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Interviews at Saks Fifth Avenue

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Interview experience
Based on 53 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 51 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 53 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Saks Fifth Avenue

Overview experience
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Easy
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Interview process length
About a week
32%
About a day or two
30%
About two weeks
19%
About a month
9%
More than one month
9%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
71%
Phone call/screening
49%
Background check
43%
Group interview
20%
Problem solving exercises
12%
Least reported steps
Presentation
4%
Take-home/sample work
0%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Saks Fifth Avenue

  • Very professional, and to the point.
    Shared on June 5, 2018 - Fashion Jewelry Ambassador - New York, NY
  • Very simple
    Shared on March 28, 2018 - Operations Manager - East Hanover, NJ
  • It was a good interview straight forward and to the point.
    Shared on February 6, 2018 - Risk Analyst - Jackson, MS

Interview questions at Saks Fifth Avenue

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They saw my resume,
    I was hired on the sport without an interview
    Shared on July 3, 2018 - Personal Stylist - Houston, TX
  • Saks asked who referred me? Also, with the referral helped me to get the position although, I could have gotten the job without any referral. Saks wanted to know my past experiences, how reliable an…
    Shared on May 30, 2018 - Assistant Manager - Las Vegas, NV
  • None Went by my past experience and resume
    Shared on July 14, 2016 - Asset Prevention Specialist - North Charleston, SC
Interview tips at Saks Fifth Avenue
Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)48%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)44%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)5%
  • They didn’t have a dress code3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Present yourself well.
    Shared on April 10, 2019 - Sales Consultant-Modern Collections - San Francisco, CA
  • Dress sharp
    Shared on March 29, 2019 - Night Shift Manager - New York, NY
  • I would inform you to be yourself, the company hires whoever so at this point congratulations on your accomplishment!
    Shared on March 27, 2018 - Sales Associate - New York, NY 10022
The first interview at Saks Fifth Avenue
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral31%
  • Other online application21%
  • Recruiter contacted me16%
  • Through Indeed.com8%
  • University recruiting/job fair6%
How candidates received their first interview at Saks Fifth Avenue
  • I was referred to SAKS by a family member
    Shared on August 10, 2017 - Junior Stylist - New York, NY
  • Through a friend that worked there.
    Shared on April 14, 2017 - Head Trainer - Clinton, MS
  • I applied through indeed and someone called me in for a interview
    Shared on March 10, 2017 - Sales Associate - Huntington, NY
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