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Interviews at Dollar Tree

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Dollar Tree.
Interview experience
Based on 900 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 901 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 878 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Dollar Tree

Overview experience
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Excellent
Easy
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Interview process length
About a day or two
65%
About a week
21%
About two weeks
9%
About a month
3%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
77%
Background check
34%
Phone call/screening
20%
Problem solving exercises
12%
Drug test
12%
Least reported steps
Presentation
3%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
2%

Interview questions at Dollar Tree

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How close did i live?
    have a worked a register?

    when could i start?
    Shared on January 18, 2019 - Cashier/ Over-night stocker - Broadview, IL
  • If I had experience with customer service and operating cash register
    Shared on October 2, 2018 - Cashier and Salesperson - Lincoln, NE
  • Was I Customer Service oriented
    Did i know about setting up store for grand opening
    Shared on September 7, 2018 - Cashier/Customer Service/Sales Associate - Devils Lake, ND
Interview tips at Dollar Tree
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)59%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)22%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Formal (business suit)6%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Dollar Tree
  • Be yourself. The interview is based on what you can provide the company. Your willingness to produce in stocking and be creative in merchandising.
    Shared on February 24, 2019 - Assistant Store Manager - Tigard, OR
  • Ask how many hrs
    Shared on October 17, 2018 - Cashier/Customer Service - Gouverneur, NY
  • Be yourself, if you don’t understand something or don’t know something, it’s okay to let the managers know
    Shared on October 2, 2018 - Cashier/stocker/overnight stocker - Jamaica, NY
The first interview at Dollar Tree
How candidates got an interview
  • I walked in42%
  • Paper application27%
  • Employee referral10%
  • Through Indeed.com5%
  • Other online application5%
How candidates received their first interview at Dollar Tree
  • I walked in a asked to apply and then got a call to come in for the interview and that went very well.
    Shared on November 6, 2018 - Cashier/Customer Service - Springfield, MA
  • The interview went great
    Shared on October 26, 2018 - Os staff - South Windsor, CT
  • I walk in to apply and I received an interview that same day.
    Shared on July 25, 2018 - ASSISTANT MANAGER - Mesquite, TX
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