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Canadian Tire Interview Questions

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Windsor, ON
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Windsor, ON) in March 2011.

    Interview

    I applied for the job in person after hearing from the friend of a worker that the management preferred a hand-in to online. I was initially contacted in the beginning of March (three weeks after my hand-in), but it took until the beginning of April before they were prepared to schedule an interview. It then took a further four weeks with two follow-up calls before they would give me a decision regarding the position. I found the whole process really lengthy without any reasonable excuse.

    Interview Questions

    • "Do you have a history of on-the-job accidents? We get a lot of those here."   1 Answer

  2.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Toronto, ON) in April 2012.

    Interview

    I simply do not have any advice, they took me in almost without any questions because a relative of mine referred me and was only there to review the rules, and job responsibilities. Wasn't asked many (any) questions.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    got hired, and got to work. I didn't care about my schedule and it was my first job so I was okay with minimum wage.

  3.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint John, NB
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a week. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Saint John, NB) in October 2010.

    Interview

    I went to the store, asked for and received an application. I asked what it was like to work there and was told it was fine. Later that day I brought the filled in application back. A few days later I received a call for an interview. I went in for the interview the very next day. We talked easily. The job was explained. I was asked a few questions that were easy to answer. I then was given an employee shirt and brought to one of the checkout stands and introduced to an employee. We stood behind her while she worked. Then I was asked if I wanted to "try" it. I stayed on the cash for about half an hour, with the employee behind me, helping me. She was very good, helpful and kind. I was given the job on the spot and began working the next day. My willingness to learn their system, to work tons of hours over the holiday season, past experience in sales and my calm,assured and friendly manner at the interview were what I believe got me the job. That and the fact that they needed new people for the Christmas holiday sales. It's a great place to work during busy times. You would get TONS of hours. As a new employee, after the season is over, the hours will dry up dramatically.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever worked as a cashier before?   1 Answer
    • What hours are you available?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation phase. The salary is set.


  4.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Port Coquitlam, BC
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Port Coquitlam, BC) in September 2011.

    Interview

    One brings their resume into the store, where you are briefly interviewed by a manager. The resume then goes to the owners, and they decide based upon your references, experience and the manager's rating of your interview. (Based upon presentation of both resume and self; confidence, clothing/ appearance, hours available).

    Interview Questions


  5. Helpful (7)  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Talked lots about different situations that a normal cashier would face on a daily basis. Includes: helping manager out or cleaning up aisle spill?, how well you work in team situations. Very friendly 1 on 1 interview experience, especially for an entry level position. Tests to see if you are reliable and trustworthy to handle cash on a daily basis

    Interview Questions

    • What is the maximum allowance for a deficit and surplus at the end of day cash reconciliation?   Answer Question

  6. Helpful (2)  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Mississauga, ON) in April 2012.

    Interview

    Very easy, 15 minute interview. Basic questions.

    Interview Questions


  7.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Canadian Tire in January 2010.

    Interview

    The interviews started at the job agency which was quite easy considering I had no experience. Then I went for two group interviews where there were about 8 other people being interviewed. I stood out quite easily because they want someone who is polite and responsible looking. Did a personality test as well and got a tour of the store. After about two weeks I got a call back. EASY.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain a bad situation you've had and how you've dealt with it?   Answer Question
  8.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Toronto, ON) in January 2013.

    Interview

    Met with store manager and discussed job title and career path. We were 1 on 1 in stores main office. It was a formal interview and mostly just personality questions to see if I would be a good fit.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself; What do you consider good customer service; what are your strengths   Answer Question

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Langford, BC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Canadian Tire (Langford, BC) in July 2015.

    Interview

    I went into the store and handed my resume to customer service, they immediately asked if I could do a quick interview and when I said yes they brought down a manager to interview me. I then went up to the employee floor and she looked over my resume and asked a few simple questions. She then simply talked to me for a while and set me up with a standard personality test. After I finished this, I went home and was called back 3 hours later asking if I'd like the job.

    Interview Questions

    • What kind of paper is your resume on?   1 Answer

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Canadian Tire.

    Interview

    The whole interview was in french. They asked me about my education, what i wanted to be when i grew up , my life goals. They also asked me about why i chose canadian tire , what i was hoping to do there. They also asked about my experience and the jobs Ive worked at and what skills were needed to do these jobs.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your life goals   2 Answers
    • Why Canadian Tire?   1 Answer
    • What skills did you use at your previous jobs?   1 Answer

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