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Sales Associate Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied online and interviewed at Yum!.
Interview Details – I had a interview for Yum! this weekend. They asked the typical questions, and what you did at your previous employment
Interview Question – Try to sell this ruler to me. Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
Senior Analyst, Strategic Planning Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Yum! in January 2014.
Interview Details – I was contacted via LinkedIn by an internal recruiter. I had a phone interview and went over the usual interview questions like why Yum, tell me about yourself, why are you a good fit, etc. After answering these, I asked her about the hiring manager for this position as I did have more experience and more projects under my belt compared to this individual. Her response you ask? "Yum managers are a cut above all others in the country while on paper this person doesn't have as much experience they do however have a more powerful career and career track than where you." After this I ended the interview. Not saying that Yum isn't a great place but this interview left me with a bad impression. I'm sure others have had a way better experience. I wouldn't mind speaking with them in the future about a position just not with that recruiter.
Interview Question – Walk me through why you want this job. Answer Question
Industrial Engineer Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I interviewed at Yum! in December 2010.
Interview Details – I have had phone interview from YUM brands recruiting team for industrial engineer position
Interview Question – To justify my current credentials to job responsibilities and the products YUM develops Answer Question
Very Difficult Interview
Associate Brand Marketing Manager Interview (Negative Experience; Very Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Yum! in March 2013.
Interview Details – After sending my resume, met with four people. Even though my resume did not mention specific brand launch experience (my background is in marketing), the interviewers keep pressing me to give an example of a brand that I launched???
Interview Question – All questions are textbook MBA questions but the interviewers want to know about hands on experience. Answer Question
Administrative Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Yum!.
Interview Details – I earned my hire due to the work I demonstrated as a temporary employee. Even though I did no get the job at first, I got it when the new hire quit after 90 days!
Interview Question – What job do you aspire too? Where do you see yourself in 3 years? View Answer
Very Easy Interview
Yum Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Easy Interview)
Interviewed at Yum!
Interview Details – The interviewer was a great guy and the company seemed like a great place to work, but in the end I ultimately went with a different job somewhere else
Interview Question – None, it was a very straight forward interview. Answer Question
IT Security Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Yum! in March 2010.
Interview Details – Well designed interview process, with printed agenda and variety of managers from different department areas.
Brand Management Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
The process took 2 days - interviewed at Yum! in May 2009.
Interview Details – My first interview was at my school and all other rounds were conducted at their offices in Irvine. Taco bell seems like a great company to work for, however, I did not make it past the first interview.
Interview Question – Analyze this ad for me? Answer Question
Team Member Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Yum! in September 2013.
Interview Details – I applied online , which then lead to an email saying my application was successful and I would be hearing from the store which I applied too. Two days later I received a call from the RGM of the store I applied to , Informing me that I had an interview 3 days later. I then went for the interview which was very informal , more like a conversation with the RGM which I suppose was just to get a feel for what sort of character you were then I was asked which days I was available to work and how soon I could start.After ending the conversation , The RGM said he would contact me regardless of whether or not I was successful. Then I got a call 2 days later saying that my interview was successful and that I had the job and that I should bring in some documents to organize how I will be paid.
Interview Question – None , as I was very prepared. Answer Question
Public Affairs Intern In Louisville, KY Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Yum! in May 2012.
Interview Details – I am from the city that I applied for the intern position in, and they preferred to Skype for the initial interview. The Skype interview was followed by three in-person interviews, each 45 minutes as well as a 45 minute tour of the building. The corporate headquarters is a beautiful building with a lot of amenities - gym in the basement, food court (KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, salad bar, deli, etc.), and daycare. Everyone was very nice and extremely friendly.
The interviews felt more like conversations than your typical interview(s). I was taken into a conference room where I talked to each interviewer, who had a list of questions in front of them. Some of the questions overlapped, as some interviewers would ask the same question as the previous interviewer. They are definitely looking for certain answers and to make sure you will fit in with their culture.
I sent a thank you email following the interviews. I was told I would find out early the following week if I got the position. By the end of the week, I hadn't heard and sent another follow-up/reminder email. They wanted the intern to start in the beginning of June and it is currently June 4th. I have yet to hear from them, it has been almost three weeks since the in-person interviews and I expected to hear back within the week after I interviewed.
Interview Question – What do you do when you have a problem with a colleague? View Answer