Hudson's Bay Company
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Interviews at Hudson's Bay Company

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Hudson's Bay Company.
Interview experience
Based on 385 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 381 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 372 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Hudson's Bay Company

Overview 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 4.

Interview process length
About a week
34%
About a day or two
33%
About two weeks
20%
About a month
9%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
62%
Phone call/screening
32%
Group interview
30%
Background check
21%
Problem solving exercises
16%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
2%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Hudson's Bay Company

  • Briefly.They are fomaly questions.
    Shared on 25 July 2020
  • Multiple steps. Ask a lot of questions particularly to the time line of process.
    Shared on 24 October 2018 - Dept. Manager - Regina, SK
  • Very personable
    Shared on 25 September 2018 - Sales/Customer Service - St. Catharines, ON

Interview questions at Hudson's Bay Company

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Asked about other experiences and why you wish to work for the company.
    Shared on 9 May 2019 - Sales Associate - Toronto, ON
  • "Do you have a pulse?" (no, but that's all you need these days!)
    Shared on 25 April 2019 - Associate - Toronto, ON
  • Make sure you do some research on the company, and be prepared to tell them what you like about the company.
    Shared on 26 April 2018 - Sales Associate - Winnipeg, MB

Interview tips at Hudson's Bay Company

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)53%
  • Formal (business suit)24%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Hudson's Bay Company

  • Be good at selling credit cards
    Shared on 9 June 2019 - Men's wear full time associate - Lethbridge, AB
  • Apply somewhere else.
    Shared on 8 April 2019 - Senior Manager - Canada
  • Be open and honest. Let them know your real skill set. Be strong in how you answer and punctual for your interview.
    Shared on 26 September 2018 - Retail Sales Associate - Kelowna, BC

The first interview at Hudson's Bay Company

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In23%
  • Through Indeed21%
  • Employee referral16%
  • Other12%
  • Other online job site10%

How candidates received their first interview at Hudson's Bay Company

  • I applied online
    Shared on 7 January 2020 - Sales Associate - Cambridge, ON
  • I applied on the Hudson Bay Company website
    Shared on 31 August 2019 - Customer service/Sales - Edmonton, AB
  • I saw an internal job posting as I also work at the Bay, which is the parent company of Home
    Shared on 7 March 2019 - HR Admin (MOD) & Cash Office Associate (Part-Time) - 2020 Mer Bleue Road, Orleans