Abercrombie & Fitch Interview Questions & Answers

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  • Model

    4.8571/5 | Interview date: July 2015 | Job offer? Yes |

    Was this helpful? Yes 2

    Sectors: Retail

    Difficulty rating 60.0 / 100

    Interview process

    In the beginning we were given a group interview where there were basic questions that were asked. Some of the questions that were asked were just basic interview questions. Also, when given a question, it was just going around in circles so each person would answer one question, and not the same person answering the question first every time.

    Afterwards when given the position, we were to watch a video on the store and the rules that the associate is to follow if given the position. The video just talked about the rules and regulations. For instance, if someone was to steal what the person should do, or if someone was to ask for merchandise that was advertised on the Mancin, what does the model/associate do?

    I got the call to work a couple days later. It was important to subtmit your availability as soon as you knew when you were going to be able to start. It is also really important to before hand try and figure out the days you are going to have off because the day you forget, it may be the day you will be scheduled.

    Most difficult question

    What would be my biggest weakness and why?
    How can I try and overcome that weakness?

    Interview tips

    I would say just be yourself, and just stay positive. It is important to have some background knowledge on the company, and even the progression of the company. I also feel that the managers will ask you random questions that may be from previous work positions you've had, just make sure you are up to date on what has happened, and what may happen in the position that will be offered.
    I also will tell the person that the company may have strict rules and regulations that one is to abide by, so make sure those rules and regulations are followed by and just make sure you are following them the right way because the manager will remember the odd ball before the good one.

    Experiences at the assessment centre

    Customer Service, just keeping up to date on the floor setting. Making sure that customers are being talked to and just have been updated on the important sales and promotions that are going on.

    Interview steps

    Interviews

    • Phone
    • 1:1
    • Group / Panel
    • Senior Management
    • Video

    Tests

    • Numerical
    • Personality
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Psychometric

    Other

    • Assessment centre
    • Group excercise
    • Background check
    • Presentation
    • Competency based questions

    Rating the interview

    • How would you rate the pre-attendance information? 5/5
    • How well was the interview organised? 5/5
    • What was your overall impression of the organisation? 5/5
    • What was your overall impression of the selection process? 5/5
    • Did the interview reflect the overall values / culture of the organisation? 5/5
    • Would you recommend this company to a friend? 5/5
    • Did you want the role following your interview? 4/5
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  • Merchandiser

    2.8571/5 | Interview date: March 2014 | Job offer? Not yet |

    Was this helpful? Yes 7

    Sectors: Retail

    Difficulty rating 80.0 / 100

    Interview process

    The first interview was a video interview to complete in your own time. It was quite straightforward, consisting of around three questions. You were given a short period of time to formulate your answer before the video starts recording. You do not have to use up all the time given by the software! Questions included introducing yourself, an achievement you were proud of and what you could bring to the company.

    There were then two separate Skype interviews with A&F employees at their US head office. The first was mainly biographical, talking about your education and experiences such as team work, work ethic and leadership. The second interview was more technical, testing your knowledge of the role and the retail market. A project relating to the role of a merchandiser will be sent to you in advance and this will be discussed during the first half of the interview.

    Most difficult question

    Talk about 3 trends you have observed recently.

    Interview tips

    Even though it is a Skype interview, A&F are a very image-conscious company - be prepared! It would be helpful to wear their clothes if you have any, or clothes of a similar style. You will be probed about your knowledge of fashion, current trends and competitor activity.

    In comparison to other companies, the interviews are quite relaxed. Try to relax as much as possible when giving your answers in order to show yourself in the best possible light - this is a key part of the culture of A&F.

    Experiences at the assessment centre

    n/a

    Interview steps

    Interviews

    • Phone
    • 1:1
    • Group / Panel
    • Senior Management
    • Video

    Tests

    • Numerical
    • Personality
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Psychometric

    Other

    • Assessment centre
    • Group excercise
    • Background check
    • Presentation
    • Competency based questions

    Rating the interview

    • How would you rate the pre-attendance information? 3/5
    • How well was the interview organised? 2/5
    • What was your overall impression of the organisation? 3/5
    • What was your overall impression of the selection process? 3/5
    • Did the interview reflect the overall values / culture of the organisation? 4/5
    • Would you recommend this company to a friend? 2/5
    • Did you want the role following your interview? 3/5
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