Interviewers are hiring quick learners who can easily adapt to a store’s culture and customer service ethic and is a good team player. Assure them that you have an adequate knowledge in the retail arena and can handle the job role assigned to you. If you do not have any professional experience, you’ll need to focus on your education. Skills you gain from working in groups or taking on a leadership role can transfer well to a retail job, even if you don’t have any professional experience.
Note – General Tips Section:
– Show that you’re a responsible, dependable person and a good team player.
– Highlight if you have any standard computer skills.
– Assure them that you have an experience to multitask, move and think quickly, and are willing to do as much as it takes to please a customer
– You have an experience in handling angry customers and difficult situation occured timely.
Sample Answer: I have been working for 3 years in the retail business. Currently, I work as a sales associate where I am responsible for providing product information, keeping the shop floor clean and tidy, and ensuring that a sale is closed in a professional manner. I also have hands-on experience in inventory management and have some experience dealing with product vendors. Apart from this, I have also handled the cashier and POS software. .