Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Interviews at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.
Interview experience
Based on 146 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 145 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 144 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Overview experience
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Excellent
Easy
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Interview process length
About a day or two
53%
About a week
31%
About two weeks
12%
About a month
2%
More than one month
1%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
77%
Background check
49%
Phone call/screening
23%
Group interview
12%
Drug test
12%
Least reported steps
Written test
2%
They have no interview
2%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

  • I had a very good interview with a gentleman on the Hiring Team. He liked my customer service ideas and skills.
    Shared on July 9, 2018 - Team Member - Joliet, IL
  • Straight to the point
    Shared on March 19, 2018 - Customer Service Associate - Queen Creek, AZ
  • I only had one interview and was hired on spot. Very quick process.
    Shared on March 18, 2018 - Cashier/Customer Service - Grandville, MI

Interview questions at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How would you sell merch
    Shared on March 7, 2019 - Sales Associate and Stock Clerk - California
  • They asked about my experience, and were very interested in my hobbies and place me as such. I worked in scrapbooking and I really enjoyed it
    Shared on October 15, 2018 - (Part-time) Sales Associate - Minot, ND
  • Do you know how to sew?
    Shared on April 18, 2018 - Sales Associate - Auburn, WA
Interview tips at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)74%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)16%
  • Formal (business suit)5%
  • They didn’t have a dress code4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
  • Be friendly, open, and energetic. Make sure you're open and honest, and don't forget to smile!! ^^ The more of a 'people person' you appear to be, the more likely you'll be hired.
    Shared on February 5, 2019 - Associate - Sonora, CA
  • Smile and be sweet, talk about yourself and good qualities, and mention if you have any passion or knowledge about crafts
    Shared on February 26, 2018 - Cutting Counter - Warwick, RI
  • Be genuinely positive and social.
    Go the extra mile and look into a variety of crafts so you have a general idea for each type of craft or fabric be it scrapbooking, crocheting, painting and general f…
    Shared on February 16, 2018 - Team Member - Roanoke, VA
The first interview at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
How candidates got an interview
  • Other online application27%
  • Through Indeed.com24%
  • I walked in16%
  • Employee referral9%
  • I called them9%
How candidates received their first interview at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
  • I put in an application and they didn't call me within a week so I called them and then the manager set up an interview with me for the net day.
    Shared on October 11, 2018
  • I filled the application on line but anytime I have been in the store the customers service is great and the stakk is really helpful.
    Shared on May 24, 2017
  • Job Fair - funny story--when I saw it listed there were no dates. Called Joann's and the post was updated within a half hour.
    Shared on January 18, 2017 - Team Member - Sierra Vista, AZ
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