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What is the interview process like?

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It was a very easy laid back interview with the store manager and another associate. I discussed why I wasted to work there (part-time) and my future goals which flowed into me talking about my music knowledge. It is also retail so I also gave examples and talked about customer service and sales. I did tell them I was aware of the "bad rap" that guitar center has but that I had always had a positive experience as a customer in their store. The manager was well aware of the reputation and explained how he wanted the store and company presented to customers.
I applied on line, got a call the next day to set up an interview for tomorrow, interviewed -about 35 minutes and was called an hour later with an offer.

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It was great. I was interviewed by professional and talented musicians. We had a chance to discuss the expectations of the job and a I had a very good overall understanding of the environment and opportunities.

Answered - General Manager (Former Employee) - Braintree, MA

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Every manager has their own approach, no standard

Answered - Operations Manager (Former Employee) - California

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The interview process is incredibly easy. They have essentially already hired you before interviewing you. Answer the employer's questions, smile a lot, and enjoy the conversation. Guitar Center is known for its laid-back environment so employers enjoy an easy-going person.

Answered - Instrument Expert and Sales Associate (Former Employee) - Charlotte, NC

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Mostly questions about what kind of music I like/play.

Answered - Corporate Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) - Draper, UT

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Simple, after waiting a month to be contacted after 2 follow ups.

Answered - Assistant Manager, Rentals Manager (Former Employee) - Lynnwood, WA

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It was simple. I came in, answered a few questions, and was hired on the spot. Most of the question were related to how you would go about increasing the amount of spending a customer would do.

Answered - Drum Sales Associate (Former Employee) - Colonie, NY

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I was interviewed with three other people at the same time, we all took turns talking about gear and what not.

Answered - Sales Associate (Former Employee) - Los Angeles, CA

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