The Gap Interview Questions

Updated 28 Oct, 2014
Updated 28 Oct, 2014
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    Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Coquitlam, BC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Coquitlam, BC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at The Gap in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview process at The Gap was very relaxed. I called to go in for an interview by the hiring manager. But during the interview I was only asked 3 questions and the interview was over. They asked me what my availabilities were. And why i chose to apply for the Gap. And what good customer service to me was. After that we had a casual conversation about my qualifications and the interview was done. The interview I would say was about 10 - 15 minutes long.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at The Gap in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, two days later got an email to come in and do a group interview. There was me and a few other girls. Manger was super friendly and engaging. It felt like I was just meeting some new people, as it was pretty stress free. I tried to be outgoing and that appeared to be key. The quieter girls did not get hired. Got a call few days later and they offered me a position.

    Interview Questions
    • Explain how your worked through a difficult situation at work.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Offered far above minimum wage, no negotiation from me.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Stock Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at The Gap in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the job online and was called to come in for an interview the next day. I met with one of the managers, he asked me my email, when I was available and explained to me what the duties of this job was. My interview lasted about 5 minutes and he didn't ask any typical interview questions. I received an email the next day telling me that I got the job and listed the salary as well.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    One interview, management very friendly, general questions and role play

    Negotiation Details
    Very smooth transition
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at The Gap in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online then got an email asking to come in for a group interview. I arrived about 15 minutes early, told a sales associate i was here for a interview. They said the interviewer wasn't ready and said to wait. I browsed around the store and notice a couple people waiting so i assumed they were here for the group interview too.
    10-15 after the time the interview should have started they asked us to go through a back door, it was basically their stock room. They had chairs for the seven of us to sit.
    The interview was really nice, he introduced himself and told us how long hes been with the company and how he use to work for Gap in another continent before be promoted and moving here.

    Interview question were:
    Tell me about yourself/something unique about you?
    What kind of style is Gap?
    Who is Gap targeted towards/ who shops there?
    What do you think customers look for when they come into the store?
    Why do you want to work here?
    I noticed the interview wast talking any notes but just listening and responding to our answers so i assumed he was already interested in hiring us.

    At the end of the interview we were able to ask questions. The main question i think most of us wanted to know was how many people they were planning to hire. They want to hire about 50 people. I was shocked, considering the interviewer said they have 150+ employees.
    I kind of became less interesting because i realized i wouldn't get many shifts.
    He told us he would email all of us and let us know if they wanted to continue the hiring process or not.
    A couple days later i got another email asking to come in for another group interview i agreed. When i got there it turned out it wasn't a group interview. It was a one on one with a store manager and we had to pick out an outfit and sell it to the manager in the middle of the busy store (it was a Friday Afternoon).
    I was taken off guard and i didn't do so well on selling the outfit which is important in retail.

    I was told i would get a call about the interview and whether i would be moving forward or not, but never did.

    Overall it was a good experience and i will be more prepared.

    Interview Questions
    • Selling an outfit to the store manager in the store while there were customers shopping.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at The Gap in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Group interview (about 10 people). Everyone took turns to answer the question. The interview was about an hour long. All questions were situation-based and personal experience-based.

    Interview Questions
    • You had to try to sell what you were wearing to the interview. Yes, that means getting up and presenting your outfit!   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at The Gap.

    Interview Details

    interview process was very simple, i was just asked when i could work and why i wanted to work at gap!

    Interview Questions
    • it was really unexpected that they only asked two questions, i got to ask what happened to their lingerie for women and i got a good thorough answer   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at The Gap in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Group interview, we were basically pulled aside on a group interview and were given several behavioural questions and a challenge on how would you sell something in you are wearing right now. Pretty easy going

    Interview Questions
    • How would you sell something you are wearing right now?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied in person. Got a group interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What have you done above and beyond for a customer in your past experience   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Seasonal Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at The Gap in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Apply for a position through their website, 1 and a half week later they sent an email calling for a group interview, had to wait one more week for the interview. They had two groups of about 5 people to be interviewed separately. The assistant manager took us to an open space to accommodate everyone, was polite and casual. Did about about 5 different questions to each person. At the end explained a few schedule requirements for the position.

    Interview Questions
    • unexpected questions: try to sell us one of the items you are wearing now, how do you know you are having a good day.
      other questions: tell a time when you did a mistake, got a feedback, worked with peopleyou didnt like. why do you want to work at the gap, from where do you get you style inspiration in the morning,
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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