Cashier Interview Questions (#25707)

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Listed below expected questions that most HR interviewers ask their applicants about, you'll find our recommended answer for each based on 'cashier' career.

Interview Question #1:

What are the main job duties and responsibilities of "cashier" employee?

Answer:

Cashier responsibilities are to receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits; issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers; answer customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies; assist customers by providing information and resolving their complaints; greet customers entering establishments; maintain clean and orderly checkout areas and complete other general cleaning duties, such as mopping floors and emptying trash cans; establish or identify prices of goods, services or admission, and tabulate bills using calculators, cash registers, or optical price scanners; process merchandise returns and exchanges; sell tickets and other items to customers; stock shelves, and mark prices on shelves and items; request information or assistance using paging systems; offer customers carry-out service at the completion of transactions; assist with duties in other areas of the store, such as monitoring fitting rooms or bagging and carrying out customers' items; supervise others and provide on-the-job training; count money in cash drawers at the beginning of shifts to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change; monitor checkout stations to ensure that they have adequate cash available and that they are staffed appropriately; bag, box, wrap, or gift-wrap merchandise, and prepare packages for shipment; sort, count, and wrap currency and coins; issue trading stamps, and redeem food stamps and coupons; calculate total payments received during a time period, and reconcile this with total sales; compute and record totals of transactions; post charges against guests' or patients' accounts; weigh items sold by weight to determine prices; cash checks for customers; keep periodic balance sheets of amounts and numbers of transactions; compile and maintain non-monetary reports and records; pay company bills by cash, vouchers, or checks.

Interview Question #2:

What are the skills required from cashier employee in order to success in his work?

Answer:

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times, Actively looking for ways to help people, Talking to others to convey information effectively, Using mathematics to solve problems, Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Interview Question #3:

Describe the abilities you have in order to work with us as cashier?

Answer:

I have the ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand, listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences, see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), identify and understand the speech of another person, speak clearly so others can understand you.

Interview Question #4:

What are the knowledge elements you obtained from your education, training and work experience would support your cashier career?

Answer:

The knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications, the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar, principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems, principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Interview Question #5:

How would you describe (cashier or your) needed work style?

Answer:

My work style matching exactlty what cashier job requires by: being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations, maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations, being honest and ethical, accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations, being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Other cashier interview questions to expect:

Tell about yourself and why you think you are successful cashier?

Why do you like to work as cashier?

What could you do not like to work as cashier?

What are your future steps after experience you'll gain from your cashier job?

As cashier, what training courses or extra education that you think will improve your work performance?

What salary do you expect you'll get from being cashier employee?

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