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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?

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I guess it depends on your manager and how badly they need someone to start. I had my interview and got hired the same day and started working no more than a week later.

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Too long. I interviewed, manager liked me but pushed me along to another manager whose location was too far. 2 weeks went by and I interviewed at other locations. A week after that first manager calls me to say my application is being approved. Few days went by and I was finally hired.

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Only took about a week. Applied online, Came in for a psych profile test. Got called back immediately for an interview, and was hired within 3 days. Started work within 10 days.

Answered - Sales Associate (Former Employee) - Toms River, NJ

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Depends on the position hired for. Sometimes takes about 1-2 weeks and sometimes takes less or more.

Answered - Merchandise Operations Leader (Current Employee) - Olive Branch, MS

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About three weeks. submit application, take assessment exam appropriate for position applying for. First interview, second interview, usually hired at this point.

Answered - General Manager (Former Employee) - Plaistow, NH

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After i applied to petco they called me maybe a few days or a week later, i went to the interview and i guess they liked me enough and hired me right then and there.

Answered - Guest Experience Specialist (Former Employee) - Edmonds, WA

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One to two days I was called and interviewed then the SL said that he will pass my app to the DL then the next day the SL called and Said that the DL laughed and said " you haven't already hired him he better still be wanting this job." so I was hired after that.

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The hiring took about an hour to an hour and a half and its pretty much just speaking with a manager

Answered - stock room associate (Former Employee) - Fargo, ND 58103

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Forever.. i applied online in january and had to call 100 times to actually set up an interview had an interview and told me they'd be in touch.. heard nothing ..8 months later i applied and called again interviewed with the SAME GM...and then started working there about to weeks later.. for awful hours in the beginning

Answered - Dog Groomer (Former Employee) - Middletown, RI

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A few days

Answered - Dog trainer (Current Employee) - Oklahoma City, OK

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