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Jimmy John's In-shop Interview Questions

Updated Jan 27, 2015
Updated Jan 27, 2015
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    In Shop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Jimmy John's.

    Interview Details

    I was offered a job when I was buying a sandwich. I came back and filled out an application and was given the job. They gave me a menu and I had to be able to write the whole thing from memory when I came back.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    In-shop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Jimmy John's.

    Interview Details

    I walked in one day, filled out an application, the manager looked it over, and I was offered an interview right then and there. She read from a script of questions to ask and it was very straightforward.

    Interview Questions
    • All of the questions were straightforward concerning my background, access to transportation, etc.s   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Delivery Driver/In-Shop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Jimmy John's.

    Interview Details

    Asked when I could start and if I've ever worked in the food industry before. Needed to get a food handlers license from the state of Texas (which could be done online at multiple sites). The manager was very nice, but the GM was not working that day. My good friend had been a delivery driver for about 4 months when I asked if she could help me get a position.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    In-shop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rochester, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rochester, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a weekinterviewed at Jimmy John's in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I found an ad on craigslist and it said that they were looking for workers for a new location. so I sent a email to the lady with my name and number and experience. she called me a few days later to set up a interview. the interview was very easy seeing as though i am HORRIBLE at being interviewed. she asked me a few questions and i just smiled a lot and tried to answer them the best i could with out tripping over my words. after like 5 or 6 questions went to office and came out with a schedule and added me on it!!! so i start working in 10 days and i'm excited everyone seems so happy and nice. cool, positive environment. my advice, go in there happy with a good attitude. most importantly SMILE and the job is yours :)

    Interview Questions
    • why would you like to work here? why should we hire you?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    In Shop Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It was very laid back a few questions from a piece of paper they really just want to know how fast you are can you handle stress and if you are a hard worker or not

    Interview Questions
    • How do you handle stress
      What would your friends describe you as
      How would you handle criticism
      Are you fast
       
      Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Very easy they told me right away that I had the potential of being a worker at jimmy johns
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Jimmy Johns Delivery Driver/In-Shop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Jimmy John's.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, went in for an interview where they just explained the job and told me to come in for orientation on Friday. All he asked was how many hours I needed and if I wanted inshore or driver.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    In-shop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Jimmy John's.

    Interview Details

    Asked me my school schedule and found out what hours I could work including one closing shift for the thursday, friday, saturday late night shifts. Tested me on the menu from the ingredients to the meats. We just sat in the back room and talked. It was very easy. Its a entry level job so they don't really care as long as you show up to work on time and know the menu

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    In-shop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Jimmy John's in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    It was an easy interview,the guy interviewing me asked what animal would i like to be and what did i know about jimmy johns.the interview was about ten minutes long and I was hired

    Interview Questions
    • What kind of animal would you like to be and why?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    In Shop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Jimmy John's.

    Interview Details

    Walked in and dropped off an application, was greeted by a friendly young manager. He asked me if I'd like an interview now. I said yes, of course! It was incredibly straightforward, the only real question he had beyond scheduling was "What kind of animal would you be if you could?"

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    In-shop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tucson, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tucson, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Jimmy John's in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    I walked in and grabbed an application. Then, I asked to speak to the manager. When he came up to me, I asked if Jimmy Johns was hiring. He told me that they were mostly looking for drivers (he asked if I had a vehicle which I don't.) But to apply anyway. I left and came back a few days later with my application and resume attached. I handed it to the manager, he said he would look it over, and I left. I was walking around applying at other places, and I pass by Jimmy John's again only five minutes later, and the manager comes outside and tells me he would like to hire me but that I need to take a menu test. I take home the sandwich list, and when I came back later that week, I took that dreaded menu test. I sat facing away from any menu and listed every sandwich with every ingredient in order and their name and numbers. Fortunately, I only missed one ingredient, and I started working right away. No real interview other than when you can work and stuff like that.
    Note: I had to take a sandwich test again after a month or so of working there because I forgot a lot of stuff when I was on the line at first. Just saying, it could happen.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations, and I make $8/hour, slightly over current minimum wage.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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