MAC Cosmetics
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Interviews at MAC Cosmetics

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at MAC Cosmetics.

Interview experience

Based on 67 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 64 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 64 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at MAC Cosmetics

Overall experience

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

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 6.

Interview process length
About two weeks
38%
About a week
33%
About a month
13%
About a day or two
9%
More than one month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
80%
Phone call/screening
63%
Group interview
47%
Presentation
42%
Background check
28%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
0%
They have no interview
0%

Interview questions at MAC Cosmetics

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Describe your style
    Shared on 11 May 2019
  • What products do i know?What does mac believe in?
    Shared on 25 June 2018 - Make Up Artist/Sales Associate - Vancouver, BC
  • What is your favourite product from mac
    Shared on 2 June 2017 - On Call Makeup Artist - Toronto, ON
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Interview tips at MAC Cosmetics

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)56%
  • Formal (business suit)28%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)7%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)5%
  • They didn’t have a dress code4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at MAC Cosmetics

  • Have experience with other skin types and a versed background in makeup styles Outgoing is a must!
    Shared on 7 January 2021 - Third Key Manager - Ottawa, ON
  • Wear all black
    Shared on 7 February 2019 - Sales Associate - North York, ON
  • Be confident, be yourself. Be positive.
    Shared on 22 October 2018 - Makeup Artist Asst. Manager in trainee - Dubai, UAE

The first interview at MAC Cosmetics

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site21%
  • Through Indeed16%
  • Employee referral16%
  • Walk-In16%
  • Other16%

How candidates received their first interview at MAC Cosmetics

  • Through the company.
    Shared on 27 August 2021 - Makeup Artist - Vancouver, BC
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