Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at Outback Steakhouse
- Server (49)
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- Server/Bartender (4)
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- Takeaway Server (1)
- Service Tech/Regional Training Manager (1)
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- Key Manager/Grill Cook/Bartender (1)
- Key- Manager (1)
- Laid-back, Positive Interview (1)
- Assistant Front of House Manager (1)
- Server/Waitress (1)
- Server Position (1)
- Operations (1)
- Key (1)
- Front of House Manager (1)
- Head Hostess (1)
- Chef (1)
- Bartender (1)
Helpful (1)No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 4 days – interviewed at Outback Steakhouse (Rochester, NY) in June 2015.
Applied online. I was called the next day to set up an interview. Went in and was asked 'form' questions. Sandy didn't really seem interested while interviewing me. Stated the interview process was three interviews with the final interview with the owner and for me to call back later that evening to check my status. Called back but she stated they chose someone else. Hiring one person, I doubt it. I asked why not me and she stated I didn't have the computer experience. She never asked about it during the interview. I have several years restaurant and customer service experience and work full time during the day with extensive computer experience, much more than clicking buttons on a POS system. Especially now that the systems are on the tables for the patrons. Bottom line, I wasn't hired because of my age.
- No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Outback Steakhouse (Burlington, NC) in June 2015.
The manger interviewed me for only 5 minutes and told me to go home and take a survey and that when I was finished they would call her and call me back for another interview. It has been at least two weeks and I have yet to receive another phone call.
- Nothing hard 1 Answer
- Declined OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took a week – interviewed at Outback Steakhouse (Royersford, PA) in June 2015.
I had an initial phone interview which led to 2 in person interviews. Overall it was not very professional, the manager who had scheduled my interview called out sick and never followed up with me and an assistant manager had to do the interview which i could tell she does not do it very often. It took about 45 minutes for them to interview me the first time. The follow up interview was scheduled for the following week with the original manager and took about 30 minutes to see me. The interview was awkward as i had to re-introduce myself to her and basically reexplain the phone screen and the 1st interview to her. She seemed disinterested the whole time and only interested if i was going to make a career out of it.She said to think about taking the job that night and she would call the next day and if she didn't call me i was to call her the following day, which i did and she did not answer the phone which seemed very unprofessional. Overall this store did not seem like they cared enough to hire someone, I'm sure its very different between stores and i would recommend this restaurant to others. They responded quickly to me submitting to the job which was very nice.
- How do i see myself in a team working environment, what would my former boss say about me. Answer Question
- Accepted OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult Interview
Went long and thorough
People and managers friendly and willing to meet new candidates
Respectful service got offered a meal at interview good team environment from front of house and back
Told it was fast paced
- Kitchen experience Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at Outback Steakhouse.
Applied online, called in for an interview, set up a second interview, offered the job. The entire hiring process was incredibly fast and streamlined. After being hired, there were training shifts and an orientation that were required. While this section took about 3 weeks to complete, it was fairly straightforward. Overall, the experience was okay. The managers and staff were polite and friendly during the interview/ hiring process.
- describe a time you had to deal with bad service Answer Question
- describe a time you were given exceptional service Answer Question
- what would be your course of action if a customer comes to you with a complaint Answer Question
- Why do you want to work at outback steakhouse Answer Question
- What do you know about outback steakhouse Answer Question
- No OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied in-person. The process took 2 days – interviewed at Outback Steakhouse (New York, NY) in April 2015.
Applied at the restaurant and go a call for an interview one day later. The entire process was really easy and there's nothing to be afraid of. The people that work in Outback are really good, they make you feel comfortable and easy talking.
- Basic questons like: Why should I hire you, What do you know about Outback, Are you avaiable to work holidays and weekends? Answer Question
Helpful (1)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took a week – interviewed at Outback Steakhouse (Boca Raton, FL) in March 2015.
its was more of an outgoing and relaxed process.i called them after a week of applying and got an interview the next day because i introduced myself instead of waiting for them to find my application and i only have retail experience.my first interview was with the manager and she just asked ,why would i want to work at outback.after a bit of talking and complimenting she said i need to see next with proprietor.My second interview went just a great.she was outgoing and honest.she then proceeded to have my application in hand and she asked about 5 questions and immediately said i'm hired.they were mostly scenario question like ,"describe a time.."
- describe a situation where a customer asked for something you couldn't provide and how you handled it and your manager complimented you on it. 1 Answer
- how do you thing your manager would describe your work style? 1 Answer
- why did you leave your last job? 1 Answer
- describe a time where you worked around a fast paced environment and how you provided for a customer? 1 Answer
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 6 days – interviewed at Outback Steakhouse (Chesapeake, VA) in March 2015.
Applied online and received an email the next day to call to schedule an interview. My first interview was held with the proprietor and he asked basic questions that I assume he asks all candidates. He schedule me for a follow up interview with another manager which was a more personal interview. Questions were asked about how my life is and what my interests and hobbies were, and why I wanted to work for Outback. I was hired concluding the second interview.
- What is your definition or hospitality. 1 Answer
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at Outback Steakhouse.
I applied online and got a call a few weeks later. When I went in for the interview I wasn't asked any real questions. I was interviewed right at a table in the restaurant. The whole process was friendly and quick.
- Tell me about yourself. Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 5 days – interviewed at Outback Steakhouse (Burke, VA) in January 2015.
Very few questions. She just asked about how I handle high stress/fast-paced environments and what I would do if a customer was upset, etc. Seemed very chill. Took about 7 minutes and I got hired on the spot with no previous serving experience. We set up a time for me to come back in and start training and that was it.
- How would you handle a customer who was upset with their meal? 1 Answer
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