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Part Time Cashier Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at The Home Depot.
Interview Details Applied online and got an automated call about 2 weeks later. The automated call asked different questions: are you willing to provide a service within the standards of The Home Depot, are you willing to work part time?.... Then I was transferred to someone from HR. Was asked usual questions: Tell me about a time when you solved a problem at work...were you the one in charge or part of the team, what was the outcome?. Then was given a date for the face to face interview.
Interview Question – In the online application I stated I could speak another language. Was asked to translate a sentence. Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Was offered a full time position somewhere else.
Part Time Cashier Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at The Home Depot in July 2014.
Interview Details First, I applied online. I received a call over A MONTH after, to my surprise, and was interviewed over the phone, first by an machine and next by a representative, who asked me to 'Discuss a time in which I had to solve a problem or take a lead role in a position. How did you handle it?' and two other similar questions. The representative was impressed enough and set up an in-store interview for me promptly.
Interview Question – They will ask many questions about situations in your previous position. If this is your first job, just discuss times involving school and extra-curriculars that you had to handle something not everyone does. View Answer
Cashier Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at The Home Depot in June 2014.
Interview Details Phone interview by someone in Toronto (for a position in Abbotsford BC). A face to face interview and time to fill out forms (i.e. consent for criminal background check) and references. A week later, a second interview with the store manager, which was a very comfortable meet and greet.
Interview Question – Tell me about yourself. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation. Either I accepted $10.75 and hour or I didn't.
Head Cashier Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at The Home Depot in October 2012.
Interview Details It was very smooth, nice and friendly, There was some brief questions asked and basically a feel to see if you align with the company, but overall nice. You are interviewed by usually the department head, the assistant manager of that unit and then the store manager. they all are pretty is going but themanager was a little blah. i guess he is more on the business end of things.
Interview Question – I do not think any question was difficult. I idea is to be honest about your skills, identify if you are a people person and move forward from there. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation but was told about employee evalutions and how that would assist with an employee annual raise.
MET Team Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at The Home Depot.
Interview Details it was not tough, mostly general behavioral questions easy to crack. just be calm. I have no previous work experience but still i was considered for this role. they gave online training for a week and finally put me on the work floor
Interview Question – Explain me a situation where you avoided a serious consequences, Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
Sales Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at The Home Depot in January 2014.
Interview Details They called me on the phone for a phone screening. There were about 5 questions. The person on the phone seemed like they were tired and had heard a lot of the same answers.
Interview Question – Why you would be a good fit for this job View Answer
Reason for Declining – Got another job
Department Supervisor Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at The Home Depot in July 2014.
Interview Details All about excellent customer service !!! Answer with as many details as possible it helps trust me don't come looking like a slob. Don't be late! Think before you answer and have the most open schedule available as possible including weekends this is a must!
Interview Question – How to handle difficult customers View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiations they tell you what they're offering take it or leave it
Very Easy Interview
Specialty Sales Associate Interview (Negative Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at The Home Depot in January 2014.
Interview Details Very poor refused to view resume stated my previous work experience is of "NO VALUE" I could not work where i am not viewed as bringing Value to the work place not axxeptable to me
Interview Question – Start at minimun wage regardless of past work experience experience dismissed View Answer
Reason for Declining – Told my Skill set of 30 years as a carpenter was of no value to Home depot "REALLY" thats what was said to me in interview
Sales Associate - Seasonal Lawn and Garden Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at The Home Depot in April 2014.
Interview Details after you submit your application online you will then get a telephone interview call, they will ask you a few questions about the job its self, to see if you are a good fit for the position and if you are still interested in the position or not, if you say you are still interested in the job you will then get an appointment set for a face to face interview with the hiring manager at the store where you applied to.
Interview Question – asking you if you know correct names of plants, and tools, and how to use the correct tools properly and correctly and how you would demonstrate the tool. View Answer
Cashier Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at The Home Depot.
Interview Details Applied online, in about 4 days I was called in for an interview, they asked basic questions about the type of person I was, and such. After the interview they said that I had to go for a drug test that day. You can't reschedule. I got the job the next day after the drug screen.
Interview Question – Asked about the founders of the company. I researched before hand but I forgot the names towards the middle of the interview. The interviewer was nice about it and said I learn them pretty quick while working there. Answer Question
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