GameStop Interview Questions

Updated 26 Oct 2014
Updated 26 Oct 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Seasonal Game Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Augusta, GA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Augusta, GA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at GameStop.

    Interview Details

    Was called in a week after attending a local Gamestop Job Fair. Basic questions on video game knowledge and systems owned. How accustomed I was to pushing membership, driving sales and working with other people.

    Interview Questions
    • "What Software are you familiar with?" was a question on the form but, the store manager told me to fill it out with my preferred game genres.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was not able to negotiate. I was hired as a seasonal adviser and it tends to be whatever the minimum wage is for your state at the time.
    Be hungry, take all the hours and shifts you can get.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Seasonal Game Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at GameStop in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was quite interesting for me. I walked in and talked to the manager the day of my homecoming football game so I was covered in body paint, and got an interview for an hour later! We walked outside to a table and talked for about fifteen minutes, and we had a lot of questions regarding my sales experience and gaming knowledge. I was honest with every single question he gave me, and I thought I was a bit too honest. They like that though! I came in a couple times during my lunch breaks and got to know the senior game advisors and manager. It was the nicest experience I've had with interviews. They get straight to the point, and are really honest with you.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question I had was trying to remember game titles that I used to play a long time ago.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Game Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at GameStop in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I walked into the store and asked the guy at the register (who it turns out was the manager) if they were hiring, he said they were. He asked me if I wanted to fill out the application in store and have a short interview in store since it was slow. After I filled out the application he sat down with me behind the counter and told me that it was basically gonna be a conversation like friends have more than an actual interview. He asked me a few basic questions, then he had one of the guys who worked there go outside and walk in as if he were a customer, and had me show how I would introduce myself to them and about our promotions. Hired right after.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you wanna work here?
      Do you know what games are coming out in the next few months?
      What game systems do you have?
      Whats your favorite game?
      Whats your least favorite game?
      Whats 10% of 100?
      If a customer came in and was asking for reviews for a game you don't like?
        Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Game Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at GameStop in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    This is my first job. I applied and had a 1 on 1 interview during the summer. It was about 2 months later that I got a call for a group interview. It wasn't really an interview at all. Everyone got the job. The manager basically talked to us about what we'd be doing and what he expects from us. He was really cool. It was a group of 8 including myself. He told us about our training and when we'd find out about our schedules. So I guess if you make it to a group interview, you're pretty much in. One guy didn't even have an interview, he just turned in an application and got it.

    Interview Questions
    • (1:1 interview)
      mostly questions about your availability and school activities
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was none. It's a little bit more than minimum wage so that's good.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Phone tag, then meet with sore manager, move on to various district managers for interviews and wait for a position to come available. GameStop keeps a "Bench" They interview for positions they don't have open.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at GameStop.

    Interview Details

    Went to a group interview at a job fair. There were about 4 people in each group and it was very standard. Got called back for an individual interview about 3 days later.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    They wanted me to work for a different location than I wanted.

    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Key Holder Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Very informal interview and the application process was odd and lengthy. I turned in my application at the end of May or first of June and got a call one week ago to interview. ASM is a twenty something it trying to be great but there are a few rookie mistakes. We never covered schedules and as of last Wednesday I accepted the job but I have yet to sign anything or do any onboarding in GS portal. He never asked what days or time of day I was interested in; nor did we cover rate of pay. Offered me job over the phone.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time when you encountered a rude or dismissive customer....   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Still hasn't happened
    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Game Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milwaukee, WI (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milwaukee, WI (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at GameStop.

    Interview Details

    I walked in as I was interested in working for this particular company. I asked for a paper application and filled it out in store to show that I was very serious about working there. I received a call back a few days later for a 1:1 interview. I arrived for the interview in business casual attire. We discussed why did I want to work for the company and what kind of experience did I have as a gamer and in retail. After the interview I waited about a day or two in which I was told that I had gotten the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Sell me this (product) along with the rest of the items that I was purchasing   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Accounts Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at GameStop.

    Interview Details

    Had two interviews, was nervous at the start, but was actually really relaxed. I even cracked a joke that seem to have gone home well.
    Met first with HR and then Team Manager each interview took about 45 minutes.
    The process was rather quick, which I prefer, always stressful time to wait for the result

    Interview Questions
    • Do you have an area where you feel that you can improve, if so what would it be   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Game Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at GameStop in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    For me, it was a group interview of 4. I was not a fan of this at all,but a gave me a chance to stick out from the group. Make sure you go as early as possible and talk a lot. This was a job fair that Gamestop has every year.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work at Gamestop. Dont say because I like games!   Answer Question
    • How did you handle an angry customer in the past.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiating for me, there wasn't even a second interview because the manager needed somebody immediately.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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