Forever 21
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Forever 21 Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager
Brossard, QC

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Forever 21 in November 2013.

Interview Details Interview questions was based on trends, job tasks as a manager, target, goals, risks

Interview Question – none   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – yes

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Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate

Interviewed at Forever 21

Interview Details Just drop off a simple resume

Interview Question – If you r pretty and young, they won't ask you any question.   Answer Question

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Cashier Interview

Cashier

I applied in-person and interviewed at Forever 21.

Interview Details I went to the nearest Forever 21 store and I applied in person. They called me back the day after for an interview. It was a group interview ( i was with another person) and 2 managers were asking us questions. They were asking us the same questions individually. The managers were grumpy and unprofessionnal. They didnt even know a word in english and i had to repeat myself several times everytime they were asking questions.

Interview Question – Tell me who you are   View Answer

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Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Toronto, ON

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Forever 21 in August 2013.

Interview Details I walked in to a job fair held in the store. The manager and assistant manager sat with me and asked about my experience in retail, what my previous duties were at my old job, why i want a job, why forever 21, and what my availability is like. I think they were not looking for experience though, all they care about is if you're friendly, approachable and seem like you could relate to customers, offer advice and have a bare minimum sense of style.

Interview Question – There were no difficult questions. Maybe the hardest one was "Why do you want to work at Forever 21" or "Describe your personal style."   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation was offered. The manager pays 25 cents above minimum wage and I was happy with that anyway.

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Visual Merchandiser Interview

Visual Merchandiser
Calgary, AB

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at Forever 21.

Interview Details Easy questions

Interview Question – Easy questions and picking up outfits for mannequins   Answer Question

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Declined Offer

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Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate

I applied online and interviewed at Forever 21.

Interview Details It was casual group interview with 3 other people, we were just sitting at a cafe outside the store. the interviewer was nice and made you feel relaxed and comfortable during the interview. it really gave me a good impression of the people who worked there. they gave me a call after 3 days for orientation schedule.

Interview Question – how would u handle a situation where the store you're working in hasn't been reaching its targets lately?   Answer Question

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Easy Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Vancouver, BC

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Forever 21 in July 2013.

Interview Details I responded to a Craigslist ad and was called a few days later (about 5 business days after). The manager asked me over the phone why I wanted to work at Forever 21, and if I'd be available for an interview at 8am the next morning. I arrived early to the interview and it lasted a total of 7 minutes. She asked me standard questions about where I've worked before, some scenarios to test my problem solving skills, and my availability. She said she'd call me in 2 days if I was going to be offered the job. Two weeks later, she called me and offered me the job.

Interview Question – In what order would you say customer service, cleanliness, and go-backs is most important and why?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Minimum wage, inconsistent hours (part-time work), 2 hour orientation.

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Accepted Offer

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Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Toronto, ON

I applied in-person and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Forever 21.

Interview Details Was efficient and quick. They wanted to know details, which was fine!

Interview Question – What is a difficult situation you've have to deal with.   Answer Question

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No Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Toronto, ON

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Forever 21 in March 2013.

Interview Details I applied online and they called me after 1 week. The process is quite simple and casual. The interview questions are basic such as why do you want to work with them or how to define your personal style.

Interview Question – What is excellent customer service?   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate Interview

Sales Associate
Surrey, BC

I applied through other source and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Forever 21 in July 2013.

Interview Details The easiest interview I've ever done. I went to a job fair a couple weeks before I was called in for an interview. I was told it was going to be a group interview at the foodcourt in the mall. The store I was applying to was a brand new store so they were hiring a bunch of people. I went to the foodcourt and noticed at least 20 other well-dressed people sitting awkwardly at random tables. Ten minutes later, one of the representatives of the company came down and told us that the interviews were going to be upstairs. We had to go up one by one and tell them our name, and whether we filled out an application or not. Many already did. They gathered a few of the people who did and would walk over to an emptyish area and ask a few questions. They only asked four or so questions. Two of the girls in my group answered the questions pretty horribly, but I don't think they interviewer really cared. As long as you looked normal, they would hire you. After what seemed like 5 minutes, we were told we were all hired and that there was orientation next week. She gave us the number to the co-manager and told us if we had any questions, to call it.

Interview Question – None of the questions were hard.

"Why do you want to work here?"
"What do you do to keep up with the latest trends?"
"What's your availability like?"
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