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Interviews at The Source

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at The Source.
Interview experience
Based on 183 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 179 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 170 interviews
About a week

Interview process at The Source

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 4.

Interview process length
About a week
45%
About a day or two
34%
About two weeks
16%
About a month
4%
More than one month
1%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
71%
Phone call/screening
63%
Background check
53%
Problem solving exercises
27%
Group interview
24%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
1%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at The Source

  • Simple process
    Shared on 4 December 2018 - Senior Sales Associate - Edmonton, AB
  • Standard questions ended with sell me your phone
    Shared on 21 August 2018 - Store Manager - Alberta
  • Telephone interview with a recruiter and an in-person interview with management.
    Shared on 14 August 2017 - Sales Associate - Thunder Bay, ON

Interview questions at The Source

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Situational questions. “What would you do if”
    Shared on 22 July 2020 - Store Manager - Dartmouth, NS
  • Simple lifestyle questions, and sometimes they would give me scenarios with customers and have me identify what should be done next (i.e. if you have an irate customer, or if we didn't have a product …
    Shared on 14 May 2018 - Sales Associate - Ottawa, ON
  • Formal structured interview with situational based questions. Be prepared to have specific examples "of a time when you handled a difficult..." etc....
    Shared on 16 February 2018 - Assistant Store Manager - Woodstock, ON

Interview tips at The Source

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)60%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)20%
  • Formal (business suit)8%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at The Source

  • Be professional, upbeat, and just be yourself
    Shared on 3 June 2020 - Sales Associate - Perth, ON