willing to work?" "Which department do you want to be in?" (they never place you where you want to be though). etc.

    Interview Questions
    • Definitely the one about Dillard's history. The interviewer just stared me down so i kept rambling on hoping that something would satisfy them/   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't much to negotiate. Take my advice and go somewhere else.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Salon Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Dillard's in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Had phone interview. Had in person interview with store manager. Had another phone interview. Never heard back from anyone for 3 weeks. I found out they were still looking for candidates when they reposted the job on every career website. Very unprofessional. Salon was in despair because no one was attending to it.

    Interview Questions
    • Why are you the right person for the job?

      What would you do to drive more clients in?
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  4. We want your feedback – Is this interview information helpful to you?  Yes | No
  5.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Dillard's in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Went through three interviews. First was with the Women's RTW Department Manger. Second was with the Assistant Store Manager. Final was with Store Manager. It was simple and easy. The store was hosting a career fair.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Cosmetic Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Shreveport, LA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shreveport, LA (US)
    Application Details

    interviewed at Dillard's in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    I just went there, filled out the application, asked to speak to management. Was hired. There really isn't more to say. I was wearing a dress and had my hair done and makeup on like usual.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Orlando, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Dillard's in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was called in for an interview with the department manager, a week later I was called in again to have an interview with the store manager. They were both nice and the questions were basic, everything was what you would expect for a job interviewing process.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Cosmetics Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Memphis, TN (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Memphis, TN (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    Craigslist ad--I responded, Cosmetics Manager emailed back, we scheduled an interview. She had a "flair for fashion" form she had to fill out on me. We talked about my clothes and "look." I answered standard interview questions regarding customer service and team spirit type questions. She asked about my availability. The interview ended. About two or three weeks later, I got a job offer from the actual assistant manager.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do with $100.00 in our store?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I just took what they offered, which was $13.00/hour.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dothan, AL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dothan, AL (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Dillard's in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online at home through the dillards.com website and got a call for an interview the very next day. The interview consisted of me talking to one person about what was required of the position. Questions were asked about my schedule. Was told I would interview the following day for my second and third interview. Second interview was more of the same as the first and the third was an interview with the assistant store manager. After speaking with her I was asked for two forms of ID for my background check and that I would receive a call regarding it later that day or the very next day. Received the call the next day asking to start the following day at 11 am.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations....pay starts at $12/hr.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    the application is done on the computer and is somewhat intensive. When you go to the interview they ask you very basic questions about what your passionate about in fashion and so on. You then go to a second interview with the assistant store manager and he asks the same questions.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Assistant Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Dillard's.

    Interview Details

    easy, the HR manager was sweet and easy to talk to, I was hired on the spot and started work the next week with 3 weeks training. other than this, there is really no other comments to make regarding the interviewing process at Dillard's. It was easy and quick. Before your personal interview with the D.O., you have to go on the company kiosk located in the Customer Service area to put in your work history and answer a questionnaire, all of which take about 20-30 minutes of your time.

    Negotiation Details
    short
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

See What Dillard's Employees Are Saying

 Former Anonymous Employee

Pros: “The starting pay is good..” Full Review

Worked for Dillard's? Contribute to the Community!

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates who said that their interview experience was positive, neutral or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.