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Canadian Tire Interview Questions

Updated 29 Jan 2017
154 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Technical Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Canadian Tire.

    Interview

    Good Positive interview, the hiring manager was very polite and nice and this lead to a very enjoyable interview, one of the best ones yet. For this role I think just being yourself and expressing that your are a hard worker is key

    Interview Questions

    • How do you first solve a problem you do not know anything about?   Answer Question
  2.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Canadian Tire.

    Interview

    It's a on-site face to face interview with the HR manager(Lucky me!). She reviewed my resume, asked me several questions and then talks about my availability. It's not tough.It didn't last long and mostly She didn't speak too much. I think they want to see your personality.

    Interview Questions

    • Introduced myself and then the basic "why" questions;why do you want to work with Canadian Tire? Why is you?   1 Answer
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    Anonymous Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Interview

    Have to put something. Walked in instead of online apply manager seemed anoyed and gave me a very quick interview asked if full or part time and how long have I had a drivers license. Got told I will call you next week... I wasn't interested after that

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  5. Helpful (1)  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Trenton, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Trenton, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    The interview was fairly quick and easy. Not too many questions, almost a desperate and demanding vibe from interviewer. Pushy as to when I could start. I had plenty of experience therefore not many questions were asked about my skills.

    Interview Questions

    • When Can You Start? Can You Start Tomorrow?   1 Answer
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    Modeling Analyst for the Promotions Team Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in October 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online and got a phone interview about 2 weeks later. The phone interview was with hr and it was just to discuss the position and my past experiences. After that, the next round was an in-person interview with the team manager and a senior modelling analyst. This interview was a mix of behavioural questions and technical/statistical questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain an analytical problem that you have worked with and explain the steps taken, the data used and if a presentation was involved then how was that executed.   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time when you were a part of a team and had to use your team building skills and what was your contributions/part in this team.   Answer Question
  7.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oshawa, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Oshawa, ON (Canada)) in September 2016.

    Interview

    First she was 10 minutes late to show up. Then she asked me mostly about what course I did in school, what I did since and some behavioral questions which I totally blanked on and couldn't answer. The interview only lasted about 10 minutes and she said she didn't think i'd be a good fit for the store..

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you had to deal with a difficult person   Answer Question
    • Describe a time when you saw a friend do something wrong. How did you handle it?   Answer Question
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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stoney Creek, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Stoney Creek, ON (Canada)) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Face to face with General manager. A half hour interview about my experience, how I might fit, my background, personal and business. Inquires about my previous experience with the company and my current thoughts about the company and it's future.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you thing you'd fit here?
      What are your salary expectations?  
      1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Simple one to one "this is what we can offer"... how does this fit your needs. What can we do to make this work? Straight ahead.

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    Floor Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in August 2016.

    Interview

    First got a phone call and the phone interview was about 20 minutes, then proceeded into in person interview which lasted for about an hour. Pretty straight forward questions nothing out of the ordinary.

    Interview Questions

    • how many holes are in the sports department how can you reduce that.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    salary was not worth the trouble.

  10. Helpful (1)  

    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ancaster, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Ancaster, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    Went personally to the sports manager to apply for the position, which I heard about from a friend who worked in the department. The manager seemed interested that I had sports experience but was not currently involved in any. I was called the same week for an interview and heard that I got the job exactly one week from that time.

    Interview Questions

    • What kind of work experience do you have?   1 Answer
  11. Helpful (1)  

    Technical Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Canadian Tire.

    Interview

    It was smooth interview process with simple questions regarding my experience. I was very comfortable by giving interview. They are very friendly with whole interview process. First my resume got selected and then I got a call for an interview in person.

    Interview Questions

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