Denny's Interview Questions

Updated Apr 20, 2015
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    Server/Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Denny's.

    Interview

    Pretty easy interview wasn't asked anything unusual met with two different managers in the same day was offered job and scheduled orientation the same day then asked what days I can not work

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee in East Flagstaff, AZ
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Denny's (East Flagstaff, AZ) in April 2015.

    Interview

    All they really did was give me a paper application, after the boss had looked at me funny, though she was happy enough at the end. I explained that I had applied several times, and wasn't sure if I had applied for several positions, or one position several times over.

    Interview Questions

    • They did not ask me many questions, I feel I was given the run-around.   Answer Question
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brown Deer, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Denny's (Brown Deer, WI) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Filled out app online. Manager called me asked me to come in interview later that day. Asked me to go in for 2nd interview asked me questions got hired at the end.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation. You get paid minimum wage for your training. Not allowed any tips. After your negotiation you can get your tips.

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Moline, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Denny's (Moline, IL) in March 2015.

    Interview

    I got a call on a Sunday night a week after I filled the application out. Scheduled a interview for that Monday and I showed up 30mins early took about 7 min to talk to her asked basic things told me to fill out a background check form and that if it came back okay that she wanted to start orientation the next week told me what I need to wear and everything.

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Denny's.

    Interview

    I went to a job hiring agency and filed out an application a few months before it opened, I was interviewed a few minutes after I completed my application. They called me a week later and asked me to pick a date to come in for finalization.

    Interview Questions

    • The lady interviewing me asked me to sell her pen to her   Answer Question
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Temple, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Denny's (Temple, TX).

    Interview

    Very easy intervew process..they ask your previous experience.why Dennys? Can you work holidays?can you work shift work.are you a good teamplayer? How much do you expect to make in a week?what would be a good excuse for being late for your shift?can you multi task well?How you handle a rude customer?what would you do if you got triple sat on a Saturday morning.how well do you work under pressure.

    Interview Questions

    • Your worst qualities about yourself.lol...mine was i could make a mess...but i always cleaned up after myself.   1 Answer
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Details
    I went to a job hiring agency and filed out an application a few months before it opened, I was interviewed a few minutes after I completed my application. They called me a week later and asked me to pick a date to come in for finalization.

  9. Helpful (2)  

    Service Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Denny's.

    Interview

    I was trained in all aspects of the business including server, line cook, dish washer in order to be able to serve Denny's well in the position. The people who conducted my interview were as good as most interviews that I have had. They were actually better than some that would basically ask just a couple simple questions before deciding to hire you.

    Interview Questions

    • I never came across a difficult question   1 Answer
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    Waitress Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stockton, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Denny's (Stockton, CA) in October 2014.

    Interview

    I called to see if they were hiring. I went in with my resume. They interviewed me on the spot. Called me the next day & i got the job!

    Interview Questions

    • What would I do if I saw someone stealing?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Another job prospect called me the same day that was closer to where I lived.

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    Floor Prep Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Las Vegas, NV
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Denny's (Las Vegas, NV).

    Interview

    They wanted to know if I drank or tweaked. I admited I did both. Could I carry boxes over 50lbs? Yep. Did I have good balance? When I am clean, yes.

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    • Drug testing was a pain. Had to come up with a way to appear clean.   2 Answers

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