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Interviews at Giant Tiger

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Giant Tiger.
Interview experience
Based on 296 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 289 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 282 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Giant Tiger

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
53%
About a week
31%
About two weeks
9%
More than one month
4%
About a month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
71%
Phone call/screening
20%
Background check
13%
Other
13%
Problem solving exercises
12%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Giant Tiger

  • Very nice owner of the store, he sat me down and talked to me when I was 17 and I was hired for 3 years
    Shared on 12 February 2019 - Cashier and Customer Service - Sarnia, ON
  • Not bad at all
    Shared on 6 October 2018 - Truck Driver - Class 1 - Ottawa, ON
  • Meeting two people. Very calming and not stressful. If liked by first interviewer, you are then to meet with the head manager/boss. if that goes well too then you have the job
    Shared on 16 September 2018 - Cashier - Winnipeg, MB

Interview questions at Giant Tiger

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • The company treated me like a human I even met with the director as part of my interview
    Shared on 12 April 2019 - Driver - Johnstown, ON
  • Have you had any jobs before this?

    do you have any training?
    Shared on 14 March 2019 - Cashier - Canada
  • Experience
    Avaliability

    Attitude
    Shared on 9 August 2018 - Set up Crew Member - Leamington, ON

Interview tips at Giant Tiger

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)52%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)24%
  • They didn’t have a dress code13%
  • Formal (business suit)6%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Giant Tiger

  • Be prepared to answer problem solving questions. Study example answers online
    to problem solving situations. Team oriented and focus on the business and dedication
    Shared on 11 May 2020 - Dispatcher - Ottawa-Gatineau, ON
  • Shop at the store at different times first to see how the employees are.
    Shared on 15 May 2019 - Full time clerk - Ottawa, ON
  • Go somewhere else
    Shared on 10 May 2019 - Driver - Johnstown, ON

The first interview at Giant Tiger

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In28%
  • Other19%
  • Recruiter contacted me14%
  • Through Indeed11%
  • Paper application8%

How candidates received their first interview at Giant Tiger

  • It was good experience of new job
    Shared on 17 September 2019 - Cashier - Goderich, ON
  • Through Futureworx 3 month class.
    Shared on 29 December 2018 - PRODUCE ASSOCIATE - Halifax, NS
  • They called me and asked me to come in for an interview 1 week after I sent in my application through the YMCA summer employment program.
    Shared on 18 November 2018 - Sales Associate/Cashier/Customer Service - Burlington, ON