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Chick-fil-A Manager Interview Questions

Updated Aug 16, 2014
Updated Aug 16, 2014
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Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Chick-fil-A.

Interview Details

I went in and met with the current manager who is leaving to spend more time with their family. They asked me about previous management expierience and what I liked best about the brand. It was pretty straightforward and no real curve balls thrown.

Interview Questions
  • Is there was anything I think I couldn't handle on the job?   Answer Question
Reasons for Declining

Not enough flexibility.

Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Chick-fil-A

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Chick-fil-A.

    Interview Details

    Asked many questions about experience and why you would like to work there

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Very slim......accept what you get
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Chick-fil-A.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed before the store was built so the application process was a little different than it normally would be. There are at least two interviews that everyone must go through; a group interview and a individual interview. During the group interview, you will be asked to do group interactions to see if you are comfortable talking to new people. If you can excel at this then you will more than likely be asked for an individual interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What will you do to help make this company better than any other quick service restaurant?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairfax, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairfax, VA
    Application Details

    interviewed at Chick-fil-A in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    First phone call to get basic information. Second phone call is a phone interview to gain a little more insight into your career goals, etc. Face-to-face interview with the marketing coordinator (about 15 minutes not difficult). Face-to-face interview with general manager (about an hour) fairly difficult with many questions about your aspirations, view on certain things etc

    Interview Questions
    • Chick-fil-A's owner strongly believes in the "never-open-on-Sunday-policy". Why do you think he holds to this policy?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    A better job presented itself

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fredericksburg, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fredericksburg, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Chick-fil-A in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    They had open interviews and I just so happened to be passing through... I was 17 at the time. The operator asked me back for a second interview which apparently was a big deal. I came back for the second, he asked me back for a third interview... Then he finally offered me the job as a cashier making $7.75/hr. Which is fine when you're 17 and it's your first job.

    Interview Questions
    • There weren't any difficult questions... I don't think any preparation for the interview is necessary. You do have to sell yourself though... Probably make yourself sound a little more happy and religious than you really are. They like that stuff.

      "Why do you want to work at Chick-fil-A?"
       
      View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation... When you're 17 you take what you get.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Chick-fil-A in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    I was very impressed with the care and interest displayed during the interview process. My first interview was with the store operator and lasted for several hours. Several weeks later I met with two managers and then shortly after spent five hours in the kitchen. After this experience I had another interview with the store operator. I spent close to 10 hours total. Chick-fil-A is not interested in simply finding a warm body to fill a position. They seem to genuinely care that the right person is in each position. The operator was especially gracious, even offering the opportunity for me and my wife to have dinner with his family.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you had to lead in a very fast-paced environment.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I have a great amount of respect for the company and will likely be a Chick-fil-A customer for life, thus I declined because of personal reasons. The very fast-paced environment, repetitive nature of the work, and general aversion I have towards fast food all contributed to my decision to withdraw my candidacy for the job.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Chick-fil-A.

    Interview Details

    The process is that applications are put in by paper. Then potential employees are called in for a group interview and given a backstage tour and Be Our Guest card. The group interview is with at least two senior managers. During the group interview we have a couple of group activites that showcase personalites and how people interact with each other. If chosen, you will be called back for a one-on-one interview with the owner/operator and he makes the final decision.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Chick-fil-A in July 2008.

    Interview Details

    Conversed about the job and how i would fit in

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Simple offer accepted
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Chick-fil-A in June 2008.

    Interview Details

    Hour long interview asking how I would be successful at this position

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Offer made and accepted
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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