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Top 25 Cashier Interview Questions

Question 1 of 26
Are you okay following our company guidelines and rules even though they may differ from your past employment?
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Question 2 of 26
Have you ever been tardy for work before?
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"I was stuck on the interstate due to an accident one-time last year. I was sitting in stand still traffic for 25 minutes. I called my manager right away to let her know I was in stand still traffic, and I notified her that I would be in as soon as possible. I am typically always on time, so she had no concerns with it since it was outside of my control."
You are a reliable person who arrives to work a few minutes early for each shift! Begin by telling the interviewer that you always leave your home a few minutes early to ensure you arrive to work on time for each shift. Mention that when the weather is poor, you plan ahead by leaving extra time to get to work, and you have backup plans in place for childcare in case your current plans fall through. If you have ever been tardy, be sure to mention why you were tardy and how you called into work to notify them that you would be late. You might state, "I was stuck on the interstate due to an accident one-time last year. I was sitting in stand still traffic for 25 minutes. I called my manager right away to let her know I was in stand still traffic, and I notified her that I would be in as soon as possible. I am typically always on time, so she had no concerns with it since it was outside of my control."
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Question 3 of 26
Have you ever complained to coworkers about management in the past? If so, what did they do wrong?
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Interviewers are looking for team players who support their management team by offering positive and constructive feedback where it is due. Begin by telling the interviewer that you like to talk positively about your leadership team with your co-workers recognizing what your managers are great at. Next, mention that you do not complain about your managers, and you might offer constructive feedback if it is necessary. Feel free to provide an example of a time you have done so! For example, you might state that you had a manager who intimidated some of the newer employees because they only talked with the new employees when they had done something wrong. You might share how you pulled your manager aside and explained your perspective offering your friendly feedback. Be sure to mention the success you had with the conversation, and share how appreciative the manager was to receive your feedback.
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Question 4 of 26
Has a large amount of money ever come up missing at your past employment?
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Be candid with the interviewer sharing if your drawer was ever previously off by a large dollar amount. We all make mistakes and this can happen from time-to-time. The key is to share if the money was found and how you learned from your mistake. Simply tell the interviewer who reconciled your drawer for you to find the mistake, and mention that you recognized the importance of the mistake ensuring that it never happened again.
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Question 5 of 26
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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The interviewer needs to hear that you are a team player and do not allow situations like this to get the best of you. Tell the interviewer that you recognize your co-workers may get sick from time-to-time, and it is your responsibility as a member of the team to step up during those times to help you. Share that you would simply keep a positive attitude and cheerful customer service attitude serving each customer as quickly as you can. Be sure to mention that if there is another cashier who might be able to come in that day to help you, you may consider reaching out to them to ask if they would be willing to come in for a few hours as well.
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Question 6 of 26
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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Question 7 of 26
If you receive a 100 dollar bill for a 23.51 order, explain to me how you would add up the change and hand it to the customer?
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Question 8 of 26
How well did you get along with management at your past employment?
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Question 9 of 26
How dependent of a person are you?
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Question 10 of 26
Our store is non-stop ringing customers out, can you keep up in a fast paced environment for 4 hours without a break?
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Question 11 of 26
What past experiences do you have that demonstrate your ability to work as a cashier?
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Question 12 of 26
Are you okay working a 40 hour week?
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Question 13 of 26
Here is a scenario question, If a customer asks for a discount on a gallon of milk, what do you tell them?
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Question 14 of 26
During your last employment, did you ever call off work? What were your reasons?
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Question 15 of 26
If a customer's bag ripped right after their purchase, and their jar of mustard broke open, what would you do?
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Question 16 of 26
How will you stay composed if an angry customer wants to return a product but does not realize there is a return cashier for just that purpose?
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Question 17 of 26
What did you dislike about your former job?
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Question 18 of 26
What are your plans for the future?
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Question 19 of 26
What are you passionate about?
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Question 20 of 26
Your resume says you've only stayed at your last job for 3 months, explain to me why you did not stay longer?
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Question 21 of 26
Why do you need this job at our store?
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Question 22 of 26
At our company, we have three strikes for money being over or minus 10 dollars. Are you okay handling that pressure of keeping your drawer within 10 dollars?
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Question 23 of 26
What cash handling experience do you have?
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Question 24 of 26
Do you take pride in your work?
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Question 25 of 26
Have you ever handled cash in large monetary transactions?
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Question 26 of 26
Are you interviewing for any positions at other retail locations?
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Question 1 of 26
Are you okay following our company guidelines and rules even though they may differ from your past employment?
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1.
Yes as a matter of fact I expect your company to have different guidelines and rules to follow. I am quite flexible and willing to cooperate.
2.
Yes as a matter of fact I expect your company to have different guidelines and rules to follow. I am quite flexible and willing to cooperate..
3.
Yes, of course i'm quite flexible to cooperate with your company..
4.
Absolutely. As an employee I am a representative of your company, and this includes following company guidelines.
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I follow all rules of the company.
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Yes I do,As an employee I am representative of your company this include following company guidelines as well.
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Rules are made to protect the customers, employees and the company, so they must be followed, and I am willing to do that.
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I think the rules play an important rules in every business, therfore I, m absaluttely okay to follow your rules.
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Yes, it defends on what kind of services they offer.
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Yes, y responsibility is to follow all huildline of the company because this will help me to be a good workety.
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I have no problem with following new guidelines and rules.
12.
Of course every organisation differs and once they are within the proper guidelines and are appropriate then I am happy to oblige.
13.
Of course once I am being asked to do something that is within proper guidelines and not inappropriate. Every company differs in their procedures.
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Yes I'm ok following your company guidelines.
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Yes I have no problem adjusting to the new guidelines and rules.
Question 2 of 26
Have you ever been tardy for work before?
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1.
Yes. I called to let my employer know that I would be late.
2.
Yes,I called to let my employer to know that I would be late.
3.
No I usually like to be puntual at work unless I am sick that is not usual.
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Maybe once but only by a minute.
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I always schedule time for working correctly.
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Yes, very rarely, and call in advance that I will be so.
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I have never been tardy for work before.
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I would have to say probably once, the traffic was backed up because I witnessed an accident.
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I have never been tardy for work before.
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Never, I am a very punctual person.
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I never tried to be tardy for work, but the only time I was, was for traffic.
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I have but never more than a few minutes, punctuality is very important it shows professionalism.
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Yes. Not often but has happened.
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Yes, but will call supervisor to inform them.
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No I feel it is important to get there early.
Question 3 of 26
Have you ever complained to coworkers about management in the past? If so, what did they do wrong?
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No I have not because I think management has rules in place to protect the company and the employees.
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I believe it is wrong to bicker about management and the policies that are in place are there to benefit the company and the employees as well.
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Absolutely not, because company policies are in place for a reason, and by disrespecting management, you are essentially disrespecting the company you work for, and this negative attitude can lead to poor customer service and impact performance on the job.
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I work for the company. I believe you should follow all rules.
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Absolutely no, Company policies are in place by purpose, by derespeting them it means you dispecting the itself.
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No because I never worked wit any other co workers.
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I have never bickered to my coworkers in the past, and I always concentrate to work and smile with my colleague.
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No,It does tend to be that both people can have a sense of wrong but there is room for correction if this becomes a team effeort and given tacfully.
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Yes. I was accused of being unreliable because I had asked for a few weekends off. I worked every weekend and had Monday and Tuesday off. I did not ask for more than 2 days off, I just requested to work Monday and Tuesday instead of Saturday and Sunday. I was told I was unreliable, even though I had never missed a day of work except in inclement weather.
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Yes, our one manager is not tactful.
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No never had to deal with management before.
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No, I keep to myself and try not to influence others on my opinion.
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As of my last job I have no bickered anyone of my coworkers.
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Yes because they made our Human Resource to be our supervisor which made it difficult for us forward any complain about any supervision ommissions.
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No, I have not bickered about management in the past.
Question 4 of 26
Has a large amount of money ever come up missing at your past employment?
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No that has never happened.
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No I have never had that happen in any company that I have worked for.
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No large amount of money has ever come up missing in my previous employment.
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I have not been employed, this would be my first job.
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Yes. I however was not the cashier on shift at the time.
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A large amount of money has never come up missing at my past employment.
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No never, I recount 2 times back to myself and to the customer.
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Not out of my cash drawer, I am very secure with my area.
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Yes, and auditors were called in but as I was not involved and I was without guilt my conscience was clear. However the good outcome that came from it was that new procedures were put into play to help protect others in future.
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No and if it ever comes up missing any at alibi knew it wouldn't be because of me because I know how to handle money and im comfortable handling it.
11.
On my very last day of work, my boss told me I had lost 100 dollras to a counterfeit bill, which turned out to be a lie. He was giving me a hard time for leaving after being with the company for over a year, which has a large turnover rate. I have never lost a large amount og money.
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At my prior employment, I was responsible for turning the days money over to my Supervisor and money has never went missing.
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I do not have professional job experiences but I have been trusted by family members to count their money and or keep it for a while, no amount of money were ever misssing.
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I don't have that kind of experience.
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No I have never had a job that handled money.
Question 5 of 26
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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You dont have any choice to releave his/her work.
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Working Hard and asking the manager if it is possible to call another co-worker in to cover the other persons shift.
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Working hard to make sure all customers are being taken care of we would work as a team to get it done.
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Work hard, asking the management if its possible to call onather co-worker to cover the person shift.
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I will see how I can help the management and maintain the efficient work pace.
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I would work even faster and work as smoothly as I can to help each customer and let my employer know that a cashier called in so that they are aware of what is going on.
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I would make sure there will be other cashiers on the lines and work more efficiently and quickly.
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Calmy and try to move quickly.
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I will take on extra time in case a coworker who have a bad health is not to work.
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I shall handle it as it comes and if there is a need in which I might need help I will ahead of time let them know about the sick coworker and play it by ear.
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It is really what I want yo d, because when store getting so busy and only some few checkout open then I would like to do my best and I would also greet my customers very well.
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I would try to find a replacement for my co worker. I would then continue with my job to the best of my ability. Also, if I had a customer that was upset about the long lines, I would apologize for the inconvenience and explain the situation.
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Try to get someone to open an extra register.
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I would smile and give the best customer service because it may make standing in line worth the weight.
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I would try my best to work quickly and efficiently, and if there was another line available, maybe another cashier would be able to assist them.
Question 6 of 26
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 to check their Id's.Its my job even if the customer looks older.
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I would feel very comfortable asking the question. I would rather be safe than sorry.
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You can ask them in a nice way.. Some word that not offended.
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I will no sell because alcohol is not good.
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I will still ask for their ID's... Because its not based on the looks, what important is to make sure they are in the right age.
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I'm very comfortable to check there IDs. Even there old.
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First I have to ask nice special with the customer. To purchase of alcohol.
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I am very comfortable because I don't know how old the person really is.
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How to work cashier position.
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I am very comfortable checking IDs because its my job even if how old the customer is.
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I am very comfortable do basic protacall when it is something that is very reasonable to ask.
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Very comfortable. Some people appear older than they actually are.
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I am comfortable. I understand it is the law and I will check everyones id.
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It is important to check the id because that is the rule and policy.
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I am comfortable because I would want to make sure.
Question 7 of 26
If you receive a 100 dollar bill for a 23.51 order, explain to me how you would add up the change and hand it to the customer?
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You total bill is 23.51 I received 100 dollar.. Your change is...
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Give back .49 then 76 dollars.
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I would give her $76.49 back I would give her 49 cents than count her change back up to 100
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I would subtract 23.51 from the 100 dollar bill and the remaining amout would be the change for the customer.
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I would first make up the 49 cents to make 24 dollars even then next is 6 dollars to make 30 then an even 70 dollars making in total of 76.49 change. Would give the change in this order back to the customer.
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I would hand the customer, seven-six dollars,1-quarter,1-nickel,2dimes,4pennies.
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I would subtract the 23 dollars ad 52 cents from the 100 dollars and give the change of 76 dollars and 49 cents.
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I would return their change of 76.49$
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I would give them one $50 bill, one $20 bill, one $5 bill, one quarter, two dimes, and 4 pennies.
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50 dollar bill, 20 dollar, 5 dollar, 1 dollar, 1 quarter, 2dimes, 4pennies.
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I would subtract 23.51 from 100 and then give them the change.
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Just subtract the 23.51 from 100 and thats the change.
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Since the change is 76.49 I would give a 50 dollar bill a 20 and 6 ones and a quarter 2 dimes and 4 pennies.
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.I will return 76,49 to the custommer.
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I would look at the 100 dollar bill see if it was real. Then, assuming this is real, put in 100 and subtract it by 23.51. Which be about $87.51
Question 8 of 26
How well did you get along with management at your past employment?
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I got along with management very well. It was not an unusual friendship but based upon respect.
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My relationship with management remained professional and courteous. I would say that we got along quite well.
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I got along well with management. Our relationship was professional and we always spoke courteously to one another.
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Staying focused and executing my duties in proffessional manner.
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I would say that we get along quite well. My relationship with management remained professional and courteous.
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I got along well with management I enjoyed their teaching ability they were very good at their job and I respected that.
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I had a great relationshmwith management, was able to discuss issues and r drive feedback from them.
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We talked every time we were at work, I work well under management.
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I worked with my all abilities.
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Fine, there was no much to any conflict with management.
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Very well. I am an easygoing person.
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I got along with them very well.
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I had Very good relationship with management.
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I got along well with the management at my past employment.
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I well very hard and always do things o and time.
Question 9 of 26
How dependent of a person are you?
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I am Independent person, I like to do my own things with consulting any one, Yes am a team player but I can work on my own.
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I am independent person with a capability of taking task or challenges and able to solver in a professional way.
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Very dependent, I always try to do my best anyway.
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Relax, smile when I work.
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I am a very dependable person I will always try to give you my all and faithful to the position that has been assigned to me.
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I am good with my work and I just think and also believe in that I can do my best in each of my task.
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Its nice to have help, but I am just as comfortable working on my own.
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I am very dependable and will help out as much as I am needed.
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I can work independently when needed and will ask for help if needed. Otherwise, I do not need to be dependent all the time.
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I have a family that I support this means my job is my life.
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Not very I work excellent alone.
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I work efficiently alone but I prefer working in a team. In my prior experience, collaborating with others is more efficient when confronting a heavy work load.
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I am a very independent person.
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I prefer to work independently, I feel I can be more efficient. However, this does not hinder my ability to work in a team environment.
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Not dependent until or unless really need for second opinion.
Question 10 of 26
Our store is non-stop ringing customers out, can you keep up in a fast paced environment for 4 hours without a break?
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Yes I am able to keep up with the fast pace and work a standard set of hours before having a break.
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I believe that I am capable of dealing with this task because I am able to work under a lot of pressure.
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Yes, I have worked in fast food for the past 3 years, so I am very used to working in a fast paced environment with few breaks.
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Yes, I tend to do better in an environment that is fast paced and things have to be done constantly.
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Definitely Sir! My work is my passion and I love my job and in such a fast paced environment it is required to keep that stamina to come up to the expectation of the management.
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Yes, I can keep up in a fast paced environment without a break.
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Yes. I work very quickly and efficiently.
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Yes, I am always happy to face new challenge.
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Yes that would be fine, I prefer working fast paced.
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Yes to do what I need to do to provide a nice environment for the customer.
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Yes, I can keep up in a fast paced environment for 4 hours without a break.
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Yes, I like to stay busy.
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I can work all day without a break.
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Yes I have to if it's necessary !
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Yes, I feel I am a person who works better actually when under pressure.
Question 11 of 26
What past experiences do you have that demonstrate your ability to work as a cashier?
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I have had experience working at the register and I have had to accept payments for products.
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Have a degree in accounting and banking.
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Ability to take control of work.
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While I have no formal job experience, I have completed fund raisers for band for many years collecting money and making change for anything from car washes to selling food when he host a show.
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Ability to work as a cashier was past my experiences was purchase with customer.
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I have worked in supermarket and have cashier and customer service expierience.
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I owned my own business I handled money credit and I am honest. I worked 35 years in business.
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My last job dealt with the public from time to time I had to settle disputes with the customers on behalf of the company and I also handled petty cash of the comapny.
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I have worked like a cashier for almost two years in two stores and even sometimes in my internship, I was using a cash register to give people a receipt or change. At the end of my shift I was printing the final amount of money of all the receipts I printed the same day and then I was counting the money in the cash register to see if the amount was the same. In my previous job I was doing that with two cash register every time.
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I have really good people skills and have a very easy time engaging and communicating to people or in this case customers.
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I have come to interact with people from all walks of life and have gained a better understanding that will demonstrate useful when I work with customers.
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In my previous company, I have handled petty cash disbursements with rollover balance of $3000 and also handled main cash balance of $50000 monthly.
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I worked with pos systems at apple bees and handled cash and cards.
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Well, I have been in various situations where I was in need for adapting to a problem that was in need of my attention. In tutoring, nannying and when I was younger I also would help out with the snack bar around the sports field during the town tournaments.
Question 12 of 26
Are you okay working a 40 hour week?
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Yes I am and I would prefer working that many hours per week.
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Yes, my ideal hours would range between 30 and 40 hours per week.
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Yes, my ideally, my hours would range from 30 to 40 hours a week.
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Yes I am very flexible when it comes to working hours so 40 hours would not be a problem at all.
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Yes I am perfectly fine with the hours, I love to keep myself busy.
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I would try my best to meet that expectation, but seeing as how this would be my first job, I would let you know after the first week whether or not I can handle so many hours.
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I am ready to work 40 hour week.
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Yes, if the need requires it.
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No I am not okay with this, because I am a student so I would only like to work as a part time job.
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Yes I would love to have the hours!
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I am okay with working a 40 hour week.
12.
I am okay with working a forty hour week during the summer, but not during the school year.
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My work permit only permits me to work 20 hours per week however on school vacation periods I am able to work a 40 hour week.
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Since school is my highest priority I would be unable to.
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I am applying for a part time job.
Question 13 of 26
Here is a scenario question, If a customer asks for a discount on a gallon of milk, what do you tell them?
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You tell them you cannot do that. If they keep bugging you about it, I look them in the eye and say I am not willing to steal from my employer. If its a bigger issue like the milk is bad or close and they're are not better milks available I ask if they would like to talk to my supervisor (someone who can actually do something)
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I would mention any other discounts that may be available for other sizes of milk and then offer to let her know of any upcoming discounts on milk.
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I would explain to them that I am not able to make that call and call a supervisor.
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I am not allow for this thing please ask my supervisor he can help you.
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I will tell him I cant do anything about it and when keeps on pressuring me I will tell him to see my supervisor he is the right person to contact.
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Sorry but today we got different product in promotion.
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I will ask if they have any coupons, and if they do not, I will smile and apologize and tell them that I am not able to do that.
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I will answered them that the tag price that labels on it. I apologize for discount.
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I will check to if there is sale or coupons that are readily available for such a discount.
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I would tell them that unless they have a discount code or coupon, I am unable to give discounts.
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I will tell them that unfortunately we have no choice on the prices, if they insist, then I would call a manager.
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I would explain to them I would have to ask a manager.
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If there is a discount that is promoted then I would but if there are none I would apologize and maybe offer a lower priced gallon of milk.
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Sorry I cannot do it sir/maam do you have a coupon?
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I would ask the customer to buy a good numbers of gallons.
Question 14 of 26
During your last employment, did you ever call off work? What were your reasons?
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Yes, Family responsibilities I was getting married.
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I have never had a job before.
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Only if I had a doctors note.
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I have never called to my supervisor and inform any reasons.
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No, not unless it was scheduled for vacation or an appointment.
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Yes when my wife was about to go to labour.
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I did not call off work during my last employment.
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I have not called off work before.
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I have not called off work before.
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Yes I did and because I was not feeling well.
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No, I showed up for every shift.
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Yes only once, medical issues.
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I was in a car accident the car was inoperable.
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For the next job oppurtunity.
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Yes! I called in because I was very sick!
Question 15 of 26
If a customer's bag ripped right after their purchase, and their jar of mustard broke open, what would you do?
User-Submitted Answers
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Help the customer out and clean up the mess.
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I would replace the jar of mustard in a new bag then clean up the spill.
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I would tell them to get a new one and pay half price or tell my manger,
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Replace that jar or mustard.
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I will replace it. I will tell my supervisor.
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I would replace it and for the customer if she/ he could pay a half price, tell the manager.
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I would apologize for what just happened, get them a new bag and a new mustard jar and say thank you for appreciating my apology.
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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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Get them a replacement of the jar of mustard and clean the mess up. Letting the customer not get upset.
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I will apologize to them and call the manager for the further process.
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I would take the mustard to customer service and grab a new bottle for them(assuming it is okay with the store)
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Allow them to get another mustard jar.
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I would go over to them and ask if they were okay and then I would ask them to move aside so someone can clean the mess up.
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I would talk to the manager and see if they could get their money back.
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I am going to help them by take all back and give customer another new ones.
Question 16 of 26
How will you stay composed if an angry customer wants to return a product but does not realize there is a return cashier for just that purpose?
User-Submitted Answers
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Calm her down by apologizing and then show her where the return cashier is.
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I would inform them and show them where they need to go.
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I would apologize to customer and walk her over to where somebody can help her.
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Calm her/He down by apologizing and take the customer through a return cashier.
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Listening to the customer is always best then take them to the person that can really help.
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I would tell the customer we have a cashier for just returns on items.
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I will politely tell the customer that we have a cashier just for return policies and tell the customer that the people at the return cashier would be glad to help with his return.
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I will try to explain to customer to understand clearly until customer feel happy when he or she is shopping here.
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Yes, I will try to relate that everything is well and that I can take them to the cashier so they might get their money as well as asking them if there is anything else I might be able to do for them.
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I will call my manager and then ask to my manager to help out that customer.
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I am a very patient person. I would take a few deep breaths and explain that we have a separate cashier for returns so that we may keep the lines flowing for customers making a purchase. I would apologize for their inconvenience, then point them to where the return cashier is. I would then tell them to have a nice day. I would repeat this if necessary.
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I would try my best to tell them that, and if they are getting angrier, I would get a manager.
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Tell them you understand they might be frustrated but we will do are best to get you checked out as fast as possible.
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I will apologize that I am not able to do returns then I would tell the customer there is a return cashier.
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I would calmly tell the customer to proceed to the return cashier.
Question 17 of 26
What did you dislike about your former job?
User-Submitted Answers
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No I do not have any convictions or a record of a felony.
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No I have never been convicted of a felony neither do I have a record of any felony.
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No, I have never been convicted of a felony.
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I have never been convicted of a felony.
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No never. I lead a very unexciting life to some degree.
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I liked everything about my job. There was nothing to dislike.
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Sometimes I didn't like waking up at 3:45 to have breakfast at 4 in the morning to beat the afternoon thunderstorms. I also wasn't fond of not showering for 8 days at a time.
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I was working too far from home.
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I left that job because I wanted to focus on school. If I had not changed my focus, I would probably still be there as there wasn't anything that I disliked about it.
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The only thing I could think of is slow days.
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Because its boring working in the library as a staff.
12.
My dad pays me to shovel the snow from the driveway and I dislike how he offered to help me at first but left me all alone when it got too difficult for him, although I don't mind working alone.
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I loved my job !I love people an working.
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The selfishness of other co workers.
15.
Love my old job want to do something different.
Question 18 of 26
What are your plans for the future?
User-Submitted Answers
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My long-term goal is to continue learning and receive master's degree but this will be in several years, and for a short-perspective my goal is to gain as much experience from the work as possible and strive becoming a proffecional in what you do. I enjoy communication with customers and the direction I'm going through is really very interesting for me.
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Become succesful for my choosen field.
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My plans for the future would be to obtain my masters in Criminal Justice and working in the NYPD as a forensic examiner or branching off into working in the special victims unit.
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To learn more and more and sucessful in the life.
5.
Ultimately I want my lpn. For now I want to work my way up in your company and eventually.
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For the forseeable futre I see myself working here, providing excellent customer service and handling things responsibly.
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My plans for the future involve me pursuing a career as a vet tech.
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My plans for the future are simple to advance in the career of my choice and use all the tools and experience I will gain to do so.
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My plans is to become a successful accoutant in near future by providing 100% dedicated effort towards my job.
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I want to work for a while to earn money for college. I might have a gap year after high school to work and save up money. I think I would stick around for a while.
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My plan is very simple that go to work every day.
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To work here, and to finish college.
13.
I want to pursue my bachelor and master degree in Computer Science so, I want to work in some well known company which give me better pay and good atmosphere at my work.
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I would like to secure my future by procuring a job that has security and benefits. I would also like to save up for a new house and possibly return to college.
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To be working here and possibly be an assistant manager.
Question 19 of 26
What are you passionate about?
User-Submitted Answers
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I am passionate serving people and welcoming warmly.
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I am very passionate when it comes to getting the job done well and quickly.
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Helping people out and making sure people are happy.
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I am interested in do my job as a cashier.
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Life, I love life and people. I am happy to do what I can to help others out effectively looking for ways that I might more effectively help them and understand them.
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Greetings with customers and help them out during their checkout if they did not find what they wanted to find.
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Quality customer service. Giving people the best service I can and making sure they leave satisfied.
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Costumer service and meeting new people.
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I am passionate about my future in tending college and about my family, also about my job.
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Passionate about helping others.
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I am passionate about furthering my education and preparing to open up my own business.
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I am passionate about learning new skills and striving for excellence in these skills.
13.
Making sure the costumers are happy with there purchases.
14.
I am passionate about spending time with children and the elderly. I feel that they are two groups that are under appreciated and not taken as seriously.
15.
I am passionate about working with the public and getting to know my boss and coworkers, and learner new things.
Question 20 of 26
Your resume says you've only stayed at your last job for 3 months, explain to me why you did not stay longer?
User-Submitted Answers
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Had a family emergency back home in my ccountry.
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The reason for this is because I only had a small business and I did not have a lot of customers however every task that I took on I completed to the best of my ability and made sure the customer was satisfied every time.
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Because I need to look for another job.
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It was seasonal, thus I could not stay longer the job would require of the time.
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Because I was also studying so I only get some free time in weekend so, that is why I only work as a part time.
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It was an internship for a college degree. It ended after 3 months.
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I was not getting the hours I needed.
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It did not work out I found a new job that was more challenging.
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Because the employer deviated from the condition of service.
10.
The reason I did not stay longer is because I did not agree with other employess about certain things and my pay wasnt very great.
11.
Because it is far from my home.
12.
I have stayed with my previous job for 1 year and 3 months.
13.
I got pregnant and I was constantly getting sick.My doctor told me I needed a lot of rest.
14.
I was looking for new opportunities and felt there was little room for growth.
15.
I was working for someone who went on vacation leave.
Question 21 of 26
Why do you need this job at our store?
User-Submitted Answers
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To increase my knowledge of customer service and to increase my income.
2.
I need this job here because I want to expand my experience as a Cashier, and pursue my interest in customer service.
3.
I have been unfortunate to have bee made redundant in my last job, I have been working since after my final exams in school, I always had a passion in shop work and your store is a very highly recognised store, I would love to be part of your team.
4.
I came across this advertize for the cashier job in this store, therefore I applied and it is near my residence, not much travel time is required.
5.
I would love to gain experience and I believe this position coould give me just that in many areas.
6.
I need this job because I feel that I am fit for this cashier position based on my education and previous experience.
7.
One income is not enough right now.
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Because I would like to have a good job.
9.
Because I think it would make for a good life experience, and I would like to make some money for the summer.
10.
Because I want to know like how cashier treat with their customer. So, I want to help out customers.
11.
I currently own a restaurant. I work almost 70 hours a week. I have a six year old who is starting to play sports and get involved with other extracurricular activities. It is difficult to find someone to work in my place. I also want to be around to help my child with his homework.
12.
To be moving to the next level in my career path.
13.
Because this seems like a great place to work. Everytime I have been to your store everyone has been super nice and I want to pass on the smile.
14.
To gain experience dealing with people.
15.
To prepare and further improve my customer service skills.
Question 22 of 26
At our company, we have three strikes for money being over or minus 10 dollars. Are you okay handling that pressure of keeping your drawer within 10 dollars?
User-Submitted Answers
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Most definitely, as a matter of fact at my current job I have maintained my drawer within three dollars.
2.
Yes. I have cash office experience.
3.
Off course but there will be no pressure because I have over 10 years experience in being a cahier.
4.
Of course, handling money is the primary role of a cashier and that is a responsiblity that I have no problem taking.
5.
Yes. If this is rule of your company.
6.
Yes I would like to do that.
7.
I am okay with handling the pressure of keeping your drawer within 10 dollars.
8.
Yes I am okay with handling that pressure of keeping my drawer within 10 dollars, but I am willing to make it right.
9.
In all the times I have worked at a bank or credit union, the military was the most chalanging of all, I am confident I will have no problem balancing to the penny.
10.
Yes I am very comfortable with that.
11.
Yes next time I have to be more cautious and pay more attention of what's going on.
12.
Yes, I feel that I would be able to handle that as I am very thorough.
13.
No. I should find my shortage and balance it.. I want to fix all things and I am very careful regarding money matters.
14.
I am completely okay with handling that pressure. I love to follow directions and do my job as required.
15.
Yes im capable of handling that task.
Question 23 of 26
What cash handling experience do you have?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
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2.
What your strengths?
3.
: Have you ever been tardy for work before.
4.
I have had the experience to handle the petty cash of the business.
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Ability to handle cash as I have worked as a cashier, Ability to communicate, My greatest strength is my organizational skills and time management.
6.
I worked on the tills during my summer holiday from school .That is a long time ago now but I am a very fast learner .
7.
Worked in several employments where cash/credit card transactions have been accurately taken.
8.
Handled cash while working as a cashier at walmart.
9.
Volunteering with some charities and voluterring when I younger the snack bar is the most when it came to cashier work Otherwise I would have to watch for money on my own account.
10.
I did not have any card type of payment experience.
11.
15 years of experience processing transactions at Subway. Using a POS system I entered the customers order into the computer, gave them the total, entered the amount tendered, then gave them the correct change. If u=they were using a credit card I processed their cards on the card reader.
12.
I have over 6 years of cash handling.
13.
Roll playing and helping my grandmother at the store.
14.
Treasure in middle school.
15.
I work on a farm so none really.
Question 24 of 26
Do you take pride in your work?
User-Submitted Answers
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I do take pride in my work and I believe that if you do not you will not satisfy your customer.
2.
I think it is very important to take pride in everything you do, I try to work to the best of my ability.
3.
I am proud of whatever I do in my work and I do with sincerity, reliability and with full confidence.
4.
Oh very much I enjoy making my clients happy and love working with cash registers.
5.
I take pride in my work so long as I feel I did a good job and worked hard.
6.
Yes, because when doing my work I believe that giving my all is a priority thus what you put into see the value and be proud of it.
7.
Yes, I do take pride in my work.
8.
Yes, because making the customer happy is important, but also keeping the company happy will give me the long term growth I would like to have with the company possible.
9.
Yes just very proud that I'm a part of a team and take pride .
10.
Of course as my work is a reflection on me as a person. If my job is done thoroughly and without error it reflects my character also.
11.
Yes I do. I believe that your ride reflects on your work, so if you have pride others will reflect of you and enjoy their shopping experience.
12.
I take pride in all of my work because I am very passionate about it. To me every work is essential for growth of a company.
13.
I take the utmost pride in anything I do.
14.
Yes I do in completeing it in a timely and proficient manner.
15.
Yes, I do, just as I take pride in my school.
Question 25 of 26
Have you ever handled cash in large monetary transactions?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Yes while working in a retail store I have had to handle large transactions.
2.
Have you ever handled cash in large transactions?
3.
Yes. I am a payroll clerk and I need cash for business transactions.
4.
Yes I also do bookkeeping at my job.
5.
Yes I also do bookkeeping at my job.
6.
Yes I did but it as a long time ago . I worked for a supermarket on the tills during my summer holidays in secondary school.
7.
I have never handled cash in large transactions but I feel I am a quick learner and can handle it.
8.
I am working as cashier, I have ability to camonucate . An my best strenth is time managment and professional skill.
9.
I recently volunteered in Toronto taste event which took place in June 7th, it was a culinary event and it raised a lot of money. I did it last year as Auction cash out, that was when the guests bid on something, whoever gets the highest wins the item and I handled the transaction after the Auction was complete.
10.
No, but I learn fast on these matters.
11.
Not in large transaction but around $500.00
12.
No, I have not handled cash in large transactions.
13.
Yes, I have handled cash in large transactions.
14.
Yes during fundraising we would tabulate several hundreds of thousands of cash and cheques.
15.
Yes, used to handle end of day deposits at my last store.
Question 26 of 26
Are you interviewing for any positions at other retail locations?
User-Submitted Answers
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Yes,They will be useful if I am not selected here,I know I am not the best, so I must apply for vacant positions at other retail location.
2.
No, I am interested in working here out of personal interest and convenience.
3.
Yes, I have applied at a few other retail locations, but I am particularly interested in working here.
4.
No, I am not. I have only received an interview here.
5.
Yes I have applied at other Stores as well because I am looking for a job.
6.
Yes Sir, I am on hunt and sumitted my reume for this position with many other retail locations.
7.
Yes I am but I would much Rather work here as I have researched the company and you are a much better fit for me and what I would like to accomplish.
8.
No I am just getting an interview at this store.
9.
No I am not interviewing for any positions at other retail locations.
10.
I am not interviewing for any positions at other retail locations, but I have put in applications at a few stores.
11.
Not yet, but I am looking.
12.
No, would like to stay at this location, but I relocate if needed.
13.
No but I got chance at Macy's and got interviewed but not lucky enough to get the job.
14.
Yes, but this is the position I am most interested in.
15.
Not at the moment, I like to hear back from a position before applying to another so if I got the job it wouldn't be embarassin turning down an interview somewhere else.

About Cashier

August 17th, 2017

In a shop, a cashier (or checkout operator) is a person who scans the goods through a machine called a cash register that the customer wishes to purchase at the retail store. The items are scanned by a Barcode positioned somewhere on the item. This is done by the use of laser technology. After all of the goods have been scanned, the cashier then collects the payment (in cash, check and/or by credit/debit card) for the goods or services exchanged, records the amount received, makes change, and issues receipts or tickets to customers. Cashiers will record amounts received and may prepare reports of transactions, reads and record totals shown on cash register tape and verify against cash on hand. A cashier may be required to know value and features of items for which money is received; may cash checks; may give cash refunds or issue credit memorandums to customers for returned merchandise; and may operate ticket-dispensing machines and the like.

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