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1. If you found a twenty dollar bill in the parking lot, what would you do?
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Costco Interview Questions
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Do you shop at Costco?
 
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Haven't had the chance to. None have open until now.
 
2.
Yes, about 2 to 3 times a month.
 
3.
Yes I have...
 
4.
Yes i shop at costco at costco with my mom and know the just of it and where everything goes.
 
5.
Absolutley.
 
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Why do you want to work here and why should we hire you?
 
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I would like to be a part of a great company who values its customers as well as its employees. I believe I would thrive in this environment and I believe I can have a positive effect on Costco. I am self motivated and want to learn as much as I can in order to be promoted with in the company.
 
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I am Looking for a new challenge in my life as i have been employed with the same employer for 5 year as with that job the industry is falling and costco is a place that i can learn and am willing to learn and educate my self as i always to to keep myself striving for more. you should hire me because i am very good with folling proper policies and solving any situations and i think i will be a very good addition to your team.
 
3.
I want to work here because I'd love to learn the business and contribute my knowledge and experience to the company. I'm reliable and determined in my contribution.
 
4.
I like the store i shop here all the time, i did my research and i like the opportunities that cosco offers i will like to be part of cosco.
 
5.
I love this store and I think that I will be great fit in this position.
 
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Where do you see yourself in the Costco organization in two years?
 
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I still see myself at Costco learning as much as possible and developing my skills further.
 
2.
Having an oprtunaty to be promoted and try some thing high that just an employee.
 
3.
Hopefully would have worked my way up at least 2 or 3 positions and have had a steady maintainable relationship with the employees.
 
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I would like to myself work up in the company to a leader position as I have experience as an HR Admin as well as a Service leader in my most recent experience. I have also ran my own daycare business and have chaired many committees so I believe I exhibit leadership qualities and enjoy the role.
 
5.
Learning much as possible and growing with the company.
 
Question
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Tell me about a time when you did not have enough time to complete all assigned tasks. How did you prioritize?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I prioritized the more urgent tasks with more immediate deadlines. Those are the ones with the most at stake.
 
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I looked at all tasks assigned and first completed those with definite deadlines and completed those first. Next I completed the tasks that would bring in the most sales while keeping the store looking presentable for shopping and the tasks I couldn't complete I would ask for help from a co-worker or finish on my next shift assuming the task could be left until then.
 
3.
By doing tasks in order of importance and if I notice I wont have enough time to finish ask another staff member who can help you.
 
4.
I need more time i can handel eaverything.
 
5.
I always prioritize work based on when the provided task needs to be in effect accordingly sort it out and completes them.
 
Question
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What motivates you to work hard?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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The satisfaction of a job well done. Not only for my self but also my team members.
 
2.
I am very self motivated, I take pride in the work I do. I believe when you complete a job properly and safely and to the best of your abilities, it gives you a level of satisfaction only you can feel.
 
3.
Like to see what was accomplished at the end. Like to see that I can make a difference.
 
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Job satisfaction at seeing what I have achieved and recognition of a job well done.
 
5.
What motivated me to work hard is self satisfaction as well as satisfying others.
 
Question
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Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond for customer service?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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When a customer had a complaint about the way the service was done technically, I listened and then implemented a positive solution.
 
2.
A couple of elder ladies ordered food and her burger was not the way she wanted it. She was inside and I acted like a waiter at a restaurant, not just some fast food. Went up to talk to her, went away, back, until she was pleased.
 
3.
I always try to go above and beyond because if i was in another persons postion i would like someone to help me above and beyond their expectations.
 
4.
As a mortgage lender I was able to obtain a free down payment from a non-profit organization combined with a FHA loan to put the credit challenged couple in their first home.
 
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A time I went above and beyond for a customer was when a customer was unsatisfied with a sandwich order she placed. The sandwich was not what she ordered and I basically told her I can remake her sandwich for her and next time she comes in I can give her a sandwich at no cost .
 
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Do you prefer working in a team environment or alone?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I have always worked in a team environment. I love working with other people and I get along with other people very well. I would prefer to work with other people because I enjoy getting to know others and helping others.
 
2.
In a team environment for it gets the job done a lot faster and steadier.
 
3.
I do well either way... I am a self starter and at the same time when worker together with a team I also thrive.
 
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I am more than comfortable working on my own i have done for 5 years while employees at Fantastic Tan, Also working in a team in environment is very easy to me as I can work well with others.
 
5.
Team environment, much more stimulating.
 
Question
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Describe a time when you disliked company rules in your last job?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I disliked when our owner told us we should let people have extra stuff and Share one all you can eat for four different people. I just couldn't understand why we would chose to loose money.
 
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I disliked the fact that at certain times we would have to carry the phones around in our aprons and answer it when people called. i felt like it slowed down my productivity in everything else.
 
3.
I dont make the rules i just enforce them.
 
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Our shoes had to be completely black, so if you for instance found a pair of shoes that were comphy yet not entirely black, you couldn't wear them.
 
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When they told me i couldn't recommend other stores to the customer.
 
Question
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Describe to me a perfect retail environment?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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A place that is well organized, clean, and arranged in a manner that attracts the customer to every part of the store in a unisom, flowing way. Also a place that has employees that look approachable and ready to help.
 
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people are friendly,know their products and where to locate them
 
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A perfect retail environment would have all the merchandise organized,everything would be clean, the employees are friendly, have knowledge of the products and their location.
 
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Always happy customers not problems with any merchandise.
 
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Greeted at the door with a smile nod or hello. The workers ask if they can help you, not too much so you can be left alone. Helpful cashiers to see if you need any assisstance.
 
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