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What is the interview process like?

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I saw that they were hiring and looking for seasonal team members so I decided to apply online, after a week or so I hadn’t heard anything so instead I called them to ask about the status of my application, from there I talked to the hiring manager about coming in for an interview the next day.
it was a pretty standard interview maybe 10-15 min long, the interviewer asked me about my availability, why I couldn’t work on certain days, and then asked my scenario based questions.
I felt like the interview went well, I liked my interviewer and I felt that she like me as well, after the interview she told me that they were reviewing a lot of applications and that I would be getting a email in the next few day stating whether I should come in for a second interview or if they decided to go with someone else.

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Applied online, got called about a week after to do an interview. Went to the interview, got about 3-5 minutes. He asked me to tell about myself, to write down my availability and hours that i could work per week. Then he asked scenerio type questions, but i felt they werent that like work related or idk. For example, to tell a time in which i had to work with a team in a situation to get a task done in a deadline. Other, was like telling a time in which i had to work with a coworker or just another person in which there was a disagreement. After that he was just like “okay, so we have other interviews so we’ll let you know”. I said thank you and then he walked with me outside of the area.

Since i know that most of the people who get the job get a second interview that day, should i just disregard the fact that I’ll be hired or do you think that there’s a chance that I’ll be called back?

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I just finished an interview with them and I was so nervous, but the questions were basic. They first ask for your availability, you have to say you’re open or else you won’t get the position. “Tell me about a time where you...” Those type of questions stumped me, but my HR was patient and allowed me to think, even though I must of said some crazy stuff. “Tell me about yourself..” yknow. After the nightmare of an interview you;you go to another interview- not really, it was basically just a review of your availability and I when you should arrive for your orientation. I actually got the job! I’m happy and surprised. I was a mess but I guess they saw through that. You also have to do a background check before your orientation.

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For me, there was a job fair. I went through a introduction with my interviewer, clarified my information, then he proceeded to ask me questions about myself, which I answered quite flawlessly. Then he asked me about situational questions which was not work related surprisingly. It was more of what I have I done to influence a situation in my life. I was hired on the spot and he praised me for being the most enthusiastic interviewee he's ever had. I'm a senior in high school, still a minor, but I'm ecstatic to work at Target.

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They just asked me what I would do with an upset customer, why I want to work here, and a couple of situational questions with specifics. My interview was today and I got hired on the spot. Im a junior in high school and this is my first job and im super pumped! Im going to be paid $12/hr and right now im only working seasonal but im hoping to stay after the holidays are over.

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Interviewed for an Executive Team Lead position after recieving an email from a recruiter. Four interviews over three weeks. Didn’t receive an offer or a personalized response just a generic email that stated it was against Target’s policy to offer feedback to external candidates.

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Applied a week or so before being called into an interview. Sat down with the interviewer to discuss my life choices, who I knew in town, and how lucky I'd be to be considered for a temporary position at Target. I doubt they will call, and I'm glad to not have to endure working here.

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Process was very prompt. Submitted application on a Saturday and got called on Monday for an interview that Thursday. Came in Thursday and was offered a second interview on Friday about 24 hours later. At the end of the second interview I was told I would be set up with a position and to come in for orientation Monday the following week. No drug test. Very short and overall a great hiring experience. From application to receiving the position it took 6 days.

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Filled out the app on a Friday and was called 2 hours later. Had a 15 min interview the following Monday and was offered the job. Orientation was the next week. Watched videos for 2.5 hours. No drug test.

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Applied online on Saturday was called on Monday and asked to come interview on Friday. Was called the following Monday to do a second interview that Tuesday and was offered a position and was called Wednesday to attend orientation that next Tuesday

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