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 437 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 439 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 423 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Overview experience
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Easy
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Interview process length
About a day or two
50%
About a week
30%
About two weeks
12%
About a month
7%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
79%
Background check
50%
Phone call/screening
25%
Group interview
14%
Problem solving exercises
10%
Least reported steps
Presentation
2%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
1%

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

  • Really easy.
    Shared on June 14, 2020 - Team Member - Wasilla, AK
  • Sloppiness
    Shared on March 14, 2020 - Dock Worker/Forklift Operator - Dublin ohio
  • Very informal, and rather offputting. Just a couple of basic questions in the back of the store. Felt more like a formality, to be honest. Most of it was a verbal job description.
    Shared on September 14, 2019 - Cashier at front desk - North Fort Myers, FL 33903

Interview questions at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Asked for experience in crafts and why this particular company, along with what are our hobbies.
    Shared on June 14, 2020 - Team Member - Wasilla, AK
  • If wood work morning
    Shared on March 14, 2020 - Dock Worker/Forklift Operator - Dublin ohio
  • I was pretty much asked of previous job experience, if I had any knowledge of or enjoy crafts, and my availability.
    Shared on September 10, 2019
Interview tips at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)66%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)22%
  • Formal (business suit)7%
  • 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 job site27%
  • Through Indeed25%
  • Walk-In15%
  • Other9%
  • Employee referral8%
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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