T.J. Maxx Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a T.J. Maxx job interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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At TJ Maxx we like to hire strong achievers. Give me an example of a time when you went above and beyond.

At TJ Maxx, it's very important to us to attract ambitious and talented individuals, offer them challenging assignments, and support their career growth. Our aim is to transform some of the most talented individuals we hire today into our global leaders of tomorrow. When have you gone above and beyond for your coworkers, supervisors, or customers?

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30 T.J. Maxx Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. At TJ Maxx we like to hire strong achievers. Give me an example of a time when you went above and beyond.

  • 2. How do you handle situations that could cause you to be late or miss work?

  • 3. Do you have reliable transportation?

  • 4. What do you hope to learn from this job at TJ Maxx?

  • 5. What are your salary expectations?

  • 6. How can TJ Maxx motivate you on the job?

  • 7. Describe to me your ideal employer.

  • 8. What attracts you to working for a off-price retailer like TJ Maxx?

  • 9. What type of work environment do you dislike working in?

  • 10. Personality fit is important to us at TJ Maxx. How would you describe your personality?

  • 11. What type of manager brings out the best in you?

  • 12. Why is this job with TJ Maxx right for you at this time in your career?

  • 13. What is the most competitive work situation you have experienced? How did you handle it? What was the result?

  • 14. Tell me about a time when you made a suggestion requesting change in an organization.

  • 15. How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  • 16. This position requires a flexible schedule as we are open evenings, weekends, and most holidays. Are you able to commit to these hours?

  • 17. How has your career history prepared you for success in this role?

  • 18. How do you feel about our associate values?

  • 19. What do you know about our Four Corporate Responsibility Pillars?

  • 20. In a retail environment, staff turnover is often high. How would you handle it if your co-worker did not show up for their shift?

  • 21. Working in a retail environment, you will sometimes come across rude customers. How would you handle a customer who is aggressive towards you or a co-worker?

  • 22. Tell me 3 qualities you possess that make you a strong fit for this position with TJ Maxx.

  • 23. At TJ Maxx we firmly believe in grooming our employees into management roles as they show potential. Are you interested in potential leadership roles with us?

  • 24. In our retail stores we take pride in keeping things clean and organized. Do you consider yourself an orderly, meticulous person?

  • 25. This position requires you to adhere to a dress code. How do you feel about this?

  • 26. In this role you will be required to handle customer transactions. On a scale of 1-10 how strong are your mathematical skills?

  • 27. We have a strong employee honesty program in place at TJ Maxx to prevent loss. What would you do if you discovered that a co-worker was stealing product or money?

  • 28. How would you handle a situation where a customer was flagged by our refund verification system?

  • 29. What do you know about TJ Maxx? Why do you want to work for us?

  • 30. TJ Maxx puts customer service first. How do you ensure that you always put the customers' needs first?