Applebee's Manager Interview Questions & Reviews
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Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Applebee's in May 2010.
Interview Details – Standardized HR questions. If they like you, they'll hire you. If they don't, they'll say you didn't do so great on the personality quiz, which by the way, has no wrong answers.
Interview Question – All pretty standard. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Pretty standard. It was my first restaurant manager position, so I took what they offered, which at the time was pretty standard between the big competitors (Chili's, TGIF, Ruby, etc.)
Manager Interview (Negative Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Applebee's.
Interview Details – 2- in person & 1 via skype.
Interview Question – What do you want out of Apple bee's? View Answer
Negotiation Details – No. They made an offer. If you take it then you can start.
Manager Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
The process took 2 days - interviewed at Applebee's in June 2009.
Interview Details – Had a 1:1 interview with the current managers, went pretty well. They asked all the typical questions (overcome obstacle etc).
Interview Question – Why do you want to work here? Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
Manager Interview (Negative Experience; Very Easy Interview)
The process took 2 days - interviewed at Applebee's in June 2007.
Interview Details – Basically if you have a pulse and a little food industry experience manager or not they will offer you a position. They ask that you do a follow with a manager of one of thier stores and basically if that person likes you they say hire them.
- Why do you want to work for Applebee's? View Answer
- Are you willing to work for a promotion? View Answer
Reason for Declining – Worked thier a previous time as a manager. Things have not changed in 6 years except the management staff.
Manager Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Applebee's in January 2012.
Interview Details – Everything was normal for a management interview. The interview with the area manager was a little strange not really keeping focused about restaurant business and talking about personal interests and such.
Interview Question – How long have you been a manager? Answer Question
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