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Where do you see yourself in five years?

Giant Eagle

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Founded:

10 Billion

36,000

@giant_eagle

1931

Giant Eagle has its talons firmly wrapped around parts of Pennsylvania and Ohio. The grocery chain, a market leader in Pittsburgh and eastern Ohio, operates about 160 company-owned stores and some 60 franchised supermarkets, as well as about 150 GetGo convenience stores (which feature fresh foods and sell gas at discounted prices through the fuelperks! program). Many Giant Eagle stores feature video rental, banking, photo processing, dry cleaning services, and ready-to-eat meals. Giant Eagle is also a wholesaler to licensed stores and sells groceries to other retail chains. CEO David Shapira is the grandson of one of the men who founded the company in 1931. The founders' families own Gian...



Last Updated: February 13, 2014, 1:19 am

Top Giant Eagle Interview Questions

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Where do you see yourself in five years?
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In 5 years I see myself graduating from college and working as a engineer.
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To be a good worker.
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In five years, I see myself having just graduated Pharmacy school. I see myself getting married and buying my own home. I see myself working as a pharmacist in a retail pharmacy, like Giant Eagle Pharmacy.
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Describe a time when you had to sacrifice quality to complete a job?
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A time where I had to sacrifice quality to complete a job was when it was almost time for me to go but it was only me and another former coworker making the food and I saw that she was backed up with a lot of orders so I ended up staying helping her out so she could get the customers orders out on time and after that I made sure she was stocked up and ready for the next rush and the next person to come in and take my shift.
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How do you expect to make a difference at Giant Eagle?
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As I will be a pharmacy technician, I am looking forward to directly making contact with customers whose lives I am making a difference in. I want to offer them a friendly smile and help them as much as I can.
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Do you prefer working in a team environment or alone?
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I would prefer working in a team environment because in a team you can work together to get things done faster. You ideas will just bounce off of each other and thats what makes a successful business like giant eagle.
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What are some of your weaknesses?
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I am a perfectionist and this can make me take longer when doing tasks.
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I have a bad back but I manage to work threw it.
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I am not a morning person, but I wake myself up a hour later just to prepare myself.
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What do you know about Giant Eagle?
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Name your three best qualities?
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My three best qualities are that I am reliable, people-orient, and Outgoing.
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Reliable, loyal, motivated.
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Motivated, Moral, Kind
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If you find a problem going on with two different employees, what would you do?
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Do you have any friends or relatives that work at Giant Eagle?
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Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond for customer service?
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Why would you like to work at Giant Eagle?
Best Answer
I would like to work at Giant Eagle because it is a local company, founded in Pittsburgh. It is the grocery store that my family and I shop at, so I feel comfortable here. It will provide me an opportunity to advance my knowledge of pharmacy as a career.
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I am a frequent customer to the pharmacy. I absolutely love the friendliness of the staff and have always had a strong desire to work in the medical field and I love a challenge (preparing for state exam).
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Its seems like a great place to work with a thriving and efficient work enviroment.
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I am a frequent customer so much so they know me by name. I like the pharmacy staff and the positive, friendly and helpful attitude of everyone there.
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Describe a time when you disliked company rules in your last job?
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I don't really have problem with company rules, I always try to follow the rules.
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Tell me about your experience working in retail?
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How often are you late for your responsibilities, such as school or work?
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Punctuality is very important to me, it is never acceptable to be late for any commitment.
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I am never late. I take my responsibilities very serious. Especially when others are counting on you, it doesn't make any sense to be late. It is simply inconsiderate. I am always on time for my classes, exams, and jobs.
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Maybe twice every 3 months.
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I'm usually on time with my appointments.
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Only in case of an emergency,such as being overly sick or in a moving from house to house situation would I ever be late or absent.
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How would you handle an irate customer that has screamed at you for three minutes straight?
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Do you need a job at Giant Eagle or just working for fun?
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I do need a job at giant eagle I have a family and need to support them.
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Would you say you are a sociable person?
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Yes, but not extremely extrovert.
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When was the last time you contributed to a team effort and what was your role?
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When I was in college, I had to work in a group for one of my classes. We were doing a power point presentation on a drug store. I typed up some of the powerpoint and I did most of the talking.
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Why should we not hire you?
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there is no reason that you should not hire me, i feel im well suited for the job and i hope to have the opporatunity to show you for years to come.
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I think you should hire me because I like to be very organized and I will help your store. Even if I have trouble I will ask someone so I can understand it better.
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I'm kind of a perfectionist. Usually, I can figure things out pretty quickly, so it makes me upset sometimes when I can't understand something right away.
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Tell me about a time when you had to be a leader. How was the outcome?
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Tell me about a time when you did not have enough time to complete all assigned tasks. How did you prioritize?
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I see which one has the earliest deadline and which one has the latest.
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I have never been in this situation.
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Well I tried my best to finish as much as I could, I never gave up and I was determined to finish.
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Have you ever helped someone else achieve their goal or helped to better themselves, if so, how?
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One of my close friends has really bad anxiety about taking tests. I am always there to help him as he studies, and I frequently take time out of my day to calm him down. His anxiety has really hindered his grades. He needed certain grades to make it into the engineering school, and with my assistance, he is closer than ever to that goal.
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Tell me about a time when it was better to be agreeable in a situation rather than continue the arguement.
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When working in a group, it's always better to listen to everyone's opinion and ideas because yours may not be the best.
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Any situation it is better to be agreeable than to argue. You can be agreeable but still agree to disagree..
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Why do you feel you will be better suited for this job than the other applicants?
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Because im a hard worker very active and trust worthy I can be counted on to get the job done.
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How would your references describe you?
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Hardworking because I've always worked with my full effort. Patient, polite, team player, and friendly.
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As a hard worker whos hones and trust worthy.
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They would describe me as a hard worker who never gives on the task once assigned.
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Giant Eagle Reviews

May 23, 2014
Why you left
I feel as though I have plateaued and am just looking to expand myself into more opportunities.
Job Duties
Running the customer service desk, counting tills/deposits, doing returns, voids, assisting cashiers.
Preparation
Preparing to interact with Customers. Being friendly in the public. Taught me hard work.
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Aug 7, 2014
Summary
Good. Great teachers and everyone worked well together.
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