CVS Health Retail
Happiness rating is 47 out of 100
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Interviews at CVS Health Retail

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at CVS Health Retail.

Interview experience

Based on 701 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 770 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 662 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at CVS Health Retail

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
36%
About a week
29%
About two weeks
19%
About a month
11%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
80%
Background check
59%
Drug test
48%
Phone call/screening
34%
Problem solving exercises
21%
Least reported steps
Presentation
6%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at CVS Health Retail

  • Quick and short
    Shared on August 19, 2020 - Pharmacy Technician - Oklahoma City, OK
  • I met with shift lead in a back room of the store.
    Shared on August 7, 2020 - Cashier and Customer Service - Folsom, PA
  • Very simple. You are called and asked about availability and then you schedule an interview. The interview itself is not really about you, your skills, or capabilities they more so are giving you the …
    Shared on July 6, 2020 - Shift Supervisor - Philadelphia, PA
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Interview questions at CVS Health Retail

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why do you want to work at CVS ?
    Shared on July 28, 2022 - Customer Service Associate - Baldwin Park, CA
  • Have you worked in retail?
    Shared on June 28, 2022 - Pharmacy Technician - Smithfield, VA
  • Customer service, experience, team player, how you handle stress
    Shared on August 19, 2020 - Pharmacy Technician - Oklahoma City, OK

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Interview tips at CVS Health Retail

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)68%
  • Formal (business suit)12%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)11%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at CVS Health Retail

  • Get there 15 minutes early and clock in 3 minutes before shift start time
    Shared on August 7, 2022 - Pharmacy Technician - Tell City, IN
  • Just be yourself and relax. Make sure you have questions for the interviewer.
    Shared on July 31, 2022 - Shift Supervisor - Fair Oaks, CA
  • Be honest and don't worry about your nerves they are undatable
    Shared on July 21, 2022 - Assistant Manager - Scottsdale, AZ

The first interview at CVS Health Retail

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site23%
  • Through Indeed19%
  • Employee referral14%
  • Walk-In13%
  • Other11%

How candidates received their first interview at CVS Health Retail

  • Applied online for the store closest to my home. then 3 months later I got a call for an interview from the second closest store. was told if I passed my background check then I would become a part of…
    Shared on January 18, 2019
  • Walk in and then they interviewed and hired me on the spot
    Shared on April 12, 2018 - Shift Supervisor - California
  • I applied on line at CVS and the manager of the Southbridge CVS called me in for a interview. The manager was Great to deal with and still is.
    Shared on March 30, 2018 - Pharmacy Clerk - Southbridge, MA

Common questions about interview at CVS Health Retail

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