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Abercrombie & Fitch Sales Associate (Model) Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 13, 2014
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Model/Sales Associate Interview

Model/Sales Associate
Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Interview Details It was a group interview in an upbeat environment. They were mainly looking for outgoing sociable people who also seemed to suit the brand. This is important so the associates represent the brand well and are genuine to customers asking for advice or suggestions. It was a really relaxed interview but they are a little bit selective in choosing people who they know are chatty and have a bit of confidence.

Interview Question – They're weren't any difficult questions as long as you can describe the brands character.   Answer Question


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Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate (Model) Interview

Sales Associate (Model)

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Interview Details Group interview asking basic questions, very hard to not get the job. Interview is super casual you can pretty much wear whatever you want as long as you dress in something that looks like or is abercrombie. Only one interview and the process is not very long either

Interview Question – no unexpected questions   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate (Model) Interview

Sales Associate (Model)
San Antonio, TX (US)

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Interview Details I called the store and I asked if they were hiring- they said that they did interviews every Tuesday and Thursday at 4. The manager told me to come into the store on Tuesday at 3 so I could fill out an application in the store. I showed up to the store on Tuesday at 2:55 and went to the desk and asked where i could apply. A sales associate led me to the computer where i filed out my application. Several times while i was filling it out, managers came up to me and introduced themselves. I finished with the application around 3:40 and then i had to wit for the interview.
Waiting for the interview was awkward because i basically had to just walk around the store and pretend like i was looking at clothes until i saw everyone go outside for the interview, it was super uncomfortable( because it was for like 30 minutes). Then I just decided to wait outside. I just so happened to look over my shoulder and saw that there were people gathered for the interview- they already started. Thankfully, they had only just introduced themselves.
There were 5 people in the interview and she asked the typical abercrombie questions; it took about a total of 20 minutes. She said thanks and she'd call within a week if we got hired.
I waited for a week and got no call, so I called them. they told me that I had been hired and to come in for an orientation that sunday.
I came in for my orientation, and my manager asked me to work the same day.

Interview Question – what does diversity mean to you? how would your friends describe you? how would you describe Abercrombie in one word? Availability? etc.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiation


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Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate (Model) Interview

Sales Associate (Model)
San Antonio, TX (US)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in August 2012.

Interview Details Recruited in store by manager. Submitted information online. Contacted for interview. Had group interview. Called about position a couple days later. No negotiation because all associates start at minimum wage. They chose two out of the three people who interviewed.

Interview Question – What does diversity mean to you?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Flat-rate starting pay.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Sales Associate (Model) Interview

Sales Associate (Model)

Interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch

Interview Details Very basic interview. It was my first job so I was actually incredibly nervous. Main manager interviewed me in a group, one other person. She mostly asked questions about your personality and hobbies, but the most important question is "what is diversity to you".
Easy interview, terrible process though. Nearly took a month, my employ card never worked correctly, and pictures for being apart of the team were never taken. Overall, a very easy job and interview process.

Interview Question – No difficult questions, but it is always a good idea to do your research about the company and especially the idea of diversity, in which they ask in the interview, and throughout your stay at the job   Answer Question


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Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Sales Associate (Model) Interview

Sales Associate (Model)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Interview Details The hiring manager asks questions about the store's history, and why is teamwork and diversity important. Usually a group interview, very informal. They like you to be wearing their latest clothes and look as close to their "look policy" as possible. If they like you, the interview/ hiring process goes very quickly. They are constantly looking for new people and love "fresh faces."

Interview Question – Why is diversity important?   Answer Question


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Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Associate (Model) Interview

Sales Associate (Model)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in July 2013.

Interview Details arrived an office, which was not at the store location. there were around 25 people in the interview and the manage held the interview with all of us in a room. interview questions were fairly simple, including questions about your education, background, and your attitude towards abercrombie and fitch.

Interview Question – use one word to describe a&f   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate (Model) Interview

Sales Associate (Model)

I applied in-person and interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Interview Details Apply on the computer and show up day you choose. They ask you how your friends describe you and what diversity means to you. They usually ask you to say there saying hey whats going on? To see how you sound. Almost everyone gets the job. You should get a call sometime between 3 days to 2 weeks depending on who did the interview.

Interview Question – What does diversity mean to you   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate (Model) Interview

Sales Associate (Model)

I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in May 2011.

Interview Details I got asked to work at Abercrombie by my university, but decided to interview to be a seasonal employee back home. I applied online and interviewed at a coffee shop in the mall with several others. I got called back a week later saying that I received the job. They were very laid back.

Interview Question – Nothing difficult or unexpected. They pretty much asked about diversity and its importance and asked us to practice saying the store's tagline "Hey, how's it going?" Definitely be as peppy and cheerful as possible because that is an important trait of everyone who works in their stores.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Sales Associate (Model) Interview

Sales Associate (Model)
Spring, TX (US)

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Abercrombie & Fitch in November 2011.

Interview Details Be likeable, not too bubbly and overdone, but cool and confident. Come in with minimal make up or hair product if you're a girl. Fix your hair neat if you're a boy. Dress preppy and fresh. They are not interested in individuality. Say you fold laundry at home or are OCD about things being neat and in place.

Interview Question – What would you do if you saw that someone was stealing something from the store? (They teach you how to deal with this sort of ordeal, which happens all day, everyday)   View Answer

Negotiation Details – There is no negotiation for sales associates.

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