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Wegmans Interview Questions

1. Name your three best qualities.
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What is your best personal trait?

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My best personal trait is friendly, I am able to fit in well with other people.
 
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The ability to work under time constraints and multitask.
 

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#3 of 25

Have you ever helped someone else achieve their goal or helped to better themselves, if so, how?

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I'm known as being a comfort to my friends. For some reason, they always come to me for advice. That's a lot of responsibility, so I have to be careful about what I tell them. Most of the time, I was able to help them. I think that by doing the right thing, you can't go wrong.
 
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My daughter, through education advice.
 

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#4 of 25

How would you deal with an angry customer while you were busy completing tasks?

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With patience and try to be as helpful as possible.
 
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I would take care of the customer first then continue my task.
 

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#5 of 25

Do you need a job at Wegmans or just working for fun?

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Yes I need a job at wegmans because I've researched that Wegmans is a great place to start working and a great place to work. It will provide with basic skills I need for the future.
 
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I need a job.
 

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#6 of 25

What do you know about Wegmans?

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Family owned company, they started in Rochester, one of the best companies to work for.
 
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They were founded in 1916.
 

Wegmans

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a family-owned U.S. regional supermarket chain headquartered in Gates, New York, near Rochester. Wegmans has 85 stores in the mid-Atlantic and New England regions, in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Virginia. Founded in 1916 in Rochester, Wegmans has appeared on Fortune's annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the list first appeared in 1998, and has ranked among the top 10 for eight consecutive years. Food Network recognized it with its award for Best Grocery Store i...
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#7 of 25

Do you prefer working in a team environment or alone?

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Either whatever is needed.
 
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I do not have a preference, I think that a team of creative minds working together to accomplish a goal can be extremely efficient, but I also enjoy the solitude, accomplished feeling, and focus of completing a task alone.
 

Wegmans Pros

1. They treat there customers with respect and help with college April 2nd, 2012

2. Good friendly environment, Scholarship benefits, Easy to get to right after school, friendly staff April 18th, 2012

3. Wegmans is one of the 100 best companies to work for. May 8th, 2012

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#8 of 25

Why should we not hire you?

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The only reason i can see you not hiring me is if you found someone else with experience, or older in age, but overal i feel like i am very qualified for this position.
 
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Your should hire me beause i have the skill and ability to have this job.
 

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#9 of 25

How do you expect to make a difference at Wegmans?

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I expect to make a difference at Wegmans because I set goals for myself, I value the employees, the management and the customers whenever I am working. My hard working, reliable, hard working skills is what you'll see that will make a difference at Wegmans and with the customers satisfaction as well.
 
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I expect to make a difference because I am a hard worker, love working with people and will always give my all to complete a task. I request very little time off, I am a stickler for being on time and ready to work. Will offer Wegman's the best customer service I can offer so their shopping experience is a good one.
 

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#10 of 25

Would you say you are a sociable person?

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I am definitely a sociable person. I can have a conversation with anyone.
 
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Absolutely. I love to learn about each customer, I always ask for their name, and I have already had customers come back and ask for me personally.
 

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#11 of 25

How well do you handle customer complaints?

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I handle customer complaints very well. If the customer has a problem i will try to fix it the best way i can and if i dont know the answer to their question i would use a resource to help me, which would be one of my co-workers.
 
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Handling customer issues is one of my strong points. I am able to maintain a calm demeanor which allows me the opportunity to ask the right questions and I listen to their answers.
 

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#12 of 25

What is your philosophy on eating well?

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I personally eat very healthy, its very serious to me because i look at the long term affects of eating unhealthy.
 
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everything in moderation
 

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#13 of 25

Do you know the five statements Wegmans is about?

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Wegmans is about making a difference, empowerment, respect, caring, and high quality service.
 
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Yes I do know those five statements. They are empowerment, high quality, service, caring, respect and making a difference.
 

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#14 of 25

Have you ever called off from work before?

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No, I have not held a job as of yet, however the only time I have called off from school was when there was an emergency situation with my health.
 
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no
 

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#15 of 25

How easily would you say you get distracted from you work?

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It is extremely difficult to distract me from my work. I am focused and highly dedicated.
 
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I do not get distracted easily.
 

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#16 of 25

When was the last time you contributed to a team effort and what was your role?

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Changing over sales at work.
 
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Last week when I was in meal center a late catering order came in. We all pulled together and got it done. I delegated the work out to the team.
 

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#17 of 25

Describe a time when you disliked company rules in your last job?

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I try to follow rules as much as possible. There was a time that I needed to have lesson plans completed before Monday morning, in my opinion I thought my position was more intricate. I asked for a modified expectation for planning, but was not offered that. The company policy was to have those plans defined and turned into the principal.
 
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I've never disliked company rules because you are there to do what the company wants. Now if it is something that would be dishonest or something of that nature then that would be a diffenent story. I would have to go to a superviser that was higer than the person telling me .
 

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#18 of 25

What are some of your weaknesses?

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I occasionally impatient when it comes to finishing tasks.
 
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One weakness I have is delegating tasks to other people.
 

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#19 of 25

How often are you late for your responsibilities, such as school or work?

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Never if I have a lot on my plate I plan extra time to get my responsibilies done.
 
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I am never late that shows poor responsibility.
 

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#20 of 25

How would you handle an irate customer that has screamed at you for three minutes straight?

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I would try one more time to calm the customer down and satisfy there needs. If that did not work I would politely let the customer know I am going to find my manager or team leader to assist them.
 
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The key is to remain calm. If you can calm the customer down and let him now that you will address his complaint that would be ideal. If not, I think finding a manger would be the best option.
 

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#21 of 25

How can I trust you not to steal?

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My morals would never permit me to do that. I have been put in positions of trust throughout my life and have never violated those trusts. I can provide references to my honesty and integrity.
 
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I am a loyal and honest person. I do not steal and I have no intention of sacrificing my moral code for any reason.
 

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#22 of 25

Why do you think you will like working at Wegmans?

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I would like working at Wegmans because the employees seem very nice and personable. Also Wegmans is a very clean place and a place that is very familiar to me since it is my family's number one grocery store.
 
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Friendly Atmosphere.
 

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#23 of 25

What makes our stores different than other grocery stores?

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The size for one, Wegmans are much larger than most grocery stores, the number of different products offered, the employees, how customers are treated and the quality of the merchandise.
 
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The vast variety of prepared foods, extremly good customer service.
 

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#24 of 25

Name your three best qualities?

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Integrity, detail oriented and great at multitasking.
 
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Loyal,dependable and willingness to learn or to improve my skills.
 

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#25 of 25

How would your references describe you?

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Nice Polite Reliable and Caring
 
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Hard working person, loyal to job, always on task, never get distracted by other workers.
 
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