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1. Why should we hire you?
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Home Depot Interview Questions
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When was the last time you contributed to a team effort and what was your role?
 
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In 2007 and 2008 I help my team members at the Dollar Treeloading unloading delivery trucks and organize the stockroom.
 
2.
At the dollar tree during the holidays working in teams to load and unload delivery trucks.
 
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Last time I contributed to a team effort was last summer my role was help paint a building with co-works and get the job done on time.
 
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I helped set up display of new line of products to sell.My role was to organize items according to plans.
 
5.
For the last three years I worked in case managment teams.
 
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What was the most stressful situation you have been in at work before?
 
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Having a long line up and running out of the advertised item.
 
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Having to expose a fellow worker who was stealing.
 
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Maybe the holidays all though they are exciting they can also be overwhelming. Big sales items going out of stock having to track down items in other stores for customers all while stocking shelves or working the floor.
 
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As a head cahsier at IGA around Christmas time it would get incredibly busy and you would have 20 cashier working a day and you would have to make sure all breaks were being taking at the aloted time and answer the calls for change, managers and deal with customers too. A lot would be going on at once.
 
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Two co workers got into a fist fight. I had to break them apart and suspend them for three days. Something no one really likes to do.
 
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Tell me about your experience in working in retail?
 
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I have done cashier work, cleaning around the store, done resets, help set up a new store, answered the phone checked in vendors,
 
2.
Working in Jamaica I encountered many tourists as well as locals. I had to learn how to please both groups with different expectations. This taught me how to work with many personality types.
 
3.
Very good experience with customer with cooworker.
 
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I worked at a tire store mechanical garagebfor 8 years as manger. Store had lost 130000 in 2 years before I came . Implemented marketing programs such as group purchase plan to increase sales. Treated clients with respec and explained why repairs had to be done on their cars by showing them the worn out parts. Turned the store around in 1 year. And continued growth eand priofitibility each year thereafter.
 
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I helped customers find what they were looking for. I had to face the merchandise to make the shelves look good.
 
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What would you do if a coworker asked you to help you steal?
 
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Refuse to assist the coworker and speak to someone in management.
 
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I would immediately report it to my manager.
 
3.
Stealing is unethical and is not tolerated anywhere that I know of ,to even suggest that I help in anyway is absurd therefore I would report this to my superior immediately and he or she will do whats necessary .
 
4.
I will tell my supervisor.
 
5.
I will definitely will say no and try to change his mind and report it to the manger.
 
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Name your three best qualities?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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My creativity, my problem-solving abilities and my organizational skills.
 
2.
Positive attitude, willingness to learn, friendly.
 
3.
Great customer service, hard worker and good team member.
 
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Honesty, Dependable,SelfMotivated
 
5.
Creative, quick thinking and easy to talk to.
 
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Have you ever helped someone else achieve their goal or helped to better themselves, if so, how?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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A while back a friend of mine was struggling with a weight issue and diabetes such as myself and together I helper her to create a menu that was diabetes friendly with nutrition involved which in turn with a daily walking schedule would help her maintain her goal of losing a few pounds.
 
2.
I have been a employer for many years and would coach and train them to achieve the ultimate goal.
 
3.
Yes. I had an acquaintance who was homeschooled who felt daunted by the prospect of registering for community college classes. I accompanied her to registration and talked her through the process.
 
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Yes I helped my daughters get a new job going.
 
5.
Yes, motivate team members to step up there game and do better.
 
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What are some of your weaknesses?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Perfection i like having all my work done perfect and on time, i do not like when i am unable to finish my work when the day has ended if allowed at times i would like to stay off work hours and finish my work.
 
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Expect perfection...
 
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Feeling discouraged when falling behind but will pick up my pace and continue to work hard.
 
4.
My weaknesses are judge people for lame excuses to miss work.
 
5.
I dun hv many weaknesses coz m I am positive person.
 
Question
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You have been out of work for a while, what have you been doing?
 
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I am currently going to school and looking for a job.
 
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I have been searching for work and keeping my skills updated during the search for suitable positions.
 
3.
I have been out of work for seven months,I have been looking everyday online and submitting applications and resumes, one tends to get disappointed after awhile, but one must continue if one must succeed
 
4.
Doing my work around the house looking for jobs.
 
5.
I did some voluntary work because I need to do something instead of just siting at home all day.
 
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How do you define good customer service?
 
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Being friendly and listening to a customers needs, asking questions and offering a number of solutions that provide options to customers. And doing whatever it takes to get what customers need in the best way.
 
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Good customer service is someone that is willing to help you even before you ask. Always smiling and is great at explaining products to customers.
 
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Interacting with the customer with a helpful friendly positive attitude, having knowledge about your store and product, doing whatever it takes so that your customer leaves happy and wants to come back to your store.
 
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Interacting with the customer with a helpful friendly positive attitude, having knowledge about your store and product, doing whatever it takes so that your customer leaves happy and wants to come back to your store.
 
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When goes above and beyond to make the customer leave the store with a big smile.
 
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