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Walgreens Cashier Interview Questions
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Walgreens Cashier Interview Questions
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How do you handle stressful situations?
 
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I stay calm and handle the situation appropriately.
 
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Do you work well under pressure?
 
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How do you handle difficult customers?
 
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I listen to what they have to say and apologize for any inconvenience.
 
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What past experiences do you have that demonstrate your ability to work as a cashier?
 
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Working in fast paced environments such as data processing, cash handling in banking and financial institutions.
 
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Having to checkout customers at my moms old job.
 
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Are you okay working a 40 hour week?
 
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I would be completely fine with working a 40 hour week.
 
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During the summer I am but not when school starts again since I still am a student.
 
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How well did you get a long with management at your past employment?
 
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Management was at timer constantly changing due to internal reconstruction and some layoffs both I got alone well with my immediate supervisors just fine.
 
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Although I have not been previously employed My teachers and volunteer leaders have said they enjoyed having me there helping and interacting with people.
 
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If a coworker calls in sick, and you realize you will have long lines all afternoon, how would you handle this?
 
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Accept the situation with a good attitude and be a team player.
 
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I would ask another associate for help and if that was not possible I would try to get through all the customers effectively and time efficiently.
 
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During your last employment, did you ever call off work? What were your reasons?
 
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I have not been previously employed but from the work I have done around my community I have never missed a day I signed up for.
 
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No I always went in even if I felt sick.
 
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Where do you see yourself in two years?
 
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As a senior beauty consultant, I enjoy helping customers find the specific products they are looking for and informing them of new products.
 
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In two years I hope to have a good stable job and be continuing my education.
 
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How many days did you call in sick at your last job?
 
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Not sure I worked there for five years and had excellent attendance and exceeded there expectations every years in regards to attendance a Rarely called in sick.
 
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I remember calling in once but that was because I had sprained my toe and I couldn't walk.
 
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How would your former employer describe you?
 
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Hard worker showed initiative got along with all co workers.
 
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My teachers and volunteer event leaders would describe me and extroverted friendly, and punctual. Also hardworking.
 
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Are you a dependable person?
 
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Yes, in my experience with events I make sure to be on time and put in my best effort in order to help things run smoothly.
 
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Yes I am. You can always count on me for anything.
 
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How do you stay motivated?
 
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I stay motivated by setting goals for my self and striving to reach those goals.
 
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I think about everything in life that I want to accomplish so it makes me try even harder.
 
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Are you efficient with your time?
 
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I am very efficient with my time I try to get all my work done in a period I have set out for myself in order to get it all done.
 
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Yes I like to have everything that I have to do organized.
 
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How comfortable are you checking IDs for a purchase of alcohol even if the customer looks to be in his mid 30s?
 
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I am very comfortable. Its something that has to be done to in order to uphold the law.
 
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Very comfortable and since it's a part of my job then I'm going to have to.
 
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Why did you choose to apply at Walgreens?
 
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I love the friendly customer service that walgreens provides and I think that this customer service job would be great for a person who enjoys interaction such as me.
 
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Why are you the best candidate for us?
 
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Because I am a motivated self starter who takes direction well a dedicated team player who is passionate about providing excellent friendly customer service who can bring excellent interpersonal skills, cash handling abilities and provide service with a friendly smile.
 
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I think I could bring energy and charisma to the company and provide excellent customer service.
 
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What is your greatest strength?
 
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Upbeat warm friendly personality genuine interest in helping people, my people skills s my biggest strength.
 
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My greatest strength is my ability to communicate and interact with people further more I'm very time efficient and can get my work done before a deadline.
 
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What is your greatest weakness?
 
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I am sometimes too conscientious and dedicated for my own good.
 
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My greatest weakness would probably be that I don't take enough time out for myself since I love making others happy.
 
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How would you define great customer service?
 
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Being attentive to every customer giving them a smile and providing eye contact being helpful.
 
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Customer service is providing a customer with the friendliest and most time efficient service possible so they feel important and would come back again to shop.
 
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Name a time where you provided excellent customer service.
 
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At Marshall fields during the holiday season in 1996 as a part time seasonal cashier and perfume floor walker helping customers with their purchases.
 
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At my volunteer opportunity I was in charge of leading tours around my school. I had to be able to answer any questions the former students had about the new building and be able to interest them with facts about the school now.
 
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What are your career goals?
 
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I would one day hope to have a career in the medical field as a nurse or doctor.
 
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My career goals are to become a police officer and within time move up to an fbi or if not then a homicide detective.
 
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Do you have cash handling experience?
 
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I was the treasurer for a club at my school and so I dealt with membership fees and making sure we had enough money for events.
 
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I actually do. At my moms old job she would sometimes be busy and when a customer was ready to check out she would make me do it for her so I had to learn but it's been quite awhile.
 
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How are your mathematical skills?
 
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My basic mathematical skills are pretty good.
 
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