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    Extremely talented team, tremendous growth.

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    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in Commerce, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in Commerce, CA (US)

    I have been working at 99 Cents Only full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great staff
    Flexible schedule
    Lots to learn

    Cons

    Lots of work
    Mot enough promotions from within

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99 Cents Only Interviews

Updated 11 Aug 2014
Updated 11 Aug 2014

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    District Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Long Beach, CA (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Long Beach, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at 99 Cents Only.

    Interview Details

    I was called by a recruiter and had a great 30 minute screening and conversation. I was then scheduled for an interview with the Regional Director and Human Resources Manager. I arrived 15 minutes early for the interview and let an employee know that I was there to meet with the Regional Director. About 20 minutes later the HR Manager came looking for me and asked if I had a resume because they couldn't find one. I then gave him two copies and he said he would be with me shortly. After another 15 minutes, the HR Manager again came out and said they were ready. They asked me one question about why I left my previous company and proceeded to ask several follow ups about that, which was fine. The RD then asked the HR Manager if he had any questions and he asked one question and then they asked me if I had any questions for them. The RD also threw in there, that their District Managers are required to work 6 days a week. The interview was over in 11 minutes. It was the most disrespectful waste of my time ever. I strongly believe that as an RD or HR Manager, you are the face of the Company and are representing them. I am a potential customer that lives in the area and you should always treat people with dignity and respect. Because of the way that I was treated, I would not want to work for a company that treats people this way.

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    • No difficult questions. Very few questions asked and none that allowed them to learn about me and my experiences.   Answer Question
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Website www.99only.com
Headquarters Commerce, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1982
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue ₹100 to ₹500 billion (INR) per year
Competitors Unknown

With more than 30 years of operating experience, 99¢ Only Stores is the leading operator of extreme value retail stores in the southwestern United States with 341 stores as of January 2014 located in the states of California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada. Our stores offer a wide variety of consumable products with an emphasis on name brands and our items are primarily priced at 99.99¢ or less.

We believe that our differentiated merchandise mix, combined with outstanding value, enable us to appeal to a broad consumer demographic, increase overall traffic and frequency of...
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