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Interviewing at Payless ShoeSource

See what people said about the interview process at Payless ShoeSource.

Interview experience

Based on 105 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 98 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 90 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Payless ShoeSource

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 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

What candidates say about the interview process at Payless ShoeSource

  • Interview is performed by store leader (manager) who then decides which candidate becomes a staff member.
    Shared on 23 September 2019 - Assistant Manager - 3980 Innes road
  • The interview process was very easy going and the manager eased me in and didn't feel like an interview more like a conversation, amazing experience.
    Shared on 25 February 2019 - Sales Associate/Key Holder - Brampton, ON
  • Smooth, relaxed and positive.
    Shared on 15 February 2019 - STORE MANAGER - Mississauga, ON
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Interview questions at Payless ShoeSource

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Are you comfortable selling, working in a fast paced environment, what would you do if you saw someone stealing etc. They have a prescreening computer questionnaire.
    Shared on 25 September 2018 - Sales Associate - Windsor, ON
  • “Do you smoke” It’s a smokefree workplace“Have you ever stolen”“Strengths& weaknesses”
    Shared on 5 February 2018 - Sales Associate and Cashier - Maple Ridge, BC
  • Why you want the jobyour skills
    Shared on 30 May 2017 - Cashier - Dorval, QC

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The first interview at Payless ShoeSource

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In47%
  • Paper application29%
  • Through Indeed12%
  • Employee referral6%
  • Other6%

How candidates received their first interview at Payless ShoeSource

  • After handing in a resume at the payless, a few weeks later I got a call asking if I would be able to come in and do an interview.
    Shared on 27 April 2019 - Customer service - Edmonton, AB
  • They call me on the phone and schedule me
    Shared on 26 March 2019 - Sales Associate - Toronto, ON
  • I went in and applied in store, I was called a week later and an interview was scheduled.
    Shared on 12 March 2019 - Sales Associate - Calgary, AB

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