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Interviewing at JCPenney

See what people said about the interview process at JCPenney.

Interview experience

Based on 4,444 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 6,466 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 5,436 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at JCPenney

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

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
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

Interview questions at JCPenney

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How would I handle certain retail basic encounters.
    Shared on November 24, 2022 - Customer Service Representative - El Paso, TX
  • My hours I work and if I would work Sunday once in while
    Shared on November 2, 2022 - Cashier - Noblesville, IN
  • About work and how much experience I had and retail and if I ever worked in retail and how long I said 10+ years
    Shared on September 19, 2022 - Retail Sales Associate - Tulsa, OK
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The first interview at JCPenney

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In21%
  • Through Indeed20%
  • Other online job site17%
  • Employee referral14%
  • Other9%

How candidates received their first interview at JCPenney

  • Excellent , and easy for me and the person that was in viewing me
    Shared on May 16, 2022
  • I was called by the salon’s manager.
    Shared on March 31, 2022 - Cosmetologist, Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists - Houston, TX
  • I participated in the job fair which gave me an interview same day.
    Shared on November 27, 2021 - Order Filler/Picker - Reynoldsburg, OH

What candidates say about the interview preparation at JCPenney

  • Be attentive to details like showing up on time; working every day!
    Shared on April 9, 2023 - Prep Associate - 105th & Lackman Road, Lenexa, Kansas
  • Dress business casualBe friendly and out going
    Shared on October 27, 2022 - Sales Associate - Friendswood, TX
  • Smile, dress nice but casual, be flexible with hours and have good customer service experience.
    Shared on May 31, 2022 - Home Specialist - Home department

Common questions about interviewing at JCPenney

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