Foot Locker Job Application Guide
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$5.6 billion (2011)
Foot Locker is a chain of retail stores that specialize in selling athletic apparel and footwear. There are more than 3,900 Foot Locker stores in the world, and the company employs more than 44,000 people.
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You can use StartWire to search and apply for jobs at Foot Locker. When you create an account with us and apply for a job, we’ll provide you with a suite of tools that you can use to keep your job search organized. Apply now
You can also apply for jobs through Foot Locker’s hiring website. If you choose to apply through their site, don’t forget to come back and tell us about it so we can help you organize your job search.
If you want to apply for a sales associate position at Foot Locker, you will need to walk into the store where you would like to work and pick up a paper application. We recommend filling out the application in-person, and turning it in directly to the hiring manager if possible.
Applying for a job at Foot Locker is a pretty straightforward and simple process. For the sake of this application guide, we chose to apply for an assistant manager position. Your experience may vary a little bit depending on the position that you’ve chosen to apply for.
You will need to provide your email address, name, home address, phone number, social security number, scheduling preferences, salary requirements, work experience, cover letter, education, skills, and references.
After you provide your personal information, you will have to answer a series of five questions. For each question, you will be provided with a text-box in which you should type your answers. Make sure to take your time with this, as providing great answers can really increase your chances of employment. To give you an idea of what to expect, here are a couple sample questions:
“What is your definition of good customer service? Give me an example of when you experienced this? “
“Tell me about a problem or difficult situation you have had with someone (or your supervisor). What was the outcome?”
After you answer these questions, your application will be complete. Check over everything carefully, and then submit it.
When you submit your application to Foot Locker, you are consenting to a pre-employment background check. Any employment offer that you receive is contingent upon passing this check.
Foot Locker does not provide automatic application updates. If you have applied for a job and would like to know where you stand, you will need to contact the hiring manager directly.
Foot Locker is an equal opportunity employer.
Jobs available at Foot Locker
In Foot Locker stores, they are always hiring sales associates, sales leads, assistant managers, and store managers. There are also many opportunities available in their corporate headquarters as well. Check back regularly to learn about new opportunities as they become available. Search jobs
Types of people Foot Locker wants to hire
Foot Locker wants to hire dedicated, honest, and hardworking people to join their team. If you read through the job descriptions on their site, you’ll also learn that they place a considerable amount of value on creating a positive customer experience. For that reason, you should do your best to stress any sales or customer service experience that you have. Additionally, Foot Locker wants to hire people who have a passion for the products that they sell. If you’re knowledgeable about sneakers or other athletic gear, you will want to make sure that you communicate that as well.
You have to be at least 18 years old to work at Foot Locker.
Ken Hicks is the President and CEO of Foot Locker, and Matthew Serra is the Chairman.
Foot Locker is a publicly traded company (NYSE: FL). In 2011 they reported $5.6 billion in revenue, $437 million in operating income, $278 million in net income, $3 billion in assets, and $2.1 billion in total equity.