Steven Madden
3.0 of 5 59 reviews
www.stevemadden.com Sunnyside, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

Steven Madden Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 10, 2014
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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee
New York, NY (US)

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Steven Madden in June 2011.

Interview Details 3 interviews, basic questions, know how to sell

Interview Question – what drives you   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiations. base plus commission

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Supervisor Interview

Sales Supervisor

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Steven Madden.

Interview Details I had two interview one with the area manager and another with the manager of the store. Both interview lasted about 30-45 mins. In the interview I told more about my work history when asked question about my previous job positions. Went into depth on why I would like to work for the company. Talk much about customer due to dealing in that field.

Interview Question – How to handle a customer that isn't loooking for a shoe?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – It took about an entire day. I still didn't get the hourly rate I would have like.

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

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

Interview Details A few generic questioning in regards to why you chose the company, skills as a mananger, strengths and weaknesses?

Interview Question – There were no difficult questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – They offered me a low rate and tried to make it sound amazing because of the commission

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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Account Representative Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and interviewed at Steven Madden.

Interview Details Good

Interview Question – What are your strengths   Answer Question

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No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Sales Supervisor Interview

Sales Supervisor
New York, NY (US)

Interviewed at Steven Madden

Interview Details we only hire through the taleo application screening process is pretty basic schedule first interview after reviewing their resume if they meet the criteria a second interview is conducted with the store manager for management positions interview is conducted with the district manager hire processing is pretty quick and can be official in 3 days

Interview Question – do you want stock options   Answer Question

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No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Cashier Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Steven Madden.

Interview Details Applied online and received a call to schedule an interview about a week later. Arrived about 15 minutes early but the manager was not there so i ended up waiting on her. Went to a table in front of Nordstroms. Very laid back and casual interview.

Interview Question – There were no very difficult questions.   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Denver, CO (US)

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Steven Madden in September 2013.

Interview Details Two in person interview with store managers, very causal

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Accepted Offer

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Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Steven Madden.

Interview Details Several interviews with the district manager and other district managers

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Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Retail and Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Boulder, CO (US)

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Steven Madden in July 2013.

Interview Details The interview process was pretty casual. They contacted me immediately after submitting my application and scheduled an interview with the store manager and store owner. I was hired after the first in person interview

Interview Question – There were no difficult questions asked. They mostly wanted to know about my school background, work experience and about my sense of style.   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Steven Madden.

Interview Details Basic interview, applied online, got called in. Was asked about myself and what i could provide for the company. got the job about 2 weeks later

Interview Question – What' something I should know about you?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Do not take this job unless you have no other offer. Even then i'd argue being unemployed as a better option.

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