Number of Employees: 17,900+
Headquarters: 2801 W Tyvola Rd., Charlotte, NC 28217-4500, United States (704)357-1000
Belk is an American department store chain that was founded in Monroe, North Carolina in 1888. Its headquarters was later moved to Charlotte, NC, because it offered a more centralized location for the chain?s stores, located throughout the southern United States. Belk gained notoriety with its ?bargain sales,? which boosted the chain?s profits, not to mention locations. Today, there are more than 300 Belk stores in 19 states, with the largest concentration of stores in the Carolinas, Georgia and Alabama. The largest of the four flagships location is at the South Park Mall in Charlotte, NC; it has 330,000 square feet.
The majority of applicants that interview for a position at Belk report a positive interview experience. Potential employees can expect a fairly straightforward interview process consisting of a face-to-face interview with a store manager, in which a personality test may be given and standard interview questions are posed. An example might include a question such as, "What would you say to encourage to customer to sign up for a Belk credit card?" Potential employees can apply online or in person, and phone interviews are sometimes conducted for those who apply online. Applicants who are offered positions may need to complete a drug test and submit to a background check.
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Cashiers must keep the customer at the center of all that they do. Cashiers must run fast and efficient cashier operations with friendly customer service. Cashiers also need to be knowledgeable about the store, its merchandise and services offered.
Job responsibilities require that Associates replenish and relocate merchandise both on and off of the sales floor. Organize and maintain areas of the stockroom according to Kmart policy, and process inbound and outbound freight. Due to the late hours, applicants will need to consistently be available for overtime shifts for this position.
Job responsibilities entail providing friendly customer service and protecting company assets through inventory recovery and monitoring internal and external theft. Associates assist with the reduction of inventory loss by monitoring surveillance and apprehending theft suspects.