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I interviewed with the store manager ,Athens Tn. With 5 other people .We were in a very dark & small "stock room". I really wanted to work for Bath & Body & was very excited I got an interview, as I have many years of retail experience. Manager ask us our fav scent, although I love several I mentioned one of the older ones, then she made a snide comment about the fact the scent I mentioned was an "older" one, as I'm obviously older then the average employee. Then she spoke of her daughter just turning 18 & she became emotional & started to cry . Nothing major just a few tears. Unprofessional. I would have been a good dependable employee so I consider it her loss & especially Bath & Bodys loss as I was so enthusiastic about possibly working there. I left feeling so deflated after her snarky comment with emphasis on a "older" scent that I had told her I liked when asked. The others picked up on the snarky tone she used & most nervously laughed. Although I am an older woman I was more then qualified & capable to do the job. She not only acted unprofessional she looked unprofessional she could have spent a little more time on her over all appearance. I was hurt at first but come to the conclusion she did me a favor, I wouldn't want to work for her. She's not a nice person. I got the impression she possibly was a little intimidated.

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I had a group interview. The questions where easy to answer and straight foreword don't be nervous to speck up everyone is friendly.

Answered - TEMPORARY SALES LEAD / SALES ASSOCIATE (Former Employee) - San Marcos, TX

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It depends on who is interviewing you

Answered - Cashier, Sales Associate (Former Employee) - Toledo, OH

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To be friendly with everyone

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My interview was with the store manager. She was extremely friendly and started off with getting to know me then went into the "harder" questions but overall the interview went smoothly.

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Very inviting. The district manager was very easy to interview with, but she was very detailed. I could tell that she really enjoyed what she did.

Answered - Shop Director/District Manager Trainee (Former Employee) - Saint Peters, MO

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Before it was a three step process. 2 panel interviews with 5-7 very specific questions. Follow up interview, usually with a different DM over the phone. Last one I knew of: applicant did not even show up, DM called to give interview over the phone and hired on the spot... It's not as hard to get a job now, but unless they change their new pay scale.... well you get what you pay for.

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Short, I had 2 interviews and got a call back a few days after my interview saying that I had the job.

Answered - Assistant Store Manager (Current Employee) - Nottingham, MD

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Fast efficient

Answered - Cashier/Customer Service (Current Employee) - West Covina, CA

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Very friendly people they get to know you and your work history. They ask you simple questions about your quality of work

Answered - Sales Leader (Current Employee) - Wheaton, MD

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