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Kroger Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 16, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Part-Time Cashier Interview

Part-Time Cashier
Keller, TX (US)

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Kroger.

Interview Details Group interview, if you get nervous this is great. I very much preferred this to an individual interview. It was weird that they never said I was hired. I was called for the interview then everyone came back the next day and was told when to pick up the uniforms.

Interview Question – The usual   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Barista Interview

Barista

I applied online - interviewed at Kroger in June 2010.

Interview Details Straight forward interview process. There is a long questionnaire in the online application process that screens for eligibility in what is some kind of behavior and judgement assessment. The in person interview was short and sweet mainly centered around customer service and past experiences.

Interview Question – Explain to me your most difficult customer experience and how did you handle it?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Deli Clerk Interview

Deli Clerk
Shelbyville, IN (US)

I applied online - interviewed at Kroger in August 2012.

Interview Details Interview process was very easy. Took some time to get in for an interview once phone contact was made. Hold up was due to waiting on background check to come through. Expected hourly wage was communicated by interviewer during interview. Hired at end of interview.

Negotiation Details – No negotiation phase.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Cashier Interview

Cashier

Interviewed at Kroger

Interview Details Submitted an application and about 5 days later I was given a call. They asked me if I was still interested in the position, would be willing to work on weekends and weekdays and receive minimum wage. She then set up an interview.

Interview Question – No difficult questions   Answer Question


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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Courtesy Clerk Interview

Courtesy Clerk

Interviewed at Kroger

Interview Details To begin the process an online application and an assessment is required. It is followed by an an person interview with hiring manager. Background check and drug tests are required but the drug test is done after you pass the background check. It seemed fairly standard.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time you helped someone you did not know, in the past two weeks   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was none


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Cashier Interview

Cashier
South Lyon, MI (US)

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Kroger in May 2014.

Interview Details I applied on a Sunday and got a call two days later and interviewed the day after getting the call. The lady who called me was also the one who interviewed me. My interview was easy and went by very quick. She looked over my application then asked me about my availability. After that, she told me that they do a mandatory drug test and background check then asked me if that was ok. When I said that was ok, she gave me the drug test and had me sign and initial some things. After the test was complete, she told me that she'll call me in a week when the results come back and get me set up for orientation then get me working.

Interview Question – No difficult questions. Only asked about my availability.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiations.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Nutrition Department Manager Interview

Nutrition Department Manager
Lapeer, MI (US)

I applied through another source - interviewed at Kroger in December 2013.

Interview Details Seniority based on skill and ability. The Jobs are bid in the store per the union contract. Jobs are bid and signed and then an interview is requested. The interview process is done with all of the interested bidders and then the store management makes a decision.

Interview Question – When was a time that you were able to get others to change their behaviors and how did you do that?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Cashier Interview

Cashier
Alpharetta, GA (US)

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Kroger in June 2010.

Interview Details I was called in a day before the interview. I went in and the interview was about 20 minutes before they told me I had the Job.They did proceeded to have me fill out some papers and took a drug test. I was called in for the job after my test results came in.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Meat Clerk Interview

Meat Clerk
Lexington-Fayette, KY (US)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Kroger in January 2012.

Interview Details It was a bit of a drawn out process and I contacted the Human Resources manager on site multiple times prior to getting the interview but once set up the interview was fairly straight forward with basic questions asked about my resume and background in jobs. There were no unexpected questions or badgering.


1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Cashier Interview

Cashier

Interviewed at Kroger

Interview Details Excellent First Job experience. Easy interview. Easy Job. Lots of fun. Go get started now! Best suited for high school students and the elderly. Apply online or in store. Wait for a call. Come in for interview. Ask questions. Answer Questions. Agree on Pay. Get trained. Get Schedule. Get started!

Interview Question – No difficult questions here! Answer openly and honestly. Make sure to ask your own questions as well! This will impress the employer, and show you have a genuine interest in the position. Make sure to smile, as this is very important in the customer service field of employment. Smiling will also help you appear to be an enthusiastic employee and the super retail star that you are! Good Luck!   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Min. Wage

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 Former Deli/Bakery Clerk in Novi, MI (US)

Pros: “The company has great employee benefits if you work their long enough. Being a part time worker I did not have these but I gained a lot of experience in departments and how to handle people.” Full Review

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