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Restaurant Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in April 2013.
Interview Details – I was Contacted by a recruiter - sent a link for an online management assessment then contacted for a one on one interview with Director of Operations. Short phone interview with head of HR. Interview was professional yet relaxed, very engaging. Didn't feel nervous or intimidated, staff was very courteous as the interview was conducted on site.
Interview Question – What's your biggest weakness? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Made an offer within previous salary ranges, met in the middle on base salary
Restaurant Manager Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's
Interview Details – Easy process, and very painless interview. Application, aptitude test, the a series of mandatory questions. Followed by a lengthy conversation about career goals, and areas of opportunity to work on in the future. All of this while we ate food from the menu.
Interview Question – How will you deal with managing your former co-workers, and/or friends? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None
Restaurant Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in January 2012.
Interview Details – There were a total of 2 interviews. The first was with the District Manager in the restaurant. The second interview consisted of a shift follow inside their training store and then an interview with the Director of Operations. The culture was warm and inviting. Everyone in the company was nice and accomodating in answering any questions or concerns I had.
Negotiation Details – I was able to negotiate a couple more thousand than there initial offer. Their initial offer will be whatever your currently making as a base salary.
Very Easy Interview
Restaurant Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
The process took 1+ week - interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in October 2009.
Interview Details – Had a one on one. My job is to train servers and open a new restaurant
- Are you willing to work six days a week? View Answer
- Do you think you can train 20 emplyees to serve at the international level? View Answer
Reason for Declining – The hours were too long and the commute too far
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