O'Charley's Interview Questions

Updated Jul 21, 2015
27 Interview Reviews

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    Line Cook Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cookeville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at O'Charley's (Cookeville, TN).

    Interview

    The interview consisted of a few getting-to-know you questions, surrounded by small-talk. There were few questions that concerned work ability or work history, the focus was mostly on the interviewer's perception of me as an individual and part of the team.

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    Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charlotte, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at O'Charley's (Charlotte, NC) in July 2015.

    Interview

    When I arrived at the interview I felt very comfortable because they provided me with a nice seat and water. The manager asked me a series of personal questions and I told her real life events.

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    • They asked if I were a good learrner.   1 Answer
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at O'Charley's.

    Interview

    set up with recruiter, and then regional manager. standard questions for managers that have worked in restaurant before. ask you about how you manage people and biggest accomplishments and what you want out of the job and career with them

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    Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in North Charleston, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at O'Charley's (North Charleston, SC) in June 2015.

    Interview

    They called back after a month. I had 2 interviews, both really simple. They just asked about my schedule in the first interview and the second when i was able to start and to tell them about my self.

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    Server/Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hickory, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at O'Charley's (Hickory, NC) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Stopped by to drop off my resume, manager was available and immediately interviewed me. Came back the next day (today) and interviewed with a different manager. Today is Wednesday, I was told to come in Tuesday to start training. Very simple, fast and straight forward interview.

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took a weekinterviewed at O'Charley's.

    Interview

    Easy. Just answer some questions. Then you'll set up a time to start training and then the fun begins. The training process takes about a week. And they do an excellent job. Then you get your own section and start making money. The biggest thing is to pay attention during training.

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  8.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at O'Charley's.

    Interview

    It was quick and easy. Everything was very straight forward. I met with the Restaurant Manager instead of the Serving Manager because she was out of town. But when she called me, she sounded very eager to have me in for an interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to be in the food and beverage industry?   Answer Question
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newnan, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at O'Charley's (Newnan, GA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    I had a simple conversation with one of the service managers for about half an hour. There wasn't much to it as he was satisfied with my answers and let me know when I could expect a training schedule and paperwork to fill out.

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at O'Charley's.

    Interview

    I applied one night out of the blue, and got a call the next day. I came in that thursday for an interview, most of the questions are aimed to see how you will interact with customers and situations, they ask a bit about yourself and so forth. maybe takes about 10-15 minutes. However most of the people that I see come in for the interviews usually have to wait 30-45 minutes until the managers even go and speak with them!

    Interview Questions

    • They do not ask you anything weird. They ask you more situation questions where you need to give the answer that best benefits the guest.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    The pay for a server is 2.13+tips. For a bartender it is $5.00+tips and tip outs from servers.

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    Line Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at O'Charley's.

    Interview

    Applied online and recieved a call a few weeks later. Went in for an interview with an assistant manager and felt like I did well, was called back for a second interview with the general manager. She decided that I didn't have enough experience for the position and told me that waitress positions were available instead. That's not the job I was looking for so I declined

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    • I was asked what salary I wanted   1 Answer
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