Goody’s is an American department store chain that is owned by Stage Stores, Inc. The first Goody’s store was opened in 1953 in Athens, Tennessee. In the 2000s, there were 500 Goody’s stores in the United States. However, due to the bankruptcy in 2009, many of them were closed and Goody’s was acquired by Stage Stores, Inc. Since the acquisition, 17 new stores have opened. You can find apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear, and housewares in Goody’s stores.
If you like to be in an environment that contains an unlimited number of interesting shopping items, then Goody’s will be a great company for you to work at. By helping the shoppers or organizing the shelves with different fancy products, you will have a great work experience as long as you work at a Goody’s store. Apply today, and start your new career at one of the oldest department stores in the US.
How to Apply
Visit the career website of Stage Stores, which is the owner of Goody’s and a couple of more department store chains. You can make an online application to Goody’s via the official website or via Indeed.
Minimum Age to Work: 16
Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 10:00am-9:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm-6:00pm
Job Positions: Sales associate, custodian/freight associate, manager.
Printable Job Application Form PDF: Not available.
Positions & Salaries
Sales Associate: You will greet and assist customers with the selection of merchandise. You will greet, assist, and answer questions of the customers at the store. You will be partly responsible for merchandise presentation and loss prevention within the Goody’s store.
Custodian / Freight Associate: You will unload shipments, unpack the products and distribute them throughout the shelves of the store. You will carry heavy weights often during your work hours. You will also be responsible for the general cleanliness of the entire store.
Manager: You will manage your Goody’s store to maximize sales, service, presentation and profitability and to minimize inventory shortage. You should set sales goals, and monitor actual sales to check whether the store sticks to the plan or not. You should maintain a high level of personal motivation and integrity, setting an example for the employee team at the store.
Prerequisite: Associate’s Degree or Certification in a related field.
Goody’s Application Form PDF
At the moment, there is no Goody’s printable job application form for in-person applicants. Visit the official website of Stage Stores, which is the parent company of Goody’s, to make an online application to Goody’s.
After your application is approved they will call you in for an interview. They will interview you near 20-30 minutes or so. You will be asked questions such as “How well do you work with the others?”, “What three things are most important to you in your job? “, “What do you consider to be your weaknesses?” as well as your personality, your availability, etc. They may also want you to talk about your previous job experiences such as a time you got angry at your boss or you were irritated by a customer. After the questions, you will be informed if you got the job or not in the following days.
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