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Interviews at Loblaw

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Loblaw.
Interview experience
Based on 1,448 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,434 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 1,386 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Loblaw

Overview experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

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
42%
About a week
30%
About two weeks
15%
About a month
8%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
68%
Phone call/screening
36%
Background check
32%
Problem solving exercises
12%
Group interview
12%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Loblaw

  • 1. Online application with some pre-screening multiple choice scenarios.
    2. Phone screening

    3. In-person interview
    Shared on 18 September 2020
  • Group oriented
    Shared on 25 September 2019 - Cashier - Simcoe, ON
  • One-on-one interview
    Short process

    Respectful interviewer
    Shared on 3 June 2019 - Grocery Expert - Kelowna, BC

Interview questions at Loblaw

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • - Tell me about yourself
    - What is your biggest strength/weakness?

    - Tell me about a time you were faced with a challenge, how did you overcome it?

    - A customer comes to you very angry, how do you de…
    Shared on 18 September 2020
  • Pretty easy questions.
    Tell me about yourself

    What time did you provided great customer service

    How would you deal with an angry customer

    How will your previous work experience (if you have one) help …
    Shared on 24 February 2020
  • Do you have experience?
    What is your availability?
    Shared on 1 October 2019 - Meat Clerk - Kitchener, ON

Interview tips at Loblaw

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)44%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)28%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Formal (business suit)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Loblaw

  • Be calm and relaxed they like to see that you handle stress well.
    Shared on 1 August 2019 - Personal Shopper - Camrose, AB
  • Real Canadian Superstore are focus on feed every one.
    Shared on 5 March 2019 - Meat Assistance Manager - Calgary, AB
  • They must be friendly always
    Shared on 27 January 2019 - general merchandise - Calgary, AB

The first interview at Loblaw

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral23%
  • Other18%
  • Through Indeed17%
  • Other online job site13%
  • Walk-In11%

How candidates received their first interview at Loblaw

  • Two of my sisters work for the RCSS, i was still new in Canada. they refereed me, and within the 8 months working as a part timer i got the Night crew chief's position.
    Shared on 27 May 2019 - Store Manager (Night Shift) - Kitchener, ON
  • I got my first interview a couple of weeks after I applied online.
    Shared on 23 April 2019 - E-commerce Clerk - Edmonton, AB
  • I was a teenager in high school looking for a part time job. I applied online.
    Shared on 6 March 2019 - Department Manager - Greater Toronto Area, ON