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Interviews at Macy's

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Macy's.
Interview experience
Based on 1,475 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,464 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 1,403 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Macy's

Overview experience
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Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
55%
About a week
27%
About two weeks
12%
About a month
4%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
76%
Background check
34%
Phone call/screening
31%
Problem solving exercises
15%
Drug test
11%
Least reported steps
Written test
5%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Macy's

  • I applied not even three days ago and the next day I received an email saying to schedule my interview online. My interview was today in the morning and thwy asked me very basic situational questions …
    Shared on August 3, 2019
  • Friendly,fun
    Shared on July 13, 2019
  • I did the online application process and the following day received an email saying they wished to do a phone call interview and would be calling me soon. The next day I kept my phone with me everywhe…
    Shared on June 22, 2019

Interview questions at Macy's

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They asked my about my availability and if I would be available holidays, “Have you ever had to multitask in a busy situation, what was that experience like for you?”, “Why do you want to work at Macy…
    Shared on May 3, 2019
  • Vague interview
    Shared on April 5, 2019 - Retail Sales Jewerly Clerical - Bakersfield, CA
  • They asked
    “Tell me about yourself”

    “how would you sell a Macy’s card”

    “Name a time where you had to sell something”

    “Name a time where you helped someone”

    “What would you do if you caught someone ste…
    Shared on March 8, 2019
Interview tips at Macy's
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)66%
  • Formal (business suit)22%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)7%
  • They didn’t have a dress code4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Macy's
  • Make sure you have a phone interview with a women and not a man.
    Shared on July 14, 2019
  • Be honest abt the credit whoring.
    Shared on March 31, 2019 - Sales Associate - Beverly Hills, CA
  • Just be calm and relaxed.
    Shared on January 9, 2019 - Shoe Expeditor - Lawrenceville, NJ
The first interview at Macy's
How candidates got an interview
  • Other online application35%
  • Through Indeed.com19%
  • I walked in16%
  • Employee referral12%
  • Recruiter contacted me6%
How candidates received their first interview at Macy's
  • A friend of mine and me recently got interview, different days . He got interviewed and got an offer on the spot. I went in and was interviewed for 10 min and they said they will let me know in 24-48 …
    Shared on August 1, 2019
  • They called me at home.and they schedule you to see someone in Human resources. They you have to take a four hour texting on the computer with a video. Tells about the company ,and lots of questions …
    Shared on July 14, 2019
  • Applied online and 4 hours later they replied to me. I applied for an interview online and just went in and they asked a couple sinario questions like “if someone was stealing, what would you do” and …
    Shared on April 21, 2019
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