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Tell me about your experience in working in retail?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Walgreens interview

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The interviewer wants to learn more about your background and experience.

If you don't have any experience, it's okay! Tell the interviewer that you do not have any experience in the industry, and you look forward to making the transition and learning everything there is to know!

If you have experience, start off by giving the interviewer a high-level overview of your experience by sharing where you have worked, your job title, and how long you were employed there. Add a sentence or two about what your job duties were in each role as well. Be sure to mention that you really enjoy this industry, and you look forward to continuing to work in retail industry roles.

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Tell me about your experience in working in retail?
1.
I have no work experience.
2.
I was a cashier at walmart ringing up items and assisting customers.
3.
I have worked at a independent fashion line that involed cash handling, inventory, and sales.
4.
I do not have any experience in retail but have many years experience in building trust with others and helping customers. And am a very fast learner.
5.
Positive experience, enjoyment in helping other people, enhancement of my skills.
6.
This experience made me see different situations related or not with work, with different eye.
7.
I started working at the front register at Walgreens ringing up customers and selling candy. I was then moved to the photo department and eventually was bumped up to head photo.
8.
I work with the customer, helps them to do the right choice.
9.
I have two years of experience in the retail field. I was a Zoner/cashier at Target, and in charge of the Health and Beauty department. I was a zoner/cashier/fitting associate in women’s sporting goods at Mervyns.
10.
I have no work in retail before but I do have experience with fast-food and we get rude to nice customers all day. We who are the employee just serve them and try to make them as happy as possible.
11.
I assisted customers with whatever they needed. I did stocking around the store with items. I looked over the store to see what was missing. I did sales of the customers.
12.
I worked at a convenient store, assisted customers with whatever they needed. I helped with the cash register.
13.
I have no experience working retail, but I am hard working, dedicated, and I have excellent customer service experience.
14.
The first job I had was in retail at a uniform store. I kept that job for several years to I returned back to school for medical assistanting.
15.
This would be my first time if I were to get the job to work in retail.
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More than 6 years of expierence.
17.
I've been working in retail (mostly volunteering) for 10+ years and I have learned so much from it. I sort clothes and household items, stock shelves for food, and cleaning if it needs done.
18.
I have never had experience in retail but have volunteered to work at concession stands in the past and had to learn to please customers no matter what.
19.
I worked as a barista and I worked with customers happy and angry. I dealt with refunds, long lines, complaints, fast paced hours, I helped sale products such as merchandise, and helped with display.
20.
I don't have any experience working in retail but I'd love to learn.
21.
I have over 10 years of experience in customer service, sales where I have worked hand to hand with my manager and coworkers to get the job done.
22.
This is my first time actually having a job.
23.
I currently have not experience in retail but I can learn everything you need me to know quickly.
24.
I was a technician for Walmart, then I got into pharmacy school. Then in my second year, I started working for Walgreens as an intern.
25.
I haven't had any experience yet but I have volunteer to couple of places such as honeywell and feed my starving children.
26.
In the summer I used to work as a receptionist for a women's clinic by answering the phone, filing paperwork, and just making sure each patient gets the help they need.
27.
I have worked with food for about a year now, at Rocky MtnCF. That includes stocking, selling, making, cleaning, counting money, dealing with customers, and answering the phone.
28.
I have worked with clothes recieving inventory, putting them away and tagging. I have worked at an jewlery store and had to count everyday that every piece of jewlery was accounted for and the money.
29.
Well, I dont have a lot of experience "working" in retail, but I can tell you as someone that works in a customer based industry, the customer is always right even when theyre wrong.
30.
I like to make the customer happy and pleased when they visit. A goal I make everyday is to make each customer smile at least once when I am helping them.

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