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Interviews at Save-A-Lot

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Save-A-Lot.
Interview experience
Based on 446 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 440 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 432 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Save-A-Lot

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
54%
About a week
27%
About two weeks
11%
About a month
6%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
72%
Background check
51%
Drug test
34%
Phone call/screening
26%
Group interview
12%
Least reported steps
Presentation
4%
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Save-A-Lot

  • I didn't even have an interview at my New castle pa store , I went in filled out an app. for cashier / office , handed it to the manager and gave her my resume as well. She briefly looked at it asked …
    Shared on April 29, 2019
  • My interviewer was very polite and nice. The process wasn't bad either.
    Shared on February 24, 2019 - Cashier/Customer Service - Waverly, OH
  • Not bad most of the time they train have to be able to lift
    Shared on November 6, 2017 - Trainer/Supervisor - Fort Worth, TX

Interview questions at Save-A-Lot

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Am I willing to work any day and any hours
    Shared on February 28, 2019 - Store Clerk - Spring Hill, FL
  • None,
    Really, NONE.
    Shared on April 22, 2018 - Sales Associate - Jacksonville, FL
  • Asked about my weaknesses and strengths and asked about my work experience
    Shared on February 9, 2018 - Stocker - Buffalo, NY
Interview tips at Save-A-Lot
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)30%
  • They didn’t have a dress code13%
  • Formal (business suit)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Save-A-Lot
  • Do not accept an offer
    Shared on May 10, 2018 - employee - Shelby, NC 28152
  • Be prepared to be working very hard and very fast everyday, fixing other peoples mistakes and picking up other peoples slack.
    Shared on October 5, 2017 - Cashier/Sales Associate - Umatilla, FL
  • Communication is the best in having a customer service job
    Shared on July 25, 2017 - Cashier and Customer Service - Syracuse, NY
The first interview at Save-A-Lot
How candidates got an interview
  • I walked in28%
  • Employee referral19%
  • Paper application19%
  • Other online application13%
  • I called them7%
How candidates received their first interview at Save-A-Lot
  • Applied online and called
    Shared on July 7, 2019 - Clerk - Hampton, VA
  • Very well, kind and considerate interviewee, in depthn with job descriptions.
    Shared on June 23, 2018 - Manager - Fredericktown, PA
  • I filled out an application online for the position and was called in for an interview two days later and was hired two days after that.
    Shared on May 6, 2018 - Cashier - Philadelphia, PA
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