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Updated 17 Nov 2014
Updated 17 Nov 2014
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    Visual Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Forever 21.

    Interview Details

    Online application, Skype interview, 1:1 interview.
    Portfolio review, Practical styling and merchandising task

    Negotiation Details
    There was none. You either take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Forever 21.

    Interview Details

    The process was definitely odd. It was a group interveiw at first. You had to know all the key facts about Forever 21, who founded it? Where is the first one? Then they would ask people to leave or stay. The people who stayed were onto the interview round, the people who left went home. Then you would have a one to one interview. Then you would get the call.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult was, when did you last give excellent customer service? The unexpected was, What animal would you be?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Forever 21.

    Interview Details

    very easy. had the experience and they really wanted to get rid of the manager that was working there interview was more so of a get to know me and selling the job to me

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    none.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I initially went in for a Sales Associate interview. Met manager and other candidates for group interview. Standard customer service etc questions, few behavioural based questions, went around the group basically one by one.

    Interview Questions
    • The only question that I had not thought to prepare for was what is my favourite fashion designer and why. The rest of the questions were basic like Why did I want to work for Forever 21 and customer based scenarios.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Visual Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Forever 21.

    Interview Details

    I went in for an interview with Visual Manager early morning then the District Manager in the afternoon. They photocopy SIN card photo ID. They called me the next day with an offer.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There is a room for negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Forever 21.

    Interview Details

    Walked in asked for a manager and got an application. Got interviewed on the spot. They told me they would Start me off as a head cashier, I said it was okay . Got hired 3 weeks later.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I took a lower position for higher pay then the position offers.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Forever 21.

    Interview Details

    I went to a job fair at Houston Galleria Forever 21, I filled out an application and was interviewed on spot. She asked me some questions such as "How would you react if a customer got really upset with our no cash refunds policy?" "What kind of experience have you gotten from your other jobs?" She was very nice and had a positive energy. I was very excited and happy.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no hard questions at all. Make sure you mention your great customer service!   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    She never even said the actual words "I'm going to make you an offer" There was no negation phrase she just walked over to a desk wrote down my orientation date and rate of pay, put it in an envelope and handed it to me and said "don't miss orientation!"
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Forever 21.

    Interview Details

    I walked in dressed up on my way to another interview. Forever 21 was doing walk-in interviews so the manager asked me if I would like one. I did the interview it went great and I was offered the position.

    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Forever 21 in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    i was hired on the spot.

    i saw the job fair on their site after the one near bye said they were done hiring for the season a new store was opening. they were having the job fair from 10 am to 4pm.

    i went there got lost though because the mall was big, it is a totally new shop just built i was already on this site to check prior questions and tips it was really helpful for me.

    he asked if i lived far from the mall i said just two buses . he said one hour away ? i said yes
    he then asked when last i had been in forever 21 i said yesterday because i actually went to redeem a VIP pass 40 % off
    then he looked at my resume and said what position are you looking at i said sales and he wrote it down on my resume.
    he also said you have worked before in (the company i worked in"s name) i said yes he said what do i use to do, i was actually the assistant manager , and i oversaw two employees back home which was outside of canada
    he then told us to move to another table (at this point i did not know i was already hired)
    he told me to pick a convenient day for orientation , i picked the first day like others he said good choice.
    gave me the venue.
    gave me a little card with my information welcome to the team.
    he shook my hand welcome aboard and congratulations.

    Negotiation Details
    no negotiations i wrote 11.00 per hour
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Forever 21 in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    The guy that interview me just didn't want to be there it seems. But most of the question were pretty basic. And this will be my first time job so i was ask how i would fit in working at retail.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, $11 for everyone
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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