ZARA
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Interviews at ZARA

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at ZARA.
Interview experience
Based on 231 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 233 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 219 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at ZARA

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
45%
About a week
34%
About two weeks
14%
About a month
5%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
69%
Group interview
24%
Background check
23%
Phone call/screening
17%
Problem solving exercises
14%
Least reported steps
Drug test
3%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at ZARA

  • In store group interview
    Shared on January 18, 2017 - Stock/Sales Associate - Atlanta, GA
  • Boring and stupid
    Shared on January 17, 2017 - Stock Room Associate - Boston, MA
  • I was interviewed in a group in one of their department offices they will ask about your past and recent work experience they hired us on the spot but it was because the it was a new store location.
    Shared on December 19, 2016 - Sales Associate - Garden City, NY

Interview questions at ZARA

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They ask why you want to work at ZARA, what your hobbies are, how much you know about the origin/history of the company (inditex, europe, etc.), where you see yourself in 5 years career-wise, where fa…
    Shared on January 28, 2020
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses, talk about a time where i encountered a difficult customer, situational question like what if it was busy and everyone needed my help, and how punctual was I
    Shared on May 2, 2019
  • What i say if they ask my. these are the reasons why i would like to work for inditex
    Shared on April 17, 2018
Interview tips at ZARA
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)60%
  • Formal (business suit)15%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)13%
  • They didn’t have a dress code10%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at ZARA
  • I feel that Zara is a waste of time and incompetent and needs investigating under work human rights act. My reasons you go through all that process for an group interview when asking manager question…
    Shared on January 2, 2019
  • Know fashion, know new trends in fashion, be sharp, and always know the answer or at least know something on the subject.
    Shared on February 9, 2018 - Accounts Payable Specialist - New York, NY
  • Understand that Zara is not like many retailers and you may be required to prove why your overall being would be an asset to the team.
    Shared on July 2, 2017 - Mens Department Manager - New York, NY
The first interview at ZARA
How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In39%
  • Employee referral16%
  • Paper application13%
  • Through Indeed12%
  • Other online job site8%
How candidates received their first interview at ZARA
  • I applied online via Inditex and received a call and a follow up email within the next hour or so.
    Shared on September 18, 2019
  • A friend worked there and he told the manager about me, then I went in and filled out the application. The manager asked me a few questions like how would my friends describe me and why I wanted to wo…
    Shared on May 2, 2019
  • I applied online yesterday, and the called me back today!! my interview is tomorrow:)
    Shared on January 10, 2019
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