Kohl's
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Kohl's Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 11, 2014
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POS Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Kohl's.

Interview Details Kind of a hassle, had to have three interviews. Two were group interviews, which were strange.

Interview Question – Biggest mistake in past job   Answer Question

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Sale Associate Interview

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Interviewed at Kohl's

Interview Details Basic run on the mill questions. If they are hiring you'll get the job.

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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Arlington, TX (US)

I applied online - interviewed at Kohl's in April 2014.

Interview Details I applied online through snagajob.com. A few weeks later, I was contacted to come in for an interview. I arrived about 10 minutes early, and was given paperwork to fill out (work history, consent to do a background check, and availability). There was already a man sitting there, filling out his paperwork and waiting for an interview. After a woman had just come out of her interview, the man was taken back to do his interview. As I was sitting there waiting, another girl came in and starting filling out her paperwork for an interview. The interview was 1 on 1 and very straightforward. The interviewer asked me to tell a little bit about myself, why I left my last job (I'm assuming that they call previous employers), why I want to work for Kohl's, do you believe that the customer is always right, do you like to multitask or work on a single task at a time, describe a time when you provided exceptional customer service, would you feel comfortable soliciting credit. At the end of the interview she verified my availability and said they would contact me in a few days after they made a decision. I came out of my interview and there were 3 other people waiting to be called back for their interview. I feel fairly confident about my interview, but I'm a little unsure because there were so many applicants. My interview was 2 days ago, so I haven't heard anything back yet.

Interview Question – I was caught off guard whenever they asked if I felt comfortable soliciting credit because I applied for a sales associate position, not cashier. Apparently sales associates are only required to get two people per month to sign up for a Kohl's card.   Answer Question

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POS Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee
Mansfield, MA (US)

I interviewed at Kohl's in May 2010.

Interview Details It wasn't generally that unique overall. They were opening a new store so the process seemed a little ruched. But basically met with a hiring manager after submitting and online application. Then from there met with a store manager for a last round interview.

Interview Question – Why work for Kohl's?   Answer Question

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Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Kohl's.

Interview Details I filled out an application in the store. Manager met with me while I was there.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time you were put into a difficult situation. How did you handle it? What would you have done differently? How would you apply what you learned in that situation to working for this company.   Answer Question

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Floor Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee
Taunton, MA (US)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Kohl's in October 2010.

Interview Details I was interviewed and hired quickly but this is only because I knew someone that worked there. It was a bit of a struggle to get an interview.

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Sales Associate Interview

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Interviewed at Kohl's

Interview Details Phone call, group interview, and hired

Interview Question – Basic questions   Answer Question

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Area Supervisor Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Jensen Beach, FL (US)

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Kohl's in January 2014.

Interview Details Applied online. Was called about a month later. Interviewed with store manager. Interview was very informative and went very well, lasted over an hour.

Interview Question – Why Kohl's   Answer Question

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Very Easy Interview

Senior Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Kohl's.

Interview Details Phone screen was weird: Mostly in core java and I think I was on speaker phone and each of my answers we being discussed among a team listening cause often times, the person asking me the question, would mute me and come back in a few minutes.

Onsite: Given a linked-list problem. Knocked it off the park. The 2 Managers came in and I answered all their core java, DB questions. Left feeling, I will definitely get an offer. and then COMPLETE SILENCE. I then pinged the recruiter asking for an update. NO ANSWER. Why do I feel the position was not even open?

Interview Question – Nothing really. I felt the managers did not have the depth I had and many times, I could tell, they were hiding their ignorance   Answer Question

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Assistant Store Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee

Interviewed at Kohl's

Interview Details 2 interviews- one with recruiter, one with DM. Was quite a long process. I had to contact HR a number of times before they got back to me.

Interview Question – Typical management questions   Answer Question

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