Starbucks Starbucks-Barista Interview Questions

Updated Aug 2, 2015
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Barista - Starbucks Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online – interviewed at Starbucks.

Interview

I applied online and received a call to set up an interview appointment. Dress your best as you should for any interview. You're offered any drink. I would accept it. Why, because you're going to be one of the biggest promoters of this company's product. If you don't drink accept a free product for the company you're applying for it shows lack of passion and excitement. If you're honest, have great work ethic, happy most the time, and like people this interview will be a breeze.

Interview Questions

  • Where do you see yourself in the next five years?   1 Answer
  • Name the hardest problem you came across, and explain you handled that situation.   1 Answer
  • Why do you want to work for Starbucks?   1 Answer

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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Logan, UT
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Starbucks (Logan, UT).

    Interview

    I applied on site by going into the store and filling out a resume. I had 2 onsite interviews with manager before being offered the job. They called to offer me the job and it was just a few days or a week until I had my first shift.

    Interview Questions

    • In a situation where you didn't agree with your boss, what would you do?   1 Answer
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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Starbucks.

    Interview

    I submitted an application online and then called the store. I waited for about two weeks until they called me back. The interview process was to the point. I was hired and then began my training soon after.

    Interview Questions

    • What experience I had? What did know about the company What did I bring to the company that was new   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They took a while to call back but the interview process was easy and to the point. I started right away and was trained well by those who were in management at the time.

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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Starbucks.

    Interview

    very casual, easy going nothing to complicated. The person that was interviewing me was very kind and made everything easy for me. She went through the mission at starbucks and what they stand for. She then later on told me about the rules and regulations, what she and starbucks as a cooperation expect from us, and told me a little about the customer base at the store. overall it was a light and easy going interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work here?   1 Answer
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    Barista Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Very friendly interview process. The questions were behavioral centered and included a number of practical (real world) situations. Nothing very difficult. Lots of common sense questions. It's all about customer relations. The manager on-call offered me a free drip coffee. No real questions about coffee or past experience. The interview process consisted of two parts.

    Interview Questions

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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Starbucks (Houston, TX) in July 2015.

    Interview

    The hiring process was okay i applied and got a phone call probably a day or two later the manager asked to meet with her face to face we laughed and talked and we ended the interview with her saying i will call you and i never received one and called the location and one of the baristas said she is still in the interviewe process i dont know what that meant but i will call her next week to see if iam still under consideration for the job.

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    Starbucks-Barista Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Burlingame, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Starbucks (Burlingame, CA) in July 2015.

    Interview

    I applied online, i can choose up to four-five locations. The next day i got called from one. They told me to go in for an interview. I went in for the interview. I was asked if i wanted a coffee, i accepted manager told me to sit, i sat down and the manager sat with me and asked me questions. He told me i was a good fit but he was going to call my references and my past jobs and hevwas going to go off based on that. He asked basic questions.

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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orange, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Starbucks (Orange, CA).

    Interview

    Very informal and quick. I dressed in a suit. One on one with the manager inside the store. He printed my resume. and said that he was hiring for a variety of locations. the location that I was interviewing at was not necessarily the store I would be working. Tell me about yourself ( i hate this question) , why Starbucks? I highly suggest knowing about the company and what they stand for prior to the interview- the manager was very impressed of my knowledge. Be spunky and not dull. It is a very very fast paced environment- highlight this type of environment your previous experiences . Team work is key.

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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bakersfield, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Starbucks (Bakersfield, CA).

    Interview

    Youll get a quick two second call telling you where and when to be there. they will ask you a few questions and assuming your not coming off as a rude or incompetent person you'll get the job though you can totally be incompetent just dont show it in the interview.

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    Barista - Starbucks Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairfax, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Starbucks (Fairfax, VA).

    Interview

    The overall experience was good, the hiring manager was very nice and friendly. I came 10 minutes early so they gave me a free beverage while I waited. Once the interview started it was mostly personality based questions and situational questions. "What would you do in ...."and after the questions she just asked if I knew the job description and such. I was then scheduled for another interview with the store manager.

    Interview Questions

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