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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?

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Not taking a long

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I would like to apply, get this done soon

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Usually 3 days....5 days for Gun Counter Sales Associates due to paperwork requirements fir AAFES & the state.

Answered - Sales Associate/Customer Service (Former Employee) - Eglin AFB, FL

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Usually 3 days but 5 days for Gun Counter employees because of the paperwork required for the position (sales of firearms)

Answered - Sales Associate/Customer Service (Former Employee) - Eglin AFB, FL

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The process is fairly simple. You initially apply for the job at the HR office. Your information is then passed along. You get called for an interview. You go interview and then you hopefully get a phone call offering a job.

Answered - CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERVISOR (Former Employee) - Minot AFB, ND

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I takes only a few days when all your information is up to date.

Answered - Labeler and stocker (Former Employee) - JBER, AK

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I started working for AAFES, 4 months after joining the military. I worked for AAFES, for 8 years. My wife also worked for AAFES, for approximately 6 years.
1, Place an application
2. Secure an interview
3. Accept the position, if offered
4. Learn the responsibilities and duties of your job...training
5. Perform your duties and responsibilities as well as you can
6. Always try to be on time, at the start of your day
7. Be willing to perform any duties that you are assigned

Answered - Part-time Military Employee (Former Employee) - Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

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My experience was all by luck.
I applied in a mix of applying for many jobs. (so I don't know how long it took from applied to job)
I really didn't have a interview at least it didn't feel like it.
I talked to an HR lady she asked me to come in(this is when you get a temp base pass)
She asked what I wanted to do or like to do. I said that I want to work in computers, cook and work in a warehouse. She had a lot of cooking jobs, I didn't want to do it, plus pay was bad. She had a computer job but the time didn't work for me. She finally said she had a warehouse job that deals with computers. I said yeah sure. She was very nice, I don't know because we had a Texas hometown thing or she was moving back to Texas whatever it was. I got a warehouse job as a part time then like three days later got offered a full time job.
It was amazing how quick it all happen and how I came a grade 5 which is really good.

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I got hired immediately because a position was available. I was interviewed within a week of applying.

Answered - Operations Clerk (Former Employee) - Neu Ulm, Germany

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Hiring is usually quick, within a week or two. Training is required in the form of a paid orientation, on the job training, and other training classes as well.

Answered - Sales Associate (Former Employee) - Anchorage, AK

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