Goodwill Industries
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Interviews at Goodwill Industries

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Interview experience
Based on 611 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 607 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 586 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Goodwill Industries

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
48%
About a week
27%
About two weeks
16%
About a month
4%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
Not yet available
Least reported steps
Not yet available

What candidates say about the interview process at Goodwill Industries

  • A joke
    Breathing.... Hired
    Shared on December 11, 2018
  • I went in for a job hiring event last year I interviewed with Socrates from the SoCal stores , I was told “I’d be his next success story” and once I left the store with hopes I never hear back from th…
    Shared on November 18, 2018
  • For the cashier interview at the outlets:
    This was probably the most relax interview I’ve ever been to. They only asked me about my past work experience, THATS IT! Then they just went on to explain th…
    Shared on October 26, 2018

Interview questions at Goodwill Industries

  • What makes you angry? How do you deal with conflict? How do you practice effective problem solving.
    Shared on September 25, 2017 - teacher, manager, administrator, - Hinckley, ME
  • How long have you been doing this type work. Desired salary, Have you every managed a large staff.
    Shared on September 25, 2017 - Store Manager - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Was I able to perform the job duties.
    Was I able to be on my feet for a long time.
    Shared on July 28, 2017 - Cashier, General Staff - Laramie, WY
Interview tips at Goodwill Industries
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)62%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)18%
  • Formal (business suit)10%
  • They didn’t have a dress code9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Goodwill Industries
  • To Dress neatly, To Have your hair come and To try to answer the Questions as the best as you can.
    Shared on November 13, 2017 - Donation Attendant - Chula Vista, CA
  • Stay with the goal
    Shared on September 23, 2017 - Runner- Shipping - Douglasville, GA
  • Only use this job as a stepping stone it is not made to be a career.
    Shared on July 21, 2017 - Sorter/Unloader - Gary, IN
The first interview at Goodwill Industries
How candidates got an interview
  • I walked in22%
  • Other online application18%
  • Employee referral14%
  • Through Indeed.com13%
  • Paper application11%
How candidates received their first interview at Goodwill Industries
  • Set up job seeker account on goodwill website and apply for a position. Some stores are looking to hire more than others. I got a call for an interview 2 days after applying at one location. Previousl…
    Shared on March 21, 2017
  • After I applied, the human resource personnel called me to arrange an in-person interview. After introducing herself, she talked about the organization and its purpose/mission. She went over my resu…
    Shared on November 3, 2016 - Donation Processor - Danville, VA
  • Walked in to the stoe and talk to someone.
    Shared on November 2, 2016 - Textile worker - Orlando, FL
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