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Friendly's Ice Cream Interview Questions

Updated Nov 13, 2014
Updated Nov 13, 2014
34 Interview Reviews

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    Server/Cook Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rockaway, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rockaway, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Friendly's Ice Cream.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process was very easy, just had to show a positive attitude and a willingness to work. I submitted my application and received a phone call within a few days. I needed a job and this place seemed easy enough to get a job at. It was. I have been employed with this location for a few years and they were willing to work around my college schedule.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your customer service experience? The interview was not difficult.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Friendly's Ice Cream.

    Interview Details

    My sister worked there so all i had to do was turn in an application and they gave me an interview. The interview was with the assistant manager. She did not ask a lot of questions so it was quick.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in York, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in York, PA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Friendly's Ice Cream in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was called back for a second interview with a different manager, but missed the call; that manager will not be in until Friday. Generally I just applied, went in when called and filled out another application for her to go over. Host offered me a drink but I refused.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing really, she just went over my application and asked a few questions, noting that it'd be my first job and that I had limited transportation.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Keene, NH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Keene, NH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Friendly's Ice Cream.

    Interview Details

    Applied on line. received email scheduling phone interview with HR, which went well...scheduled interview with area director had to travel 100 miles round trip, interview went well. Did background check. Scheduled interview with RVP 200 mile round trip...interview was canceled day before..phone interview scheduled with RVP..he never called or canceled. it was 4th July weekend so couldn't get hold of HR until following week. Then was told that some reorganization had happened and position was not open anymore and RVP was reassigned. scheduled interview with new RVP in local store so no traveling this time...day before canceled again, unless I was willing to drive to Mass. next morning (250 miles round trip) then she could see me. Company seems unorganized and has no regards for prospective employees time or money involved in the hiring process. It makes me wonder how they actually treat there employees once they are hired. Maybe this has been a blessing in disguise. I have decided to move on and have interviews scheduled with several of their competitors.

    Interview Questions
    • Question where not difficult and the interviews they did manage to keep were professional.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bel Air, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bel Air, MD
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Friendly's Ice Cream.

    Interview Details

    Walked in, asked if they were hiring, took application home and filled it out, returned on a Tues night at 9pm with application, general manager was there and interviewed me, hired on the spot -- advice: ask when GM will be in and speak with him/her... Otherwise your application will never be viewed by anyone

    Interview Questions
    • I don't remember the GM asking any unexpected questions, or even any difficult questions. Basically just the routine, Have you been fired from a previous job? Do you have experience? Are you a criminal? sort of questions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Friendly's Ice Cream.

    Interview Details

    Fast process, very personable, learned a lot about where Friendly's is and what the possibilities are for the future

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Friendly's Ice Cream.

    Interview Details

    I can't comment because I worked my way up. But I got the job because the District Manager hated the General Manager I was working for and we collaborated to get rid of them. What does that tell you?

    Interview Questions
    • I can't answer this because I was promoted from within. My boss's boss hated my boss, as did I. And together we conspired to get rid of them...   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was happy to get the raise because I was also getting rid of a manager I didn't like.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Friendly's Ice Cream.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was very easy, as I had already had experience in food services. I dressed semi formally, and arrived 15 minutes earlier than they expected. I was very engaged in the interview and it became more of a formality than an actual interview.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Fountain Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Friendly's Ice Cream in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    The whole process took roughly a week. A standard application was given to me and I handed it in the day after. A few days later I got a call to come in for an interview. The interview consisted of about three typical questions (not difficult) and about two minutes of talking about my friend (a current employee. The whole interview talking under five minutes total.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Dishwasher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Friendly's Ice Cream.

    Interview Details

    I applied , was called a week later to come on a week from that, went in asked questions like explain a time u didn't finish extra work assighned and how you handled it and explain a time you didn't get along with another employee and how you handled it I just said idk a lot and didn't give answeres besides I said its never happened she said that's good that's good and said she talked to the manager to see if I could get the job as a dishwasher food prep,, went home and already had a missed call from them saying to come in in a couple days interview was quick easy

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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