Top 30 Walgreens Cashier Interview Questions
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Question 2 of 30
How do you handle stressful situations?
I stay calm and handle the situation appropriately.
Question 3 of 30
Do you work well under pressure?
Question 4 of 30
How do you handle difficult customers?
I listen to what they have to say and apologize for any inconvenience.
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Question 5 of 30
What past experiences do you have that demonstrate your ability to work as a cashier?
Working in fast paced environments such as data processing, cash handling in banking and financial institutions.
Having to checkout customers at my moms old job.
Question 6 of 30
Are you okay working a 40 hour week?
I would be completely fine with working a 40 hour week.
During the summer I am but not when school starts again since I still am a student.
Question 7 of 30
How well did you get a long with management at your past employment?
Management was at timer constantly changing due to internal reconstruction and some layoffs both I got alone well with my immediate supervisors just fine.
Although I have not been previously employed My teachers and volunteer leaders have said they enjoyed having me there helping and interacting with people.
I got a long with him good even though he wasn't always around but the times that he was they were good.
Question 8 of 30
If a coworker calls in sick, and you realize you will have long lines all afternoon, how would you handle this?
Accept the situation with a good attitude and be a team player.
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.
Work hard and ask the manager of its possible to get another co worker to come in and cover the other person shift if not than work as hard as I can to make sure all su timers are being taken care of.
Question 9 of 30
During your last employment, did you ever call off work? What were your reasons?
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.
No I always went in even if I felt sick.
Question 10 of 30
Where do you see yourself in two years?
As a senior beauty consultant, I enjoy helping customers find the specific products they are looking for and informing them of new products.
In two years I hope to have a good stable job and be continuing my education.
In two years I see myself at Blinn college working on getting my degree in criminal justice.
Question 11 of 30
How many days did you call in sick at your last job?
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.
I remember calling in once but that was because I had sprained my toe and I couldn't walk.
Question 12 of 30
How would your former employer describe you?
Hard worker showed initiative got along with all co workers.
My teachers and volunteer event leaders would describe me and extroverted friendly, and punctual. Also hardworking.
Very dedicated in everything that I do and giving it my all.
Question 13 of 30
Are you a dependable person?
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.
Yes I am. You can always count on me for anything.
Question 14 of 30
How do you stay motivated?
I stay motivated by setting goals for my self and striving to reach those goals.
I think about everything in life that I want to accomplish so it makes me try even harder.
Question 15 of 30
Are you efficient with your time?
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.
Yes I like to have everything that I have to do organized.
Question 16 of 30
How comfortable are you checking IDs for a purchase of alcohol even if the customer looks to be in his mid 30s?
I am very comfortable. Its something that has to be done to in order to uphold the law.
Very comfortable and since it's a part of my job then I'm going to have to.
Question 17 of 30
Why did you choose to apply at Walgreens?
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.
Question 18 of 30
Why are you the best candidate for us?
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.
I think I could bring energy and charisma to the company and provide excellent customer service.
Question 19 of 30
What is your greatest strength?
Upbeat warm friendly personality genuine interest in helping people, my people skills s my biggest strength.
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.
Quick learner if I'm trained properly and I'm also a people person.
Question 20 of 30
What is your greatest weakness?
I am sometimes too conscientious and dedicated for my own good.
My greatest weakness would probably be that I don't take enough time out for myself since I love making others happy.
I don't take enough personal time for myself.
Question 21 of 30
How would you define great customer service?
Being attentive to every customer giving them a smile and providing eye contact being helpful.
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.
Attending to the customers needs in an appropriate time manner.
Question 22 of 30
Name a time where you provided excellent customer service.
At Marshall fields during the holiday season in 1996 as a part time seasonal cashier and perfume floor walker helping customers with their purchases.
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.
At my last job I offered the customers my help in any way they needed.
Question 23 of 30
What are your career goals?
I would one day hope to have a career in the medical field as a nurse or doctor.
My career goals are to become a police officer and within time move up to an fbi or if not then a homicide detective.
Question 24 of 30
Do you have cash handling experience?
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.
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.
Question 25 of 30
How are your mathematical skills?
My basic mathematical skills are pretty good.
Question 26 of 30
Are you okay following our company guidelines and rules even though they may differ from your past employment?
Question 27 of 30
Have you ever bickered to coworkers about management in the past? If so, what did they do wrong?
I don't think I ever had to because we all would be around eachother so if I seen something that wasn't right, someone would have already got to them before I did.
Question 28 of 30
Have you ever been tardy for work before?
Question 29 of 30
Are you a people person?
Yes I am. I enjoy interacting with people.
Question 30 of 30
If a customer's bag ripped right after their purchase, and their jar of mustard broke open, what would you do?
Tell them that it's fine I'll get them another one since it wasn't their fault and clean up the mess.
I would follow proper protocol in such a situation. If the rules allowed for me to replace their mustard, I would.
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