American Eagle Outfitters
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Interviews at American Eagle Outfitters

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at American Eagle Outfitters.
Interview experience
Based on 148 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 147 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 141 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at American Eagle Outfitters

Overview experience
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Excellent
Easy
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Interview process length
About a day or two
41%
About a week
35%
About two weeks
16%
About a month
6%
More than one month
1%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
62%
Group interview
39%
Phone call/screening
24%
Problem solving exercises
17%
Background check
12%
Least reported steps
Presentation
1%
They have no interview
1%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at American Eagle Outfitters

  • Horrible!! I am 55 years old, I was interviewed with 6 other 20 ish year old girls all at the same time. How is this possible? How do you get " a feel " for 1 individual when we are all asked the same…
    Shared on 20 August 2018 - Sales associate - Red Deer, Alberta
  • Group interview, fun and simple.
    Shared on 20 June 2018 - Sales - Kanata, ON
  • Straight forward interview by the Store Manager
    Shared on 19 March 2018 - Associate Manager - Edmonton, AB

Interview questions at American Eagle Outfitters

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What 3 outfits are trending now for men and women
    Shared on 17 April 2019
  • - What can you bring to american eagle
    - Why did you apply here

    - Tell me about yourself

    - If you were put in this type of scenerio what would you do

    - How do you work as a team/individual

    - How do yo…
    Shared on 9 April 2019 - Assistant Manager/Sales Associate - Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
  • My style inspiration, customer service experience
    Shared on 2 January 2019 - Sales Associate - Brampton, ON
Interview tips at American Eagle Outfitters
Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)51%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)24%
  • They didn’t have a dress code21%
  • Formal (business suit)2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at American Eagle Outfitters
  • Act confident
    Shared on 24 June 2019 - Retail Sales Associate - Belleville, ON
  • Express an outgoing personality and the desire to help others.
    Shared on 30 April 2019 - Sales Associate - Burnaby, BC
  • Be calm and speak from personal experience from shopping there.
    Shared on 4 March 2019 - Seasonal Sales associate - Burnaby, BC
The first interview at American Eagle Outfitters
How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed22%
  • Employee referral22%
  • Paper application21%
  • Walk-In14%
  • Other14%
How candidates received their first interview at American Eagle Outfitters
  • I applied on indeed, and was contacted and invited to a group interview day at the store.
    Shared on 2 June 2019 - SEASONAL ASSOCIATE - Calgary, AB
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