Spencer's Gifts
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Interviews at Spencer's Gifts

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Spencer's Gifts.
Interview experience
Based on 75 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 75 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 70 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Spencer's Gifts

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a week
46%
About a day or two
36%
About two weeks
17%
About a month
1%
More than one month
0%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
85%
Background check
52%
Phone call/screening
30%
Problem solving exercises
20%
Drug test
9%
Least reported steps
Other
5%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Spencer's Gifts

  • I did phone interviews and one face to face interview prior to my employment
    Shared on April 6, 2019 - Retail Store Manager - Hattiesburg, MS
  • Way too long with repeat questions
    Shared on June 13, 2018 - Store Manager - Owensboro, KY
  • Quick and chill
    Shared on May 26, 2018 - SALES ASSOCIATE - Salisbury, MD

Interview questions at Spencer's Gifts

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Do I see myself running a Spencer's Gifts Store
    Shared on June 10, 2019 - Crew Associate - Manchester, CT
  • How do you feel about selling LBTQA+ items?
    Do you have cash handling experience?

    Tell me about a time you had to handle a difficult situation.
    Shared on March 18, 2019 - Sales Associate - Memphis, TN
  • Standard retail questions
    Shared on August 30, 2018 - Sales Associate - Davenport, IA
Interview tips at Spencer's Gifts
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)39%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)37%
  • They didn’t have a dress code22%
  • Formal (business suit)2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Spencer's Gifts
  • Honestly, I guess i would say make it fun definitely and to have patience with the way management goes about things.
    Shared on January 9, 2019 - Sales Associate/Cashier - Massapequa, NY
  • Just be you, they value individuals and dont judge on appearance. Tattoos, piercings dont matter.
    Shared on October 22, 2018 - Store Manager - Charlottesville, VA
  • Be positive. Energetic and honest
    Shared on May 5, 2018 - Sales Associate - Saint Clairsville, OH
The first interview at Spencer's Gifts
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral29%
  • Other online application25%
  • I walked in24%
  • Through Indeed.com10%
  • I called them4%
How candidates received their first interview at Spencer's Gifts
  • Store manager called a few weeks after applying.
    Shared on February 5, 2018
  • I was informed from a friend.
    Shared on September 27, 2017 - Sales Associate - White Plains, NY
  • Applied in person. Best way to go.
    Shared on September 21, 2017 - Assistant Manager/Sales Associate - Mishawaka, IN